Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Tablet arrives at $249

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As expected, Barnes & Noble unveiled the latest member of their NOOK family today in the form of the NOOK Tablet.  Grabbing the baton passed off by the NOOK Color, the new tablet runs $249 and features an improved hardware and software experience.  Specs include a dual-core 1GHz CPU, 1GB ...

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Nook Color 2 expected to debut on November 7

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Can Barnes & Noble counter the Kindle Fire with a refreshed Nook Color?

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Barnes & Noble Introduce All-New, Android-Powered NOOK

And there you have it, another NOOK from Barnes & Noble. Officially unveiled this morning at a New York press event, the Simple Touch Reader, features a 6-inch touchscreen with E Ink Pearl technology and a a “best-in-class” battery life, with 2-month stand by time. The new NOOK ...

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Angry Birds Leads NOOK Color Apps to 1 Million Downloads

Just a few weeks back, Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Color picked up a software update that added support for games and applications, turning the eReader into a tablet of sorts.  No longer just a book and magazine reader, the 7-inch Android-based device would be an affordable option for ...

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NOOK App for Android Gets Tablet Optimization, Adds Magazine Support

An update is available today for the official Barnes & Noble Nook application for Android, adding new, tablet-friendly features.  Designed to take advantage of larger screens, the v2.6.1 release offers larger text options and allows for magazines and periodicals on 7-inch displays and ...

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Barnes & Noble Expected to Announce Another Nook on May 24

Barnes & Noble is expected to announce another device in their NOOK lineup later this month, possibly more powerful than its predecessors.  Although the full details remain hazy at this point, whispers peg the new model with a couple of potential features.  On one side, the word is that ...

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NOOK Color v1.2 Adds Support for Apps, Email, and More!

Barnes & Noble announced a large firmware update today for their popular NOOK Color, including Froyo and Adobe Flash support as well as other tablet-like options. As we’ve been anticipating for quite some time, the NOOK Color now has access to a select set of applications, a new email ...

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New Tools, Services Added to NOOK Developer Program

The Nook Developer program just shifted into a higher gear today, adding new services and developer tools.  Some of you may recall the program kicking off back in the fall right when the Nook Color came on the scene. So what’s new for developers?  They now get access to developer mode ...

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NOOK Color To Get App Store and Flash In April

It looks like NOOK Color users will soon have less of an incentive to root their devices. Come April, the NOOK is about to change in a pretty significant way. In addition to adding Adobe Flash support, there will be an official Barnes & Noble NOOK Store for various types of apps (Angry ...

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Barnes & Noble: No Plans for Android Market on NOOKcolor

We were contacted by a representative this afternoon regarding the alleged NOOKcolor update due in January. As we feared, the news was too good to be true. The NOOKcolor is not getting the Android Market as part of any update, nor has one been announced for January.

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B&N Starts Shipping NOOKcolor, Update Due Next Week for NOOK 3G

Barnes & Noble just shot over an email advising that the their new NOOKcolor eReader has already begun shipping.  Running Android 2.1 and looking very awesome, the new color eReader features 8GB internal memory (6,000 NOOKbooks), a 7-inch color screen, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), 3.5mm headphone ...

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Barnes & Noble Readying Update to NOOK Firmware, Android App in November

Heads up NOOK owners, Barnes & Noble is readying another firmware update for you and your beloved e-Reader. The book giant says this will be the biggest update since the debut of the device last year and includes...

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Barnes & Noble Update 3G Nook, Release WiFi-Only Version

Barnes & Noble have released a new WiFi-only version of their Android-powered nook eReader at the very enticing price point of $149.99.  Essentially, the only difference between this and the original is the connection.  Speaking of the original, the 3G & WiFi capable model has dropped ...

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Nook Firmware Update Adds Android Apps, Browser

Barnes & Noble recently rolled out a firmware update to their nook e-book reader and it features some nice changes. This latest version (v1.3) now features a  pair of Android games – Chess and Sudoku, as well as a beta web browser.  The browser comes as a result of may users asking to ...

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Pandora Hacked to Run on Rooted Nook

The team over at nookDevs is wasting no time in bending the Barnes & Noble nook to their will.  After successfully rooting the device in 120 hours, the next step was to try to get Android apps installed. Well, we can tick that one off the list.  The first app to get loaded on the... Read More