B&N Surrenders in Tablet Wars

RIP Nook Tablets: Barnes & Noble “Surrenders”

News by Dean Fetzer June 27, 2013
The largest retail brick-and-mortar bookseller in the U.S. announces it’s getting out the tablet business, but will carry on selling eReaders.
Barnes & Noble's Nook Sold Out in U.K.

Barnes & Noble's Nook Sold Out in U.K.

News by Christopher Shultz
It seemed destined to be DOA, but after time, some charitable endeavors, and a significant price cut, the Simple Touch is Hitsville U.K.!
Amazon's got a problem with porn on the Kindle

The I̶n̶t̶e̶r̶n̶e̶t̶ Kindle is For Porn

News by Dean Fetzer March 8, 2013
Amazon has a problem with self-publishers producing pornography for distribution via Kindle — apparently it’s pretty easy.
Chairman to buy Barnes & Noble's stores and website

Chairman of Barnes & Noble Wants to Buy Retail Side of the Chain

News by Dean Fetzer February 26, 2013
A new twist in the on-going soap opera surrounding the last major bookstore chain in the U.S. could see Leonard Riggio buy the stores and website — but not the Nook.
BookShout - App for reading & social networking

Is New eReader App A Kindle Killer?

News by Dean Fetzer November 9, 2012
A new app for IOS and Android allows DRM’d files to be read on devices other than Kindle or Nooks - with the prospect of more to come.
DC Comics to Ship Monthly to Multiple eReader

DC Comics to Ship Monthly to Multiple eReader

News by Dean Fetzer November 8, 2012
Now you Can Get Your DC Comics Fix on Your eReader - as long it’s via Apple, Amazon or Barnes and Noble
Nook Now Available in the U.K.

Barnes & Noble’s Nook Now Available in the U.K.

News by Christopher Shultz November 1, 2012
The retail giant takes a gamble with their eReader overseas, but will it prove effective?
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Barnes & Noble Introduces New Nook Tablets

News by Rob Hart September 26, 2012
Hot on the heels of announcements earlier this month of new Kindles and Kobo devices, Barnes & Noble debuted some new hardware: A 7-inch Nook HD, and a 9-inch Nook HD+.
Nook For Web Released

Read All The Books!: Nook For Web Released

News by Dave Reuss July 17, 2012
With the new Nook, you can read more books in more places.
 'War and Peace' Marred By Sloppy Computer Work

Tolstoy's Classic Novel 'War and Peace' Marred By Some Sloppy Computer Work

News by Rob Hart June 7, 2012
We still need editors in the digital age. Case in point: A find/replace swap goes awry, replacing every instance of the word "kindled" with the word "Nookd" in a digital copy of 'War and Peace'.
Microsoft Pumping $300 Million into Barnes and Noble

Microsoft Pumping $300 Million Into Barnes & Noble's Digital Services

News by Rob Hart April 30, 2012
The computer software giant will invest in a new subsidiary of Barnes & Noble that will merge the bookseller's digital and college businesses.
The Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight

Barnes & Noble Introduces A Nook You Can Read In The Dark

News by Rob Hart April 19, 2012
Barnes & Noble has addressed one of the major downsides to eReaders--they're tough to read in the dark.
B&N Ditch The Nook

UPDATE: Barnes & Noble (Probably Not) Ditching the Nook

News by Brandon Tietz January 6, 2012
Barnes & Noble has announced a potential spin-off of the Nook along with some year-end financial shortcomings.

Nook, Kindle, or Kobo? Your eReader Holiday Shopping Guide

Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen December 1, 2011
Whether you're shopping for your significant other, or a recent-ish college grad, an eReader may be just the gift you're looking for. Just make sure you get one that suits the recipient's needs.
Internal storage restricted on Nook Tablet

Nook Tablet's Storage Comes With Restrictions

News by Rob Hart November 18, 2011
The internal storage on the Nook Tablet restricts how much non-Barnes & Noble material can be stored by the user.
Barnes & Noble announce the Nook Tablet

Barnes & Noble Enters The Tablet Wars

News by Rob Hart November 7, 2011
The eReader wars are heating up: Barnes & Noble just announced the Nook Tablet, to rival the Kindle Fire and Kobo Vox.