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Barnes & Noble NOOK gets ForeverMap 2

07/30/2012, It looks like we’ve got another company ditching the usage of Google Maps on its devices – according to reports online, Barnes & Noble tablets are getting maps in the form of ForeverMap 2 from a mobile map company named skobbler. The...

Barnes & Noble launches Nook for Web

07/17/2012, And just as you thought that your Amazon Kindle for the Web was enough to keep you busy all day, Barnes & Noble is launching a new service that offers an entirely new reading experience on your browser. Barnes & Noble, considered as the largest...

DC graphic novels now available on Nook Color and Tablet

06/26/2012, Barnes & Noble, the largest book retailer in the U.S., has announced a partnership today with DC Entertainment to include DC Comics and Vertigo characters to the Nook Tablet and Nook Color. Users of the Nook for Android app will also get the chance to...

Apple Hits 68% of Tablet Market; Kindle Fire Plummets

05/03/2012, Today, IDC released its data on worldwide tablet shipments for the first quarter of 2012 and it revealed that Apple’s share of the tablet market had risen to 68% from 54.7% in Q4 last year despite a drop in its overall shipments by 20%. The IDC has put...

Nook Audio headphones fails at surprise

04/18/2012, We did talk about how there was a placeholder for the Nook Audio on Barnes & Noble’s website at the turn of this month, and boy were the majority misled into thinking that the Nook Audio is a new kind of e-book reader, when in reality, Barnes...

Barnes & Noble to launch front-lit Nook e-reader?

04/12/2012, A few days ago, it was reported that there was a possibility of Amazon working on a front-lit e-reader. Well it looks like the idea of a front-lit e-reader is one that is shared by both Amazon and Barnes & Noble as Nate from The Digital Reader has...

NOOK Simple touch hacked to work as a keyboard

03/16/2012, While the NOOK Simple Touch is a device designed to read eBooks, Andrew (a self-proclaimed cartoon rabbit) decided to turn it into a keyboard that could mimic the function of the Optimus Maximus keyboard (a keyboard with LCD screens in each key that could...

NOOK Tablet gets Ice Cream Sandwich with CyanogenMod 9

03/07/2012, Good news for NOOK users out there, the tablet can now be upgraded to Android Ice Cream Sandwich – if you don’t mind loading up a custom ROM onto it. Some developers have managed to port CyanogenMod 9 onto the 7″ tablet, and while it’s...

Barnes & Noble 8GB NOOK Tablet now available

02/21/2012, Yesterday there were rumors about Barnes & Noble releasing a cheaper version of its NOOK Tablet today, and it looks like they were right on the dot. Barnes & Noble today announced the launch of the 8GB version of its NOOK Tablet. With the same...

NOOK Tablet downgraded and auto update blocked

12/22/2011, Earlier today we reported about how to prevent your Kindle Fire from receiving automatic updates so you can keep root, and it looks like the Kindle Fire isn’t the only tablet that requires such a workaround. Remember the NOOK Tablet update that...

NOOK Tablet latest firmware update disables sideloading

12/20/2011, The version 1.4.1 update for NOOK Tablets has started rolling out, but it looks like it comes with some unwanted features. According to reports online from XDA-developers and the B&N community, the update disables the tablet’s ability to...

“Lite” Ubuntu runs on the NOOK Tablet

12/20/2011, If for some reason you’re unsatisfied with the Android experience on your NOOK Tablet – fret not, the folks over at XDA-developers are working on solution. AdamOutler and Loglud are trying to bring the popular Linux distro, Ubuntu, to the Android...