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“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...

NOOK Tablet gets the teardown treatment

11/21/2011, Like every other electronic device that gets sold in stores, the folks over at iFixit will have their way with it, and it looks like the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet is the latest one to be put under the knife. There’s nothing too exciting to...

Barnes & Noble announces first four NOOK First authors

11/18/2011, The E-book business has been pretty competitive of late, and while Amazon has got dibs on some DC Comics, it looks like Barnes & Noble has got its own exclusives as well. The company announced its NOOK First program: books that will be available...

Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet officially announced

11/07/2011, After being leaked in a bunch of slides last week, the new Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet has finally been given its official unveiling. It looks like the most of the details were on the dot, as the official specs match up with what we learnt last week....

Barnes & Noble pulls 100 DC comics off its shelves

10/07/2011, Last week, Amazon struck a deal with DC Comics to have 100 graphic novels released exclusively on the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet. As you would’ve guessed, not everybody was too pleased with the idea, chiefly one of Amazon’s biggest rivals:...

Barnes & Noble College bookstores will now carry NOOK tablets

08/15/2011, Barnes & Noble College bookstores have been around for some time now, with a whole selection of used and new textbooks that students can purchase or rent to save some money instead of spending it on brand new books. Today, Barnes & Noble has...

NOOK The Simple Touch Reader rooted to run Angry Birds

06/07/2011, A couple of weeks ago, Banes & Noble launched the NOOK The Simple Touch Reader that features a grayscale E-ink touchscreen. Well some folks have managed to root the device to make it run apps that it shouldn’t be running in the first place. But...

Barnes & Noble NOOK The Simple Touch Reader now shipping

06/01/2011, For those of you who’ve been clamoring to get your hands on Barnes & Noble’s new NOOK eReader, you’re in luck. The company has just announced that it has started shipping the new NOOK yesterday, getting the pre-ordered devices to...

The All New Nook

05/24/2011, Competition in the ebook reader space just gets hotter and hotter. As expected, Barnes and Noble announced this morning an inexpensive monochrome touchscreen ebook reader tablet, the All-New Nook, “The Simple Touch Reader.” Priced at $139, the...

Barnes & Noble sends out invitation for a special event next week

05/17/2011, Remember our report about the new eReader Barnes & Noble will be releasing this month? Well, it looks like the announcement is imminent. The media has started receiving invitations to a Barnes & Noble invitation-only event that is happening on...

Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble for patent infringement

03/21/2011, Microsoft has just been reported to be going after Barnes & Noble for using Android on their Nook tablet. Android, which has been alleged to infringe upon certain Microsoft-owned patents is the operating system used in the tablet and it looks like...

Barnes & Noble NOOKnewsstand owes its success to the NOOKcolor

01/25/2011, Need any more proof that the NOOKnewsstand by Barnes & Noble is a money maker? Barnes & Noble has just announced that the digital bookstore has exceeded 650,000 total subscriptions and single copy sales since they introduced the NOOKcolor (a...