02/26/2014, The tablet market is an extremely competitive one, although Apple’s iPad has more or less dominated the scene for the longest time already. Well, the folks over at Barnes & Noble are currently working hard to prepare the launch of its first new tablet since the last release which happened a couple of years ago. In the company’s most recent financial report, it was apparent that B&N is currently talking […]
02/10/2014, Its no secret that Barnes & Noble’s hardware division hasn’t performed too spectacularly in recent quarters, in fact the future of this very division is at best uncertain. Business Insider has been tipped off by a source that B&N has actually fired all of its Nook hardware engineering staff. According to the source, the entire staff was laid off last Thursday, following the dismissal of Bill Saperstein in January. Saperstein was […]
01/09/2014, Barnes & Noble today reported its holiday sales results from the nine-week period that ended on December 28th. While most major companies saw record breaking sales throughout the holiday season, B&N wasn’t able to replicate their success. In fact, its Nook business lost quite a bit of ground that it had gained around the same period in 2012. Total revenue from Nook, which includes accessories and devices sales as well as […]
11/11/2013, Don’t you just love Easter Eggs? I am not referring to the kind where you are able to eat after peeling away at the beautifully painted shell, but rather, the kind of surprises that developers put in their software or work to surprise users upon its discovery. GTA 5 has nearly 30 of those, while Google Maps too, has a Tardis Easter Egg. When it comes to the Barnes & […]
10/21/2013, While the folks over at Barnes & Noble might be working to alter their Android tablet strategy, they have not quite yet forgotten about the NOOK digital bookstore alongside the hardware that will be able to read such eBooks. In fact, it has been brought to our attention that Barnes & Noble could very well roll out a new eReader in due time, not to mention the possibility of additional […]
08/20/2013, Barnes & Noble does not seem as though they are going to stop work on NOOK tablets down the road, despite what looked as though they were going to stop the manufacturing of color NOOK tablets such as the NOOK HD and NOOK HD+. In fact, it was earlier this year in June that Barnes & Noble announced plans that they would stop production of its NOOK tablet range, despite […]
06/25/2013, Barnes & Nobile announced it will no longer be manufacturing its Nook tablets.
06/06/2013, Barnes & Noble has just announced NOOK Snaps, where it is actually a selection of exclusive short reads that will cater for its tablets and e-readers. This is definitely a move that some folks would agree with, especially since it would see an increase in the amount of exclusive content that can be found on the range of NOOK tablets and e-readers. Just what is NOOK Snaps, you ask? Well, […]
05/08/2013, Nook Media could be bought up by Microsoft for a cool $1 billion.
05/02/2013, NOOK Media has just announced that they will be expanding their extensive catalog of reading and entertainment content by throwing in the hugely popular Google Play digital content experience. The receiving devices would be none other than their acclaimed NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ tablets, where the presence of Google Play being built into the NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ would enable customers to gain access to over 700,000 Android […]
04/09/2013, Nook Press was announced earlier today by Nook Media, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble. It is an entirely new self publishing platform for e-books. It replaces Pubit, a similar platform that was launched almost two years ago by Barnes & Noble. If you consider yourself a writer, you can make use of Nook Press by writing or editing your manuscripts on its website and them selling your completed work […]
02/24/2013, When it comes to dedicated e-book readers, there are a few players in the market that come to mind, and Barnes & Noble would definitely be one of them. Having said that, one ought to realize by now that e-book readers are not exactly high on most folks’ shopping lists, as they would more or less prefer to settle for something like a tablet which does so much more, although […]
12/26/2012, If you happen to own a Nook tablet and love dabbling with custom ROMs, then you might be well pleased to hear that CyanogenMod 10.1 build that is based on the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system is now available – unofficially, of course. This is made possible thanks to developer Kuzma30, who has been hard at work to port the popular custom version of Android to the Nook tablet. […]
11/26/2012, Users of Barnes & Noble’s Nook app on iOS will love to hear that the app has just been updated to version 3.3.0. The key feature of the new update is the support for Apple’s VoiceOver accessibility feature which helps people with reading disabilities. This also means that the Nook app is now in par with Apple’s very own iBooks, previously the only iOS e-reader app that can read aloud […]