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NOOK for Android app gets Barnes & Noble update

05/13/2011, Barnes & Noble has updated the NOOK for Android app, where it will pave the way for the tablet to access the largest digital periodical offering on the Google platform to date. With over 140 NOOK newsstand titles to choose from (these range from...

Boingo Wi-Fi App for Barnes & Noble NOOK Color

04/26/2011, Boingo has just announced their latest Wi-Fi App for the Barnes & Noble NOOK Color, where it will be a free NOOK App that can be downloaded through the Barnes & Noble NOOK Bookstore. This comes about after an agreement with Barnes & Noble,...

NOOKcolor eBooks to support autographs

04/26/2011, One of the best things about owning paperback books is that you can attend book signings of your favorite authors for them to leave their signatures on your books. It seems like Barnes & Noble has realized the importance of a book signing and will be...

Nook Color Gets Android 2.2, Becomes a Tablet

04/25/2011, Barnes & Noble has announced that Nook Color, the Android ebook/tablet, has been updated to Android 2.2 (codenamed FroYo) and will now feature Nook Apps, an application market where users can find popular applications such as Angry Birds, Epicurious,...

Barnes & Noble NOOKColor has grown up

03/28/2011, Isn’t it strange that while Barnes & Noble wanted to roll out an e-book reader in the form of the NOOKColor, they never really thought of turning it into an iPad rival, but we guess that market forces decided to come in and make that decision 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 NOOK for Android updated

02/24/2011, Barnes & Noble has just updated their NOOK app for the Android operating system and brings a bunch of useful new features to the eBook reader. Now at version 2.5, Android smartphone and 7″ tablet users will get a new library grid view, a wish...

Barnes & Noble phases out Nook 3G e-book reader

01/24/2011, Let’s face it, among all the dedicated e-book readers out there, it is the Amazon Kindle that is king of the hill, although it does have its fair share of flaws. Barnes & Noble’s foray into this niche market has resulted in the Nook 3G,...

NOOKcolor hacked to run Ubuntu Linux

01/11/2011, While Barnes & Noble probably didn’t intend for it to be that way, its NOOKcolor eBook reader is a popular device for hackers out there. When it comes to installing alternative operating systems, Ubuntu Linux is a popular choice, as the Nexus S...

NOOKcolor auto resetting, possible anti-hack protection?

12/30/2010, Is this some form of hacking-protection built into the NOOKcolor? The eBook reader is a pretty popular item from Barnes & Noble and folks have found out that it makes a pretty decent 7-inch Android tablet if you root the system and open it up to third...

Nook: ‘Biggest bestseller ever’ for B&N

12/30/2010, Barnes & Noble has announced that the Nook has officially become their “Biggest Bestseller” – ever (B&N is a 40-year old company). B&N has announced that the Nook Color has been selling very well and is the number one selling...

Kindle app installed on hacked NOOkcolor

12/29/2010, Rooting a device pretty much allows you to install any app you want on it, and the Barnes & Noble NOOK is a common victim of this. Now some folks out there probably like ironic situations as they’ve decided to root a NOOKcolor and get Amazon’s...