These days our phones and tablets can do so much, from surfing the web, listening to music, playing games, editing photos, videos, and etc. This is why when it comes to dedicated devices like e-readers, it does appear to be created for a very specific audience in mind. If that audience is you, then you’ll be interested to learn that Barnes & Noble has a new e-reader for you.
Late last year the folks at Barnes & Noble announced a new tablet in the form of the NOOK Tablet 7”. Unfortunately as it turns out less than 3 months after its launch, there are some issues with its power adapter that has forced the company to announce and launch a power adapter recall program.
Barnes & Noble launched its $50 Nook Tablet 7″ late last year. It was a unique device, one that the company released after years of selling co-branded Samsung tablets. Reports started surfacing a few days ago that the product has been the subject of a massive recall even though the company didn’t confirm anything about it. Barnes & Noble has now confirmed why it’s taking the tablet off of shelves.
Barnes & Noble basically gave up on making its own hardware a couple of years ago when it decided to team up with Samsung to launch co-branded Nook tablets. Samsung provided its Galaxy Tab tablets while Nook installed its custom software and slapped its branding. That’s how it has been for the past couple of years but the company is now back with a new $50 Nook tablet.
Barnes & Noble may not be making its own tablets anymore but it’s still putting out new models in collaboration with other hardware manufacturers like Samsung. FCC filings reveal that a new Nook-branded tablet is in the pipeline and it just might have support for the Google Play Store as well. If that’s true, it’s going to be welcomed by people who purchase these co-branded tablets because Barnes & Noble […]
Barnes & Noble has launched a new tablet today as part of its partnership with Samsung. There was a time when this company was making its own tablets but when that proved to no longer be feasible it decided to release co-branded tablets with Samsung. So basically, it’s a Samsung tablet with Barnes & Noble software. That’s precisely what its new offering is and it’s called the Samsung Galaxy Tab […]
Barnes & Noble is going to stop digital sales through its app and video stores later this month. According to a report, the company is going to stop digital sales through Nook App and Video stores from March 15th and customers who have bought content from either of the two stores have until then to download their apps and media content one last time.
Barnes & Noble tried its hand at making e-readers but its line of products wasn’t as successful as the Kindle for example, forcing the company to discontinue the Nook and Nook HD+, and then partnering with Samsung to create new Nooks which are essentially Samsung tablets with custom B&N software. The Nook GlowLight is one of the company’s own e-readers which was first released about two years back and today B&N […]
If you’re trying to look for a good book to read, sometimes browsing entire libraries can be a daunting task. Synopsis on the back of the books aren’t really reliable either because sometimes the premise of the book is more exciting than its actual content. This is why the folks at Barnes & Noble have announced a new feature called Readouts.The idea behind the feature is to provide bite-sized content […]
Barnes & Noble got out of the business of making its own tablets a long time ago but it found a way to work around the very expensive process of making your own hardware. B&N decided that it will team up with Samsung and use the company’s tablets as a base on which it will offer exclusive software that provides users with an experience they can’t get on any other […]
Barnes & Noble today announced the launch of a new Nook tablet, it’s not the company’s own hardware as before rather it’s customizing a tablet from Samsung with its own software. The Galaxy Tab S2 Nook has been launched today, it’s called the “best ever Nook” which features B&N’s reading and entertainment software.
Do you think that certain companies just do not have the right kind of mojo when it comes to a certain market niche? We are now hearing whispers of Barnes & Noble (B&N) working on support for a brand new device that measures 8” in size, although details are still extremely scant at the moment since we have yet to see any kind of new submissions over at the FCC, […]
When it comes to e-books and e-readers, there is a good chance your mind might jump to Amazon and their Kindle devices. This isn’t to say that there aren’t other companies who have similar devices and ecosystems, it’s just that Amazon’s dominance is rather overpowering, so much so that it looks like Barnes & Noble will be calling it a day as far as their international Nook store is concerned.In […]
The holiday season is usually one of the most lucrative times for many consumer electronics companies. That’s because shoppers are out in full force, picking up new things for themselves and as gifts for friends and family. Its no surprise that many companies see strongest sales during these weeks but the reality was different for Barnes and Noble it seems. As per a new report B&N Nook division’s sales dipped […]