The New York Times tipped that a new eReader from Barnes & Noble is currently in the midst of getting its final touches. The new eReader from Barnes & Noble will be the fifth in its line of digital reading devices called the Nook. The details of the eReader are scant, but what we do [...]
Typically, the holiday shopping season is huge for most physical and online retailers. Amazon for instance racked up strong sales for its Kindle digital readers and tablets during the holiday season of 2013. Things didn’t go as well for competitor Barnes & Noble and its Nook line of readers and tablets.
Barnes & Noble has ceased development on its NOOK app for Windows 8 and Windows Phone, and will instead simply provide content for Microsoft's own "consumer reader" platform, a regulatory filing has confirmed.
Barnes & Noble’s newest Nook has shown up in benchmark testing, this time sporting a Tegra 4 chipset. The tablet, which has yet to be launched despite continued rumors it would be throughout the year, has taken another step closer to reality. Though Barnes & Noble haven’t officially announced the device, benchmark results at least tell us this one is real, and probably coming soon.
Barnes & Noble, the lone remaining major brick-and-mortar bookseller, has received an acquisition offer. The potential buyer, G Asset Management, is proposing a 51% stake in either Barnes & Noble proper, or their Nook division.
Barnes & Noble has seen better days. The Nook was thought to usher the giant brick-and-mortar into a new age, but news recently shows that may not be the case. Layoffs on the Nook team have been swift and widespread, and their recent SEC filing shows they’ve cut funding to their digital program by 74%.
Cyanogen has release the latest in the "M" series of builds. This time around we are seeing the CyanogenMod 11.0 M4 release, which naturally, is a follow-up to the M3 release we saw around this time last month. All the CM11 M4 builds should be live and available from the official download portal at this time.
The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative has been operating for a number of years in an attempt to get every child in a developing nation their own laptop to help their education. Originally, the OLPC was exclusively delivering small notebook computers that were much like Netbooks of a few years ago.
Barnes & Noble announced today that it has a new CEO, Michael P. Huseby. Huseby used to be the company's chief financial officer. He was made president of Barnes & Noble when its last CEO stepped down in July. Here's the press release from Barnes & Noble:Barnes & Noble, Inc. ( NYSE: BKS ), today announced the appointment of Michael P. Huseby to Chief Executive Officer.
Back in August 2013, Barnes & Noble declared that it wasn’t giving up on its Nook e-reader just yet. Despite its struggles , the longstanding American book retailer blamed previous management for poor sales. It turns out, though, that even with a new president and CEO, few people want to buy the things.
It's now officially spring -- that wonderful time of the year that leaves you feelingguiltyfor not going outside. Why not take a small, portable computing device with you? A selection of modestly discounted Android, iOS and Windows 8 slabs await your frugal whims after the break. Abhor reading LCDs in the great outdoors? No worries, we tossed in a more traditional e-reader for good measure.
Barnes & Noble officially announced their Black Friday deals today and chief among them is the Nook HD for $79.99. No, it’s not the high-end tablet you play games on or put through the paces, but it is more than enough for the casual user. And, now that it has access to Google Play Store it’s even more functional.At less than half of the price of a Nexus 7 it’s a good candidate for your mom’s first tablet or your child’s foray into reading.There are quite a bit of other savings and deals through B&N, many of which make the Nook HD more enticing.
We hope you weren't too attached to theNook app for Windows, because it's going away -- well, sort of. Barnes & Noble's Nook Media subsidiary and Microsoft haveamendedtheirpartnershipwith terms that let Nook Media stop distributing its Windows e-book software. The company won't leave bookworms completely stranded, though.
I just received an email from Sony about their decision to close their US and Canadian eReader Stores this Spring (March 20, 2014). That’s the bad news… The good news is that all the existing eReader accounts will be transferred over to Kobo . See email details after the jump.
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eBay has a booming auction business and is one of the most popular places online for people to go to sell off the old junk they no longer want. An analyst from Macquarie Capital named Ben Schachter noted in a recent report that eBay has a plan to open a new direct-to-consumer sales site this spring.