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 [...]
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 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.
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.
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.
After sourcing outside entities to make their hardware, Barnes & Noble is now spinning of the Nook division from the company proper. They’re going to pursue having the Nook division spinoff into a standalone entity, effectively creating two companies. One has the potential to sustain the troubled waters ahead, while the other may not.
For months now, Amazon has been trying to put the screws on Hachette, the smallest of the Big Five publishers, by discouraging people from buying its printed books. Amazon’s goal: force Hachette to give it better terms on e-books.Retailers have always pushed publishers for better terms.
Bloomberg Businessweek has published a damning cover story on the massive Target hack that compromised the credit and debit card data of 40 million customers last year. Hackers stole the information stored on the magnetic strip on the backs of credit and debit cards, using malware installed in the company's security and payments systems from Nov. 27 to Dec. 15.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime, believed to be a higher-resolution version of Samsung's existing flagship smartphone, could have just crossed through Bluetooth certification, supporting rumors of an imminent release.
Amazon is raising the price of Amazon Prime to $99 per year, with the subscription based package for unlimited two-day shipping of purchases along with streaming video access to Prime Instant Video jumping $20 from its original price.
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Does your agent constantly reject your manuscript about a teen wizard who falls in love with a vampire and has to fight for their life in a televised death zone? Barnes & Noble feels your pain, and is opening up theNook Pressself-publishing platform to parts of Europe to get your story told.
In early February, Sony revealed that its Reader Store would be replaced with Kobo's eBookStore, making the latter company the digital supplier for Sony's ereader customers. Today the company has issued a small update on the matter, kicking off the process.
Yet another beloved eReader app is closing its doors thanks to the sad reality of being financially unsustainable. This time it's Readmill , the open reading platform for iOS and Android that sought to give users an alternative to proprietary stores. With beautiful typography and a useful night reading mode, it was the go-to eReader for many smartphone users.