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 [...]
While the Nook tablet may have appealed to a certain kind of mobile user, not everyone was a fan of the Samsung Galaxy Tab, so it did not reach that wide of a market. But if you really preferred Barnes & Nobles ' e-book reader over all others like Kindle, Kobo, Aldiko, etc, then this will be good news for you.
Splitting Nook from Barnes & Noble may not be a good idea for the digital branch after all. In releasing their fourth quarter earnings, Barnes & Noble showed an overall positive holiday quarter, but Nook is bringing them down. Nook revenue fell 55% over last year, casting doubt on which of Barnes & Noble’s two halves (physical or digital) is really failing.
New York City is in the midst of a bitcoin crime wave, according to the Observer . Well, wave may be a bit strong, but there have been at least two "stagecoach robbery" type of crimes. The details are crazy:A New York City firefighter named Dwayne Richards was recently held up, stabbed and robbed by thieves who were after his bitcoin, the Observer has learned. From what we’ve discovered, Mr.
I’m going to be blunt with you, words can’t do justice to the experience of using HTC’s Vive virtual reality headset . There’s nothing quite like slipping into a virtual 3D world, as I did this week in a preview of Vive ahead of developer units shipping this spring.
Apple will tell the world the final details of the Apple Watch on March 9. So, what are people expecting? On this week's Jay and Farhad show, Business Insider's Jay Yarow and Steve Kovach (who's filling in for New York Times columnist Farhad Manjoo), discuss what they want to hear from Apple about the Apple Watch.
For years, federal and local authorities have been using a surveillance tool called StingRay to tap in on cellphone calls, texts, email, and other data.The problem is nobody knows quite what it does or how it’s been used. This is because authorities using the technology have been forced to sign confidentiality agreements.
Some images and specifications for a slew of new smartphones from Lenovo have hit the web this week. All of the devices are tipped to get official at MWC next month. The new smartphones include the Lenovo Vibe X3, S1, P1, and P1 Pro. All of the phones appear to be made of metal rather than the cheap plastic casings previous Lenovo smartphones have used.
SanDisk makes SSDs and other storage devices that are designed to fit into just about every usage scenario you can think up. The company has unveiled a new family of SSDs called the Z440s that is designed from the ground up to be affordable and to address the need for solid state storage in laptops and other specific applications where affordability is key.
This week Apple's Spring event delivered final details for the release of the Apple Watch. Along with the final drop, the company revealed that they'd been working with HBO for an exclusive on web-only streaming content for their Apple TV. The service is called HBO NOW and it requires no cable subscription to get you HBO content. They'd also been working on a new MacBook line.
The new Raspberry Pi 2 was announced earlier today with significantly more power than the original Raspberry Pi. The coolest part about the Raspberry Pi 2 having six times the power and 1GB of RAM is that it will sell for the same price as the old Pi. Microsoft has made an announcement that will make the new Raspberry Pi even more interesting; Windows 10 will run on the cheap developer's board.
There's a new LG smartphone in town, and it goes by the code-name LG LS770. This device appeared in the FCC this week with scant details - but just enough to let us know that it's coming with a display that'll be big enough for a "Note" sort of size.
Apple released its much-anticipated Apple Watch on Friday, but the gadget isn’t for sale inside Apple Stores just yet. Instead, Apple let people order the watch online, for deliveries that began Friday, so customers will be spending more time tinkering with their new watches this weekend instead of standing in line.There’s plenty of reading to catch up on, if you’re new to the Apple Watch.
I used to love to fill the bathtub with hot water and soak and read a book until the water got cold and my skin got pruney. There were a few times when I would get so sleepy and relaxed that I dropped my book in the water. That would result in a ruined book, but I was usually just out the price of a paperback.
Facebook might start natively hosting fullBuzzfeed,National GeographicandThe New York Timesarticles and videos as soon as this month, according toThe Wall Street Journal. This new feature is called "Instant Articles," and the social network has been working on itsince March, at the very least.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco.Apple is hosting a media event on March 9 at the This event will most likely go over the final features, pricing, and other details for the Apple Watch, which will launch in April. (We don't have a specific launch date yet.
During that magical transition period from physical music discs to digital files, you likely bought your first MP3 player and then stared down the massive pile of CDs filling your bookcase. Thus came the long process of ripping your physical media so that you could use it on the newest piece of technological marvel, and all was well in your world.
When it comes to online music streaming service Pandora , there are two ways to listen: the typical ad-supported option which is free, and a paid subscription plan called Pandora One, which costs users $4.99 per month.