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  • The Updated Nook HD+ Is Still Fighting The Tablet Wars

    The Updated Nook HD+ Is Still Fighting The Tablet Wars

    The Nook HD+ came out last December to mixed reviews. The device had a great screen but problematic bugs caused laggy performance and low scores. The company has come out with an updated version and we took a look. The 9-inch Nook HD+ is a Retina-quality tablet with a very simple mission – it wants to replace the iPad in the entry-level tablet market. It runs an acceptably fast 1.5… Read More

  • B&N Sweetens The Deal For Windows 8 Users With Free Nook Books And Magazines

    B&N Sweetens The Deal For Windows 8 Users With Free Nook Books And Magazines

    Barnes & Noble content and tablet subsidiary Nook Media, part-owned by Microsoft specifically to help boost content for its new Windows 8 platform, today put some of that strategy into action: it has announced that people who download the Nook app for Windows 8 will get five books and five magazines free of charge. Read More

  • AT&T Already Has One Million eReaders On Its Network, Without The iPad

    AT&T Already Has One Million eReaders On Its Network, Without The iPad

    Mobile data devices are a boon for AT&T.  The company reported strong earnings this morning, seeing a 26 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit.  AT&T sold 3.1 million iPhones in the fourth quarter, with the device being called out as one of the key drivers of the success for the telecommunications company. Quarterly earnings increased to $3.01 billion from $2.40 billion from the… Read More

  • The Apple Tablet May Come With A Barnes & Noble Bookstore

    The Apple Tablet May Come With A Barnes & Noble Bookstore

    Of all the rumors swirling around the Apple Tablet expected to be announced on Wednesday, the one most everyone can agree on is that it will be used as a full color electronic reader which will put Amazon’s Kindle to shame. Over the past few weeks, Apple has been negotiating a flurry of last-minute deals directly with book publishers such as HarperCollins and McGraw-Hill.  Magazine… Read More

  • Barnes and Noble Nook e-Book Reader Rooted

    Barnes and Noble Nook e-Book Reader Rooted

    The recently released e-book reader from Barnes & Noble, the Nook, has been rooted by the community of enthusiasts at nookdevs.com. The complete instructions for hacking the device and obtaining root access are detailed on the site. The Nook went on sale in late November and aims to compete with the dominant Amazon Kindle, a device which has spurred its own community of hackers and… Read More