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  • Barnes And Noble Preparing Nook Color 2 For September Launch?

    Barnes And Noble Preparing Nook Color 2 For September Launch?

    Barnes and Noble’s Nook Color eReader is a fan favorite, not only because it’s great for reading, but also because with a little hackery it becomes a surprisingly decent Android tablet. A new report from Taiwan today indicates that Barnes and Noble has a sequel in the works, and that it could hit stores shelves as early as this month, potentially before Amazon’s own big… Read More

  • Hands-On With The New Nook: Watch Out, Amazon

    I have egg on my face, hands, and in my hair. Last year I called a premature end to the ereader race, stating that the Kindle was first to market and therefore in first place. I’m pleased to report that I was wrong. The new Nook is without question the best standalone Wi-Fi ereader on the market. Note that I added a few weasel words there, and if you’re looking for 3G then the… Read More

  • B&N Unleashes A New Nook: Touchscreen E-Ink, 2 Month Battery, $139

    Barnes & Noble just unveiled the latest and greatest Nook ereading device at a special NYC event. It’s a simple device, really. In fact B&N stated that this revamped Nook is the easiest to use ereading device on the market. The touchscreen enabled Nook, sorry Kobo, is said not to feature any page turning latency and a battery that last up to two months, which is double the… Read More

  • B&N Sends Invites For A Special Announcement

    Well, after several leaks, an SEC filing, and random speculation from random bloggers, Barnes & Noble just sent out an invite for a Special Announcement. Ready for more random speculation from a random blogger? Here! We! Go! Read More

  • Barnes & Noble Projects $1B In Digital Revenue, 25% Market Share By 2013

    Barnes & Noble‘s recently appointed CEO (and former BN.com President) William Lynch this morning sent a long letter to all of its shareholders in connection with the company’s Annual Meeting, which will be held on September 28. The company has been embroiled in litigation with private equity firm Yucaipa after the firm’s CEO Ron Burkle recently challenged the… Read More

  • B&N Rebrands And Updates Its iPad, iPhone, and PC Nook eReading Software

    The B&N eReader iPad, iPhone, and PC apps are no more. Instead, B&N now has brand new apps, complete with updated features, but more¬†importantly, new branding. From here on out, it will be called Nook for iPad, Nook for iPhone and lastly, Nook for PC. See what they’re doing there? Replacing the B&N branding with that of the Nook just like on the Nook for Android app. Read More

  • Barnes & Noble Expanding In-Store Nook Displays To Large Boutiques

    The Nook and the Kindle is currently locked in a heated battle. The B&N shot first a few weeks back with a sudden price cut, but Amazon responded likewise. Then Amazon dropped a huge bomb just the other day with the Kindle mkIII, which took nearly everyone — probably including B&N — by surprise. But Barnes & Noble isn’t going to close up shop and admit defeat. Read More

  • B&N adds more options to its iPad app

    B&N launched its iPad app about a month ago and today they are announcing the lastest version comes packed with even more customizable options. Apparently customers requested both a brightness control and the ability to delete sample from within the app. Both are now available, but that’s not all, friends. Read More

  • Author Solutions To Distribute Indie E-Books Through B&N Website, Nook

    Fresh off the heels of a distribution agreement that brought many of e-books in its catalog to Scribd, indie book publisher Author Solutions (ASI) has inked a similar deal with bookseller Barnes & Noble. Under terms of the agreement, e-book formats of all new ASI titles published through the AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford Publishing, and Xlibris imprints will be made available for… Read More

  • B&N confirms Nook shipment delay, says only "very small percentage" affected

    The Barnes & Noble Senior VP of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Mary Ellen Keating, just confirmed to us that indeed some Nook orders were pushed back again.¬†She claims that only a very small percentage of customers will not receive their Nook before Christmas though. B&N apparently offered affected customers both a holiday certificate in case the Nook was a gift and the… Read More