Near the end of October, Barnes and Noble’s newest tablet made the FCC rounds, pointing to a bit of a change of pace for the book seller when it comes to its tablet efforts. Namely, the inclusion of Google Play Services. And sure enough, that is indeed the case.
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Barnes and Noble started off with its Nook tablet line with a heavily skinned version of Android. Since then, the company has dropped that effort and optioned to put the Nook brand on other company’s tablets, like from Samsung.
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Last year, Samsung and Barnes & Noble launched the Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK, a brand new tablet that paired the B&N brand with Samsung’s Galaxy tablet hardware. Now the two companies are back with a brand new tablet.
There are actually quite a few changes in this newest tablet compared to the device ... Read More »
Much like the Amazon Fire line, Barnes & Noble used to sell NOOK-branded Android tablets modified with a custom interface specifically for consuming B&N media. But unlike the Amazon Fire line, the NOOK didn’t do so well and was cancelled. Now the NOOK line is back, but with a less proprietary approach this time around.
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In today’s list of terribly-named devices, we have the latest collaboration from Samsung and Barnes & Noble, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1 is essentially a Galaxy Tab 4, but with a new UI from Barnes & Noble. Barnes & Noble says ... Read More »
Last year, we watched Barnes & Noble finally call it quits on their series of home-grown Nook tablets. This year, however, Barnes & Noble is taking a different approach by collaborating with Samsung to create a Nook tablet. The result is the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, Samsung’s own 7-inch Galaxy Tab 4 with Barnes & ... Read More »
The Android tablets offered by Amazon and Barnes & Noble have always been regarded as good budget devices, but their closed app ecosystems have always kept them segregated as niche devices for tinkerers or those looking to get a little bit more than a main eReader. Barnes & Noble has decided to break out of that mold ... Read More »
Today Barnes & Noble released a new lineup of Nook tablets that are meant to compete directly with Amazon’s Kindle Fire family of products. The Nook devices are already available for pre-order, and customers will be able to enjoy the new devices in early November. A quick comparison of the specs reveal that Barnes & ... Read More »
Last year Amazon and Barnes & Noble released their low-priced Android tablets to for $199 and $249 respectively. The $199 Kindle Fire sold an estimated 3.9 million units while the $249 Nook Tablet sold 1.92 million units. Seeing that customers were responding to the lower price point, Barnes & Noble quickly decided to roll out ... Read More »
Can Barnes & Noble launch a device that can compete with Amazon’s wildly popular Kindle Fire? Today the oldest and largest book retailer in the US announced the Nook Tablet, which launches next week and will retail for $249. That’s a $50 premium over the $199 Kindle, so let’s take a closer look at ... Read More »