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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Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... 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 »
Welcome back to the return of our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to look at what people are actually updating, not focus on which apps have the most installs. ... 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 »
There are two things Android could not live without – development and the Android Market (among other things). There are those few manufacturers that chose not to get approved by Google, and their devices end up being released without the Android Market (or Google Apps, in general). Once developers get ... Read More »
The Kindle Fire is about to get some pretty decent competition in the full-color ereader market. According to The Digital Reader, multiple sources have confirmed that the Barnes and Noble Nook Color 2 is set to launch on November 7th, a full 8 days sooner than the latest offering from Amazon.
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At a press event in NYC, Barnes and Noble just took the wraps off a shiny new Nook. The device it’s supposed to replace the first generation black-and-white Nook. According to Barnes and Noble, the new Nook is the easiest to use and read eReader on the market. With 37 less buttons than ... Read More »
The official Barnes and Noble NOOK application has received an update today, with full support for 7+ inch tablets. NOOK for Android now features an optimized library grid view as well as enhancements to margins and spacings to provide a more-enjoyable reading experience for large, higher-resolution devices.
In addition to full-color magazine articles, ... Read More »
When we first learned of the NOOKcolor, technical details were limited, but we are starting to learn more about what powers this unique e-reader hybrid. Barnes & Noble needed a powerful processor to power applications and video on the NOOKcolor’s high-resolution display so they teamed up with Texas Instruments to implement their Read More »