Nook Color | Barnes & Noble
One of the new downsides of Barnes & Noble's Nook Tablet is that it doesn't have access to the Google Play app store; instead it has to rely on the customer B&N solution. As such, it's missing many of the core Google apps, including Maps. As such, owners haven't had much of a high-quality mapping solution for their devices, but Skobbler is trying to change that with the launch of ForeverMap 2 in the Nook App Store.
Barnes and Noble today announced a new partnership with DC Entertainment that brings more than 100 new titles to the Nook Tablet and Color. The company also introduced a new Zoom View reading feature.
Barnes & Noble is offering a promotion until June 17th that saves customers $20 when buying a Nook Simple Touch or Nook Color with a MasterCard.
In the War and Peace on the Barnes and Noble Nook platform, every instance of the world "kindled" has been replaced with "nookd."
Barnes & Noble is running a Mother's Day deal now through May 12th that knocks $20 off both the Nook Simple Touch e-reader and the Nook Color tablet. Fortunately for us, you don't have to prove that your purchase if for your mother, so that means that anyone can take advantage of the discount.
Barnes & Noble CEO William Lynch revealed today in an interview that the company plans to launch an NFC-equipped Nook alongside NFC-enabled hardcover books for an improved in-store browsing experience.
Barnes & Noble's President of Digital Devices tells us the E Ink Nooks traditionally have a surge in sales just before beach weather and around Mother's / Father's Day.
If you live in London and you're interested in some info on developing for the Nook platform, Barnes & Noble is holding an event on March 19th that might be worth attending.
Barnes & Noble has presented its earnings today for the third quarter of fiscal 2012.
Our sources were right on the money: Barnes & Noble has just announced an 8GB version of its Nook Tablet, pricing it in direct competition with the Kindle Fire at $199.
In the market for an e-reader? Barnes & Noble is offering some steep discounts on its Nook line — provided you like reading The New York Times or People Magazine.
Barnes & Noble says the Nook family of e-readers and tablets saw a 70 percent sales boost this year over theh holidays, and the Nook business is doing so well the company is considering spinning it off.
ReaderDock has announced the N-Station, a docking station for the Nook Tablet and Color. The station features built-in speakers and allows for USB charging while the device is in use.
Barnes & Noble has announced a new wave of apps for the Nook Color and Nook Tablet, including Words With Friends, Twitter, and Plants vs. Zombies. Most of the apps won't be available until 2012.
Already the visual appearance between Nook Tablet and Nook Color made it hard to differentiate, and now with Color's version 1.41 update, the feature set is beginning to look decidedly similar to its successor. With today's new software, its "biggest ever update," Barnes & Noble is adding Netflix and Flixster video apps, comics, and more!
Barnes & Noble says its overall Nook sales, including hardware, accessory, and digital content sales, increased by 85% to $220 million in its FY2012 second fiscal quarter.
Black Friday 2011: Barnes & Noble Simple Touch reader price drops to $79 for Black Friday.
Unlimited music streaming MOG will come pre-loaded on AT&T's new LTE phones, the Sansung Galaxy S Skyrocket and the HTC Vivid, and that customers will be able to try the service free for a week.
The Nook Tablet and Nook Color are almost indistinguishable in person, in terms of form factor. You can really tell the 1.7-ounce different, however, when holding one in each hand. (The Nook Tablet is actually lighter.) See if you can figure out which is which!
The Verge will be live blogging Barnes & Noble's Nook event tomorrow, November 7th at 10:00AM EST.
- Nook Color to drop to $199, get Hulu Plus and streaming music services Nov 4, 2011, 10:16am EDT
- Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet leaks out: thinner, lighter, faster, and $249 Nov 3, 2011, 6:13pm EDT
- Barnes & Noble event scheduled for November 7th; Nook Color 2 coming? Oct 31, 2011, 11:18am EDT
- Nook Color 2 announcement rumored for November 7th Oct 30, 2011, 7:28pm EDT
According to a document obtained by Android Central, the Nook Color won't only be dropping to $199 but it will also be getting Hulu Plus, Rhapsody, MOG, and Grooveshark apps via a 1.4 software update.