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Amazon's 7-inch Kindle Fire HD vs. Nexus 7 and other competition: by the numbers
To go along with its flagship 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD, Amazon today unveiled a smaller, 7-inch version of the tablet, describing it as "the world's most advanced" device in its class. To put that claim to the test, we've put it up against competitors like the Nexus 7, Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, and others.
Barnes & Noble drops the price of the Nook Color and Nook Tablet
Barns & Noble has cut the price of the Nook Color and Nook Tablet to $149, $179 (8GB), and $199 (16GB), respectively.
ForeverMap 2 offers first full-fledged mapping solution for B&N Nook Tablet and Nook Color
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.
Good Deal: free $50 B&N gift card with Nook Tablet purchase
For the next month B&N is offering a free $50 gift card when you purchase the 16GB version of the Nook Tablet.
Google Nexus 7: ebooks' sleeping giant finally has its own reader
Like Amazon's Kindle Fire, the Google Nexus 7 is a reading device. Is Google serious enough about books and magazines to make it work?
Google Nexus 7 vs. Kindle Fire, Nook Tablet, and Galaxy Tab 2 7.0
Google has introduced its Nexus 7 tablet, but how does it compare to similar 7-inch Android devices?
DC Comics titles now available on Nook Color and Tablet
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.
Nook version of 'War and Peace' replaces all instances of 'kindled' with 'nookd'
In the War and Peace on the Barnes and Noble Nook platform, every instance of the world "kindled" has been replaced with "nookd."
Amazon's Kindle deal with Waterstones deflates Nook's global balloon
The Kindle gives Waterstones a chance to move into the digital future, while the deal blocks Amazon's serious competitors.
B&N CEO: future Nook to have NFC for in-store browsing
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.
Good Deal: $30 off a Nook Tablet with purchase of 'Avengers' digital comics
Barnes & Noble is offering $30 off both the 8GB and 16GB versions of the Nook Tablet when you purchase two digital Avengers comics.
Nooks with E Ink get seasonal sales boost in summer, tablet bundles doing well
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.
Conde Nast now providing tablet readership reports, says print reading habits translate to tablets
Conde Nast — publisher of Wired, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, and others — is starting to open up data on its readership to advertisers, and it appears that people read magazine editions on tablets similarly to how they read them in print, according to Ad Age.
New iPad vs. the competition: by the numbers
Comparison of the iPad 3, Transformer Pad Infinity, Galaxy Note 10.1, Kindle Fire, and Nook Tablet
B&N stores will repartition Nook Tablets for more user space starting March 12th
Barnes & Noble is allowing Nook Tablet owners to have their original 16GB Tablets repartitioned for more sideloaded app and file storage, beginning March 12th.
Barnes & Noble fiscal Q3 earnings down on higher sales
Barnes & Noble has presented its earnings today for the third quarter of fiscal 2012.
Is Amazon planning a 6-inch color e-reader?
A new report suggests that Amazon is working on an e-reader with a six-inch, color E ink display.
Good Deal: Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet for $199 shipped
Barnes & Noble is offering $50 off the Nook Tablet until midnight (PT) on February 16th.
Barnes & Noble profiled by NYT, reveals it's preparing new Nook for spring launch
The publishing industry is looking to Barnes & Noble to save it from declining sales amidst the continued success of the Amazon Kindle.
Nook Tablet hack allows rooting from an SD card
Developers have figured out a simple way to root the Nook Tablet using only an SD card.
Free Nook Simple Touch and $99 Color with NYT subscription, $199 Tablet with People magazine
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.
Nook sets holiday sales records, Barnes & Noble considering spinoff
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 N-Station: a docking station for the Nook Color and Tablet
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.
What is an 'Android device'?
We've learned from trusted sources what Google means when it refers to an "Android device."
Words with Friends comes to Nook tablets; Twitter and more to follow
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.
Developers downgrade Nook Tablet firmware, sideload apps in peace
After Barnes & Noble updated the Nook Tablet to remove root access and prevent sideloading of apps, hackers found a way to restore the device to its earlier, root-friendly state.
IPS displays in the iPad 2, Kindle Fire, and Nook Tablet put head-to-head
A report from Displaymate has run the IPS displays found in the iPad 2, Kindle Fire, and Nook Tablet up against one another.
Nook Tablet firmware update 1.4.1 disables sideloading apps
The latest Nook Tablet 1.4.1 update provides minor system enhancements, but disables sideloading apps from outside the B&N store.
Nook Color 1.4.1 update adds Netflix, comics, landscape reading, and more
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: Nook is now a $220 million business
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.
Nook Tablet locked bootloader bypassed, one step closer to allowing custom ROMs
The Nook Tablet boot loader hasn't been unlocked yet, but there is hope that it can be bypassed, allowing custom ROMs to be loaded.
Target Black Friday deals
A selected list of Target's Pre-Black Friday and Black Friday 2011 deals.
HP has sold more tablets in 2011 than Samsung, says NPD
An NPD Group study found that HP is the second-leading tablet manufacturer in 2011, responsible for 17 percent of retail sales.