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2011-06-24 06:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, the world's largest distributor of physical and digital books, and Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest bookseller, announced at the American Library Association Annual Conference that the companies will partner to build awareness among NOOK customers that digital books are available for loan from local libraries, and to provide all library patrons with a seamless method for borrowing eBooks and other...

2011-06-16 09:20:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas Nelson, Inc. is pleased to announce that Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me: A Memoir...Of Sorts by Ian Morgan Cron has been selected as a featured title in the Barnes & Noble (B&N) Discover Great New Writers program. Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me will be part of the program for the months of August, September, and October 2011 at B&N stores nationwide and online at BarnesandNoble.com. Former authors to be selected...

2011-05-11 00:00:27

Five Wiley NOOK Appsâ“ž¢ now available: Basic Spanish For Dummies and Wiley CPA Exam Review Focus Notes On-the-Go, including FAR Notes, REG Notes, BEC Notes, and AUD Notes. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 In conjunction with the launch of NOOK Appsâ“ž¢ for NOOK Colorâ“ž¢, The Award-Winning Readers Tabletâ“ž¢ from Barnes & Noble, Wiley has released five study-aid...

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Android Phone and Tablet Users Can Now Keep Their Tasks and Bookmarks In Sync with a PC or Mac with this New Update to The Missing Sync. This Update Adds Functionality to Phones such as the HTC Desire, Motorola Droid, Samsung Galaxy S, and Tablets such as the Motorola XOOM, Samsung Galaxy Tab and Barnes & Noble NOOK Color. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Mark/Space, Inc., the leading developer of smartphone synchronization solutions for PC and Mac, has released an update to their...

2011-04-28 09:39:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Barnes & Noble College, the nation's leading operator of campus bookstores and a wholly owned subsidiary of the world's largest bookseller, Barnes & Noble, Inc., has become the first in its industry to develop and launch a social commerce platform. The campus retailer successfully integrated the social networking features of its more than 500 campus bookstore Facebook pages with its award-winning e-commerce websites, creating seamless social...

2011-04-26 10:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines announced today that its free application is now available on Barnes & Noble's NOOK Color Reader's Tablet(TM). The American Airlines app is available through NOOK Apps(TM), a collection of high-quality applications launched this week for the Reader's Tablet - making it the first airline with an app for NOOK Color. The app arrives just in time for the summer travel season, giving NOOK Color customers a variety of useful...

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2011-04-25 12:25:00

Barnes & Noble Inc. announced on Monday that it has added an applications store and an email program to its Nook Color e-reader, bringing the $249 device closer to working like a tablet computer in the vein of the iPad. The Nook Color has a color touchscreen, as apposed to the Kindle, which features a gray-scale screen that is not touch sensitive. The Nook Color runs Google Inc.'s Android software, but it does not run standard Android applications.  Barnes & Noble is asking...

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2011-03-22 11:30:00

On Monday, Microsoft accused Foxconn, Barnes & Noble and Inventec Corp. of infringing on the software giant's technology patents in devices running on Google-based Android software. Microsoft filed the legal dispute with the U.S. International Trade Commission and a federal court in Washington state. "By bringing this case, we are protecting our investments on behalf of our customers, partners and shareholders - just as other companies do," Microsoft deputy general counsel Horacio...

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2011-03-02 12:07:15

Barnes & Noble Inc. settled a lawsuit brought against it by Spring Design, which accused the bookseller of illegally copying a screen design for its popular Nook electronic book reader. Spring is granting Barnes & Noble a non-exclusive license for all of its patents and patent applications under the agreement.  Spring Design said in its complaint that it had shared the dual-display design of its Alex eReader with Barnes & Noble when the companies held talks that year about...

2011-02-15 12:43:00

WADSWORTH, Ohio, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bible's Greatest Prophecies Unlocked! - A Voice Cries Out, the new book by David C. Pack, president and Pastor General of The Restored Church of God, is now available at top online booksellers in hardcover, paperback and eBook format. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110215/DC48814) World trends and conditions are leading to unprecedented events foretold long ago. No one suspects what is coming--or is preparing...


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Kobo Touch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Kobo Touch is an eReader device produced by Kobo Inc., from China, revealed on May 23, 2011, and released in the U.S. on June 10, 2011. It is the third generation eReader from Kobo, and contained improvements from the previous versions. The Kobo Touch included 15 free previews of select books instead of 100 public domain books that were included on the previous versions. Other improvements were an E Ink pearl screen, faster CPU, and it was smaller and lighter. The display is a six-inch...

Barnes & Noble Nook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nook is a brand of e-reader developed by Barnes & Noble with the original device released in November 2009. It featured both Wi-Fi and AT&T 3G, with a 6 inch display and a smaller touchscreen for data input. Since then there has been multiple versions and upgrades. A Wi-Fi only version released in June 2010 and the Nook color using LCD in November 2010. The second generation Nook was released in June 2011, and in February 2012 an upgrade was released to the Wi-Fi only version....

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