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New Nook HDs Aim For Kindle
2012-09-26 19:02:41

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble is releasing two new Nook tablets which will keep the bookseller's tablets in play for the holiday season. Nook HD and Nook HD+ are 7-inch and 9-inch tablets, respectively, with high resolution displays that gear the slates for video and entertainment. Both Android tablets will be available in the U.S. and U.K., and are slated for a fall release, which is likely late October. Barnes & Noble began taking...

Barnes & Noble Cuts Nook Prices
2012-08-14 10:12:20

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble´s 7-inch Nook Color and Nook Tablet devices are feeling the pressure from an increased number of tablets and e-readers and are now available with price cuts. This comes after rivals such as the Amazon Kindle Fire and Google´s Nexus 7 have proven popular at the Nook´s expense. Barnes & Noble´s flagship 16-GB Nook Tablet, a 7-inch, full-color touch tablet has been marked down from $249 to $199,...

Barnes & Noble Announces Nook For Web
2012-07-17 14:07:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Barnes & Noble announced a web-version of their Nook reading experience today in an apparent move to compete with Amazon´s online Kindle options. Nook users can now read their books on Macs and PCs via their web browsers without a sign-in or additional app download. Moving the Nook to the web is a good feature for those who want to catch up on their books if they´ve forgotten their device at home. It´s also...

Microsoft Investing $300 Million In Barnes & Noble Nook Subsidiary
2012-04-30 13:07:09

Microsoft announced this week that it will invest $300 million in Barnes & Noble's (B&N) Nook e-reader to help create a subsidiary for the bookstore's e-book and college textbook businesses. The new agreement values the Nook and textbook businesses at $1.7 billion.  B&N's shares jumped nearly 70 percent after the announcement on Monday. As Microsoft sits just months away from releasing its tablet-friendly Windows 8 operating system, the move is seen by analysts as a...

2012-03-20 23:01:09

Chasing The Cyclone by best-selling author Peter Senese is much more than a electrifying page-turner book critics are raving about: Peter Senese's novel, now available on Google, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble has been called an exceptional tool that every parent involved in a cross-cultural relationship should read, according to several renown international family lawyers. New York & Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 According to highly respected New York family law attorney Joel S....


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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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