Get 12 Classic Nook Ebooks Free In Barnes & Noble's Back-To-School Offer

If you register your new Nook before October 31st, B&N will give you 12 free classic ebooks plus a bunch of study guides (don't groan, students), which amounts to over $100 of goodies apparently. [B&N via Engadget] » 8/09/11 8:09am 8/09/11 8:09am

Nook Readers Can Get Unlimited Access to NYTimes.com, Too

Joining Kindle readers, Barnes & Nobile Nook readers can hit up NYTimes.com and get unlimited access to the paper, provided they have a paid-up subscription. The Nook will be switched on at the Grey Lady in the coming weeks, but if you want to take a squizz at the site for free, there are still ways! [ZDNet] » 4/05/11 11:45am 4/05/11 11:45am

The Nook Drought Has Ended

Hey, that Nook reader thing? From Barnes & Noble? You can actually buy one now. At least, starting this week. Probably! You can check here starting Wed. to see if your local store's got it. » 2/08/10 1:52pm 2/08/10 1:52pm

Internal Memo Shows Nook Firmware Update 1.2 Will Hit "This Week"

Pre-ordered Nooks have only just started arriving on people's doorsteps, but already Barnes & Noble is planning firmware update 1.2 for new units, with already-bought models having to wait a little while longer. No clues on what 1.2 will hold for the ebook reading-customers, but it's apparently being released "this… » 2/05/10 5:38am 2/05/10 5:38am

Paint Your Nook or Nexus One In Colorware's 87 Colors and Finishes

You can add the Nook and Nexus One to the roll-call of Colorware patients from today, with the usual assortment of colorful paints being applied. » 1/26/10 12:13pm 1/26/10 12:13pm

Ravaging the Nook, Part II: We Have Apps!

For the B&N Nook to be rooted—that is, broken open and readied for software modification—is one thing, but the real reason people are excited about hacking this ereader is obvious: they want apps. And apps they will have. » 12/16/09 9:24am 12/16/09 9:24am

Barnes & Noble Ruins Nerd Christmas (For Good PR)

Nobody has any idea if the Nook is actually any good yet, but no matter: It's a well-placed holiday gift, in theory! Or at least it was, until Barnes & Noble ran out of them. » 11/20/09 12:41pm 11/20/09 12:41pm

Barnes & Noble Nook Won't Be Sold in All B&N Stores, for Some Reason…

Barnes & Noble has a leg up on the Kindle, since they've got over 700 brick-and-mortar stores where they can sell the Nook. But BN will only be selling the Nook in certain stores, pushing delayed-gratification online sales instead. Updated. » 10/27/09 3:00am 10/27/09 3:00am

Don't Get too Excited About the Nook's Lending Feature

One of my favorite details about the Nook—the 14-day "lending"—just got a lot less enticing. Turns out there are very specific rules about this lending process, and they pretty much nullify the feature's promise. » 10/22/09 11:40pm 10/22/09 11:40pm

Gizmodo's Barnes & Noble Nook Full Coverage in One Place

The Barnes & Noble Nook is a singularly interesting piece of hardware, that's for sure, and I would be negligent if I forgot to mention our exclusive unveiling and extended reporting. Here's our Nook coverage, all in one place. » 10/21/09 4:00am 10/21/09 4:00am

8 Reasons You Can Finally Love Ebook Readers (Thanks to Nook)

I'm an avid reader, studied literature in school, and nerd out over tech, yet past ebook readers have left me cold. The Nook is the first reader I really want, and I won't be alone. Here's why. » 10/20/09 8:30pm 10/20/09 8:30pm

Barnes & Noble Nook Up Close: Yep, It's Real Nice

They were a little skittish about demoing the Cover Flow feature, but up close, the Nook makes even the relatively benign-looking Kindle 2 seem like it was beaten with an ugly stick. Pictures galore below. Update: And video! » 10/20/09 5:32pm 10/20/09 5:32pm

Live From Barnes & Noble's Nook Event

Barnes & Noble invited us all to a fancy boathouse by the river, and they're very excited about something! Ok, it's the Nook, which they spectacularly leaked (again) a few hours ago. But we're here live anyway, so, join us!? » 10/20/09 4:20pm 10/20/09 4:20pm

Barnes & Noble's Dual-Screen Nook: $260, Eats the Kindle's Lunch

Remember that crazy, dual-screened Barnes & Noble Nook reader we scooped the hell out of a while back? Well, it's online-official, with Wi-Fi and 3G, person-to-person lending and expandable memory. Oh, and it ships 11/30. UPDATE: Site's pulled. » 10/20/09 1:57pm 10/20/09 1:57pm