Nook GlowLight Review: Pretty Screen, Silly Body

Back in 2012 Barnes and Noble introduced built-in frontlighting to the ereader world, beating Amazon at its own game—for a few months, anyway Since then, there have been not one but two Kindle Paperwhites, but now B&N is bringing out its follow-up Nook GlowLight. And it almost reclaims the top spot. » 11/07/13 2:34pm 11/07/13 2:34pm

Barnes and Noble's New Nook GlowLight Is White, Light, and Bright

Barnes and Noble may be going back and forth on its Android tablets, but the booksellers aren't wavering on e-ink. Meet the new Nook GlowLight, a light, white re-imagining of the front-lit reader we loved so well, back for a second shot at the throne. » 10/30/13 12:01am 10/30/13 12:01am

Apple Fires Back at DOJ with New Terms for E-Book Sales

Apple is not happy with the Department of Justice and friends. On Friday afternoon, just a few hours after the DOJ and 33 state attorneys general proposed a series of remedies for Apple's anticompetitive behavior over e-book pricing, the company struck back with some proposals of its own. » 8/02/13 3:50pm 8/02/13 3:50pm

DOJ Wants to Force Apple to Let You Buy E-Books Directly from Amazon

After a U.S. District Court judged found Apple guilty of colluding with book publishers to fix the prices of e-books last month, it was unclear what the actual consequences would be for the iPad-maker. Well with little pomp or circumstance, the Department of Justice has just cleared that up, and it's not good for… » 8/02/13 11:52am 8/02/13 11:52am

Report: Microsoft Wants to Buy Nook for $1 Billion

TechCrunch is reporting that Microsoft, which has already made an interesting $300 million investment in Nook, wants to double down and buy the whole darn thing. Specifically, Microsoft wants to pay $1 billion to acquire the digital assets of Nook Media LLC—that would be the separate Nook company that spun off from… » 5/08/13 11:19pm 5/08/13 11:19pm

Barnes And Noble Will Give You a Free Nook Simple Touch If You Just…

Given much thought to picking up a Nook HD+? Neither has anyone else, which is why Barnes and Noble is keen to sweeten the potential deal by adding a pretty enticing bonus to the package: a free Nook Simple Touch. Free free free. » 3/23/13 9:00am 3/23/13 9:00am

5 Ways Ereaders Are Still Better Than Tablets

The Age of the Ereader is drawing to a close. That's the drumbeat this week, after iSuppli pegged the year-over-year decline of reader sales at a staggering 36 percent. It makes sense; why get a fuddy little Kobo when there are cheap Kindle Fires aplenty to be had? » 12/21/12 10:17am 12/21/12 10:17am

If You've Shopped at Barnes and Noble Recently, Your Credit Card Info…

Barnes and Noble just posted a notice informing customers that PIN pads in 63 stores across the country have been tampered with. The compromised PIN pads could have recorded your PIN number. Not good. If you've shopped at a brick and mortar Barnes and Noble over the last couple of months, keep a closer watch on your… » 10/24/12 10:25am 10/24/12 10:25am

Barnes and Noble Will Not Be Part of Today's Microsoft Announcement

Yesterday rumors emerged that Microsoft's anticipated tablet would be one developed in conjunction with Barnes and Noble. However Dow Jones reported that Barnes and Noble will not be part of today's event and then the Bookseller confirmed the news to Business Insider. Any new Microsoft product announced today will be… » 6/18/12 10:37am 6/18/12 10:37am

Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight Lightning Review: This Is the Best…

The Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch is the best eReader on the market. The new Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight is the same device, with an improvement. (Can you guess what it is?) If you're thinking of getting your first eReader, start here. » 4/24/12 2:00pm 4/24/12 2:00pm

Barnes & Noble Ditch Publishing to Focus on eBooks and Tablets

Barnes & Noble have been in publishing since the 1970s, but in recent years they've been squaring up to Amazon in the world of digital reading. Now, they're selling off their paper publishing division to focus on tech. » 1/05/12 6:12am 1/05/12 6:12am