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]
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!