Tag Archives: Barnes & Noble

Barnes and Noble Nook Color receives official update, features Netflix and more

While Barnes and Noble isn’t going to necessarily say you shouldn’t buy their latest and greatest, the Nook Tablet, the bookstore isn’t going to forget about those who purchased the device that started it all for the company, either. Barnes and Noble has officially released the latest major software update for their Nook Color, and there’s plenty of new… Read more

Nook Tablet rooted bringing Android Market Apps

Yes, the Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet has been rooted. Since the Nook Tablet was released scarcely a week ago, it has been inspiring a lot of chatter in the Android-sphere, or Droidsphere if you will. After a few days, roots for the Nook Tablet have popped up both for PC and Mac users. The newly-released root by Indirect is a permanent root that adds… Read more

Amazon Kindle Fire will run on Android and run Android apps, will also feature Netflix and Pandora

So Barnes and Noble has officially made known that they plan on entering the tablet market with their NOOK Tablet. This announcement came after Amazon unveiled their first tablet device, the Kindle Fire. Both of these devices run on Android, albeit a heavily modified version of our favorite mobile OS. But, it has been awhile since Amazon introduced all… Read more

Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet officially announced

We had already seen that the Nook Tablet was the real thing a few days ago, and Barnes and Noble has stuck to their schedule and officially announced the newest member of the Nook family this morning on the East coast. The device looks exactly like the original Nook Color, but the internals are certainly geared more towards a “tablet” experience, rather… Read more

Barnes & Noble NOOK Color 2 could land as early as this month

If you’re in the market for an Android-based tablet, but don’t want to spend the money for one of those “high-end” devices, then you’ve probably heard someone mention the Barnes & Noble NOOK Color. While it’s positioned as an eReader, the device itself actually works quite well for a mid-range tablet device, after some modifications. With that in mind, it… Read more

Nook Simple Touch unboxing

Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Simple Touch is the third incarnation in the franchise and drops the slim color nav panel of the original NOOK in favor of an all touch-controlled, 6-inch, Pearl e-ink display at 800 X 600. The contrast of the screen is great, and it is pretty sensitive. The Simple Touch isn’t as responsive as a smartphone, and the display isn’t… Read more

NOOKcolor updated to 1.1.0

Barnes & Noble’s full color e-reader (and what might be the best bang-for-your-buck Android Tablet on the market) was updated to firmware version 1.1.0 today, which brings the following fixes/enhancements: Improved performance of Wi-Fi connectivity, Home and Shop. Ability to pinch and zoom in browser. Enhanced reading experience for magazines and… Read more