Tag Archives: Barnes & Noble

Barnes and Noble to phase out Nook 3G?

Engadget has word that Barnes and Noble will be discontinuing their original e-ink e-reader, the Nook 3G. Once existing supply is sold out, that’ll be all she wrote. The Nook 3G, which has free lifetime data connectivity courtesy AT&T, apparently hasn’t sold nearly as well as the $50 cheaper Wi-Fi-only version of the gadget, not to mention a heck of a… Read more

Nook line is Barnes and Noble smash

Barnes & Noble’s Nook and NOOKColor have taken the e-reading world by storm; their popularity is evident. But did you know that the Nook line is B&N’s “biggest bestseller in its (nearly 40 year) history”? Yes, the e-readers have apparently beat out sippy cup coffee mugs and…does B&N sell anything else bearing the brand? All kidding aside, sales of… Read more

Is Barnes and Noble resetting rooted NOOKcolors?

Some folks over at xda-developers have been discussing an issue with Barnes & Noble’s NOOKcolor where accessing the online shop results in a factory reset. The wipe is apparently preceded by an authentication error. So far, only owners of hacked NCs are reporting the issue but it isn’t happening to every rooted Nook. Those who have encountered the reset… Read more

Nook Color likely dropping this week, image leaked

Barnes & Noble’s NYC event this week will coincide nicely with the release of a Nook software update that focuses on synch and performance enhancements, like a faster page turn. But the Nook 2, long referred to as Project Encore, looks to be bringing more to the table than a couple of new bullet points and tweaks. The image below turned up in the… Read more

Barnes & Noble’s NYC event likely to bear Nook 2

I loves me some Nook news, and there will be plenty to go around this holiday season. After announcing the November release of Nook software version 1.5, which primarily addresses performance and cross-platform synching, B&N sent out invitations to a “very special event” that will take place next week in their Time Square shop, NYC. No invite in my mailbox,… Read more

Barnes & Noble Nook


Specs: Android; full color secondary touch screen that allows for shopping, content selection, bookmarking, notes, and highlights; 2 Gigs of space means you can hold about 1500 books in your pack; and with the wireless turned off you get 10 days of battery life. Comes with free, lifetime 3G. Released: November 30th for $259. Available through… Read more