Tag Archives: ereader

Barnes and Noble Nook family could be landing in the UK soon

In the United Kingdom, while Barnes and Noble is an obvious presence, the bookseller’s digital readers/tablets are nowhere to be found. What’s worse, though, is that Barnes and Noble isn’t all that up-front about when the devices could be coming to the region in a major launch. That could be changing soon, though, if a new report from E-book Magazine pans… Read more

Amazon Kindle Fire officially unveiled, will cost only $199

Amazon today has officially announced the long-awaited, and often-rumored about Kindle Fire tablet device. This is the digital retailer’s first tablet to hit the market, and they’re banking on their legitimately strong media presence to help boost sales of the device. While some believed Amazon would be unveiling two tablets today, that doesn’t look to be… 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

Barnes & Noble NOOK Color updated to version 1.3.0

For those of you out there with a Barnes & Noble NOOK Color, today is your lucky day. If you like updates, anyway. The giant book seller has announced via their official blog that the Color has been graced with a brand new update, which is available right now. Along with the standard performance improvements, this update actually packs in a few interesting… Read more

Amazon rumored to be building Android-powered Kindle, or tablet

There’s never any drought on the rumors. While Amazon is getting ready to launch their own Appstore for Android, it looks like the online retailer may not be happy with just building a huge virtual store with Android apps inside. Rumor has it that the company is also planning on including Android in a future version of their ridiculously popular eReader,… 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