Tag Archives: Nook

Nook HD And HD+ Getting Official Google Play Support Via OTA

The Nook series of tablets are very similar to the Kindle series, because they both have very deeply customized UIs with custom app stores. They’re Android tablets only because they run Android, not because they even resemble Android anymore. So while they were great deals for the hardware, it was hard to justify the purchase because of the software…. Read more

Barnes And Noble Announces Second Quarter Results, Nook Sales Doubled Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Taking a page right out of the Amazon playbook, Barnes and Noble announced their second quarter fiscal results this morning along with a choice quote on Nook sales over Thanksgiving weekend. In its press release, Barns and Noble highlights that Nook sales “doubled over the four-day Black Friday weekend, across all channels, based on information… Read more

Nook HD+ Gets Bootloader Unlocked

http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=US&hl=en&client=mv-google&feature=player_embedded&v=rZrSuZxtcV0&nomobile=1 This is definitely a bittersweet story. Considering how hackable the original Nook Color was, we were hoping that the new Nook HD and HD+ would be bootloader unlocked. Barnes & Noble made a killing on the Color, and many people bought it just to… Read more

Barnes & Noble Releases Nook HD 7″ And 9″ Tablets

Amazon has just refreshed their Kindle Fire line, so it was expected for Barnes & Noble to react accordingly. And they did, and in a pretty shocking way. They’ve announced two new tablets with some surprisingly fantastic specs and prices. And two important notes: Kindles don’t come with wall charges, while Nooks do, and most importantly, none of the… Read more

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

Barnes and Noble 8GB Nook Tablet available now

It was only yesterday that we reported on a leaked internal Walmart document that showed a new Nook Tablet coming down the pipe. That original document suggested that the “new” tablet would be coming to market on the 22nd of February, which is tomorrow, but it looks like Barnes and Noble wanted to get ahead of the leak. The book seller has officially made… 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