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Review: Barnes & Noble NOOKcolor

Barnes & Noble’s NOOKcolor is a $249, full color touchscreen follow-up to their original dual-screen reader, Nook. The first time around, we saw the half full-color, half e-ink reader released with a free lifetime subscription to AT&T’s 3G data, followed by a Wi-Fi only flavored Nook. In the case of the NOOKcolor, the retail media giant has skipped the… Read more

First NOOKcolor television spot

Barnes & Noble is kicking off the holiday season with a series of television ads starring their new, full color touch screen e-reader, NOOKcolor. The gadget, which just started arriving in B&N stores last week, will also be sold by Best buy, WalMart, and Books-A-Million. NOOKcolor retails at $249 and is limited to a Wi-Fi only data connection. A… Read more

Video: NOOKcolor unboxing

I was happily suprized to find an email from Barnes & Noble in my inbox last night indicating that my pre-ordered NOOKcolor had arrived at my local B&N retail location. I didn’t get it as early as some of you Internet pre-orders did, but early is early and I’m not complaining. It didn’t cost me a dime to get on that first call list, either. I haven’t… Read more

NOOKcolor pre-orders are shipping

Did you pre-order Barnes & Noble’s follow-up to their e-ink NOOK e-reader, the NOOKcolor? If so, you might be in for a great surprize in the next day or two, as units have started shipping ahead of time. If you placed a reservation at your local B&N location, you’ll have to wait until Friday, the 19th, when NOOKcolor officially hits shelves. Many locations… Read more

Barnes & Noble unveils NOOKcolor (with videos)

B&N has upped the ante in the e-reader game with today’s announcement of the NOOKcolor, a full color touchscreen featuring “VividView” technology. The NOOKcolor is $249 and can be pre-ordered now from the product page at Barnes & Noble’s site. Pre-orders begin at retail B&N locations tomorrow and units will ship on November 19th. With a 7″ full color… 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 Nook on shelves at WalMart starting 10/24

Right in line with next week’s big event in New York City, Barnes & Noble has announced that starting on Sunday, October 24th both the 3G/WiFi and the WiFi-only versions of their Nook e-readers will be available at WalMart. Price points have not been disclosed. Another detail missing from the release is what version of the product we will be snatching up… 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