With the Nook HD and HD+, Barnes and Noble have perfected tablets to compete with Apple, Amazon and Google.
An ebook reader is designed primarily for reading. In this market, Amazon’s e-Ink Kindle range rule the roost, with revolutionary matte finish displays mimicking paper and boasting impressive battery lives.
Other tablets are designed to download apps, watch movies, play games, listen to music, and browse websites. Essentially, ultra portable laptops with touch screens replacing keyboards, category where Apple’s iPad has been revolutionary.
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Just recently, Barnes and Noble broke the news of bringing its ebook store and Nook ebook readers to the United Kingdom in the middle of October. This step is the mark of the first business expansion outside the US by the market giant. Nook Simple Touch and Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight are on the top marketing list of the company as they initiate their plan. The British will be able to enjoy shopping at B&N bookstore where more than 2.5 million ebooks are available… Read the rest
At this moment, the eBook market giants are at loggerheads with each other for digital content they provide through their stores. Major companies like Amazon, Apple, Barnes and Noble along with some other major publishers are battling online and in courtrooms for their digital business.
At first there wasn’t any competition, when Amazon introduced their Kindle ebook reader on the market in 2007 and Sony presented their device in 2006. Now lots of new ebook readers have been introduced to the market, by several companies.… Read the rest
The GlowLight added to the Nook Simple Touch make the two year efforts of Barnes & Noble worthy. The new $139 Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight fulfills the most requested feature of a back light in an e-ink ebook reader. The advanced Nook looks identical to the standard $99 Nook Simple Touch, except for the thin grey border outline around the edge.
NOOK Simple Touch
The payoff is in its lesser weight and appreciable glow light which is in fact not exactly a back light;… Read the rest
Speculations are filling our eyes and ears as we read about our favorite devices online and listen to enthusiasts make assumptions and bets about what’s next in the gadget world. As we all know, one of the giants of the tech world that have released more than one top notch devices in the past 3 years is Barnes & Noble. They have come up with several generations of ebook readers and one truly great tablet, the Nook.
The latest “word” out there is… Read the rest
What with all the development the gadget world has entailed in the past years, people are already used to ebook readers, the sleek tabs retailed in all tech stores, the convenient ebook, the digital publishing software – which is pretty cool, by the way, and the endless environments developed by Amazon, Google and Apple. They don’t feature just books, but also games, videos, music and of course, tons of apps. Not long ago some tech giants decided to open up a lending library, a virtual… Read the rest
As the month of February comes to an end, most eBook reader and tablet companies have decided to slash prices and create contests, so that their faithful users may benefit of some discounted, but still great devices.
Kobohas organized a contest, ongoing until February 29th, with many prizes and opportunities. Their official website provides numerous coupon codes for those who enter their daily trivia contest. The lucky winners will get 10%-35% off ebook coupons, $25 cinema vouchers and for the grand prize, three Kobo Touch… Read the rest
This year the Barnes & Noble family has released quite a few top notch devices, including the fresh Nook Tablet, a highly controversial and strong competitor of Amazon’s Kindle Fire Tablet.
Actually, the Nook tablet has received great reviews and in the past week Amazon has worked on some software additions and corrections for the Kindle. Therefore, the leader in eBook readers for 2011 might turn out to be Barnes & Noble, but that’s to be decided at the end of the year.… Read the rest
Any shopping plans for Black Friday? How about adding an eBook reader or a tablet to your list, especially since two of the favourite companies today have some awesome deals on their products? The best selling Amazon and Barnes & Noble eBook reader producers have brought to light amazing devices and with the shopping season starting, have decided to provide great deals that would certainly not disappoint their fans.
Black Friday deals on the Amazon Kindle
Whenever you think eBook or eBook reader, your mind… Read the rest
The Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet has just made its appearance on the market a week ago and so far has received great reviews; people who have started using it thoroughly are quite happy and pleased with their new acquisition. Not only does it run on a Google Android 2.3 operating system, but the Nook can now be rooted in a different way, to allow you the instalment of third party apps. The new rooting technique gives access to Google Android Market – the gigantic… Read the rest