Barnes and Noble Nook archive

  • Barnes & Noble confirms some job cuts at Nook, but says it's not going anywhere
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    Barnes & Noble confirms some job cuts at Nook, but says it's not going anywhere

    By 10 February 2014

    Contrary to recent reports, Barnes & Noble will not axe its Nook e-reader brand or make significant cuts to its staff, the company has confirmed to Pocket-lint.  "We have not eliminated our Nook hardware staff and we remain committed to offering...

  • NOOK UK offers 3-day sale on 99p eBooks - available to NOOK app for iOS and Android too
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    NOOK UK offers 3-day sale on 99p eBooks - available to NOOK app for iOS and Android too

    By 30 July 2013

    Barnes & Noble has begun emailing Nook UK customers on Tuesday, alerting them to a three-day sale on eBooks that ends at midnight on Thursday. As part of the eBook sale, Barnes & Noble has created a special collection with its top eBooks for 99p each. The...

  • Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ review
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    Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ review

    By 23 May 2013

    Barnes & Noble has been enjoying some time in the spotlight recently. The decisions it has made have been good though, and we think have improved the chances of its devices being seen in a fairly crowded market. First, the company reduced the price of...

  • Nook apps available in the UK on Android, iPhone and iPad
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    Nook apps available in the UK on Android, iPhone and iPad

    By 27 November 2012

    Barnes & Noble has brought its Nook mobile apps to the UK, with support for Android, iPhone and iPad. You can access content you have on your Nook device, with syncing for pages, bookmarks and highlights, using the Nook Sync system, so you can resume...

  • DC Comics monthlies coming to iBooks, Kindle and Nook, digital sales double year-on-year
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    DC Comics monthlies coming to iBooks, Kindle and Nook, digital sales double year-on-year

    By 8 November 2012

    Comic book publisher DC Comics has announced deals with the three major digital book retailers, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Apple, to add its monthly titles to their stores. Although the brand already has a healthy library of eBook versions of its graphic...

  • Nook Simple Touch GlowLight and Nook Simple Touch now on sale in UK retailers
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    Nook Simple Touch GlowLight and Nook Simple Touch now on sale in UK retailers

    By 29 October 2012

    UK consumers can now get their hands on Nook’s line of E Ink eReader devices, with the Nook Simple Touch GlowLight and Nook Simple Touch arriving in major retail stores.  The Nook Simple Touch GlowLight features an E Ink display with a built-in reading...

  • Barnes & Noble Nook UK invasion gathers apace - Foyles, Argos and Blackwell's join John Lewis
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    Barnes & Noble Nook UK invasion gathers apace - Foyles, Argos and Blackwell's join John Lewis

    By 30 August 2012

    After announcing that John Lewis will be carrying the Barnes & Noble Nook family of eBook readers in the UK, the US company has now revealed several other big-name stores that will be selling the devices from "this autumn". Like the John Lewis high street...

  • John Lewis to start selling Nook eBook readers from October
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    John Lewis to start selling Nook eBook readers from October

    By 28 August 2012

    UK high street retailer John Lewis is to be the first store to officially stock Barnes & Noble Nook eBook readers on these shores. The chain will sell the devices from October, both in-store and online. Barnes & Noble's Nook eBook readers have long been...

  • Microsoft and Barnes & Noble join forces for Nook business
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    Microsoft and Barnes & Noble join forces for Nook business

    By 30 April 2012

    Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have settled in their patent dispute and have become best buddies in the process. The software giant has invested $300 million in a new venture with the bookstore chain and Nook eBook reader manufacturer which will oversee...

  • Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight lights up your bedroom reading
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    Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight lights up your bedroom reading

    By 12 April 2012

    The week started with rumours that the next Amazon Kindle would have a glowing display to allow users to read in the dark. It has ended with Barnes & Noble announcing just that: the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight. The new eBook Reader will cost $139...

  • Nook 3G and Nook Wi-Fi update goes live
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    Nook 3G and Nook Wi-Fi update goes live

    By 22 November 2010

    Nook might be focusing its efforts on the Nook Color at the moment, but that doesn't mean that owners of the original black and white first generation Nook are getting left out in the colour. Barnes and Noble has just released NOOK eReader Firmware Update...

  • Nook Color hands-on
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    Nook Color hands-on

    By 27 October 2010

    Barnes and Noble has announced the launch of the Nook Color, a 7-inch colour ebook reader that aims to bring colour to your reading, and guess what? Pocket-lint was there at the launch in New York City to see what all the fuss was about and get a bevy...

  • Nook back in stock as Barnes & Noble starts Valentines sales push
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    Nook back in stock as Barnes & Noble starts Valentines sales push

    By 8 February 2010

    There weren't as many Nooks under Christmas trees as Barnes & Noble may have seen due to strong pre-orders for the device catching the bookseller seriously unprepared, but the company is hoping Valentine's Day will be different. In a blog post Barnes...

  • Sold out Barnes and Noble Nooks selling for as much as $750 on eBay
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    Sold out Barnes and Noble Nooks selling for as much as $750 on eBay

    By 14 December 2009

    As new customers hoping to order a Barnes & Noble "Nook" ebook reader are greeted with the news that the next available stock is not due until February 2010, the sought after device is seeing eBay sales success for those that did pre-order early. The...

  • Spring Design's Nook sales injunction request denied
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    Spring Design's Nook sales injunction request denied

    By 2 December 2009

    Spring Design, the company currently suing the pants off Barnes & Noble for the latter allegedly pinching their ebook reader design, has been dealt a blow by the US courts. Spring Design had requested an injunction to stop Barnes & Noble from selling...

  • Barnes & Noble Nook sold out
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    Barnes & Noble Nook sold out

    By 21 November 2009

    Ebook fans hoping to get one for Christmas in the US are seeing their options dwindle by the day as Barnes & Noble announced that it has sold out of the Nook, which hits shops at the end of the month. "The hottest gift of the season may be sold out,...

  • Barnes and Noble Nook pre-orders "surpass expectations"
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    Barnes and Noble Nook pre-orders "surpass expectations"

    By 9 November 2009

    Demand for Barnes & Noble's dual screen Nook ebook reader has been so strong that the bookseller has been forced to announce a delay for pre-order deliveries. When launched in October, Barnes & Noble told those pre-ordering the $259 gadget they could...

  • Spring Design sues Barnes & Noble over Nook ebook
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    Spring Design sues Barnes & Noble over Nook ebook

    By 3 November 2009

    Spring Design, the maker of the Alex dual-screen ebook reader is suing Barnes & Noble over claims that the bookseller copied ideas and features in releasing its own ebook, the Nook. "We showed the Alex e-book design to Barnes & Noble in good faith...

  • Barnes and Noble Nook
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    Barnes and Noble Nook

    By 20 October 2009

    Barnes and Noble today confirmed rumours of its ebook, and with it took the fledgling device market into overdrive, Pocket-lint was on hand to grab a play and some pictures. Up until now ebooks have featured just the one screen, this Nook takes this to...

  • Barnes & Noble Nook released
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    Barnes & Noble Nook released

    By 20 October 2009

    Barnes and Noble has let slip details of its much rumoured ebook launch on its own website hours before an official announcement. In what seems like a slip up, the book seller has detailed the features of the new product including images, and price ($259)....

  • Barnes & Noble Nook leaked
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    Barnes & Noble Nook leaked

    By 20 October 2009

    Barnes & Noble is expected to launch a new ebook, called the Nook, today in New York according to sources who've seen a yet unannounced advert. According to both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, the device will feature a colour touchscreen...

  • Barnes & Noble ebook pictures supposedly appear
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    Barnes & Noble ebook pictures supposedly appear

    By 14 October 2009

    Gizmodo is claiming to have exclusive pictures of the Barnes and Noble ebook expected to be announced on 20 October in New York. Although details are sketchy and the images themselves are artist renders probably more at home on Yanko design, nonetheless...

  • Barnes and Noble to announce new e-Reader
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    Barnes and Noble to announce new e-Reader

    By 14 October 2009

    Barnes & Noble will announced details of its own e-Reader next week, the company has confirmed. Invites are slowly making their way to journalists asking them to join them to a "major event in the company's history". The Wall Street Journal has already...

  • VIDEO: Barnes and Noble to offer colour ebook reader
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    VIDEO: Barnes and Noble to offer colour ebook reader

    By 9 October 2009

    American bookseller Barnes & Noble has revealed it is to offer an ebook reader with a colour screen as early as spring next year. The revelation was made on video to JBruinSan and concerns an unnamed Plastic Logic device. In the video, Barnes & Noble...