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The new $150 NOOK 9″ Tablet is Lenovo Tab M9 with B&N NOOK branding

Barnes & Noble stopped making its own Android tablets years ago, and has instead been partnering with third-party tablet makers like Samsung and Lenovo. So it’s unsurprising that the company’s newest tablet is the NOOK 9″ Lenovo Tablet, or that it looks pretty familiar. That’s because it’s basically the same tablet as the Lenovo Tab […]

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Lilbits: Windows 10 gets three more years of support (for those who pay)

Microsoft plans to end support for Windows 10 in less than two years. In fact, the company has already announced that it’s done rolling out major updates to the operating system. Windows 10 22H2 is the end of the road on that front. But Microsoft will stop delivering security updates in October, 2025… for most people. Now […]

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Lilbits: HandBrake 1.7 released, Copilot for Windows 10 is coming, and older NOOK devices will lose features in 2024

Barnes & Noble has announced that it’s pulling the plug on some key features for the NOOK Simple Touch, NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, and NOOK GlowLight eReaders. By the middle of next year you’ll no longer be able to buy eBooks on those devices, register a device with a account, or sign in […]

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NOOK GlowLight 4 Plus is up for pre-order, ships in September (eReader with 7.8 inch screen, 32GB storage, and audiobook support)

Barnes & Noble has confirmed that the NOOK GlowLight 4 Plus that we wrote about in May is now available for pre-order for $200 (or $180 if you’re a member of the B&N Premium rewards program). The new eReader has a 7.8 inch black and white E Ink display with 300 pixels per inch, a […]

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$200 Nook GlowLight 4 Plus is a waterproof eReader with a 7.8 inch E Ink screen and audiobook support

The Barnes & Noble NOOK GlowLight 4 Plus is an eReader with a 7.8 inch E Ink display, 32GB of storage, and support for audiobooks thanks to a headphone jack and support for Bluetooth audio. While B&N hasn’t officially announced the new eBook reader yet, redditor Dapper_Towel1445 spotted a sign in one of the company’s stores […]

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NOOK GlowLight 4e is a cheaper eReader from B&N

Half a year after launching the $150 NOOK GlowLight 4 eBook reader, Barnes & Noble has unveiled a cheaper option. The NOOK GlowLight 4e is up for pre-order for $120 and it should be available starting June 7, 2022. Like its pricier sibling the new model has a 6 inch E Ink display with a […]

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Lilbits: Raspberry Pi OS, a tiny computer module with a 16-core CPU, and a Quick Look clone for Windows

The developers of Raspberry Pi OS have released a new build that eliminates the default “pi” user account, which means that in the interest of security you’ll need to create a new account when setting up the operating system for Raspberry Pi computers. Meanwhile SolidRun has introduced a new system on a module that it […]

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Lilbits: Surface with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 leaked, Indiegogo tries to build confidence, and Precursor could ship soon

Qualcomm introduced its Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor in December, promising an enormous 85% performance boost over the company’s previous-gen chip for Windows laptops and tablets. So far no devices with the processor have officially launched. But leaked benchmarks for an unannounced Lenovo device suggested that the chip really might deliver on that promise, at […]

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B&N launches Nook Glowlight Plus with 7.8 inch display (and $200 price tag)

Most Nook and Kindle eReaders to ship in recent years have sported 6 inch E Ink displays, which means that if you really wanted a larger (or smaller) option, you had to look elsewhere. But B&N’s new NOOK GlowLight Plus sports a 7.8 inch E Ink display, the largest to date for any NOOK device. […]