Barnes & Noble to spin off NOOK division as a separate company

Barnes & Noble plans to split into two companies by early 2015. The company has announced plans to spin off its NOOK digital book division as a standalone company while Barnes & Noble will remain as a bricks and mortar book store chain. The decision follows a rocky couple of years for B&N. While the […]

Lilbits (3-07-2014): Download music on your Tizen smartwatch?

Wondering if there will be any decent third-party apps for upcoming devices running Tizen software? Samsung’s new smartwatches run Tizen, and eventually we could see Tizen phones and watches… and you’ll be able to buy music on any of them. 7digital has announced it’s bringing its digital music store with 25 million tracks to Tizen […]

B&N NOOK GlowLight eReader has more storage, but no SD card slot

Barnes & Noble’s latest NOOK is now available for $119. The NOOK GlowLight is a bit lighter than its predecessor, has a higher-resolution display, improved screen refresh technology, and more storage. If you don’t need those features you can still pick up last year’s NOOK Simple Touch GlowLight for $99 (or less). But the improvements […]

Lilbits (9-16-2013): A new Nook?

Barnes & Noble may be scaling back its hardware efforts, but the company does still want to sell eBooks and other digital content. While you can access the NOOK eBook library by installing the NOOK app on almost any phone or tablet, one of the best ways to get you to buy media is still […]