B&N NOOK HD visits the FCC, shipping November 8th

The Barnes & Noble NOOK HD is a tablet with a 7 inch, 1440 x 900 pixel display, a customized version of the Android 4.0 operating system, and a 1.3 GHz TI OMAP 4470 CPU. B&N is taking pre-orders for $199 and up, and expects to deliver the tablet starting November 8th. That’s just a […]

B&N subsidiary NOOK Media LLC takes over bookseller’s digital, college businesses

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft have completed their plans to create a new B&N subsidiary called NOOK Media LLC (previously called NewCo). The new division will be responsible for the Barnes & Noble NOOK eBook devices, digital media sales, and the NOOK College business. Microsoft invested $300 million in the deal, and we should see […]

NOOK tablets, eReaders hit the UK for £79 and up

Barnes & Noble isn’t just launching its new NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ tablets in the US this fall. Both of the company’s new tablets will be available in the UK in late November. The company is already selling its NOOK Simple Touch and NOOK Simple Touch GlowLight eReaders with E Ink displays in the […]

B&N NOOK eReaders, eBook store heading to the UK in October

US bookseller Barnes & Noble is bringing its NOOK digital book readers and online bookstore to the UK. Starting in October, UK residents will be able to pick up a NOOK Simple Touch or NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight online or at partnering retailers. The online NOOK store will also offer more than 2.5 million […]

B&N releases Nook Tablet 1.4.3 software, breaks root (temporarily)

Barnes & Noble recently added over 100 comic book issues from DC comics to the NOOK Store, allowing NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet users to purchase and read Batman, Superman, and other comics on their tablets. The company also released a minor software update adding zoom view in comics and graphics novels, 2-page mode in […]