B&N NOOK Tablet 1.4.1 update kills sideloading, lets you keep apps installed so far

Amazon isn’t the only company pushing out a software update that kills root access this week. Barnes & Noble has started rolling out version 1.4.1 of its software for the NOOK Tablet, and users that have rooted their $249 tablets are reporting that the update removes root access. It also removes the ability to sideload […]

Some B&N stores already selling NOOK Tablets

The Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet isn’t officially scheduled to go on sale until Friday, November 18th. But a handful of Barnes & Noble stores appear to have the tablet in stock already. Several people have posted messages on Twitter indicating that the $249 tablet is already on sale. I called my local store and […]

Barnes & Noble apologizes for canceled TouchPad orders with $20 credits

Barnes & Noble is apologizing to customers that had placed orders for the HP TouchPad only to later find out that the tablet was not in stock and their orders had been canceled. Basically the company’s inventory system kept taking orders even after the TouchPad was completely out of stock. While the company won’t be […]