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NOOK revenue falls, B&N is “making adjustments but “remains committed” to eReaders, tablets

As expected, Barnes & Noble’s latest financial results show a dip in revenue from the NOOK division. The company brought in $316 million in the last quarter from NOOK eReader, tablet, and digital content sales — but that’s a 26-percent dip from the same period a year earlier. But while the company says it’s “calibrating its business […]

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Kindle, Kobo, and NOOK apps for Windows RT, Windows 8

Want to turn your Windows RT or Windows 8 tablet into a giant, overpriced eReader? Amazon and Kobo have already released digital book apps optimized for Microsoft’s new touch-friendly operating systems. Now Barnes & Noble has followed suit by releasing a NOOK app into the Windows Store. All three apps are optimized for Windows 8, […]

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Santa delivered an awful lot of tablets, eReaders in December

Tablets and eBook readers may have grabbed a lot of headlines in 2011, but it looks like sales of the devices may have really taken off during the holiday season. The Pew Research Center has conducted surveys over the last few years to see how many people in America have eReaders and tablets — and […]

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Polaroid introduces a line of eReaders for some reason

Polaroid isn’t just entering the Android smartphone and tablet business. The company is also introducing a line of underwhelming digital book readers with 4.3 inch, 7 inch and 9 inch displays. The smallest is actually a 4.3 inch “Internet Tablet,” with a resistive touch display, a web browser, support for video playback, and 4GB of […]