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Barnes & Noble stops selling NOOK Tablet 7″ while investigating hardware issue

Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Tablet 7″ is a $50 Android tablet which the bookstore chain began selling in late 2016. But the company has stopped selling the tablet for now, due to a potential hardware issue. First reported in a reddit thread, the company has also instructed stores to box up and return inventory. Despite […]

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Barnes & Noble launches $50 NOOK Tablet 7″

Barnes & Noble is launching its first new tablet in four years. The new NOOK Tablet 7″ is available for pre-order for $50 and should begin shipping on November 25th, the day after Thanksgiving. The new tablet is an entry-level device which seems to be B&N’s answer to Amazon’s successful $50 Fire tablet. Like Amazon’s […]

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Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet 7 coming soon (leaks)

It looks like Barnes & Noble plans to get back into the tablet space. The company stopped selling its own NOOK-branded tablets a few years ago, instead partnering with Samsung to release NOOK editions of some of the company’s tablets. But now a new device called the NOOK Tablet 7″ BNTV450 has passed through the […]

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CyanogenMod 10.2 brings Android 4.3 to aging Kindle Fire, NOOK Tablet

It’s been nearly two years since Amazon released the original Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble launched its NOOK Tablet (which was technically the company’s second tablet). While each company offers limited updates and support for those aging devices, the hardware’s still pretty useful — especially thanks to independent developers who continue to bring Google’s […]

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B&N is done making NOOK tablets, will keep delivering NOOK eReaders

Barnes & Noble is pulling the plug on its NOOK tablet line, and will stop manufacturing new Android tablet, although the retailer will reach out to other device makers. In other words, you may still be able to walk into a B&N store and buy a tablet with the NOOK Shop preloaded a year from […]

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NOOK Tablet gets official nightly builds of CM10.1 (Android 4.2)

The Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet may be showing its age when compared with newer, faster tablets with higher-resolution displays like the NOOK HD. But B&N’s 7 inch tablet from 2011 keeps learning new tricks. A few months ago developers ported an unofficial build of CyanogenMod 10.1 to run on the NOOK Tablet, bringing Android […]