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B&N NOOK Touch with GlowLight available for pre-order for $139

It’s official. Barnes & Noble will be one of the first companies to offer an E Ink eBook reader with a front-lit screen for reading in the dark, eliminating the need for a book light. The NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight is available for pre-order now for $139. It will be available in stores on […]

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Next-gen NOOK Touch to have front-lit display

It looks like the future is bright for E Ink eBook readers. Literally. Just a few days after reports of a new Kindle with a front-lit screen started making the rounds,  Nate at The Digital Reader snagged a picture of a new NOOK Simple Touch eBook reader with a front-lit display. Update: The NOOK Simple Touch […]

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NOOK Touch hack speeds up E Ink, shows why it’s not ready for tablets

E Ink is a pretty fascinating display technology. Designed for eBook readers, E Ink screens look a lot like ink on paper. But there’s a down side – most eReaders have slow screen refresh rates which means you can’t use them for video or even smooth scrolling in web browser or other applications. That’s not […]