Microsoft and Barnes & Noble Scaling Back E-Reading Plans

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft have agreed to scale back their digital-reading partnership, which means that the bookseller will no longer develop its Nook e-reading app for Microsoft software. Read More >>

Barnes and Noble's New Nook GlowLight Is White, Light, and Bright

Barnes and Noble may be going back and forth on its Android tablets, but the booksellers aren't wavering on e-ink. Meet the new Nook GlowLight, a light, white re-imagining of the front-lit reader we loved so well, back for a second shot at the throne. Read More >>

A Stay in Luke Skywalker's Home Is Your Living-the-Star-Wars-Dream Deal of the Day

As anyone with a pulse surely knows, the Star Wars movies are coming back to haunt our heads soon, so today's offer gives you a chance to get closer to some of the action (well, the action of the first few films, unless it got destroyed in the first one, can't remember). Read More >>

A Couple of Nook Tablets Are Your Super-Cheap-But-Good Deals of the Day

The good people at Nook aren't giving up with their aggressively low pricing strategy, as they try to lure us suspicious Brits towards their e-readers and tablet machines. Read More >>

Report: Microsoft Wants to Buy Nook for £640 Million

TechCrunch is reporting that Microsoft, which has already made an interesting $300 (£200) million investment in Nook, wants to double down and buy the whole darn thing. Specifically, Microsoft wants to pay £640 million to acquire the digital assets of Nook Media LLC — that would be the separate Nook company that spun off from Barnes & Noble last year. Microsoft wants its own Kindle (or iBooks) store. Read More >>

Nooks Just Turned Into Real Android Tablets

When it comes to skinned, forked, mainly-for-media-consumption Android tablets, Barnes & Noble's Nook HD and Nook HD+ offerings have always played second fiddle to Amazon's Kindle Fires, and a shortage of apps was a big part of that. Now, Nooks are taking a step into real full-fledged tabletdom with a big, big update: the Google. Read More >>

An Actually Decent E-Reader for £30 is Your Can't-Afford-a-Kindle Deal of the Day

Something weird is happening regarding the Nook e-reading device and we're not sure that we like it. Not sure one little bit... Read More >>

Barnes & Noble Might Give Up On the Nook

According to the New York Times, struggling American bookmonger Barnes & Noble might be about to shelve its Nook. The problem is one more common to physical books than tablets: nobody's buying them. Read More >>

5 Ways Ereaders Are Still Better Than Tablets

The Age of the Ereader is drawing to an close. That's the drumbeat this week, after iSuppli pegged the year-over-year decline of reader sales at a staggering 36 per cent. It makes sense; why get a fuddy little Kobo when there are cheap Kindle Fires aplenty to be had? Turns out, plenty of reasons. Tablets are great, sure. But ereaders — in so many ways —are even better. Here's why. Read More >>

Which 7-Inch Tablet Should Be on Your Wishlist?

Christmas is nigh, and the season of gift-giving is nearly upon us. If you've been a good little Jack or Jackette, a tablet to cosset in your sweaty little hands might be top of your list. But choices, choices. Which of the 7-inch wonders on sale today should you want stashed  under the tree? We've got the answer. Read More >>

A Nook Simple Touch For Just £60 Is Your Kindle-Killer Deal of the Day

The mighty Amazon Kindle now has a serious rival in the UK -- yes, the Nook is finally here, after making a trek on the slow boat from North America. Read More >>

Move over Kindle Fire, the Nook HD and HD+ Have Finally Hit the UK

The 7-inch tablet space is really hotting up in the UK. We've now got four solid contenders for your Christmas cash, with the Nook HD and its gloriously high-res screen landing at £159 from today, and joined by its bigger brother, the 9-inch £229 Nook HD+ too. More quality tablets on the cheap, choosing has never been so damn difficult. Read More >>

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Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight Lightning Review: One of the Best Ereaders You Can Buy Is Now In the UK

The Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch was one of the best ereaders on the market. The new Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight is the same device, with an improvement (can you guess what it is?). If you're thinking of getting your first eReader, you could do much worse than starting here. Read More >>

Tim Cook: "We Would Never Make a 7-Inch Tablet"

In Apple's earnings call yesterday, Tim Cook uttered something that is, frankly, stunning in its obliviousness: Read More >>

The iPad Mini Screen Sucks Compared to the Competition

Look at this size and pixel comparison between the iPad Mini and its competitors. It clearly shows that its screen real estate is inferior to the Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD and Nook HD. Read More >>

How the iPad Mini Stacks Up to the Competition

So, the iPad mini is here at last! Smaller tablets have already carved out a real niche for themselves, and if you've always wanted an iPad but were scared off by its size, then maybe this is the day you've been waiting for. Read More >>


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