Nook Tablet: What Nook Color tried to be

Barnes & Noble has unveiled the latest entry in its growing Nook family, and this one is a direct threat to Amazon's Kindle Fire.

B&N to announce new Nook next week

Barnes & Noble has sent out invitations for a special event next week that is undoubtedly for the unveiling of the next entry in its Nook tablet line.

B&N may be prepping new Nook device

Just in time to correspond with Amazon's expected tablet reveal, new rumors are popping up about Barnes & Noble's tablet strategy.

Sony readies Reader refresh

Until now, Sony's e-reader product line has very much fallen by the wayside thanks to the Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and iPad.

New iRiver e-reader chooses Google eBooks platform

There will soon be a dedicated e-reading device for Google's nascent digital books platform, and it'll be available at Target stores nationwide.

Nook Color gets exclusive Angry Birds content

Angry Birds is adding geo-location features and the Nook Color is the first to get them.

Kobo Touch model set for next month

There's a lot of e-reader news going around lately, but one company we didn't really expect it from is Kobo.

New Nook offers two month battery life on a single charge

Barnes & Noble has debuted a 6-inch Nook that features an extra-long battery life, E Ink Pearl display and Wi-Fi.

Nook app gets optimized for Android tablets

Instead of a super-sized version of the Nook Android phone app, an optimized version has been created for tablets.

Barnes & Noble planning new e-reader

Not content with its current Nook lineup, Barnes & Noble said it is working on a new device.

Authors can now 'autograph' Nook books

If you're a Nook owner, you no longer need to feel left out at local book signing events.

Amazon flirts with Apple iOS devs

It seems as if Amazon is "actively enticing" Apple iOS devs to port certain educational apps to the company’s popular Kindle platform.

DIY master turns Nook Color into an in-car system

Barnes & Noble still has a long way to go before it catches up to Amazon in the e-book war, but its latest e-reader has gained attention for non-reading reasons. While it is designed to be mainly an e-reading device, users have unlocked the interface to make it a full Android tablet. And now someone has taken that a step further.

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Downsizing the solar bag to fit evolving needs, Eclipse Solar Gear is out with a padded, tablet-sized case equipped with a flexible thin-film solar panel that the company says will provide up to 4 watts of power to recharge your mobile devices.


Nook is B&N's best selling product ever

Apparently when you're a store, you make your own product, and you have the power to plaster that product all over your store, it will sell.

2010 Kindle sales will reach 8 million: analyst

Did you buy a Kindle for someone this holiday season? Chances are many more of you will answer "yes" to this question than if we had posed it last year. A whole bunch probably also bought one for themselves this year, as Amazon says 2010 will see the highest Kindle sales yet, by far.

Google e-book store may be ready for holidays

Never one to let some sort of cyber trend pass it by, Google wants to launch its own digital book marketplace, and according to reports may be able to launch it as early as this month.

Sony Reader looks to Android, iPhone apps

Still trying to compete against a market dominated by the Kindle and Nook, Sony's e-reader platform is going mobile soon, with plans to unveil Sony Reader apps for the iPhone and Android.

Amazon's Kindle has its best quarter ever

You might think that with the Nook, iPad, and Kobo biting at its heels, sales of the Kindle would have gone way down compared to when it was the only player in the market. But that's not the case.

Barnes & Noble launches "Nook Kids" label

In the heated battle for e-book supremacy, Barnes & Noble has turned its attention to a group of consumers with no disposable income of their own but who have a strong place in the world of literature - children.