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The $249 Nook Color has decided its November 19th shipping date wasn't soon enough so it's jumped ahead of it with pre-order deliveries starting today. Barnes and Noble's Nook-with-a-hook will be cheering those who reserved or pre-ordered it as shipping ramps up through this week, and there'll even...

November 16th 2010 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Barnes & Noble told us this update was in the pipeline when it introduced Nook for Android, and sure enough, said update is hitting the intertubes this fine morning. The iPhone and iPod touch version of the Nook app is said to be completely overhauled, while the iPad edition is the company's fi...

August 17th 2010 at 8:15am 0 Comments
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Well, what do you know? Turns out you don't actually need to invest in a Nook e-reader to enjoy the experience on your existing smartphone. And considering that the average Android smartphone will boast a display larger than your face within 2 years (if current trends continue, anyway), we'd say we...

July 22nd 2010 at 11:11am 0 Comments
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Self-publishing has long since been possible through Amazon, but you won't catch us kvetching about a little competition in the market place. In an attempt to do for indie writers what InstantAction has done for indie game developers, Barnes & Noble has just announced its intentions to open up...

May 19th 2010 at 10:50am 0 Comments
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Our watches may be off by a few hours or so, but April 18th it ain't. Evidently that matters not, as Barnes & Noble's Nook is now up for order on Best Buy's website, a full five days earlier than we were expecting it. 'Course, in-store pickup still isn't available, but those who plunk down the...

April 13th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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We know that some of you chaps are still waiting for your Barnes & Noble Nook to arrive, but by now, we're hoping that the vast majority (read: all) of you that were jonesing for one can finally say that yours is in-hand. For those that got one during the madness that is the holiday rush (or ye...

February 12th 2010 at 11:37pm 0 Comments
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Hardware construction is a funny thing. Sometimes, regardless of the money you throw at something, you just can't get products to come together any quicker. Evidently that's the case with Barnes & Noble's Nook, which has seen its estimated ship date slip from today to sometime after the holiday...

November 30th 2009 at 5:36pm 0 Comments
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In a rather odd unfolding of events, it seems as if Barnes & Noble is finally clearing up the mystery behind that Plastic Logic e-reader slated to hit its retail locations by Spring of 2010. After making said announcement, the book seller then went out and introduced an e-book reader of its ver...

October 27th 2009 at 9:09am 0 Comments