Items tagged with Barnes-&-Noble

Barnes & Noble was expected to launch a new ereader in October, and the company managed to slip its new 6-inch Nook GlowLight in just under the wire. Launched in time for the holiday sales push, the ereader is designed to compete with the Kindle Paperwhite and offers a soft, built-in reading light. The flyweight device is just 6.2 ounces and has a 6-inch 1024x758 E Ink display and an 800MHz processor, built-in WiFi, and a battery that purports to last 8 weeks on a charge. B&N claims that it can hold up to 2,000 books, and you can get free cloud storage, too. B&N is undercutting Amazon... Read more...
Mother’s Day sales are already upon us, and predictably, some tablets and ereaders are on sale to entice buyers to make their moms really, really happy this year. Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD, for example, is on sale through next weekend for $179 (down from $199) with a special checkout code, but Barnes & Noble will not be outdone. The company put its Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets on sale for a limited time, too. The 7-inch Nook HD is down to $149 (8GB) and $179 (16GB), while the 9-inch Nook HD+ is $179 (16GB) and $209 (32GB). Yes, the 16GB Nook HD is the same price as the 16GB Nook HD+.... Read more...