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E FUN and NOOK now offer free reading material on Nextbook tablets

Consumer mobile electronics designer, E FUN announced this week it has partnered up with Barnes&Nobles in order to provide owners of the Nextbook Ares 8A, Ares 10A and Ares 11A with free reading materials. Users will have to access the pre-installed NOOK Reading app on their device and set up a NOOK account in order […]

Barnes & Noble recalls Nook 7 tablet chargers over electrical shock concern

You now have another reason not to buy this tablet.

There are plenty of issues with the Barnes & Noble Nook 7 tablet (not the least of which being its questionable software), but B&N is also now issuing a recall of the Nook 7’s charger. Together with the U.S. CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission), Barnes & Noble identified that some chargers were breaking under pressure and exposing internal components, which posed an electrical shock risk.

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Barnes & Noble removes malware from $50 Nook tablet, but you still shouldn’t buy it

The update may remove the part where your data goes back to China, but everything else is bad and unchanged.

About that $ 50 Barnes & Noble tablet. You might have heard that researchers working with Linux Journal found that the BNTV450 shipped from the factory with the same malware that phones from Blu and other companies that use a MediaTek processor had. It’s called ADUPS and it was configured to literally harvest your personal data  [Read More…]

With the $50 Barnes & Noble Nook 7 Tablet, you get what you pay for

If all you’re looking for is an e-reader, then maybe $ 50 isn’t that bad. Maybe. Possibly.

The Nook 7 from Barnes & Noble is $ 50. That may be the best thing I have to say about it. It’s not particularly fast. (Or fast at all.) The display isn’t anything to write home about. The software is basically stock Android with BN apps added in.

But if all you’re looking for is an e-reader, then maybe $  [Read More…]

Barnes and Noble and Samsung team up for another e-reader, the Galaxy Tab A Nook

If you’re in the market for an e-reader that can do more than just about any other on the market, Samsung and Barnes and Noble may have just released a tablet that will strike your fancy. The Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK is a 7″ tablet with Barnes and Noble’s custom skin atop to give

Barnes & Noble debut Samsung Galaxy Tab E NOOK

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Barnes & Noble and Samsung on Wednesday announced the latest in a collaborative electronic book reader effort. Specifically, the pair introduced the Samsung Galaxy Tab E NOOK, a $ 250 eReader with a 9.6-inch display.

Available immediately, the tablet runs Android under the hood and features 16GB internal storage with microSD expansion card slot (up to 128GB). The rear houses a 5-megapixel camera while the front offers up a 2-megapixel lens  [Read More…]

Barnes & Noble introduces the Samsung Galaxy Tab E NOOK tablet for $249

Barnes & Noble has partnered with Samsung yet again for another NOOK branded Galaxy tablet, this time the Galaxy Tab E Nook. The 9.6-inch tablet features Samsung’s design combined with NOOK’s reading and entertainment experience, offering you a great way to read with ease and stay productive, wherever you are.

Barnes & Noble, Samsung announce Galaxy Tab S2 Nook

tab s2 nookFresh off a big keynote at IFA, Samsung is still rolling with more announcements. Today Samsung and Barnes & Noble announced the Galaxy Tab S2 Nook, which is essentially a version of Samsung’s latest flagship tablet aimed at the avid reader. The Tab S2 Nook is sporting the same specs as the standard 8-inch Tab S2, but Barnes & Noble has given users a bit more incentive to buy this version. In addition  [Read More…]

Barnes and Noble slashes prices on its Nook tablet lineup

Everyone loves a deal. If you’re in the market for a new tablet, Barnes and Noble may be a seller worth exploring. Entering early into the Android tablet space some years ago, with the release of the Nook Color, Barnes and Noble has seen growth in their content delivery service. Since B&N’s initial foray into the the tablet space, the world’s largest retail book conglomerate has expanded its Nook lineup to include 7 inch and 10 inch variants from Samsung.  [Read More…]

Doing all of your reading through the Nook app

The last major bookstore chain wants to be all things to all people, but it turns out that’s not easy to do.

It’s not uncommon to hear someone refer to their ereader app as being a bookstore on their phone or tablet, but the folks at Barnes & Noble get about as close as you can towards making that statement literal. The Nook app is much more than just an ereader  [Read More…]