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B&N Updates Nook App for iPad and iPhone

Barnes and Noble has finally updated their Nook App for iOS devices. It’s been almost a full year since the last update, so better late than never, I guess. The new software version 4.0.0 adds support for iOS 8, Apple’s latest mobile operating system. It was released 3 months ago so it’s about time B&N […]

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Is Walmart Going to Buy B&N’s Nook Division?

There’s an article over on TheStreet.com from last week about how Walmart should buy Barnes and Noble’s struggling Nook division. It’s no secret that Barnes and Noble’s Nook business has been on a steady decline since 2012, and so far B&N has been unable to find anyone willing to shell out enough cash to unload […]

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B&N Buys Microsoft’s Nook Share; Nook Splitting off August 2015

Barnes and Noble’s struggling Nook division has been widely publicized over the past few years. Microsoft invested over 600 million dollars in Barnes and Noble’s Nook Media division in 2012. Now that’s looking like a pretty awful investment decision on Microsoft’s part. Today it was announced that Barnes and Noble is buying out Microsoft’s 16.8% […]

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Nook Trade In

Trade In an Old Nook for $30 Credit Toward Galaxy Tab Nook

Barnes and Noble has opened the doors on a new Nook trade in program from now through January 17th that lets customers trade in an old Nook for $30 off the price of a Nook-branded Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablet. There are a couple of significant points about the promotion. First, B&N is only accepting […]

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Nook Audiobooks

B&N Launches Nook Audiobooks App, Comes With 2 Free Audiobooks

Barnes and Noble has announced the release of a new audiobook app for Android phones and tablets called NOOK Audiobooks. B&N claims that their audiobook catalog consists of over 50,000 titles, with free samples available on a wide selection of them. B&N is emphasizing a no-commitment type of selling environment, unlike Audible.com’s monthly subscription plans […]

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B&N Drops Nook GlowLight to $99; Weekend Sale on Nook Galaxy Tablets

Barnes and Noble released a press release today announcing a permanent price drop on the Nook GlowLight and a weekend sale on Nook Galaxy tablets. The Nook GlowLight turned one year old this month. Since its release it has sold for $119, the same price as the base Kindle Paperwhite. As of November 21st, the […]

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BN Sync Up

B&N Offering $5 eBooks with the Purchase of Paperbacks

Barnes and Noble has introduced a new promotion called B&N Sync Up where they are giving customers the option to buy the ebook copy of a book for $4.99 when purchasing the paperback version. The deal is being offered at Barnes and Noble retail stores only; you don’t get the same deal when purchasing books […]

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Nook Magazines

OverDrive Partners with Nook to Bring Digital Magazines and Newspapers to Libraries

Soon library patrons throughout the United States and United Kingdom will be able to access hundreds of digital magazines and newspapers for free through public libraries using the OverDrive platform. Today OverDrive and Nook Media announced that they’ve collaborated to start a new partnership that will bring the most popular digital magazines and newspapers from […]

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Nook for PC

How to Download Nook eBooks Now That B&N has Removed the Option

It looks like B&N is intent on ticking off what little Nook customers they have left. Lots of reports are coming out online, and in Barnes and Noble’s own Nook support forum, about how B&N has removed the option to download Nook ebooks to a computer for backup from their website. Many people are reacting […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

First Look at Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook (Videos)

Earlier today Barnes & Noble unveiled their new co-branded tablet with Samsung, called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. Ever since the partnership was first announced, we knew that B&N would be using Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 4 hardware, the big question was what would B&N do to customize the software. After watching some hands-on YouTube […]

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