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Barnes and Noble is Breaking up With Nook

Barnes and Noble announced today that they are splitting up with Nook. The divorce could get messy, but they still plan to work together after the separation…for the kids. The analogy may sound a bit weird but that’s pretty much exactly what’s happening. B&N plans to separate their Barnes & Noble Retail business and Nook […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is a Bad Idea for B&N

If you haven’t already heard the big new that every tech website on the web is posting about today, Barnes and Noble has announced that they will be releasing a co-branded tablet with Samsung this August. That in itself isn’t a bad idea for a struggling B&N that has experienced declining tablet sales over the […]

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Nook GlowLight on Sale for $99, But Don’t Get the Clip Cover

This past week Barnes and Noble issued an update for the Nook GlowLight to improve the on-board shopping experience and to add a few new features. Now this week Barnes and Noble is running a sale on the Nook GlowLight to try and get it out into more people’s hands. The Nook GlowLight normally sells […]

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B&N Releases Software Update for Nook GlowLight

Barnes and Noble has started rolling out a firmware update for the latest Nook GlowLight ebook reader. The new software is dated today, 03-31-2014, and the new firmware version is 1.3.1. The update adds a few new features, including an improved shopping experience, better searching, an issue count for list view with Newsstand, and they’ve […]

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10 Free Nook Books – March 29th

Below is a list of free Nook ebooks as of March 29th, 2014. Please note that some of these ebooks are free for a limited-time only and could expire at anytime. Make sure to double-check that they are still free before purchase. Subscribe to The eBook Reader Blog to keep updated on future free ebooks […]

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Rooting Directions for New Nook GlowLight

The smart folks at XDA have done it again. I thought there would be little interest in rooting the new Nook GlowLight since it lacks an SD card slot and doesn’t really offer anything new that the older Nooks don’t have, aside from the improved frontlight and higher resolution screen. But that didn’t stop developers […]

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How to Set Custom Screensavers on Nook GlowLight

Barnes and Noble’s Nook GlowLight doesn’t have as many nifty features as the Kindle or Kobo ereaders, but one thing it does have that those don’t is the ability to easily set custom screensavers. The process is the same as the older Nooks. All you need to do is use the following steps to set […]

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Daily Deals and Freebies: Kindle, Nook, and Kobo

This is the first post of a new daily deals and freebies section that I’ve decided to add to The eBook Reader Blog. Each morning I’ll post a roundup of the daily deal offers for ebooks from Amazon, Kobo, and B&N, along with a couple of hand-picked free ebooks with good reviews. I’ll also include […]

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Kindle and Nook Cyber Monday Deals

Amazon and Barnes and Noble both have some good deals for Cyber Monday. The new 7″ Kindle Fire HDX is marked down by $50 and so is the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight. I decided to post this Cyber Monday update because it’s been a few days since the last Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals post. […]

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B&N Finally Expands Nook Books Internationally to 30 Countries – Sort of

Yesterday Barnes and Noble finally took a big step toward realizing their international expansion plans by opening their ebookstore in 30 new countries around the globe, with support for 21 languages. Up until now the Nook store has only been available to residents of the United States. Then the United Kingdom about one year ago. […]

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