Tag Archives: glowlight
Kindle Paperwhite vs Kobo Glo

How Often Do You Have Your eBook Reader’s Frontlight Turned On?

I’ve noticed something interesting about my ebook reading habits. Ever since the Nook Touch with GlowLight was released, and now that the Kobo Glo and Kindle Paperwhite have come along, I almost always prefer to have the frontlight turned on when reading. The light always seems to make the screen look a little better, even […]

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Rooted Nook Glow

GlowNooter Updated to Root GlowLight Nook Touch with 1.2 Firmware

I noticed over at XDA this morning that the GlowNooter rooting package for the GlowLight Nook Touch was updated last week to work with the new 1.2.x firmware update that Barnes and Noble issued back in November. Ever since the 1.2 firmware update, GlowNooter would freeze up and not complete the rooting process. This is […]

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Nook Software Update

Software Updates for Nook Touches and Nook HD Tablets

Barnes and Noble has started rolling out firmware updates for the Nook Simple Touch, GlowLight Nook Touch, and Nook HD and HD+ tablets. According to B&N, the software update is minor. In fact it’s so minor all they give as a description for the Nook Touch is, “The NOOK Simple Touch Ver1.2.0 update provides minor […]

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Kindle, Kobo, Nook frontlights

Kobo Glo’s Frontlight is Better Than Kindle Paperwhite’s and GlowLight Nook

As I mentioned last week, I was finally able to order a Kobo Glo from Powell’s Books to review. By the way, Powell’s did a great job of getting it out quickly. I ordered it on November 7th and received a shipping notice the next day, and even with the free shipping option it arrived […]

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Kindle Paperwhite vs Nook Touch with GlowLight

Kindle Paperwhite vs Nook Touch with GlowLight Review (Video)

Yesterday in the Kindle Paperwhite video review there was a brief comparison of the Kindle Paperwhite and the GlowLight Nook Touch. Today I decided to put together a full comparison between the two to show the differences in screen lighting and to do a walkthrough of their main features. I also put together these lists […]

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GlowLight Nook Touch

GlowLight Nook Touch Gets $20 Price Drop – Now $119

Witnessing the back and forth between Amazon and Barnes and Noble can be quite entertaining. This time around B&N is dropping the price of their GlowLight Nook Touch by $20, making it the same price as the Kindle Paperwhite. B&N also likes to point out in bold script that a power adapter is included at […]

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Nook Touch UK

Nook Touch and GlowLight Nook Now For Sale in the UK

Barnes and Noble is finally starting to roll out their expansion plans in the United Kingdom (better late than never). The Nook Touch and GlowLight Nook are both available for pre-order from several UK retailers, including Argos, Currys, Blackwell’s, and Foyles, among others. The Nook Touch sells for £79 and the GlowLight Nook sells for […]

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Flex Light eReader Light

Who Will be the Next to Release a Lighted eBook Reader?

Now that Barnes and Noble has released the Nook Touch with GlowLight, which appears to be relatively successful given the fact B&N couldn’t keep them in stock for the first several weeks, the big question is who will be the next to release a similar E Ink ebook reader with a built-in front light? Amazon […]

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