Classic books that were banned is this week’s theme.
If you are a proud Nook owner, you can take your Nook to any Barnes and Noble retail store to get access to the free exclusive content listed below. Just tap the “shop” icon to bring up the in-store promotions. Each week the “More in Store” is updated and each new feature is available for […]
Amazon got the jump on the new Pearl screens from E Ink with the release of the Graphite Kindle DX and the new WiFi-equipped Kindle 3. In fact, that’s one of Amazon’s major selling points: 50% improved contrast! 10:1 contrast ratio! Buy now! Although we were all expecting Amazon’s next Kindle to have a color […]
Now that Amazon has introduced the Kindle WiFi, a.k.a. the Kindle 3, to compete with the Barnes and Noble Nook WiFi, let’s take a look at Kindle WiFi vs Nook WiFi to determine which is the best ebook reader to choose. The good news is that you can’t go wrong with either, they’re two of […]
Getting back into the news, Barnes and Noble issued a press release today announcing that they will be creating 1,000 square-foot Nook boutiques in retail stores to “accommodate this rapidly growing segment of Barnes & Noble’s business”. Details from the press release: The 1,000 square-foot boutiques will feature demonstration tables and multiple operating NOOK devices […]
We all knew the Barnes and Noble ebook application for Android was coming sooner or later, and now it’s officially available for download from the Android Marketplace. Instead of calling it the “eReader” app for Android, as B&N refers to all their other apps, they’ve decided to call it Nook for Android. In fact, the […]
Barnes and Noble’s PR department is working hard this week. 3 press releases in 5 days. This time B&N has announced a new weekly promotion for free classic ebooks. Normally, Barnes and Noble’s classic ebooks cost $1.99. They are the same public domain titles that you can get elsewhere for free, but B&N, like most […]
Before you buy a newspaper or magazine subscription for your Kindle, Nook, Sony, or other ebook reader, you should try using Calibre’s news fetch feature first. While reviewing the Graphite Kindle DX this past week, I download the Kindle Edition of USA Today and compared it to Calibre’s free version—the results were surprising. First off, […]