Thoughts Before Microsoft’s Big Announcement


I’m guessing somewhere in Los Angeles there are a lot of Microsoft executives experiencing quite a bit of anxiety this morning. I know the feeling. I once sat and cringed during an opening night curtain speech for a show I directed when the producer making the speech told the audience that the show was going […]

Nook Tablet Features and Release Date Revealed Ahead of Launch

Nook Tablet

We’re fairly certain that Barnes and Noble will be announcing a new Nook Color on November 7th but just in case you hate surprises, Engadget has spilled the beans on what to expect from the company’s competitor to the Amazon Kindle Fire. In addition to its guts, we now have a unofficial release date to […]

First Google eBooks Reader Set to Launch


With the tablet market (or, as some would call it, the iPad market) getting most of the attention, it’s easy to forget about the eReader wars. The Kindle is still the most famous, but Barnes & Noble’s recent reboot of the Nook (along with the tablet hybrid Nook Color) has been turning a lot of heads as […]

Barnes And Noble Launching Nook Color 3G on May 24th?

Barnes and Noble Invite

Barnes and Noble has apparently begun sending out invitations for an event taking place in New York City later this month, May 24th to be exact, and there is speculation that the company could be announcing a 3G version of their popular Android-based e-reader, the Nook Color. Right now, Barnes and Noble only offers a […]

New Nook E-Ink E-Reader Coming Later This Month?


There’s been chatter that Barnes & Noble is getting ready to introduce a second-generation e-ink-based Nook electronic reader to replace the original Nook. The new e-ink reader would be released help Barnes & Noble better compete against Amazon’s Kindle 3, which offers a newer, better electronic ink display that’s even easier on the eyes with […]

Nook Color 1.2 Update Fiasco Advice and 2nd Update

Nook Color 1.2 Running Amazon Kindle and More

A full day after the infamous Nook Color 1.2 software update and a few people are still having some issues. Fortunately, most are like me – fully updated and back to normal. But for those who are not, it is quite frustrating, especially if you have gotten used to using and loving the Nook Color […]

Nook Color Best Selling Non-iPad Tablet


Is the Barnes & Noble Nook Color Android-based dedicated color e-reading tablet the best selling tablet in North America outside of Apple’s iPad? This seems to be the case according to a report by DigiTimes, which says that the versatile and easily rooted and hackable tablet has managed to garner “over 50% of the iPad-like […]

Nook Color Now Also ‘Kindle’ Color with Latest Hack


The Nook Color is Barnes & Noble’s curated e-reading tablet experience running on top of the Android operating system and with a 7-inch color capacitive touchscreen. The hack requires users to root their device, essentially jailbreaking the Barnes & Noble Android experience, and then installing Android Market, the official Google app store for Android devices. […]