Kindle Paperwhite Discounted to $99 on Amazon

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Amazon’s flagship ereader, the Kindle Paperwhite, is seeing a limited-time discount down to $99 from it’s normal $119 price tag. The deal applies to both versions of the Paperwhite, with the $99 getting you the model with Special Offers, and $119 getting you the version without Special Offers. Considering this, we’d almost be inclined to just […]

Kindle Sale: $49 for Entry-Level eReader, $99 for Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Sale

Amazon is running a rather unique discount on its Kindle ereaders today, where you can get $20 off on either the entry-level Kindle ereader or the company’s flagship Paperwhite ereader. The promotion suggests trading in your old ereader for a newer Kindle model, and the text reads like it’s a requirement to do so in […]

Kindle Sale Has E-Ink Models Discounted at $20 Off

Kindle Sale

For what we’re assuming is a one-day only Kindle sale (based on past similar sales), Amazon has discounted its entry-level Kindle e-reader down to just $49, which is $20 off the normal $69 price tag. The $49 will get you the Kindle e-reader with Special Offers, meaning that you’ll see advertisements here and there. The […]

Kindle Sale Has Entry-Level eReader for $49

Kindle Sale

For a one-day only Kindle sale, Amazon is discounting its entry-level Kindle ereader for just $49, which is $20 off the normal $69 price tag. The $49 will get you the Kindle ereader with Special Offers, meaning that you’ll see advertisements here and there. Sadly, the model without Special Offers isn’t on sale, so you’ll […]

Kindle Sale Sees Select Models Discounted at 20% Off

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As a part of Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day, the company is holding a one-day-only Kindle sale on select e-readers and tablets, where it is discounting them at 20% off. You’ll be able to grab the entry-level Kindle e-reader for $56, the Kindle Fire HD 16GB for $136, or the Kindle Fire HDX […]

Amazon Kindle Papwerwhite: Backlit, More Paper-like

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Amazon announced its next-generation Kindle and it looks like a huge improvement over the Kindle Touch. The Kindle Paperwhite features a new display that is easier to read, even in the dark. The new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite looks a lot like the Kindle Touch, but the big differentiator is the display. Like its predecessors, the […]

Microsoft Forms ‘Strategic Partnership’ With Barnes & Noble

Microsoft Forms 'Strategic Partnership' With Barnes & Noble

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have put their differences aside and formed a strategic partnership in an effort to take on competitors like Amazon and Apple. Under the agreement, Microsoft will invest $300 million into the company taking a 17.6% stake in a newly spun-off subsidiary. In a presser, that subsidiary is referred to as […]

5 Features The Nook Simple Touch Needs To Beat The Kindle

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Whenever I talk to people about what kind of features they want in an eReader most mention the lack of lighting on the eInk screen. The new Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight solves that issue brilliantly and answers the needs of eBook lovers who curl up with a good book before bed. The Nook Touch […]

Kindle Touch vs Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight

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Taking each of these eReaders’ features and functionality into consideration, which one is best? It depends on what you need and how you read. Read our in-depth comparison between the Amazon Kindle Touch and the Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight to help you decide which one you should buy.

Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight Pre-Orders Start Shipping Now

Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight On

Barnes & Noble reports that those of you who pre-ordered the new Nook with the GlowLight feature should start seeing them in the mail this week. B&N is shipping them ahead of the previously announced schedule which is becoming a theme for the bookseller. The GlowLight won’t hit stores until the beginning of May, so […]

Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight Review

Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight

Barnes and Noble’s new Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight isn’t an all-new, completely re-designed eReader, but it doesn’t need to be. The original Nook Touch remains one of the best eReaders on the market thanks to the comfortable design, simple interface, and speedy performance. Now the bookseller is adding a new feature: GlowLight. This built-in […]

Nook Tablet vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0)

Nook Tablet vs Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

If you read my post comparing the Kindle Fire to the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0, you probably think you know how this particular matchup is going to end. After all, the Nook has many of the same limitations as the Fire, including limited hardware and app selection. However, the Nook has some benefits over the Kindle Fire that make it a better choice for some consumers, even over the Tab 2.

Hands-On: $139 Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight (Video)

Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight

Today Barnes and Noble announced their new Nook eReader, which is strikingly similar to the “old” Nook eReader. The updated model adds a new feature that aims to solve the last major problem with eInk eReaders: you need a light if you want to read in the dark. The new Nook adds a feature dubbed GlowLight which lights up the eInk display with an adjustable, easy-on-the-eyes light that is bright enough to read by but not enough to disturb someone next to you.

Nook Tablet vs. iPad 3rd Gen

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Each tablet has pros and cons based on how and where you plan to use it, how into eReading or media you are, and how much you’re willing to spend. Need help deciding which one is best for you? Read on for comparison of the new iPad and the Nook Tablet.

Face-Off: Kindle Fire vs. Nook Tablet

Nook Tablet vs Kindle Fire

Though the two tablets have a lot in common, once you do a feature by feature break down and comparison it’s clear that they each have strengths that appeal to different people and dealbreaking weaknesses that help consumers decide which to pick. Read our face off to find out which budget tablet is best for you.

It’s Official: $199 8GB Nook Tablet Available Today

Nook Color and Nook Tablet

Looks like the rumor was true. Today a new Nook Tablet went on sale on Barnes & Noble’s website. The 8GB version of their second gen tablet not only has half the internal storage, it also has half the RAM (512MB instead of 1GB). This is a bit ironic since the company touted the original […]

Best eReader Apps for iPhone and iPad

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Book lovers have many choices for reading eBooks on the iPad and iPhone — too many, really. The best eReading apps have comfortable, customizable reading experiences and an easy to use interfaces. There are two contenders for the top spot on iOS: Barnes & Noble’s Nook and Bluefire Reader.

New eReader From China’s Koobe Uses Mirasol Display

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Yesterday, in the midst of my wild speculation about the next Nook, I mentioned that I would dearly love to have such a device with one of Qualcomm’s mirasol displays. You get the benefit of color without the harmful light beaming in your eyes or loss of visibility in direct sunlight. Though mirasol has yet […]