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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Nick Bilton over at the NYTimes Bits blog is getting everyone prematurely excited because the FAA told him that they’re thinking about taking a fresh look at regulations that force passengers to turn off electronic devices for taxi, takeoff, and landing. As a semi-frequent traveler, I rejoice in this news, as do many of you […]
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.
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 […]
Yesterday the New York Times published a piece on how Barnes & Noble intends to beat back the looming evil that is Amazon and how publishers are in love with the bookseller for doing so. But one paragraph has tech blogs buzzing: “Barnes & Noble is trying to strike at Amazon with another device. At […]