Nook Video: Now Playing on iPhone & Android

Nook Video on the Apple iPad

Users who’ve heavily invested in Barnes & Noble’s Nook media experiences now have a wealth of new devices to use instead of their Nook Tablet or Nook HD. Starting today, users can download Nook Video for iPhone, iPad and any device running Google’s Android operating system. The application is free of charge, and acts as […]

Barnes and Noble To Stop Making Nook Tablets


Barnes & Noble, makers of the Nook family of Android tablets, has announced that it will discontinue production of its own devices this year. The announcement, which came as part of the company’s quarterly earnings report seems to indicate that it’ll be exiting the tablet market sooner than planned because of the losses the division […]

Barnes & Noble Adds Google Play Store to Nook HD and Nook HD+

nook hd with google play store and apps

The Barnes & Noble Nook HD and Nook HD+ will now include the Google Play Store. Previously, the Nook devices only offered a proprietary app store from Barnes & Noble, which limited the usefulness of the devices to consumers. This shift in strategy adds a larger supply of content to a nice piece of hardware […]

Android Tablet Usage Increases, Still Far Behind iPad


A new study from online advertising network Chikita says that Android tablet usage is slowly gaining on iPad usage. Chikita uses data from its large ad network to see how popular different devices are on the web. According to the company’s numbers from January 2013 the iPad is still the clear leader in web usage, […]

iPad Mini vs. Nexus 7 vs. Kindle Fire HD vs. Nook HD: Flaws & Fixes

iPad mini Kindle Fire HD Nexus 7 Nook HD flaws

The iPad mini, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD and Barnes & Noble Nook HD are the top 7-inch tablets on the market, but for all they do well consumers aren’t completely satisfied. Tech Q&A site FixYA shares the top complaints and fixes for the most popular 7-inch tablets to help users pick the right tablet […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2012: Best Tablets


Like the smartphone market, the tablet market at the end of 2012 is chock full of options making shopping for one particularly difficult shoppers this holiday season. From the Apple iPad to the plethora of Android powered tablets, shoppers have a vast array of tablet options to pick up for loved ones or for themselves […]

5 Best iPad Mini Alternatives


Earlier this week, Apple sent out invitations for an event set to take place in San Jose on October 29th. The invite did not reveal exactly what Apple has planned for the event but the company is widely expected to announce a new iPad tablet, the 7.85-inch iPad Mini. However, the iPad Mini won’t be […]