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  • May 15, 2013
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Barnes & Noble Nook Media put out a press release this morning touting a new Nook app for iPad and iPhone, but so far as I can tell the app isn’t actually available yet. According to the press release, the Nook app for iPad can now display digital comics with Zoom view, B&N’s own name…

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  • May 10, 2013
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The American book retailer saw its shares climb following reports Microsoft are considering offer to acquire Nook business Shares in America’s biggest books retailer Barnes & Noble climbed nearly 20% yesterday after a report that Microsoft is considering an offer to acquire its Nook business – B&N’s tablet and e-book business and a rival to…

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  • May 10, 2013
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When Techcrunch revealed last night that MS was trying to buy Nook Media, one key detail they mentioned was that Nook Media would get out of ereaders soon and eventually get out of hardware entirely. I think we could be seeing the second (yes, second) sign of that plan coming to pass. A number of…

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  • May 9, 2013
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Microsoft could be getting back into the ebook biz. Techcrunch is reporting today that Microsoft has made an offer to buy out B&N’s controlling interest in Nook Media. According to unnamed documents, MS is willing to put up $1,000,000 to gain control of the beleaguered Nook Media. The docs reportedly reveal that Nook Media plans…

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  • May 8, 2013
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When Apple was awarded a patent on the page turn in late 2012, more than a few bloggers and tech experts rolled their eyes. This common and basic feature seemed both obvious and easy to replicate, so many of us didn’t think it deserved a patent. That’s what I thought, at least, but it wasn’t…

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  • May 6, 2013
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When Barnes & Noble announced Nook Press last month it was a great new platform with clever collaboration, a surprisingly powerful online editor, and other useful features. But as great as it was, Nook Press was lacking one key feature. You couldn’t edit a previously published ebook without losing all the reviews, ratings, and other…

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  • May 6, 2013
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If you’re in the market for an Android tablet then I have some good news for you. Barnes & Noble has just announced a sale on their tablets. If you buy one any time between now and 12 May and you’ll be able to pick up the Nook HD for $150 or the Nook HD+…

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  • May 3, 2013
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It might have taken Barnes  & Noble far longer than any of us would like, but I think they just saved the Nook. B&N has rolled out a new update today that brings Google Play and other Google apps to the Nook HD and Nook HD+. These media devices can now legitimately be called Android…

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  • April 26, 2013
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If you happen to live in NY, Ill., or MA then I am very jealous right now because you have a chance to buy a Nook HD+ for $149. It’s been reported over at MobileRead (and confirmed by a B&N source) that Barnes & Noble is running a special promotion at the moment. A select…

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  • April 10, 2013
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When B&N announced Nook Press earlier today I was thrilled to see that B&N was a step ahead of Amazon. The new online editing and creation tools offered hope that B&N might have the technological ability to go toe to toe with Amazon. But then readers left comments about their experiences in using Nook Press…