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Barnes & Noble announces new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK

on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

This post is sponsored by Barnes & Noble. This morning in New York City’s Union Square Store, Barnes & Noble & Samsung announced a historic partnership releasing the newest and latest Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 NOOK®. This new tablet provides the best of both worlds – a well designed technology backend and the excellent NOOK®Read More…


Livrada – Gift Cards for eBook Readers

on Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

Giving someone a gift card is super convenient way to let them know you care by giving them a gift. They are easy to buy don’t require you to wrap them. Now you can give someone the gift of your favorite book. Livrada is an eBook gift card service that has teamed up with TargetRead More…


Read Your Nook Library from Any Browser with Nook for Web

on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

Yesterday, Barnes & Noble introduced Nook for Web, “an innovative and free new browser experience that offers readers the ability to explore the hottest digital titles and bestselling books right from their computer – no sign-in, software download or NOOK account required to begin reading” on their PC or Mac.  With the Nook Cloud service,Read More…


Sakroots Artist Circle E-Reader Case

on Thursday, December 29th, 2011
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

Sakroots is the name for a line of accessories from The Sak handbag company.  Shown here is the Artist Circle E-Reader Case for Kindle, Kindle Touch, and the Nook Simple Touch.  These fabric cases are made of coated canvas, trimmed with polyurethane, and lined with polyester.  The case closes with a zipper, and all hardwareRead More…


The Nook Simple Touch Reader

on Monday, July 4th, 2011

I have been a long-time Sony Reader fan. I loved my PRS-500, and jumped at the chance to get a PRS-700 for its promise of a built-in light. Turns out the light was not so great a feature, but I quickly became addicted to the touch screen. I have been hoping that Sony would updateRead More…


M-Edge Launches Nook Color Accessories

on Monday, March 14th, 2011
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

M-Edge has announced several Nook Color accessories that will be available through the M-Edge online store, as well as Best Buy stores. These new accessories include resized and updated versions of their Executive, GO!, Latitude, and Trip Jackets, as well as sleeves and bookstands for the popular Barnes & Noble eBook Reader. Prices range fromRead More…


Barnes & Noble NOOKcolor Unveiled

on Tuesday, October 26th, 2010
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

Barnes & Noble just announced the next version of their Nook eBook reader. It’s the NOOKcolor. It has a 7″ 1024 x 600 color display. However, unlike the original Nook, the entire display is touch enabled. It’s also interesting to note that the display is 169 dpi. By comparison the iPad is 132, iPhone 3gsRead More…


JAVOedge Says Hello to Spring with B&N Nook Sleeve Cases

on Thursday, April 8th, 2010
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

If the chirping birds and blooming flowers have you feeling happy that Spring is here, your Barnes & Noble Nook eBook reader can join in on the fun with new JAVOedge JAVOedge Poppy Sleeve Cases. JAVOedge is currently offering three Poppy inspired prints in Sky Blue, Sunny Yellow, Tangerine Red at a price of $34.95Read More…


JAVOedge releases new covers for the B&N Nook and Amazon Kindle 2

on Thursday, March 4th, 2010
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

JAVOedge has just released their new Spring line up of colorful cases for the Barnes & Noble Nook and Amazon Kindle 2 eBook Readers. They are offering faux Crocodile, cork pattern, floral, tweed and classic leather book style and flip style covers for both devices. The covers are available now through Amazon and prices varyRead More…


Lyra Book Light Case for B&N Nook

on Friday, February 19th, 2010
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

Barnes and Noble has announced the Lyra Book Light case for the Nook in their online store.  The cover is made of polyurethane, and uses a polycarbonate clip mechanism to hold the Nook in place.  The LED light assembly is made of aluminum and plated chrome.  Three AAA batteries are required, and they fit intoRead More…


Third Party Barnes & Noble nook eBook Reader Accessories Start Appearing

on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

JAVOedge of Seattle, WA has just announced several Barnes & Noble nook eBook reader cases that are available for sale. The sleeve case that you see in the image above is their Croc sleeve which is made of leather and embossed to resemble crocodile skin. They are also offering oak and ash hardwood style sleevesRead More…

Nook Gets a Firmware Update and Now I Can Recommend It

on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

When I reviewed the nook eBook reader last week,  I concluded the review by saying that I couldn’t make up my mind if I liked or disliked the device and that I couldn’t recommend it until the performance issues were resolved. Last night Janet asked me if my nook had received the firmware update. IRead More…


Barnes & Noble nook eBook Reader Review

on Monday, December 14th, 2009
Posted in: eBook Readers, Reviews

The era of the eBook reader is now upon us. Two years ago the Sony PRS-500 eBook Reader came out to little attention. At that time, a lot of people said that eBooks would never catch on. When Amazon released their first generation Kindle, people showed more interest, but not enough to contradict the eBookRead More…


My first impressions of the Nook have nothing to do with the Nook

on Wednesday, December 9th, 2009
Posted in: eBook Readers

Those of you that have been keeping score know that I was pretty ticked off when I received an email from Barnes & Noble last week letting me know that my pre-ordered Nook would not arrive on December 1st as promised. I’m happy to say that they did deliver on their 2nd promise of DecemberRead More…


Barnes and Noble is making me grumpy

on Monday, November 30th, 2009
Posted in: eBook Readers

I pre-ordered the Nook ebook reader within a day or so after they were officially announced on October 20th. For over a month now, the expected ship date on my order status page has been 11/30th. That’s today in case you haven’t checked the calendar All day I’ve been keeping an eye on that orderRead More…


The “Kindle Killer” is here – Barnes & Noble’s Nook

on Tuesday, October 20th, 2009
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

Today Barnes & Noble finally unveiled their foray into the eReader world that Sony and Amazon have thus far been dominating with the Nook.  At first glance, it looks suspiciously similar to a Kindle and does have many of the same features–instant ebook downloads, $9.99 best sellers,  E ink display, in text dictionary, and wirelessRead More…