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Barnes & Noble is back with a new waterproof Nook
Barnes & Noble is back with a new waterproof Nook
Barnes & Noble has surprisingly announced a new version of their once popular Nook GlowLight e-reader. The new GlowLight Plus has a new slimmer ...... 21 Oct 2015
Amazon makes Kindle Paperwhite available in 175 countries
Amazon makes Kindle Paperwhite available in 175 countries
Amazon has announced that its latest e-reader is now available to 175 countries. The Kindle Paperwhite, which includes a backlit-screen for ...... 25 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
Nook Simple Touch price drops to $79
Nook Simple Touch price drops to $79
Barnes & Noble has made a permanent price cut to its popular Nook Simple Touch e-reader. The e-reader will sell for $79 now, matching its ...... 08 Dec 2012 - 5 comments
Amazon discontinues the original Kindle Touch
Amazon discontinues the original Kindle Touch
Amazon has discontinued the original Kindle Touch today, choosing to focus on its new Paperwhite model instead. The $99 Touch is no longer ...... 23 Oct 2012
Amazon Kindle DX discontinued
Amazon Kindle DX discontinued
Amazon has discontinued its least popular Kindle, the over-sized DX. The DX had a large 9.7-inch screen and is now only available through ...... 16 Oct 2012 - 1 comment
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite sells out
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite sells out
Amazon has already sold out of their latest e-reader, the Kindle Paperwhite. The device's page now reads "four to six weeks delivery," meaning ...... 03 Oct 2012 - 3 comments
Barnes & Noble drops price of Simple Touch with GlowLight
Barnes & Noble drops price of Simple Touch with GlowLight
Barnes & Noble has dropped the price of their Simple Touch with GlowLight to match up with the new ad-subsidized Amazon Kindle Paperwhite. ...... 29 Sep 2012
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite delayed due to strong demand
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite delayed due to strong demand
Amazon has said today that any new orders (as of this morning) of the new Kindle Paperwhite will be delayed. The new e-reader with a backlight ...... 25 Sep 2012 - 1 comment
Amazon to launch Kindle in Japan next month?
Amazon to launch Kindle in Japan next month?
The Japanese Nikkei is reporting that Amazon will bring its Kindle e-reader to Japan this year, as soon as next month potentially. Amazon ...... 23 Sep 2012
Wal-Mart will no longer sell Amazon Kindle devices
Wal-Mart will no longer sell Amazon Kindle devices
Wal-Mart, the largest retailer in the world, has announced it will no longer sell the Amazon Kindle e-readers or Kindle Fire tablets. After ...... 21 Sep 2012 - 14 comments
Amazon clearing out Kindle inventory
Amazon clearing out Kindle inventory
It appears that Amazon is preparing for a new line of Kindle devices, as current generation tablets and e-readers are disappearing from their ...... 12 Aug 2012 - 1 comment
Will Amazon delay new Kindle shipments?
Will Amazon delay new Kindle shipments?
According to sources, Amazon may have to delay shipments of its upcoming generation of Kindle devices. Apparently, mass production is being ...... 13 Jul 2012 - 1 comment
Amazon to expand digital store to Brazil
Amazon to expand digital store to Brazil
Amazon will expand their popular digital ecosystem to Brazil in the fourth quarter, reports Reuters. The company itself was named after Brazil's ...... 01 Jul 2012
B&N unveils Nook e-reader that can be read in the dark
B&N unveils Nook e-reader that can be read in the dark
Barnes & Noble has introduced a new version of the Nook e-reader that will have a glow in the dark screen, allowing for night time and dark room reading. ...... 13 Apr 2012 - 7 comments
'Harry Potter' official ebooks now available on Pottermore
'Harry Potter' official ebooks now available on Pottermore
The popular franchise is now available in multiple formats from Pottermore. Five years after the release of the last novel and almost a year ...... 27 Mar 2012 - 2 comments
Barnes & Noble releases Nook Simple firmware update to fix issues
Barnes & Noble releases Nook Simple firmware update to fix issues
Barnes & Noble has released another software update for the Nook Touch Simple, one that should fix any Wi-Fi issues. Owners of the popular ...... 13 Mar 2012
Amazon also selling new $79 Kindle at loss
Amazon also selling new $79 Kindle at loss
Amazon, who is losing at least $10 on every Kindle Fire sold, appears to also be losing money on every $79 Kindle they are selling. According ...... 11 Nov 2011 - 4 comments
15 percent of Americans own e-readers, many more want
15 percent of Americans own e-readers, many more want
According to the latest poll from Harris Interactive, 15 percent of Americans currently own an e-reader while at least another 15 percent want ...... 08 Oct 2011
Amazon has reportedly pre-sold 250,000 Kindle Fire tablets
Amazon has reportedly pre-sold 250,000 Kindle Fire tablets
If figures reportedly leaked from Amazon are accurate, Amazon has already received pre-orders for at least 250,000 Kindle Fire tablets. Previously ...... 05 Oct 2011 - 3 comments
Amazon's updated e-reader is just $79, touchscreen version for $99
Amazon's updated e-reader is just $79, touchscreen version for $99
Amazon has embarked on a voyage to control the entire e-reader market. The company has unveiled the Kindle Touch e-reader for $99, a full ...... 28 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
Guide to managing your e-books with Calibre
Guide to managing your e-books with Calibre
According to new figures from Pew Internet Research, e-reader ownership is moving at a blistering pace. E-reader ownership among U.S. adults ...... 12 Jul 2011 - 1 comment
Google launches first e-reader, iriver Story HD
Google launches first e-reader, iriver Story HD
Google has launched their first e-reader this week, via a partnership with iriver. The iriver Story HD will go on sale on Sunday at $140, ...... 12 Jul 2011 - 3 comments
Barnes & Nobles giving away tons of freebies to anyone who switches to a Nook
Barnes & Nobles giving away tons of freebies to anyone who switches to a Nook
Barnes & Noble, the proud owners of the highest-rated dedicated e-reader, ever, are giving users even more incentive to pick up a new Nook. ...... 04 Jul 2011 - 1 comment
New Nook is now highest rated e-reader
New Nook is now highest rated e-reader
Consumer Reports has reported today that the new Nook Simple Touch Reader is their highest-rated e-ink e-reader, ever, ahead of Amazon's market ...... 17 Jun 2011 - 3 comments
Barnes & Noble unveils new Nook with e-ink touchscreen
Barnes & Noble unveils new Nook with e-ink touchscreen
Barnes & Noble has unveiled its latest e-reader today at a special launch event. The device will be smaller (about the size of a paperback ...... 24 May 2011
B&N to launch Honeycomb tablet/e-reader on May 24th?
B&N to launch Honeycomb tablet/e-reader on May 24th?
Speaking to investors this week, Barnes & Noble has announced that it will reveal a new tablet or e-reader on May 24th, with many speculating ...... 06 May 2011
Amazon to sell ad-subsidized $114 Kindle reader
Amazon to sell ad-subsidized $114 Kindle reader
Amazon has announced today it will begin selling an ad-subsidized Kindle reader for $114, a full $25 discount off the regular price for the ...... 12 Apr 2011 - 6 comments
Nook Color update will bring apps, Flash
Nook Color update will bring apps, Flash
Barnes & Noble has revealed today that an upcoming software update in April will turn the Nook Color e-reader into a tablet, adding Flash and apps. ...... 25 Mar 2011
Nook e-reader is Barnes & Noble's best-selling item, ever
Nook e-reader is Barnes & Noble's best-selling item, ever
Barnes & Noble has followed Amazon's recent Kindle announcement by claiming that the Nook e-reader is their best-selling item, ever, just like ...... 02 Jan 2011 - 4 comments
Nook Color rooted, can now run Amazon Kindle app
Nook Color rooted, can now run Amazon Kindle app
BlogKindle has posted instructions on how to root the new Nook Color e-reader, opening up the device to Android apps like the Amazon Kindle application. ...... 31 Dec 2010
Latest Kindle is Amazon's best-selling device, ever
Latest Kindle is Amazon's best-selling device, ever
Amazon has said today that the latest Kindle has become the best-selling item on the site, ever. Without disclosing numbers, Amazon says ...... 28 Dec 2010 - 2 comments
Sony Reader line selling out, everywhere
Sony Reader line selling out, everywhere
Sony has noted today that their 'Reader' line of e-readers is selling out, worldwide, with supply dwindling for some models. The company's ...... 19 Dec 2010 - 6 comments
     

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