Barnes and Noble CEO James Daunt is currently using the pandemic in the US and most of his bookstore closures to do remodeling and change the way the stores are designed. For the past few decades all of the book buying was done out of New York and the head office mandated the ways stores were designed. Daunt is remodeling and giving the bookstores a chance to display books and … [Read more...] about New Barnes and Noble CEO is committed to the Nook e-reader
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Barnes and Noble has just published a rare firmware update for many of their Nook e-readers. Software update 52.0.78 is being pushed out and includes a number of bug fixes and enhancements. One of the most notable is author names always showing as their first and last name. This is useful if you like reading ebooks by the same author, it is easier to sort in your library. There … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble issues new update for the Nook
The Barnes and Noble Nook app for Windows 10 has been unavailable to download since April and people who wanted to read ebooks on their PC or tablet, were out of luck. This has all changed, B&N has revised the app, issued a new update and the Windows 10 app is back. It can be installed on PC's, laptops, tablets and 2-in-1's.Since Barnes and Noble was sold to Elliot and … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble Nook for Windows 10 is back
Barnes and Noble had an extensive tablet portfolio. They had their own Nook Tablet 7 and Nook Tablet 10.1, in addition to their deal with Samsung, for a number of Samsung Galaxy Tab for Nook. They also had a number of cases and other accessories. It looks like the bookseller might be getting out of the tablet business altogether and have removed them from their website. The … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble is no longer selling tablets
The Barnes and Noble Book club is a relatively new program. The bookseller has a dedicated Facebook Page where people talk about the book and at the end of the month, the author posts a Q/A the channel, so people can watch it. The page is private, but anyone who applies can get approved. The August pick is the The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue.“The Pull of the Stars is … [Read more...] about The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue is B&N Book Club Pick
The Barnes and Noble Nook e-reader has ebbed and flowed, depending on what executive team was in charge. The company made billions of dollars during the first four years of developing a series of e-readers, tablets and selling ebooks. After the boom period, the bookseller lost hundreds of millions of dollars keeping the Nook division afloat, cutting costs whenever they could. … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble is putting a priority on the Nook
Barnes and Noble pushed out three updates in all of 2019 for the Nook e-reading app for iOS in 2019 and four in 2018. This year, the bookseller seems to be developing new features and software enhancements at regular intervals.This year B&N has already pushed out three updates, twice in March and once in May. The app can now use a barscaner to look at the ISBN number of … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble has been regularly updating Nook for iOS
Barnes and Noble has been running a sales promotion on their latest generation 7.8 inch e-reader, the Nook Glowlight Plus, since April. While 600 retail stores remain closed, they have to sell as many devices as possible and since they are sitting on a huge inventory, it only makes sense to continue to sell them online at a 10% savings. The regular price is $199 and you can … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble Continues to Discount Nook Glowlight PLus
Barnes and Noble launched an official bookclub a year ago. The purpose was for the bookseller to pick one title and people would meet once a once and discuss it. B&N would provide an exclusive edition of the book that includes a special Reading Group Guide and an essay by the author. Customers also received free drinks from the cafe, signups are were done at customer … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble Book Club picks The Vanishing Half
Barnes and Noble might have unceremoniously discontinued their Nook e-reading app for Windows 10. This was the last piece of software the bookseller operated that allows you to read books on your computer. The app has been unavailable to download for the past couple of weeks and if you go to the product listing page, it says it is currently unavailable. It continues to … [Read more...] about Did Barnes and Noble Discontinue Nook for Windows 10?
The Barnes and Noble Nook line of e-readers used to be innovative. They pioneered the modern front-light system with white LED lights and again when they incorporated amber LED's. The Nook was also the first one to the party with a waterproof e-reader. Since those new technologies started to be prevalent in every other commercial e-reader on the market, the Nook has lost some … [Read more...] about Will the New Nook have a Color Screen?