Microsoft invests $300 million in Barnes & Noble; looks to spin off Nook business

In what may be considered an interesting and somewhat odd move considering past events, Microsoft has announced that they will be investing $300 million into a “strategic partnership” with Barnes & Noble to work on the future of e-reading by creating a whole new subsidiary of Barnes & Noble that will focus on all things […]

Barnes & Noble releases 8GB Nook Tablet for $199

When Barnes & Noble first released the Nook Tablet in November, it had 16GB of storage and a microSD card slot, something that Amazon’s Kindle Fire lacked, but B&N’s slate was $50 more, making the Kindle Fire look a little more attractive, even with only 8GB and no memory card slot. However, Barnes & Noble […]

Barnes & Noble Announces Nook Tablet

Today during their press event, mega-bookstore chain Barnes & Noble announced the successor to their Nook Color. It’s called the Nook Tablet and it’s set to take on Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Just like any successor device, the Nook Tablet picks up where the Nook Color left off. Underneath the 7-inch LG 1024×600 IPS display is […]

Review: Nook Color from Barnes & Noble

The market for small tablets and digital book readers can be fierce in its own ways.  The Nook Color from Barnes & Noble is a combination of these two devices – being an eReader and an Android tablet – but it doesn’t quite excel at either. I am not a big book reader. I do, […]

7 Gifts For Your Special Geek This Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day happening this Sunday, hopefully you have thought ahead and purchased your special someone a gift already.  If you haven’t purchased your Valentine a gift yet, then continuing reading to get some ideas for what to get them this year. E-Book Reader (Him and Her) Chances are that your special someone likes to […]