The best e-book app on iPad? Kindle, says one blogger

By Chris Meadows
August 19, 2015 // 2 Comments

For years now, Apple has enforced a click-through requirement on e-book apps on the iPad—they can’t sell the books directly from their app without giving Apple a cut, so they have to send them to [...]

How safe is it to leave Kindles, Kobos and other E Ink devices in the car? Or in the sun for a long time?

By David Rothman
August 18, 2015 // 2 Comments

The word from E Ink is apparently, “Very safe.” The company brags about “Comprehensive environmental robustness based on multi-year investment in sealant methods, moisture protection, UV block [...]

Anderson family to take Books a Million private

By Chris Meadows
July 16, 2015 // 1 Comment

Books a Million is going private. The Anderson family, who already own the majority of BAMM’s shares, have agreed to buy the rest at $3.25 per share—fifty cents over the offer of $2.75 the family [...]

Barnes & Noble taps new CEO as revamped B&N e-commerce site hinders access to e-books

By Chris Meadows
July 2, 2015 // 4 Comments

Earlier today, Fortune reported that Barnes & Noble has tapped Sears Canada CEO Ron Boire to take over as B&N’s CEO. Boire has been the CEO of the struggling Sears Canada for just 10 [...]

Morning Links: Several articles on the future of publishing in 2015

By Joanna Cabot
January 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Simply Producing More Books Isn’t the Answer (Brave New World) It was simple when we only had the physical book. The market was controlled by the shelf space available, the cost of the [...]

Morning Links: Walmart buying Nook? Maybe not. Digital rights

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
December 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

I Wouldn’t Pay Any Attention to the Rumor About Walmart Buying Nook (The Digital Reader) A juicy rumor crossed my desk this evening which is bound to get a lot of attention in the next few days. [...]

Morning Links: Bezos thinks ebooks make industry healthier. Nook trade in program

By Joanna Cabot
December 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

Four Ways Publishers Should Rethink Author Partnerships (Digital Book World) It’s an argument we’ve heard before: publishers must take a fresh look at their partnerships with authors, lest they [...]

Barnes & Noble Sync UP pairs ebooks with print – for a price

By Paul St John Mackintosh
November 16, 2014 // 2 Comments

Barnes & Noble has introduced another service to lever off its bricks-and-mortar presence into greater ebook market share with the rollout of B&N Sync Up, which offers ebook pairings with a [...]

Barnes & Noble removes ability to download its e-books outside of the Nook ecosystem

By Chris Meadows
September 18, 2014 // 6 Comments

I’m hesitant to believe this story Nate’s reporting, even after clicking the links and reading the sources for myself. How could anyone in the modern e-book market be this dumb? But the writing [...]

Morning Roundup: People still love their Sony eReaders. Charting Nook’s decline

By Joanna Cabot
September 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

A Case for Old-School Values is a Click-Driven Journalism Landscape (Media Shift) I’d argue though that the smartest bets in media are going to be companies that fulfill the best values of [...]

Morning Links: Roundup of new Nook reviews. Apple working on payment system

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
September 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Roundup: Galaxy Tab 4 Nook Reviews (The Digital Reader) Unfortunately for both B&N and for potential buyers, there weren’t very many blogs interested in writing a review for this tablet. I only [...]

(Brief) Hands on with the new Samsung Galaxy Tab Nook

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
August 20, 2014 // 2 Comments

I wandered over to my local Barnes & Noble to play with the Samsung Galaxy Tab Nook and see what I thought. Nate at The Digital Reader actually bought one, so if you have questions or want to [...]

Morning Roundup: Evolution of the Nook. Reddit book recommendations in a bookstore

By Joanna Cabot
August 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Evolution of the Barnes & Noble Nook– in Pictures (GoodeReader) Today, we are going to take down memory lane and look at every single model they ever released and talk about important [...]

Barnes & Noble and Google – an Amazon-beating combo?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
August 7, 2014 // 1 Comment

A widely quoted report in the New York Times details a partnership between Barnes & Noble and Google to create a same-day book delivery service utilizing Google Shopping Express. According to the [...]

Morning Roundup: Amazon expands Same Day Delivery. Nook Glowlight now in UK

By Joanna Cabot
August 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Barnes & Noble Launches Nook Glowlight in UK (GoodeReader) Barnes and Noble has just launched their Nook Glowlight e-Reader in the UK for £89. It will be available this week at Argos, Currys/PC [...]

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