Morning Roundup: Aereo decision disaster for broadcast? Media bias and Amazon

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Why the Aereo Shutdown Will Be a Disaster for Broadcast TV (re/code) But when I finally heard that the Supreme Court had shut down the groundbreaking digital video system, I was amazed by how [...]

Barnes & Noble to split off Nook division

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 25, 2014 // 1 Comment

According to the Wall Street Journal, Barnes & Noble is going to split off Nook into a separate division. Barnes & Noble Inc. said it would pursue a split of its retail and Nook e-reader [...]

Why I won’t buy more Nook books

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
May 29, 2014 // 17 Comments

That’s a serious headline. It’s not intended as click-bait, and I’m not going on a rant about how evil Barnes and Noble is or how I’ll never buy anything from them again. I [...]

Is Barnes & Noble stock underpriced?

By Chris Meadows
May 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Barron’s has an article by Andrew Bary (paywalled; bypass with Google News) suggesting that Barnes & Noble stock is currently badly underpriced. Trading around $18 right now, Bary argues, [...]

Nook vs Amazon: Who knew Nook pricing was so much higher?

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
April 7, 2014 // 8 Comments

During the days covered by the agency pricing settlement, I was buying most of my books from Barnes & Noble because a Nook Color was my primary reading device. Price differences between Nook and [...]

Weekend Roundup: Readmill shutting down. Moving from iPhone to Android and more

By Joanna Cabot
April 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

Nook Android Update Lets Everyone Sample (GoodeReader) According to the Google Play store, Nook has been updated to fix bugs, allow users to browse and sample books without an account and to get deal [...]

Morning Roundup: New update for Nook Glowlight. Publish or perish?

By Joanna Cabot
April 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

School Libraries Adapt or Face Closure in Digital Age (GoodeReader) An article today for The Bookseller highlighted one school library system in the UK, North Yorkshire County, that will be closing [...]

Jeremy Greenfield advocates Nook book sales for B&N salvation

By Paul St John Mackintosh
March 29, 2014 // 2 Comments

Digital Book World‘s Jeremy Greenfield has just penned a very interesting and thought-provoking article over on Forbes. As the answer to the great “what is going to happen to Nook?” [...]

What if Amazon bought Barnes & Noble?

By Chris Meadows
March 14, 2014 // 4 Comments

There’s a peculiar phenomenon by which year-old articles sometimes show up again in news aggregators and social network feeds that for some reason see the month and day part of the date and miss [...]

Barnes & Noble to launch another Nook tablet?

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
February 26, 2014 // 1 Comment

And just when we thought Barnes & Noble was safely on its way to the grave. Third quarter earnings were released today. (Thanks to Baekdal for tweeting the Gigaom article.) According to the [...]

G Asset Management B&N offer may be busted for lowballing

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 25, 2014 // 1 Comment

As readers of Chris Meadows’s report in TeleRead will already know, investment group G Asset Management has offered to buy out Barnes & Noble for around $1.3 billion. Now an announcement [...]

Using an N2A card for KitKat on Nook HD

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
February 23, 2014 // 6 Comments

Last year, when Barnes & Noble announced that Google Play would be available on the Nook HD and HD+, I ran out to buy an HD. I’d loved the form factor and screen resolution, but the lack of [...]

G Asset Management seeks to buy majority share of B&N, or B&N’s Nook subsidiary

By Chris Meadows
February 21, 2014 // 2 Comments

So what are we to make of this? An investment firm, G Asset Management, wants to buy 51% of Barnes & Noble in a deal working out to $22 per share. (Its current share price is $18.) This isn’t [...]

How to format .epub books to display properly on Nook

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
February 19, 2014 // 7 Comments

Do you own a Nook (either tablet or eInk version)? Does it annoy you when you load an .epub to your Nook, and the paragraphs are block style (or even block indented style)? Want to learn to format [...]

What will I do with my Nook Simple Touch now?

By Susan Lulgjuraj
February 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

I wonder if my Nook Simple Touch will become a collector’s item. Most likely, it will just be exactly what it is now – a gadget collecting dust with the battery killed off long ago. I haven’t [...]

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