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Posted by on Apr 30, 2012 in Amazon, e-reader, hardware, microsoft, Tablet, tech news | 0 comments

Microsoft and Barnes & Nobles Partnership

Microsoft is investing $300 million into Barnes & Nobles Nook e-reader, to create Barnes & Noble subsidiary.  Microsoft $300 investment will settle the patent lawsuit against Barnes & Noble, that it filed last year.

The subsidiary has yet to be named will bring together the digital and business college of B&N. B&N will own approximately 82.4% and Microsoft will own 17.6%.

This investiment will allow B&N to be more competitive against Amazon’s Kindle and Apple’s iPad.

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Posted by on Jan 30, 2011 in e-reader, tech news | 0 comments

Nook Color Update

Barnes & Noble released software 1.1.0 for the Nook Color.  The update will add improved performance, better Wi-Fi connectivity and browser pinch and zoom feature when accessing the browser.  The software update will be available for automatic download in the next few day or for immediate manual download.  Click Here To Download

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Posted by on Nov 22, 2009 in e-reader | 0 comments

E-Readers Are Hot Christmas Item

If you have the Barnes & Nobles Nook on your Christmas list, you will not receive it for Christmas.  B & N said that the  Nook is sold out until after Jan. 4 2010.

Sony said that some of their e-readers the Daily Edition may not arrive for Christmas.

Amazon Kindles are available for Christmas delivery as of today.  They are now available for Canada delivery, so you may want to place your order soon!!

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