Barnes & Noble’s Nook Media has updated its Nook for iOS app, bringing comic books to iPad and iPhone users. The update adds access to buy more than 8,000 comics and graphic novels from Nook. The app now features Nook’s Zoom View tool...Show More Summary
Last week, rumors were circulating that Microsoft was gearing up to buy out Barnes& Noble’s Nook business in what could have been a $1 billion deal. Insider Monkey is reporting that this story is false and that the story was “nothing...Show More Summary
Looking for a literary Mother’s Day gift? Fill your mom’s iPad, Kindle, Nook or other eReader with classic eBooks about mothers. Below, w e’ve linked to a collection of the most popular fiction about mothers in Project Gutenberg. These...Show More Summary
TechCrunch broke the surprising news that Microsoft might be considering a $1 billion for Barnes & Noble’s Nook Media business. AppNewser has more about the bookseller’s history with Microsoft: he Washington-based technology company...Show More Summary
Microsoft is considering offering Barnes & Noble $1 billion to buyout the Nook Media business, an asset that the Washington-based technology company already has a 16.8% stake in, according to a report in TechCrunch. Microsoft would redeem...Show More Summary
Microsoft already has a stake in Nook Media, and now it is reportedly seeking to buy out the entire company. In Nook, Microsoft sees a shot at competing against Amazon and Apple -- in a way it might not be able to do from scratch.
Barnes & Noble’s Nook Media is bringing Google Play to its Nook HD devices. Previously you could only access Google’s Android marketplace on the Nook through workarounds. Now customers have direct access to the Android store which offers more than 700,000 apps, millions of songs and movies & TV shows. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble has introduced a new two-for-one eBook promotion called the Nook Book Two-for-One Weekends in which customers can get free copies of select eBooks when they buy an eBook. Beginning this weekend, customers visiting any...Show More Summary
Happy birthday, William Shakespeare! To celebrate, we’ve rounded up free copies of the 30 most popular works by the great author on Project Gutenberg. Follow the links below to download for your Kindle, iPad, Nook or other digital reading...Show More Summary
Pinterest is now available in Barnes & Noble’s Nook app store. The app will come preloaded on Nook devices along with Twitter and Facebook apps. Existing owners can download the Pinterest app for free from the Nook Store. “PinterestShow More Summary
1. Barnes & Noble relabels PubIt! as Nook Press, adds web-based publishing tool (Engadget) 2. Turow on the slow death of the American author (NYT) 3. How Kobo kicked Google's butt (Digital Book World) 4. "Next time, I'll self-publish" (Indie Reader) 5. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble has rebranded its self-publishing platform, PubIt!, as Nook Press, and is offering some new features intended to make self-publishing faster and easier. The platform is only available to authors in the U.S.
Barnes & Noble has launched a new self-publishing program called NOOK Press. Independent authors who used the bookseller’s PubIt! platform need to switch to the new platform. If you want to see what sign-up entails, watch the video embedded above–you can follow the same sign up process at the NOOK Press sign up page. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble has relaunched its self-publishing arm as NOOK Press. The bookseller has told authors using the PubIt! program that they need to sign up for a NOOK Press account. The new tools were designed through a partnership with FastPencil. Show More Summary
In a new book, former Kindle exec Jason Merkoski examines where e-reading platforms are now and how they could change in the future. If you're looking for secrets about Jeff Bezos, though, you're in the wrong place.
Barnes & Noble said today that Nook developers will be able to add an in-app purchase feature to apps sold on Nook devices beginning in the first half of April. Apple and Google Play already offer this kind of tool, in which app developers...Show More Summary
Nook Media, Barnes & Noble’s digital publishing business, is offering a pretty good deal on its tablet. For a limited time, if you purchase a Nook HD+ tablet, you will get a free Nook Simple Touch device, the company’s $79 eInk eReader. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble is running a weeklong promotion: Customers who buy a Nook HD+ tablet (starting at $269) will get a Nook Simple Touch e-reader ($79) for free.
The great novelist Philip Roth turned 80 years old today. To celebrate his birthday, we’ve linked to a long list of free eBooks that inspired his long career as a novelist–follow the links below to download for your Kindle, Nook, iPad...Show More Summary
To help GalleyCat readers celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, we’ve collected a long list of free books you can download for your Kindle, Nook, iPad or other digital reader. Our picks include everything from great Irish literature to classic folklore. Show More Summary