There's a lot to be said for being first. Barnes & Noble beat the competition to the punch with the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight -- an e-reader with built-in front lighting. And though we busted the company's chops with regards to its claims of keeping marriages together, the feature really did...
The new $119 Nook Simple Touch GlowLight keeps up with its contemporaries with an updated display. But it also goes one step further when it comes to refreshing pages and making the device easier to hold.
As a ketchup bottle once famously said: Good things take time (we're paraphrasing here, of course). Roughly a year and a half ago, Barnes and Noble made its top-notch Nook Simple Touch even better, with the addition of GlowLight. Before the end of the year, however, the company had been outdone by...
Bookworms in the UK tired of smuggling flashlights to bed might want to take another look at the Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight. After all, you can get one for £49 now that Barnes & Noble has slashed £20 off its retail price -- that's far, far lower than the amount people had to pay at launch. Show More Summary
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It was around this time year that Amazon showed off the Paperwhite at an event in a Santa Monica airplane hangar, debuting a front-lit display technology that would blow the months-old Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight out of the water. Show More Summary
Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. Does our own self-professed book collector Dan Cooper need an e-reader? No, but he might get one anyway. Show More Summary
The awkwardly named Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight now undercuts both Amazon and Kobo's backlit e-readers.
Looking for a new e-reader? Barnes & Noble is trying to get your attention. The bookseller has knocked a solid $20 off the price of its Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight reader, underselling its competitors by the same amount. This is...Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble has finally slashed the price of its moribund Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight to $99. The entire eBook reader industry received a fatal blow when Amazon launched its Kindle Fire, a fairly impressive tablet at $199. All...Show More Summary
Best Buy's deal of the day is Barnes and Noble's NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight for only $80. That's $30 off the next best offer and perhaps more importantly, $40 less than Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite (with ads). Read more...
Time to pick the winner for the Hanukkah Extravaganzah, part the seventh giveaway. The winner of a nook Simple Touch with GlowLight is Amber R who really likes the covers that look like books. Congratulations, Amber R. Please email me...Show More Summary
It's been a long awaited launch, but this week Barnes & Noble's Nook eReader range has finally come to UK shores. Both the Nook Simple Touch and Nook Simple Touch Glowlight with built-in lights are on sale now for...
Nook Simple Touch Glowlight (the "with" is omitted from the device's UK name) is now available in the UK, Barnes & Noble has announced. The regular Nook Simple Touch (sans Glowlight) costs £79 (about $127), while the Glowlight variant...Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble's arrival in the UK has been so well-telegraphed, you might be surprised to learn that today's the day the units actually launch. You'll be able to pick up a Nook Simple Touch or awkwardly-titled Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight from retailers such as John Lewis, Sainsbury's and on the company's new Nook.co.uk site. Show More Summary
Barnes & Noble's Simple Touch with Glowlight was here long before Amazon's glow-in-the-dark offering, and has found its way onto plenty of your nightstands. We thought it was great, except wishing it was cheaper and had 3G, and since the company has remedied the former if not the latter gripe. Show More Summary
Backlit screen casts Kindle into the shade? Review It’s not hard to imagine how Barnes & Noble’s Nook Simple Touch initial design meeting went. Assorted hardware engineers, industrial designers and marketing types assemble to examine Amazon’s Kindle Touch and work out how they can make something better.…
When I first heard about the Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight (NSTG), I thought "Finally! An e-ink device that doesn't require an additional light source in the dark". I was tempted to buy one, despite the fact that I already own a Kobo Touch, a Kindle Touch, and a Nook Simple Touch (sans Glowlight). I [...]
For those who like to stay up late reading in bed and don't want to wake their partner -- or just like to read in dimly lit spots -- Amazon and Barnes & Noble have two backlit e-reader options that illuminate the screen and make theShow More Summary
Katherine Boehret tests two touch-screen e-readers with light-up screens: Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite and Barnes & Noble's Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight.