Barnes & Noble's new e-ink e-reader costs the same ($119) as the Kindle PaperWhite, is lighter at 6.2 ounces, and has an improved lighting scheme.
Barnes & Noble's next-generation e-ink e-reader costs the same ($119) as Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite, is lighter at 6.2 ounces, and has an improved lighting scheme. Check out CNET's photos of the new device.
As part of the bookseller's Discovery Weekend, you'll be able to pick up its Nook-branded Samsung tablets for $50 or $100 less.
The bookseller's devices and e-books business blames "lower average selling prices and lower device unit sales" for a more than 32 percent decrease in revenue during its fiscal second quarter.
In its latest quarter, the bookseller narrows its adjusted losses in its struggling Nook digital division by $50 million.
Mahesh Veerina, president of the bookseller's Nook consumer business, says its strategy for selling Nook devices remains intact, even as the company plans to split in 2015.
Michael Huseby, who started as CFO and was promoted to president last year, will lead the bookseller's retail, college, and Nook Media operations.
The Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is a rebranded Samsung tablet that should please fans of Barnes & Noble's Nook marketplace.
Samsung puts a Nook spin on its Galaxy Tab 4, Sharp launches a smartphone with an eye-catching design, and Uber takes on Google and Amazon with an instant-delivery service.
Barnes & Noble and Samsung have partnered up to offer a fresh new tablet/e-reader hybrid. Join us as we live blog from the special event in New York City.