The arrival of the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook effectively ends Barnes & Noble's ill-fated foray into hardware design. But what's in it for Samsung?
The Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight sets the standard for e-ink e-readers going forward and is well worth the extra money if you do a lot of nighttime reading.
The Nook HD+ is a low-price, quality entry point into the world of tablets, especially now that it has full Google Play support.
The Barnes & Noble Nook HD's sharp screen and comfortable body make it an ideal tablet choice, especially for reading books, magazines and watching movies. Google Play now only adds to the allure.
The bookseller will continue to design and make Nook color devices, with at least one new Nook set for the holiday season, as its chairman shelves a bid to buy the retail side.
In effort to increase their share of the tablet pie, Amazon and B&N are running frequent specials on their Kindle and Nook devices this holiday season.
The deal allows Barnes & Noble to deliver films and television shows to U.K.-based Nook HD and Nook HD+ owners.
The bookstore operator said it will separate its retail unit from its Nook Media business.
With more storage and a growing app store, the Nook Tablet is a worthy--albeit slightly more expensive--competitor to the Kindle Fire.
20th Century Fox and NBCUniversal programs will be available as the new tablets launch this week.