Barnes & Noble's Nook Color is a capable color touch-screen e-book reader that offers much of the functionality of an Android tablet for half the price of an iPad.
Looking for an e-book reader? You have more choices than ever before--though the number of models we at CNET can enthusiastically recommend is actually pretty short.
After a long delay and reports of its demise, Qualcomm's promising Mirasol display technology finally finds its way into an actual shipping product: Korea's Kyobo e-reader.
For a limited time, the Nook Simple Touch is available for $79 while the Nook Color drops to $149 if you use your MasterCard.
For a limited time, the Nook Simple Touch is available for $79 while the Nook Color drops to $149.
Until March 18, Barnes & Noble is offering $20 off the Nook Simple Touch and Nook Color e-readers if you purchase the products with a MasterCard.
On today's show, a Korean baseball team installs a robot cheering section in their stands, a Spanish physicist creates color-changing ice cream, and Square announces a new card reader.
He's not saying how, but a Spanish physicist figured out a way to create ice cream that shifts color as you lick it. Also, a Korean baseball team installs "Fanbots" to cheer for them (the team isn't very good).
A new e-reader using Qualcomm's highly anticipated Mirasol color display, which is viewable in direct sunlight, will be available in China in February.
With the release of the new Nook HD and Nook HD+, B&N is discounting its older tablets -- the Nook Color is down to $139.
The Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet hopes to be a Kindle-killer this holiday season. The Nook Color and Nook Simple Touch also get updated features and lower prices.