While it doesn't necessarily beat the Kindle Paperwhite, the $119 Nook GlowLight is an excellent e-reader that's strongly worth considering if you don't want to buy into the Amazon ecosystem.
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.
Amazon debuts two new e-ink readers for 2014: the high-end Voyage and the new entry-level touch-screen Kindle.
As rumors swirl that Amazon is developing a new Kindle with an integrated light, Barnes & Noble's new $139 Simple Touch with GlowLight is already a reality.
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.
Sure, e-ink looks good on your Kindle. But it looks even better in the ClockOne, a wall clock thinner than a pencil that weighs only 5 pounds.
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.
From March 24 through 30, Barnes & Noble will throw in a free Nook Simple Touch when you buy its larger HD+ tablet.
Volvorii is a pair of chic heels with an embedded e-ink panel that can be programmed with patterns to match your outfit.
It looks like the Nook Windows 8 app may be superseded by a Microsoft reading app. But the planned Nook Windows Phone app is seemingly tabled.
The new touch-screen Nook is a major advancement over its predecessor and offers some real advantages over the 2010 Kindle.