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The offer is billed as temporary, but suggests Barnes & Noble's Kindle-fighting slates aren't selling well.
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.
Barnes & Noble has released its Nook app for Windows 8 in 31 countries outside the US.
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.
Barnes & Noble unveils a suite of video apps -- including one that can play movies and shows on rival tablets -- as it turns its back on manufacturing. Can content save the venture?
The e-book reader's second price cut in the past year may be a precursor to a product refresh this fall.
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 bookstore operator said it will separate its retail unit from its Nook Media business.
The software giant is considering paying up to $1 billion for certain digital assets of the joint venture, according to internal documents obtained by TechCrunch.