This morning, Barnes & Noble announced a "strategic partnership" with Microsoft focused on eReading, seeking to create a new subsidiary that will spin off Barnes & Noble's digital and college business.
The NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight is now shipping for those that pre-ordered it, and it will be available on store shelves as early as the beginning of May.
Last week, the U.S. Justice Dept. sued some of the largest publishers and Apple, accusing them of eBook price fixing. This lawsuit wouldn't be necessary if eBook publishers learned the lessons that music publishers did a decade ago.
Following rumors that indicated its imminent unveiling, Barnes & Noble today officially announced the NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight eInk-based eReader.
Front-lit screens that allow eReader owners to read in the dark without external illumination seem to be the new trend in the device category.
LG has announced today that it has started mass production on what it calls the world's first flexible electronic paper display.
Online retailer Amazon is looking to take over the tablet market with the reported launch of three new Kindles in 2012: two 7-inch devices and an 8.9-inch tablet.
There's good news for everyone who travels with a tablet: the FAA is looking at ways to remove the restriction that prevents passengers from using many types of electronic devices when their plane is below 10,000 feet.
Game publisher G5 Entertainment recently reported that not only has it seen a fivefold increase in downloads in 2011, it has also broken 1 million game downloads on the Amazon Kindle Fire.
Ever since Apple released the iPad in April 2010, competitors have been scrambling to launch their own tablets that ranged in variety of screen sizes that differentiated from the 9.7-inch iPad.
Barnes & Noble has recently updated its NOOK for Android app, bringing NOOK Comics to Android tablet customers.
New rumors suggest Amazon is scrapping plans of selling an 8.9-inch Kindle Fire and replacing it with a 10.1-inch model.
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