Category: Nook

  • Glow in the Dark Nook

    Rejoice Nook readers!  The darkness will no longer stop you from reading, A new version of the Nook Simple Touch Reader comes out in May with built in lighting so you can keep reading without bothering anyone else.  Or finagling with those external lights that 1. Were not really made for the Nook (despite what they say) […]

  • Nook Simple Touch for Christmas 2011

    A couple of years ago, I was DEAD set AGAINST e-readers.  I thought the world was ending and I made it perfectly clear that I would NEVER stop reading a “real book”.  The smell and feel of a good book….sorry I will never get an e-reader.  NEVER! Fast forward a year or so, and Lori […]

  • The New Barnes & Noble Nook: Taking it for a Spin

     (Barry Eisler rocks!) Sandra at the Tracy, CA Barnes & Noble held this up for me to see when I sat down in my favorite spot.  I jumped up, took it, and spent 30 minutes or so playing with it. VERY nice! Having the old Nook; I found out that this one is much faster, […]

  • Barnes & Noble Introduces a New Nook

    Surfing the Internet today I spotted this article from the NY Times stating that a new Nook eReader has been introduced! Very cool. Here are some basics of the $139 eReader: It is WiFi only, it uses e-ink technology so glare will not be a problem, the entire display is touch screen, they claim the […]

  • Amazon Now Sells More E-Books Than Print Books

    Wow!  This happened a lot faster than I thought it would just a couple of short years ago. I was surfing the Internet and saw this article from our friends at Computerworld. Amazon says it sells 105 Kindle based e-books (not counting the free e-books, so these are actual purchases) for every 100 print books. […]

  • Color Nook: A Quick Peek

    Galen at Tracy, CA Barnes & Noble asked if I wanted to play with the extra Color Nook he had in the back room.  I practically jumped out of my seat!  YES! Not having my trusty 5 year old Toshiba laptop with me, or my good camera, I played with it for about an hour […]