Barnes & Noble has announced the third iteration of the Samsung Nook, the Galaxy Tab S2. The 8-inch tablet comes with a HD display for books, movies, TV shows and games, with enough battery life for 14 hours use.
After closing its Luxembourg office and buying out Microsoft's investment in Nook Media, Barnes & Noble is taking the next step in shutting down its ebook operations. The international Nook store will close on August 7, 2015.
Barnes & Noble already offers an ebook service for authors to get their work on mobile devices, and from this week it's also giving publishers the chance to put their work on paper with a new print-on-demand option.
Barnes & Noble has announced a larger version of its Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet, this time coming equipped with a 10.1-inch touchscreen. Still based on a Samsung tablet, it comes with $200 worth of free B&N digital content.
Barnes & Noble has announced the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, its first collaboration with new partners Samsung. The tablet brings the best of B&N's Nook software and book selection to Samsung's popular budget model.
With its Nook line in peril, Barnes & Noble turned to Samsung for assistance. The next Nook tablet will arrive in August and be called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. The device will focus on reading material, but offer standard tablet functions, too.
Barnes & Noble is now offering its Simple Touch with GlowLight e-reader for $99, down from $119. The device's second price cut in just under a year could indicate that a refreshed model is in the works.