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Google and Barnes & Noble team up to beat Amazon at book delivery

  Barnes & Noble has decided to team up Google in an effort to reclaim its King of Book Retail title from their mutual rival Amazon. Starting today, the two companies are partnering up to bring same-day delivery of books… Read more ›

Barnes & Nobile Releases New Nook Video App For iOS

Microsoft joins Barnes & Noble in Nook ventureBarnes & Noble’s efforts to become America’s next great tablet maker haven’t really gone too well, so the company announced today that it’s ready to try something new: iOS apps. This morning, Barnes & Noble announced it’s bringing the Nook Video service to iOS, Android and Roku devices, giving users access to a wide range of […]

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Barnes And Noble’s Nook App Gets VoiceOver And Zoom Accessibility

Good news, everyone! Barnes & Noble’s Nook app for iOS has just been updated with support for Apple’s fantastic VoiceOVer accessibility feature, as well as the zoom functionality. This brings the Nook iOS app up to parity with iBooks, the only other iOS e-reader app that can be used by folks with a visual impairment or learning disability to have books read out loud.

Zoom lets those with low vision see the  [Read More…]

Rumor: Apple Wants To Buy Barnes & Noble. Uh, Come Again?

Just a few days after rumors started springing up that Apple intended on buying streaming video service (and Netflix competitor) Hulu comes an even odder rumors, courtesy of BGR: Apple is in talks to buy Barnes & Noble out from under them. What?   According to BGR�s �unproven source,� the idea here is that Apple could pay $ 1.5 billion out of its vast cash hoards and secure all of Barnes & Noble�s eBooks  [Read More…]