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Barnes & Noble’s digital stumbling block: customer service

In the past few years that I’ve been writing about digital publishing, I’ve always been able to count on the blog An American Editor to be pro-Sony or pro-Nook — or at the very least to always present a non-Kindle … Continue reading

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Five reasons NOT to get a Nook Touch

Everyone loves the new Nook Touch ereader, including me. But before you get one, make sure you can live with its weaknesses. Continue reading

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Expect more educational Kindle apps soon, hints developer

AppleInsider wrote today that the developer for an iOS periodic table app was invited by Amazon to port it over to the Kindle platform: [The developer] contacted AppleInsider to note that Amazon had invited him via email to bring the … Continue reading

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Free coffee this Saturday when you demo a Nook Color

For a single small coffee, I’m certainly not suggesting you make a special trip to your nearby Barnes & Noble tomorrow for a guided tour of the Nook Color. However, if you were planning on dropping by a B&N soon … Continue reading

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Refurbished Nook Wi-Fi on sale for $99

Barnes & Noble sells refurbished Nook Wi-Fi units for $119, but right now Buy.com is selling the same thing for $99 with free shipping. Both stores say the device comes with 90 days complimentary tech support and a 1 year … Continue reading

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Groupon offering $20 Barnes & Noble gift card for $10

Update: The deal may or may not have expired already is still on, but Groupon is still having traffic problems. If you buy into the deal but can’t log in, try http://my.groupon.com/login instead to get to your account and print … Continue reading

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Amazon and Barnes & Noble push apps to more device platforms

Both companies have been rolling out or announcing new versions of their reading apps over the past several days. First, Amazon promised that it plans to release Kindle apps for future Android and Windows tablets that come to market (this … Continue reading

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Kindle versus nook; which one is the better value?

As of late summer 2010, the ebook device “war” has more or less come down to four choices–Kindle, nook, Kobo and Sony Reader–and the company behind each has worked hard to differentiate its product. Nook split into two versions so … Continue reading

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