Tag Archives: Barnes & Noble

Free e-readers with a subscription to the NYTimes.com

Barnes & Noble is offering a free version of its Nook e-reader with an annual subscription to the digital edition of The New York Times. It is also doing a similar deal on the Nook edition of People magazine.

The promotion, which runs for two months, is designed to get readers associating the device with newspapers and magazines as well as books. Read More »

Seven links: Microsoft apps, Barnes & Noble, Facebook, Digital Democrats & HufffPo citiizen journalism

Microsoft is working on an app store and Barnes & Noble forecasts $1bn in online sales. Plus ambitious digital plan from the Democrats and UGC expansion at HuffPo. Read More »

Amazon slashes Kindle price by $70 as ebook price war breaks out

The ebook price war has begun in the US. Amazon  has cut the price if its Kindle from $259 to $189 (£128) and Barnes & Noble’s wi-fi-only version of the Nook will sell for just $149 (just £100). Read More »

US sees launch of iPad-only mag called Sideways

Lots of publishers have reimagined their magazines as an iPad app, but no one yet has created an iPad-only magazine. Until now. The first issue of a title called Sideways is available from the US app store for $3.99, and appropriately for a magazine that targets earlier adopters its content is focused on that readership’s current obsession – their iPad. Read More »