Posts Tagged: 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.

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

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

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 on US sees launch of iPad-only mag called Sideways…