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  • Last update: Wednesday 10 July 2013 [33 news items]

Nook tablets expected to see strong demand in 3Q13

Jul 10, 16:16

Barnes & Noble has reduced the price of its 7-inch 8GB Nook HD from US$199 to US$129 and the 8.9-inch Nook HD+ from US$269 to US$149 as the company has decided to quit developing...

Barnes & Noble launches Nook HD series tablets

Sep 27, 16:45

Barnes & Noble has introduced Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets. The 7-inch Nook HD and 9-inch Nook HD+ feature displays for reading and entertainment starting at US$199 for the Nook...

Barnes & Noble Nook HD tablet

New e-book readers face production issues with front light panel

May 23, 11:51

Makers of front-lit e-book readers in Taiwan are having problems laminating the front-light panels onto the touch panels, with low yield rates hindering shipments of the new devices,...

PC brand vendors moving R&D resources from Android to Windows 8

May 2, 16:28

PC brand vendors have already started moving their resources from R&D for Android to Windows 8 and are focusing more on developing Windows 8-based products, according to sources...

Asustek to launch 7-inch Eee Pad Memo priced at US$249

Jan 11, 16:30

Asustek Computer, seeing Amazon's 7-inch Kindle Fire with priced at US$199 is winning an edge in the tablet PC market, while Google may launch a 7-inch tablet PC at US$199 and China's...

Purchasing of 7-inch panel surpass that of 9.7-inch

Dec 22, 01:25

Strong sales of Amazon and Barnes & Noble's 7-inch tablets have strongly boosted the purchasing of 7-inch panel with the related supply volume in November already surpassing that...

Barnes & Noble to take up 1.5 million Nook Tablets, Nook Colors in 4Q11, say sources

Dec 16, 01:10

Barnes & Noble has placed more orders for Nook Tablets with downstream suppliers and is expected to take deliveries of up to 1.1 million units of Nook Tablets as well as 400,000...

OEM shipments of Nook Tablets to Barnes & Noble reach one million units, say sources

Dec 9, 01:15

Barnes & Noble should have so far taken delivery of one million units of Nook Tablet PCs from OEM production partners, according to an estimate by sources at upstream suppliers...

Barnes & Noble shipping Nook Tablet ahead of schedule

Nov 17, 01:15

Barnes & Noble began to deliver its Nook Tablet to consumers on November 16, two days ahead of its original schedule, aiming to catch the buying spree for Amazon's Kindle Fire.

Low priced tablet PCs may bring down supply chain gross margins

Nov 15, 15:00

Price competition between Amazon and Barnes & Noble in the 7-inch tablet PC market is likely to squeeze the gross margins of Taiwan-based upstream suppliers, according to industry...

Foxconn denies passing up Nook orders in exchange for Microsoft lawsuit withdrawal

Nov 14, 16:13

Commenting on rumors that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has promised to not manufacture Nook series products for Barnes & Noble in exchange for Microsoft withdrawing...

EIH October revenues hit record high

Nov 8, 11:26

Electrophoretic display (EPD) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) saw its revenues grow 16% on month and 93% on year to an all time high of NT$5.329 billion (US$178 million) in October, according...

E-book reader component suppliers expect sales surge

Oct 3, 17:03

Component suppliers have reported strong orders for October from vendors of e-book readers and tablet devices, both of whom are trying to differentiate themselves from Apple products...

E Ink expects e-book reader market to reach goal in 2011

Sep 26, 11:26

Leading e-paper supplier E Ink Holding (EIH) expects worldwide e-book reader shipments to stay on course to reach its estimated volume of 25-30 million units in 2011, with the company...

Amazon tablet to release in 4Q11, but success doubted

Sep 22, 15:13

Market observers are showing concerns as to how Amazon will differentiate its e-book reader market from that of its tablet while making profits for both after the company's launch...

Qisda reportedly to produce Nook Color

Sep 5, 11:44

Qisda is expected to receive orders from Barnes & Noble for the vendor's Nook Color e-book reader, with annual shipments likely to reach one million units in 2012, according to...

Barnes & Noble reportedly to launch new Nook Color in September

Sep 2, 17:09

Taiwanese suppliers will ship key components to be used in Barnes & Noble's Nook Color 2, scheduled for release in September 2011, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Insight: 2011 global e-book reader shipments to reach 27 million units

Apr 28, 12:10

Demand for e-book readers remained strong in first-quarter 2011, with global shipments soaring 236% on year to 4.8 million units. Digitimes Research believes global e-book reader...

Global e-book reader shipment share by geography

Barnes & Noble already takes delivery of 3 million Nook Color e-book readers, say sources

Mar 28, 15:26

Barnes & Noble has taken delivery of close to three million Nook Color e-book readers from its production partner, according to an estimate by sources from the Nook Color supply...

Foxconn looking into Microsoft patent lawsuit

Mar 23, 16:48

Microsoft, on March 21, filed a lawsuit against US-based Barnes & Noble for violating its patents with the Android operating system that the company adopted for its e-book reader...

Barnes & Noble to upgrade Nook Color e-book readers to tablet PCs

Dec 17, 01:55

Barnes & Noble will upgrade its Nook Color e-book readers to support Android 2.2 OS in January 2011, allowing the book retailer to venture into the tablet PC market.

Inventec to ship 1 million Nook Color e-book readers to Barnes & Noble by year-end 2010

Dec 3, 01:10

Inventec is expected to ship over one million Nook Color touch-controlled e-book readers to Barnes & Noble by year-end 2010. The company is also expected to land orders for 6-7...

Global e-book reader shipments to be 2-3 times higher in 2H10, says E Ink chairman

Aug 11, 11:47

Price-cut competition for e-book readers among global vendors including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Sony and Hanvon is expected to stimulate demand in the second half of 2010, with...

Global e-book reader shipments fall short of forecast in 2Q10, says Digitimes Research

Jul 28, 11:25

A total of 1.35 million e-book readers were shipped to the global market in the second quarter of 2010, 33.2% fewer than the originally projected 2.02 million units, chiefly because...

Amazon, Barnes and Noble lower e-book reader prices

Jun 22, 15:41

Amazon and Barnes and Noble have announced reduced prices for their e-book readers, Kindle and nook, to US$189 and US$199, respectively from about US$259.

Global e-book reader shipments reach 740,000 units in April-May, says Digitimes Research

Jun 21, 11:53

Global e-book reader shipments from manufacturers to vendors in April-May 2010 reached 740,000 units, with Barnes & Noble's nook accounting for 37% and Amazon's Kindle trailing...

Hanwang aims to lead global e-book reader market in 2 years, says chairman

Jun 3, 01:05

China-based Hanwang Technology, which markets its products under the Hanvon brand, aims to become the largest vendor of e-book readers worldwide in two years, according to company...

Hanwang chairman Liu Yingjian

Nook outnumbers Kindle in March, says Digitimes Research

Apr 26, 14:56

Manufacturers' e-book reader shipments to Barnes & Noble surpassed those to Amazon in March 2010, as demand for nook was picking up, according to Digitimes Research.

Shipments of 9.7-inch e-book readers to grow 300% on year in 2010, says Digitimes Research

Dec 31, 11:44

Shipments of 9.7-inch e-book readers are expected to grow 300-320% on year in 2010 and the surging demand may cause Prime View International (PVI) to face a capacity shortage, according...

PVI EPD production in full swing for year-end shopping, says chairman

Nov 23, 16:59

Prime View International (PVI) is gearing up its EPD shipments to clients for the year-end shopping season, company chairman Scott Liu has said, amid reports that two of its major...

PVI chairman expects e-book reader market to more than double in 2010

Nov 19, 11:50

Electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) chairman Scott Liu has forecast that the global e-book reader market will more than double in 2010, compared to...

BenQ debuts own-brand e-book reader, aims at global sales of 300,000 units in 2010

Nov 18, 14:58

BenQ has introduced its own-brand e-book reader, the nReader, and plan to launch it together with its online e-book trading platform in Taiwan in January 2010 and then in Japan and...

BenQ e-book reader, the nReader

PVI expected to ship up to 3 million EPDs in 2009

Oct 26, 16:24

Electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) is expected to ship 2.5-3 million EPDs in 2009, accounting for about 90% of the global e-book reader market, according...

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    Barnes & Noble Nook HD tablet

    The Nook HD is a 7-inch media tablet offering a resolution at 1440 by 900, with a 243 pixels per inch and HD video playback of up to 720p. Nook HD features an IPS display coupled...

    Photo: Company, Sep 28.

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    Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ tablet

    The NOOK HD+ offers a full HD 9-inch display with resolution of 1920 by 1280 and 256 pixels per inch for up to 1080p for movies, magazines and more. The fully laminated display reduces...

    Photo: Company, Sep 28.

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    Barnes and Noble's NOOKcolor e-book reader

    Barnes and Noble has introduced its latest e-book reader, the NOOKcolor. The e-book reader now is available for pre-order for US$249 and shipments will start on November 19. NOOKcolor...

    Photo: company, Oct 28.

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