|10-04-2012, 03:52 PM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2012
Device: Nook Simple Touch, Nook Color, Nook Tablet, Kindle Keyboard
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble join to form a new Nook company
Barnes & Noble just received $300 million from Microsoft as part of the two companies' new joint venture, Nook Media LLC (link). Microsoft will now own 17% of Barnes & Noble, and a new Nook app for Windows 8 is coming out soon.
|10-06-2012, 03:40 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jul 2004
Device: Nook HD+; Kindle for Android on HTC One SV
What does that mean for my Nook Tablet? It will become obsolete faster? Or maybe the app store will finally be worthwhile.
|10-08-2012, 04:26 AM||#3|
Join Date: Oct 2010
It will be strange if this JV offers only Android-based readers in the future. But I suspect that Microsoft may not want even Windows Phone 8 on devices that cost only $100.
|10-08-2012, 08:05 AM||#4|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: San Borja (Lima), Peru
Device: Pcktbk 360; Kindle Paperwhite (WiFi)/ Fire HD; nook STR & Col; KoboGlo
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