The 2011 Nook is a compact and lightweight e-book reader with a responsive high-contrast Pearl e-ink touch screen that offers quick page turns. It's got built-in Wi-Fi for direct access to the online Barnes & Noble store, an expansion slot for additio
Facile touchscreen interface, Easytohold thanks to light weight and texture, Great software design.
Clear, crisp reading experience, Social functionality, Portability.
Hardware is excellent quality.-B&N ebookstore offers a huge selection.-Special in-store offers.
The 2011 Nook has no support for audio, no 3G option, and no Web browser. The rubberized finish on the back of device attracts fingerprints.
Physical buttons are stiff and too hard to press.
Somewhat buggy software, Touchscreen less than ideal for nonreading interaction, No 3G option
Web browser is a pain.-Menu navigation takes several clicks. This post was written by: Carly Z - who has written 472 posts on Gear Diary. Carly has been a gadget fiend for a long time, going back to her first PDA (a Palm M100). She
By cnet on June 01, 2011
The new touch-screen Nook is a major advancement over its predecessor and offers some real advantages over the current...83
By PCWorld on June 01, 2011
This e-reader nails many elements necessary for a fantastic reading experience, but it is held back by its stiff button design. New Barnes & Noble Nook Adds Touchscreen, Improves Interface Barnes and Noble Nook Wi-Fi (second generation) Review, by...80
By Engadget on June 01, 2011
Many who follow the e-reader market keep coming back to the same question: how long does it realistically have left? The explosion of tablets and reader apps for smartphones have left their respective impacts on the space, while the market for devoted...70
By About.com on August 02, 2010
After a high-profile launch marred by software glitches, it appears that Barnes & Noble’s Nook has recovered from its initial growing pains quite nicely. It even added a second eReader, the Nook Wi-Fi. Borrowing a concept from Apple’s...80
By Gear Diary on June 01, 2010
Review: Barnes and Noble Nook Wifi Edition Posted on 30 July 2010 by Carly Z Barnes and Noble’s nook has been out for some time, but it hasn’t stopped making waves since its debut! After the initial successful release, B&N released a...-