We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
79,812 News Articles

Barnes & Noble launches Nook for iOS and Android

Brings Nook Store to iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones and tablets

Nook app for Android

Barnes & Noble, the US book seller, has launched Nook apps for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.

Although Barnes & Noble has launched its Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets in the UK, iPhone, iPad and Android user can now access the Nook Store. The free app offers 2.5 million books, magazines, newspapers and comics. Best iPhone & iPad apps.

Jamie Iannone, president of Nook Media, said: "we’re delighted to introduce our free Nook Reading Apps that seamlessly bring millions of digital titles to the fingertips of customers who use Android and iOS devices, and to put our unmatched digital reading experience into the hands of even more Brits."

A feature called Smart Nook Sync allows users to automatically synchronise their media library between devices. This includes the last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights. See also: Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch GlowLight review.

Via the Nook Newsstand, customers can trial magazines and newspapers for 14 days before subscribing or purchasing a single issue. Other features include ArticleView which focuses on text and Zoom View which focuses on individual panels for comics.

Barnes & Noble made no mention of an app for Windows Phone 8 in its announcement.

Follow Chris Martin and @PCAdvisor on Twitter. 


IDG UK Sites

45 Best Android games: top Android games for your smartphone or tablet in 2014 (24 are free!)

IDG UK Sites

How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

IDG UK Sites

Do you have the X-Factor too? Mix Off app puts fans in the frame

IDG UK Sites

iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'