The Nook with GlowLight, slashed to $119 from $139, is now the same price as the Kindle Paperwhite, which Amazon introduced earlier this month.
The software even shuts off the phone's speaker so someone being spied on doesn't hear the typical sound a device emits when a photo is taken.
A HP Scanjet 3C somehow sits in for the vocals. Two hard drives pull off drums and a cymbal. And a xylophone is controlled by a PIC16F84A microcontroller.
While we don't yet have flying cars with bubble gas transporting people around, robots that walk and talk and so-called "roadable aircraft" do exist.
Review shows huge numbers for an industry that often puts forth an image of environmental friendliness.
Making tablet buyers as happy as possible is a good play considering the competitive landscape, particularly amid the popularity of Apple's iPad.
Evidence and examples are mounting of the myriad ways the government, law enforcement, and even private companies are monitoring our activities.
Apple's mobile operating system can automatically retrieve a boarding pass when a traveler arrives and zap payment when stopping at Starbuck's.
The answer engine has created a new tool that will dig into your Facebook account and tell you things such as when and where you were born and even what the weather was like then.
The iPhone app would streamline the process of using self-checkout terminals for in-store shoppers and takes another step toward the MCX mobile-payments network.
Nokia and Microsoft are expected to kick off the season September 5 by announcing a high-end Lumia phone, probably with a new version of Windows Phone OS.