New Nook With Reading Light Is Probably Cheaper Than A Divorce Lawyer

Barnes & Noble has launched a new $139 version of its Nook Simple Touch e-reader with a lighted e-ink screen that promises you can read in bed without disturbing your sleeping spouse.

Our connected cohorts at Consumer Reports checked out the e-reader in a darkened press-preview room. Electronics Editor Paul Reynolds and Consumer Reports test engineer Rich Fisco got a close look.

“I think the new Nook promises to offer the most elegant solution yet to the night-time e-reading dilemma in many marriage beds–including my own,” said Reynolds.

For more see the video below from Consumer Reports.

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