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Barnes & Noble jump into the iPhone app market

In response to Amazon’s Remembers feature in its iPhone shopping application, Barnes & Noble has introduced its own Bookstore application that lets shoppers take a photo of a book cover with their iPhone, upload it, to see customer reviews and pricing information for the title on the phone’s screen. The app does not provide e-reader […]

B&NappIn response to Amazon’s Remembers feature in its iPhone shopping application, Barnes & Noble has introduced its own Bookstore application that lets shoppers take a photo of a book cover with their iPhone, upload it, to see customer reviews and pricing information for the title on the phone’s screen.

The app does not provide e-reader features, but it does allow buyers to order and pay for physical books on the iPhone.

B&N partnered with Everyx Technologies Inc. and Spotlight Mobile Inc. to develop the application.

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