Barnes & Noble’s ‘Yuzu’ App Will Change the Way You Study


Barnes & Noble quietly launched the beta version of a new digital textbook app earlier this month. It’s called Yuzu, and it is currently available for the iPad and for web browsers. Yuzu is a digital education platform that Barnes & Noble says is going to “make the everyday learning experience remarkably gratifying”. Few details are available at this time, but B&N says that the new platform will support “the collaborative, free flow of information between learners and educators”. When it officially launches this summer Yuzu is going to be B&N’s replacement for NookStudy, which according to the website has already been retired. At this point it looks like Yuzu is an entirely new platform, and it would appear that Yuzu does not share the same accounts as the Nook Store or NookStudy. In fact, one of the FAQs I found says that Yuzu is not compatible with NookStudy textbooks.

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  1. John says:

    Barnes & Noble have completely lost me as an ebook customer. I use my text books for easy travel and offline on my windows 7 computer. They do not support windows 7 and the website is useless if it is down when people try to access the website. B&N have forgotten who their customers are or just don’t care.

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