Tag Archives: Nook

Are tablets a revolution in the making, or yet another passing chapter in the gizmo-arena?

G-Slate, Aakash, Arc, Transformer, Thrive, Nook, Iconia, Xoom, Playbook, Galaxy Tab and Flyer – are these the names of forgotten blockbusters or yet-to-be-launched challengers in the automotive segment?

If these aren’t ringing a bell, I could keep rattling off names, but I’ll just stop here and say that the proliferation of tablet PCs is anything but close to softening in the near future. In fact, tablet brands are mounting wave after wave of fresh offensives to an overwhelming tempo as we speak, fighting tooth and nail to get major share in the emerging ‘micro’ notebook blitzkrieg.

Is this really a revolution in the making, or yet another passing chapter in the gizmo-arena? Let us take a look. Read More »

Free e-readers with a subscription to the NYTimes.com

Barnes & Noble is offering a free version of its Nook e-reader with an annual subscription to the digital edition of The New York Times. It is also doing a similar deal on the Nook edition of People magazine.

The promotion, which runs for two months, is designed to get readers associating the device with newspapers and magazines as well as books. Read More »

Amazon slashes Kindle price by $70 as ebook price war breaks out

The ebook price war has begun in the US. Amazon  has cut the price if its Kindle from $259 to $189 (£128) and Barnes & Noble’s wi-fi-only version of the Nook will sell for just $149 (just £100). Read More »