In a move to possibly trump a major feature of the new Apple iPad, Amazon recently acquired Touchco, which focuses on developing touch-screen technology. This may lead Kindle into an entirely new display system, user friendly for, among other things, reference materials, entertainment functions, and color displays. (NYT 4 Feb 2010).
Kindle Vs. Nook? at least today the Kindle wins, with the initial reviews of the Nook not flattering. On ZDnet “Pogue just killed B&N’s Nook“: I have to agree with Pogue’s verdict on the Nook. What we have here is a device that exists as a knee-jerk reaction to Amazon’s Kindle, and the shortfalls show [...]
A holiday shopping guide, with head-to-head comparisons of six (yes, Virginia, six and counting) dedicated e-readers now on the market appears in the Thursday Dec 3 2009 New York Times. Ranging in price from the QVC Cool-er at $249 to the Kindle DX at $489, like lap top computers in retail competition, they mix and [...]