Posted by Barry Silverstein on October 25, 2010 12:00 PM
Barnes & Noble may be readying its most aggressive assault yet on the e-book market with the potential introduction of "nook Color."
Rumors are running rampant that the new nook Color -- a color eReader, possibly with a touchscreen -- will be unveiled tomorrow.
Indeed, the giant book retailer has scheduled an announcement for Tuesday. In advance of the rumored new product, however, Barnes & Noble has announced that it is launching "Nook kids," a digital collection of over 12,000 chapter books for children ages 3 to 8 that will soon be available via a new website, followed by picture books that will be available by year end.Continue reading...
Posted by Stephanie Startz on October 27, 2009 06:05 PM
A year ago, it was referred to as the “Google Phone.” Today, Android is gaining in brand recognition and accelerated adoption by cellular manufacturers and providers. Can Android-based devices topple the competition -- the iPhone in particular, popular but plagued by complaints about exclusive partner AT&T's coverage -- and gain market share?
Introduced last fall on the T-Mobile network and G1 handset, Android was a mere babe in the woods. Now, as Verizon launches a major campaign for their Droid phone, every major carrier in the United States has begun to, or agreed to, carry Android phones. Android fever is catching on.
Manufacturers are following suit quickly, and the rumor mill is working overtime on who will be next to release an Android device. Most notably, Motorola has dropped the Windows Mobile operating system in favor of Android. Motorola, manufacturer of Verizon's Droid, is confident in the ability of Android to win market share, and plans to carry the operating system on at least 30% of their products in 2010.Continue reading...