Topic: Barnes & Noble Nook
After dropping sharply early Thursday, the stock market gained steady ground for six straight hours. The Dow lost 2 points to close at 12415, its first loss of 2012.
Barnes & Noble says it had record sales on its Nook device but that the Nook Simple Touch sales numbers were less than projected.
If Mom and Dad want to use an an iPad, why shouldn't Junior get a tablet computer, too? Many parents appear to be following that line of reasoning, judging by the popularity of tablet-style toys and gadgets this holiday season. Not that everyone loves the idea. Many child-development experts say it's best for kids not to have too much "screen time" each day, for one thing. At the same time, there's a long tradition of kids using gadgets modeled on those used by adults. For shoppers weighing a purchase, here's a look at five options that have been reviewed by Consumer Reports or other reviewers.
12/11/2011 01:50 pm
The Nook tablet is here. But how does the Nook hold up against the new Kindle Fire?
11/17/2011 12:48 am
The bookseller may be announcing a Nook device intended go head to head with the Kindle Fire – if such a thing is possible.
11/02/2011 03:39 pm
Kobo debuts its Vox tablet – a low-priced Android it hopes will take on Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet.
10/20/2011 02:53 pm
Barnes and Noble's decision to pull graphic novels by DC Comics from their stores is the latest salvo in a showdown between the two book giants.
10/19/2011 02:42 pm
The Amazon Kindle Fire will be a 'service,' not just one of the many tablet computers, says Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
09/28/2011 07:24 pm
Following competitors' lead, Amazon opens up book borrowing on the Kindle e-reader.
09/21/2011 08:36 pm
Hart was a college student in 1971 when he first glimpsed the potential of the e-book.
09/09/2011 12:30 pm