January 4, 2013

E-Reader Revolution: Over As It Begins?

Greg Bensinger, Wall Street Journal

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The e-reader era just arrived, but now it may be ending. Dedicated devices for reading e-books have been a hot category for the past half-dozen years, but the shrinking sizes and falling prices of full-featured tablet computers are raising questions about the fate of reading-only gadgets like Amazon.com Inc.'s original Kindle and Barnes & Noble Inc.'s first Nooks.

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TAGGED: Tablets, E-books, E-readers


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