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Nook Loses Ground in Tablet War

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Revenue at Barnes & Noble stores fell 10.9% during the holidays, as sales of Nook devices slipped, a sign that the retailer is falling behind in the tablet battle with Amazon, Apple and Google.


Shopping by smartphone this holiday season

Shopping by smartphone this holiday season

More consumers are discovering their mobile devices can help them compare prices, research gift ideas, redeem electronic coupons and watch for special deals. As shoppers gear up for another mad holiday scramble, smartphones and tablet computers are emerging as Santa's electronic helpers.


Amazon's tablet may be hottest holiday gadget

The Kindle Fire tablet may be the hottest selling gadget this holiday, pressuring Inc's profit margins but giving the world's largest Internet retailer potentially millions of new high-spending customers.

Senh: The Kindle Fire price of $199 is hard to beat, that's less than half of other tablets on the market. It runs Android which has hundreds of thousands of mobile apps and thousands of tablet apps. The 7" form factor is a good alternative to 10" tablets.


Retailers bank on Kindle Fire for holidays

Amazon's Kindle Fire is a Catch-22 for retailers: The $199 tablet computer could both help Christmas traffic and hurt future sales.


Anticipated Amazon Tablet to Take Aim at Apple iPad

Anticipated Amazon Tablet to Take Aim at Apple iPad

Amazon’s souped-up color version of its Kindle e-reader hopes to undercut the iPad in price and steal away a couple of million in unit sales by Christmas.

Senh: Let's see if they can make a dent on apple's tablet dominance.


Amazon says Kindle holding its own against tablets

Amazon says Kindle holding its own against tablets Inc said sales of its Kindle e-reader were strong over the holiday season amid competition from devices such as Apple Inc's iPad, a computer tablet that also has e-reader capabilities.


Apple cuts iPad price to $458

Apple cuts iPad price to $458

Apple's iPad tablet computer -- one of the hottest items of the holiday shopping season -- got a price cut on the company's website Friday.


Best Buy Exec Says Holiday Tablets Will Be Mostly Android-Based

“For the holidays, the tablets will be mostly Android-based, plus the iPad,” said Mike Vitelli, Best Buy’s President of North and South American business, in an interview.


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