Archive for December 13th, 2012

Waiting, waiting…

[link] Thursday, December 13th, 2012


Waiting, waiting…, originally uploaded by jjn1.

… for what? For whom?

It was nice while it lasted…

[link] Thursday, December 13th, 2012

It was a nice, but short-lived run for the e-ink based e-reader. iSuppli says sales of e-readers like the Amazon Kindle and the Nook have peaked. It’s all downhill from its 2011 high of 23.2 million units. The iPad, Kindle Fire HD, and other tablets are killing the e-reader, says iSuppli.
For some perspective on the death of the e-reader, iSuppli puts it well: “The rapid growth—followed by the immediate collapse—of the ebook market is virtually unheard of, even in the notoriously short life cycle of products inhabiting the volatile consumer electronics space.”

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