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June 30, 2011
by sjvn01
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E-Books readers sales rise, but are tablets really lagging?

Recently one of my readers asked me how I felt about my prediction a year ago that dedicated e-readers were doomed to decline. This was before the Pew Internet & American Life Project reported that “The percent of U.S. adults … Continue reading

June 22, 2011
by sjvn01
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Five reasons Android can fail

I use Android every day both on my Droid II smartphone and my Barnes & Noble Nook Color e-reader/tablet. I like it a lot. But, I also have concerns about how it’s being developed and being presented to customers. Before … Continue reading

April 25, 2011
by sjvn01
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Review: Barnes & Nobles’ Nook Color goes Android Tablet

If you must have a great tablet, and you’re willing to pay the price for it, Apple’s iPad 2 is still the one to get. But, if you’d like a good tablet at half-the-price, the newly firmware renovated Barnes & … Continue reading