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Offline Maik

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E-book readers
« on: Friday, 10 January, 2014 @ 20:28:53 »
Winners and non-winners:

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The NOOK segment (including digital content, devices and accessories), had revenues of $125 million for the nine-week holiday period, decreasing 60.5% as compared to a year ago.

"We are pleased with our holiday sales results..." said Michael P. Huseby, Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble, Inc.
http://www.barnesandnobleinc.com/press_releases/1_9_14_2014_holiday_sales.html


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Apple bruised as shoppers choose cheaper tablet computers as gifts
iPads won 38% of the market against 56% for tablets powered by Google's Android software, such as Tesco's runaway hit, Hudl
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2013/dec/25/apple-bruised-cheaper-tablets-ipads-android-tesco-hudl


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Tesco sells more than 400,000 Hudl tablets in three months

Demand was so high that some stores ran out, and they were being offered on eBay for £180 - a third more than the retail price of £119.
http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jan/09/tesco-sells-more-than-400000-hudl-tablets-in-three-months


Heard the Nook is actually pretty good, maybe some bargain prices coming?

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