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Barnes & Noble wants to offer more tablets after bad quarterly report

0. phoneArena 02 Mar 2013, 19:57 posted on

Recently, we heard a rumor that Barnes & Noble could be "moving away" from the Nook hardware, and the newest quarterly report from B&N is showing exactly why the company may be looking for a new direction...

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posted on 02 Mar 2013, 20:17 2

2. nikenturd (unregistered)


Their tablet is too restrictive, no wonder why they're tanking... I wouldn't spend a dime on some special purpose e reader tablet when comparable Android models can do so much more. and then some

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 07:20

4. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 859; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


They really need to come out with something like the Amazon paperweight. For a serious reader e-ink displays are so much better than tablets. Besides, I don't see the Nook tablet replacing my Nexus 7 in any way shape or form.

posted on 04 Mar 2013, 15:03

5. thunder18 (Posts: 115; Member since: 06 Aug 2009)


They already have one and ergonomically, it's better than the Kindle Paperwhite not to mention, they are not trying to sell you something everytime you turn it off. It's called the Barnes and Noble Nook Simple Touch Glowlight:

http://reviews.cnet.com/e-book-readers/barnes-noble-nook-simple/4505-3508_7-35227500.html

posted on 05 Mar 2013, 06:50

6. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 859; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


I actually currently own one now. Personally I don't like it as much as the amazon equivalent and the light bleeds through the case in small spots.

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