Tablet Update

Well, in previous posts I talked about tablets and other mobile devices. Today I want to clarify something – tablets are just the candy companies are using to attract customers to their online stores. Only a very small piece of the bigger pie is about the devices themselves. They make very little money selling hardware. The whole goal is to get comsumers to make a commttment to one store. I’m very interested in what will happen with Barnes & Noble – with Microsoft in the mix now – and how they will be able to compete with Apple and Amazon going forward. Here’s an interesting video about the Nook (which, until now, I had pretty much thought had no future)…

The Textbook of the Future May Be a Mac or PC

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