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November 8, 2011

Barnes and Noble Launch $249 Tablet,sets The Stage For Tablet War

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The Nook Tablet weighs less than a pound, has a battery that enables nine hours of video watching and comes with 16 gigabytes of memory and an SD slot to add more.Another selling point: free customer service at the more than 700 Barnes & Noble stores
Barnes & Noble Inc. jumped into the tablet computer market Monday, unveiling a Nook Tablet priced at $249, $50 more than Amazon.com Inc.'s new Kindle Fire but half the price of Apple Inc.'s cheapest iPad.

The Tablet Bandwagon continues  as Barnes & Noble unveiled a $249 Nook Tablet Monday just ahead of the crucial holiday shopping season in a bid for more of the growing markets for e-books and tablet computers.Bookseller Barnes and Noble has revamped its popular 7-inch color e-book reader today. Simply called the Nook Tablet, the new version will sell for $249 starting next week, and features a 1GHz dual-core processor to power playback of HD movies, videos and TV shows. There will be a host of apps and games available at launch as well

The book seller cut the prices on its existing e-readers. The Nook Color is now $199, down from $239, and the Nook Simple Touch black-and-white reader, which has no browser, is now $99, down from $139. The Nook Tablet will be in stores and shipped to customers on Nov. 17. Like the Nook Color, it has a 7-inch color touchscreen.
Unlike Amazon, Barnes & Noble doesn’t offer streaming services, but the Nook includes preloaded apps from Hulu and Netflix Inc. that allow users to subscribe to stream movies and TV shows.


May 5, 2011

The Tech Industry Lawsuit Maze

This Infographic is courtesy infographic's author David McCandless and James Key at InformationIsBeautiful.net.

The Tech Industru maze of Lwsuits seem to increase with time . It seems everyone  is suing everyone to stop their competitor  from entering their domain.Nokia is suing Hitachi, Sharp and LG over LCD price fixing. Nokia is also suing Apple over the use of WiFi on 2G and 3G phones. It settled its lawsuit against Qualcomm over anti-competitive practices and patents on mobile downloads.

Apple

Apple is suing HTC for violation of 20 patents. It's suing Nokia over wireless data, speech coding and security.

Kodak

Kodak is suing RIM and Apple over image previews and computer-based imaging tasks. It's suing Sony Ericsson over handling of digital images. It settled its lawsuit against Samsung over image storage and movie previews.

Motorola

Motorola has sued Apple over infringement of 18 patents.

Microsoft

Microsoft is suing Motorola over infringement of nine patents, including e-mail contacts and meeting scheduler.

RIM

RIM settled its lawsuit against Motorola for anti competitive practices and infringement of patents.

Sony Ericsson

Sony is suing Kodak over the handling of digital images
source : PCworld

April 3, 2011

iPad and iPhone Users Consumption Habbits



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Nielsen recently did a survey about people’s expected buying habits on smartphones. When someone already owns an iPad and an iPhone, they’re 91% likely to buy another iPhone.iPad owners are 51% likely to buy an iPhone (if they’ve never previously owned one.) And 85% of iPhone owners will make sure their next smartphone is an iPhone as well. That’s a leading statistic, showing great repeat customer buying habits.

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