Tag: iPad

Booksellers’ tablets face entrenched competition in the college market

Survey findings show that Amazon and Barnes & Noble will face strong preference for Appleā€™s iPad among college students over their just-released tablet models. In the same week that Amazon launched their Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble launched their Nook Tablet, marketing research students at Roger Williams University surveyed college students across the nation

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eBooks and iPads and Blackberries, oh my!

At my present university the periodical magazine features a point-counterpoint discussion in each issue. This time the topic was whether the coming-of-age of eBooks would result in increased reading; to kill the suspense, I took the con side while a professor of performing arts took the pro side. We made our arguments (in writing) last

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