Welcome to The CITE -- a blog on Course materials, Innovation, and Technology in Education, created by Mark Nelson and now part of the Publications Department of the National Association of College Stores. CITE is a pun with multiple meanings - referring to cite as in citation, something people reference; site as in location, website, or place people go to; and sight as in foresight or looking ahead to what is coming. Comments, discussion, feedback and ideas are welcome.

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Kindles and Nooks available at new retail outlets

According to recent reports, Barnes & Noble and Amazon are reacting to the release of the Apple iPad by moving their e-readers into new retail outlets. Within the coming weeks, Amazon Kindles will be available at Target stores and B&N Nook e-readers will be available at Best Buy stores. According to a posting on BestTabletReview.com, Best Buy will also include the Nook e-reader software on select laptops, desktops, tablets, smartphones, and netbooks.

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