Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Today's Headlines

It's About Time:  Sony Announces Plans for Tablet
Business Insider
The consumer electronics giant is finally entering the tablet fray and confirmed details this morning for two Android Honeycomb-powered tablets.  One will have a 9.4-inch screen and the other will sport two 5.5-inch screens.  They will hit the market in the third quarter.  Alsofollow WSJ coverage with extensive photos.

Is Xoom a Bust?  Some Say Sales as Low as 25,000
Global Equities analyst Trip Chowdry estimates that Motorola Mobility has manufactured between 500,000 and 800,000 Xooms, but has sold only 5 to 15 percent of them.  That means, in the worst case scenario, the company has sold just 25,000 Xoom tablets.  Gulp!

Zite Makes Right and Wants to Play Nice with Publishers with its Updated App
The New York Times
Yesterday the news aggregator released of a new version of its app, which it calls a “personalized magazine.” It said it was intended to quell the criticism from publishers.  The market for aggregators that turn Web articles and links shared on Facebook and Twitter into digital versions of a customized magazine on the iPad has grown increasingly crowded.

10 Reasons Why Color Nook Will Never Match the Kindle
Reason #5:  Want color?  Get the iPad.

Michael Dell:  Android Tablets Will Overtake iPad
Michael Dell believes in Android.  In yesterday's Wall Street Journal interview, the Dell CEO said that Android  tablets would one day overtake as the leading platform in the tablet market.

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