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Amazon, Barnes & Noble, And The Death Of The E-reader

Posted at 7:20AM Friday 14 Dec 2012

Well, it was nice knowing you, e-readers. Thanks to the explosion of reasonably priced tablet alternatives, e-readers are quickly becoming novelty items. At least, that's the word from research firm IHS, and its latest consumer electronics survey.

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