It seems we have what all consumers relish in a good competitive market: a fight. Get your popcorn.
This week Barnes & Noble announced their new e-book reader the nook. The brick and mortar bookseller acquired a company to develop the new reader a few years ago. It’s a head-to-head competitor with Amazon’s kindle. Wired magazine calls the nook a “kindle killer”. Here’s a comparison chart and view of the food fight thus far on Gizmodo.