Part of yesterday’s Tech Fondle Tour was a trip to Best Buy.
Samsung will set up a colony soon:
Nook Touch and Kindle under an eReader banner:
While shunted to the side is a five-inch Kobo eReader:
It has ridiculously-wide side bezels and a curved back that tries to hide how surprisingly-fat it is. I can’t see anyone buying it. It feels like it’s a leftover piece of tech from two years ago. It lacks the sleek appeal of Sony’s canceled five-inch Reader. Best Buy didn’t have either the Kobo Glo nor the Kobo Arc tablet on display.
MacBook Air Chromebook.
Wow. Did Samsung just put the MacBook Air in a Replicator or what? Nice keyboard. Great build quality. But the screen’s viewing angles are The Suck:
Viewing angle of a MacBook with Retina Display: