The $199 Nook Tablet (8GB) matches up well to the Kindle Fire in specs and price--and has the added advantage of offering an expansion slot for additional memory.
Apple's quietly slipped a less expensive iPhone 5C into its lineup, but so far it's only on sale in China, Europe and Australia.
Apple has also brought the 4th-generation iPad with Retina display back into service, retiring the iPad 2.
Priced cheaper than the current 16GB version, the new phone reportedly could debut as soon as Tuesday, say various sources.
This lower-storage version of Apple's lower-end smartphone is now available in more than 15 countries altogether, but not in the US.
commentary Nowadays, what can 8GB get you? One movie, a few apps and songs, and your phone is already at full capacity.
Retired from production last fall, the iPad 4 could make an encore appearance as early as Tuesday.
Sure, it's cheap, but what exactly are you getting for the $199 price? Let's start with a lack of storage place and a low-resolution screen.
It won't be for everyone--the call quality and reception vary if you don't use a case--but the handset's striking design, loaded feature set, and generally agreeable performance make it the best iPhone yet.