Can Mini-Tablets Revive the Newspaper Industry?

Any news executives confident that the answer to falling print sales is more people using tablet computers should be delighted by the next six weeks or so.

But will the arrival of these dinky tablets, which should be small enough to slip into a pocket while traveling, yet big enough to read easily, mean a revival for the dying art of reading a newspaper in some form on the train or tube?

In January, Nielsen reported that one-third of tablet and smartphone owners had downloaded a news app within the past 30 days; but only 3% of the total had bought a paid app, and 16% had downloaded either paid or free apps.

via Guardian

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