It's too early to tell whether the nook can steal significant market share from the Kindle.
Rawashda is holding his laptop as he points out every nook and cranny of his studio apartment.
CHEAP TABLETS, EVERYWHERE: First came the e-readers, like the Amazon Kindle, or the nook.
Amazon recently dropped the price on their Kindle after Barnes & Noble cut theirs on the nook.
With its new e-book reader, the "nook," the retail chain is embracing a familiar, low-tech concept: lending a book to a friend.
There is no nook, no crevice or cranny, that is not full of force.
To him every nook and every corner had its meaning and its history.
But Elizabeth-Jane clung so closely to her nook that she discerned nothing of this.
She thought that she might find a nook there where she could take shelter.
The rebels were paraded, each man searched, and every nook and cranny in the fort thoroughly overhauled.
c.1300, noke, of unknown origin. Possibly connected with Norwegian dialectal nokke "hook, bent figure," or Old English hnecca "neck," but the sense evolution would be difficult.