Last we heard, nook sales were very weak for Barnes & Noble. Now we are faced with the high probability that the devices, or at least most of them, will go extinct.
"We have no plans to discontinue our award-winning line of Nook products," B&N spokesperson Mary Ellen Keating reportedly told the latter.
The reason that Nook is proving somewhat disappointing is twofold. On the one hand, B&N had rather high expectations. On the other, Amazon's Kindle and Kindle Fire gadgets ate a lot of the potential market share of Nook.
Regardless of whether or not Nook devices will go totally extinct, B&N will make software and license content to third-party developers.