The tablet and the e-reader will be popular Christmas gifts for tech supporters on your shopping list this year, and there is a wide assortment from which to choose.
Amazonâ€™s Kindle Fire comes out the easiest on your budget, pricing at $199. It has a 7 inch screen and a lot of content at competitive prices. Mediabistro.com reports it has Amazonâ€™s Silk web browsing platform, and Netflix, Hulu and Pandora apps to stream movies and music.
And the Nook runs $249: Also with a 7-inch touchscreen, Nook has books and movie streaming with Netflix and Hulu, It specializes in childrenâ€™s book and magazines, and has a microphone to record your voice to do narrations.
For lower budgets, the Kobo Vox, costs $199: It has a 7-inch Android touchscreen with Zinio magazines and a number of childrensâ€™ books. Also, Amazon Kindle Touch 3G is available for $149, while the Nook Simple Touch can be had for $99.