Amazon's Kindle Fire upends the tablet landscape

roundup The 7-inch $199 tablet is here to entertain us. It could also help redefine a market that's long been the playground of Apple's iPad.

Amazon Kindle Fire
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roundup The 7-inch $199 tablet is here to entertain us. It could also help redefine a market that's long been the playground of Apple's iPad.

Help! Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, one reader needs advice on choosing between the new Amazon Kindle Fire and the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet.
(Posted in Signal Strength by Maggie Reardon)
November 15, 2011 12:00 a.m. PT

Kindle Fire: the Android tablet developers love the most

Amazon's tablet has surpassed Samsung's Galaxy Tab as the Android tablet developers are most excited about, according to an Appcelerator study.
(Posted in Mobile by Roger Cheng)
November 14, 2011 11:45 a.m. PT

CBSNews.com: Kindle Fire vs. iPad boils down to business models

The real contest is not between products, but between two high-tech business models--low- versus high-margin, represented by Amazon and Apple, respectively.
(Posted in Tech by Erik Sherman)
November 14, 2011 3:43 PM ET

Kindle Fire ships today, a day early

The tablet will arrive a little sooner than expected, and the Kindle Touch e-reader will ship tomorrow, six days ahead of schedule.
(Posted in Crave by Eric Mack)
November 14, 2011 6:54 a.m. PT

CNET review: Kindle Fire

Though it lacks the tech specs found on more-expensive Apple and Android tablets, the $199 Kindle Fire is an outstanding entertainment value that prizes simplicity over techno-wizardry.
Reviewing Amazon Kindle Fire not an easy task
Video: Unboxing the Kindle Fire
Video: Kindle Fire first look
(Posted in CNET Reviews by Donald Bell)
November 13, 2011

Content will be key to Kindle Fire's success

Average consumers could care less about bigger, faster competitors once they see what the Amazon tablet does for them.
(Posted in Android Atlas by Scott Webster)
November 13, 2011 9:10 p.m. PT

ZDNet: Kindle Fire--snappy consumption, impulse purchase device

This review is about Amazon's strategy as much as it is about the device. You forget the hardware and just consume.
Kindle Fire besting Nook Tablet with more third-party partners
(Posted in Between the Lines by Larry Dignan)
November 13, 2011 9:00 p.m. PT

Will Kindle Fire kill the $500 tablet?

Will the market impact of the $199 Kindle Fire be strong enough to reset the entire pricing structure of the tablet market? Even affecting Apple's seemingly impervious iPad?
(Posted in Nanotech: The Circuits Blog by Brooke Crothers)
November 12, 2011 2:06 p.m. PT

Kindle Fire vs. Nook Tablet

We compare the specs and features of the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet and the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet.
(Posted in CNET Reviews by Donald Bell)
November 7, 2011 8:23 a.m. PT

 

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