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July 25, 2011

Why Would Amazon Release Yet Another iPad Rival?

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by Kristina Bjoran, Technology Review

As rumors circulate that Amazon is getting ready to release a tablet computer later this year, it’s tempting to wonder: why bother? The rest of the tablet market is largely made up of devices running Google’s Android operating system. As Amazon is widely thought to be working on a device that also uses Android, this could make it tricky to distinguish its product from these other iPad wannabes. Besides, Amazon already offers a successful Kindle app for the iPad, and for Android. So why risk so much effort by entering the highly competitive tablet market at all? According to some experts, a full tablet computer could prove vital as the material Amazon sells becomes increasingly digitized and delivered online

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