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IDC: Amazon Kindle Fire may ‘radically redraw the media tablet market’

September 29th, 2011

When Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet begins shipping to end users on November 15th, it will have the potential to “radically redraw the media tablet market” according to market research and intelligence firm IDC. Unveiled on Wednesday, the Kindle Fire is a portable and flexible 7-inch tablet that will provide users easy access to a wide …

Ticonderoga: Amazon’s Kindle Fire is ‘hardly an iPad killer’

September 28th, 2011

Amazon on Wednesday unveiled the tablet the tech world has been waiting months to see: the Amazon Kindle Fire. We covered Amazon’s press conference live and went hands-on with the Kindle Fire as well, and our initial impressions are relatively positive. The sleek slate is portable, it’s affordable and it offers deep integration with all …

Amazon Kindle Fire hands-on! [video]

September 28th, 2011

We just saw the Amazon Kindle Fire in person, and it really is about as close as it comes to a BlackBerry PlayBook as far as the exterior goes. It’s nearly identical save for the Amazon branding, and the lack of a camera and microphone. The touch panel and screen are the same, and the …

Amazon to launch Kindle Fire tablet for $200

September 28th, 2011

We are live from Amazon’s Kindle Fire press conference in New York City where the online retailer is about to announce a $199 Kindle Fire tablet. The Kindle Fire is equipped with a 7-inch display and can connect with Wi-Fi networks but will not ship with a 3G chip, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. Customers will …

Live from Amazon’s Kindle tablet event!

September 28th, 2011

We’re live and in color from Amazon’s Kindle tablet (Kindle Fire, it would seem) event here in New York City, and we’ll be bringing you all the action live as it happens. While the tablet itself has been leaking for months — BGR exclusively reported this past May that Amazon’s first tablet would be based on …