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Amazon has had a long and interesting story since its incorporation by Jeff Bezos in 1994. We’ve heard a lot of anecdotes about the dynamic founder, but what would probably come to the mind of the average consumer when Amazon is mentioned are books. Lots of them.
That may very well change in the near future, or perhaps it has already change. In the latest announcement of Amazon about its earnings, the direction the online store is going looks pretty clear – and it’s looking good for them.
I don’t know if you are aware of it, but Amazon has maintained a steady place in the tablet market. In fact, it ranks highly in second place, thanks to its Kindle line of e-readers.
You may say whatever you want about the magic of the iPad (I will not disagree), but if you are in the market for a device that might not be as magical but work just as perfectly for certain things, then the Kindle is no doubt an excellent device. Even more so when Amazon launched the Kindle Fire.
Or not. It depends on how you see things, of course, but it looks like Google is not going to leave the tablet market alone.
During the Google I/O conference held in San Francisco yesterday, the tech giant showed proof that it has something to say when it comes to tablet computers. While it may not be taking on the iPad (smart!), it certainly seems to be saying something to Kindle.