Amazon's upcoming 7-inch Kindle Fire 2 tablet needs these 10 things to take on the Google Nexus and other competitors.
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The Kindle Fire's dual-core processor was perfectly respectable when Amazon unveiled the tablet last fall. But now it's looking molasses-slow. What's changed in a few short months? The Nexus 7's quad-core CPU, the Nvidia Tegra 3, is to blame. Google's quad-core chip should deliver zippier multitasking, video-streaming, and Web browsing than the Fire's dual-core laggard. You can bet the next Fire will go quad-core too.
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