Take a closer look at Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire tablet, as unveiled Wednesday by CEO Jeff Bezos. One clear goal: Steal millions of hearts--and dollars--from Apple.
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At 7.5 X 4.7 x 0.45 inches, the Kindle Fire is at least two inches smaller than the 9.5 x 7.31 x 0.34 iPad2 on two dimensions, but it's actually a tenth of an inch thicker than the Apple device. The Kindle Fire weighs 14.6 ounces, versus 1.33 pounds for the iPad2. The Amazon gadget's size is very similar to that of the 7.48 x 4.74 x 0.47-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 7, which weighs in at 13.58 ounces.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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