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Will Apple iPad Kill Amazon's Kindle?

   
12:40 pm on Jan 29, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Even the NYTimes has opposing views on this.

Brad Stone, writes, Three Reasons Why the iPad WONíT Kill Amazonís Kindle [bits.blogs.nytimes.com]

It may be suddenly fashionable to say so, but the new Apple iPad tablet wonít kill the Kindle from Amazon. The Kindle is for book lovers, and the iPad is not.
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Nick Bilton, writes, Three Reasons Why the iPad WILL Kill Amazonís Kindle [bits.blogs.nytimes.com]

My colleague Brad Stone just blogged about why he thinks Appleís iPad wonít kill the Kindle from Amazon.com.

I disagree. Yes, the iPad comes with its limitations. Thereís no camera, no SD card slot, no Adobe Flash technology. But when you look at iPad in comparison with other e-readers available today, it is now clearly the best device on the market for those who enjoy reading.
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1:20 pm on Jan 29, 2010 (gmt 0)

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The Kindle is for book lovers, and the iPad is not.

I would say that tangible books are for book lovers. The Kindle and iPad can fight over the rest, but the majority of people will continue to read actual books than an electronic format.

 

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