The tablet wars are heating up

The tablet wars are heating up

It seems as if Microsoft is adding some necessary heat to the tablet wars. This week, they revealed their upcoming tablet called the Microsoft Surface.

Microsoft has been particularly quiet in the eReader and tablet department. Then a few weeks ago, we heard that the PC giant was pledging some $300 million to Nook, Barnes and Noble’s e-reader business. That gave many of a e-reader geek pause because if Microsoft was investing that heavily in Nook, what does that mean for Amazon and the Kindle platform?

Apple’s iPad has dominated the tablet market since its launch

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Amazon’s New Tablet

Yes! Amazon is going head-to-head with the Apple iPad and is expected to perform competitively. Something Apple hasn’t seen much of in the tablet market to date.

Amazon’s launch into the world of tablets reportedly includes a a multi-colour screen, like their Kindle, and will have a backlit 7-inch screen. With a price tag of around $300 or less it’s expected to be very competitive with the iPad.

With shipping expected to begin sometime in October Amazon’s tablet is sure to be on many wish lists for the holidays and would explain the current redesign of Amazon’s

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