Technology news shows 34 percent of Americans have tablets

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It also revealed that 56 percent of people in the United States are owners of smartphone devices. According to the latest study from Pew Research Center, which used data from the U.S. Census Bureau, a growing number of Americans are increasingly buying mobile devices and both smartphones and tablets are gaining in penetration. In fact, the growth has been very rapid among these devices over the last few years. According to the technology news from the Internet & American Life Project at the Pew Research Center, tablet ownership had achieved…

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire to make a splash without drowning the iPad

Though chief executive officer of Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos, believes that the new Kindle Fire will be a highly attractive product for consumers looking for a bargain priced tablet computer, it is not likely that it will have an impact on Apple’s iPad in the lead of the marketplace. The price of the newest Kindle model, $199, is less than half of the least expensive model of the iPad, and – according to a Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, Herman Leung – will be very attractive to shoppers who are seeking a…

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Amazon’s play in the tablet market

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Amazon.com did a good job of creating a new Kindle e-reader that is affordably priced; so affordable, that the new Kindle is out selling the leading Kindle, and the 3G and WiFi model e-readers. By using advertisements on their new e-reader, they were able to finance a newer, more affordable Kindle. Now, can they do the same with an Android based tablet? By using tasteful ad displays, small banners and screen-saver type advertisements, Amazon could create a new product that was less expensive. By strategically placing the ads, Amazon was…

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