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10.1-inch Amazon Android tablet to be built at Foxconn claim sources

10.1-inch Amazon Android tablet to be built at Foxconn claim sources

The tablet market is hot right now and consumers are buying tablets in droves. The iPad is the most popular, but there is certainly room in the market for a competitor, especially a lower price tablet running the Android operating system. When Amazon tossed, its Kindle eReader onto the market there were already long established readers around and the Kindle blew them away and kicked off the new rush of eReaders we are all enjoying today.

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Amazon Android Tablet Suite Takes Shape

Amazon Android Tablet Suite Takes Shape

The mobile team at Amazon, if there really is such a magical mystical force, will be flipping around in their beds again tonight as more information about the fabled Amazon Android tablets has once again reached our, and now your, ears. First, these tablets will be being released before October of this year, 2011, second, this will not interfere with nor will it replace plans to continue to produce the Kindle. On the contrary, says our source, in fact they mean to work together - whether or not this meant physically, in hardware, or just in the idea that they'd tend to different audiences was unclear.

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Amazon Android tablet rumors won’t go away

Amazon Android tablet rumors won’t go away

It started innocently enough. Amazon published a job listing looking for Android developers for their Kindle division. That led to speculation that maybe the Kindle was going to evolve into an Android based ebook reader ala the NOOKcolor. And with devs taking the NOOKcolor and rooting it into a full fledged and very affordable Android Tablet, people started to see the possibilities even more. And then the Amazon Store for Android was announced and the rumors started to gather steam.

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IDC: Tablets beat estimates, Android down, iOS up, Amazon’s tablet is actually an e-reader

IDC: Tablets beat estimates, Android down, iOS up, Amazon’s tablet is actually an e-reader

Research firm IDC released some interesting data this morning regarding tablet shipments for Q2 of 2011 as well as predictions for the second half of the year. Beating estimates, tablet shipments are now expected to reach 62.5 million in 2011, up from the original forecast of 53.5 million units. Apple's iPad 2 shipments continue to surge as Android slips and RIM enters. WebOS share will disappear by Q1 of 2011 and the much anticipated Amazon tablet is actually an e-reader.

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iPad stays top tablet: Faces growing Android challenge as Amazon circles

iPad stays top tablet: Faces growing Android challenge as Amazon circles

Apple's iPad continues to dominate the tablet market, with global shipments up to 9.3m units according to the latest figures, though its percentage marketshare has declined by over 33-percent thanks to increasing competition from consumer-centric rivals. 61.3-percent of tablets sold worldwide run iOS, analysts Strategy Analytics calculate, with Android taking the lion's share of what remains, at 30.1-percent.

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Amazon now selling ViewSonic VB730 Android tablet for $229

Amazon now selling ViewSonic VB730 Android tablet for $229

Since Barnes & Noble updated the Nook Color with official support for email and apps, it has been a very appealing Android tablet for entry-level users. Before the official update, geeks were hacking the eReader to turn it into a tablet. With all the tablet capability, the Nook Color was what many turned to for cheap Android love. The Nook Color now has some competition for the dollars of the budget Android tablet shopper with the ViewSonic VB730 shipping now on Amazon.

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