Amazon, the giant online retailer, today announced its new Kindle Fire -- a seven-inch, 14.6-ounce tablet computer that everyone in the tech industry immediately tried to size up against Apple's wildly-successful iPad.
The first reaction: The Fire is not an iPad. But at the prices Amazon announced, it is a steal.
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos said the Fire would be far cheaper than the iPad, with a starting price of $199. Apple's cheapest iPad is $499. The Fire will not have a built-in...Full Story