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Rockntractor
09-27-2011, 08:39 PM
NEW YORK — Amazon is expected to unveil a tablet computer Wednesday, picking a fight with Apple Inc. and its iPad.
AP story>http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/amazon-expected-to-launch-kindle-tablet-wednesday-taking-on-ipad/2011/09/27/gIQARpwU2K_story.html

fettpett
09-27-2011, 11:31 PM
it looks nice from what i've seen...i'm seriously considering it...but 250 is kinda steep

fettpett
09-28-2011, 11:40 AM
There are 4 new Kindles launched today. the redesigned $79 one, 2 touch screen (wifi $99, 3G $149), then the Tablet "Kindle Fire" $199

http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Color-Multi-touch-Display-Wi-Fi/dp/B0051VVOB2/ref=kin3w_ddp_compare_title5_1?pf_rd_p=1321385442&pf_rd_s=center-18&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B005890G8O&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=198SCP3PPXQ7KHJ5Q0ZR

Rockntractor
09-28-2011, 12:08 PM
There are 4 new Kindles launched today. the redesigned $79 one, 2 touch screen (wifi $99, 3G $149), then the Tablet "Kindle Fire" $199

http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Color-Multi-touch-Display-Wi-Fi/dp/B0051VVOB2/ref=kin3w_ddp_compare_title5_1?pf_rd_p=1321385442&pf_rd_s=center-18&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B005890G8O&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=198SCP3PPXQ7KHJ5Q0ZR

cool! and the price isn't bad.

fettpett
09-28-2011, 12:11 PM
cool! and the price isn't bad.

nope...wife is thinking she wants one now lol

Rockntractor
09-28-2011, 12:25 PM
nope...wife is thinking she wants one now lol

8 gigs of memory is a little lean though.

Starbuck
09-28-2011, 01:26 PM
8 gigs of memory is a little lean though.
That's smarter than most Democrats:confused:

fettpett
09-28-2011, 01:33 PM
8 gigs of memory is a little lean though.

for a e-reader that's not bad...it's 6000+ ebooks, plus free cloud storage for everything

Rockntractor
10-10-2011, 11:36 AM
8 gigs of memory is a little lean though.

http://www.buy.com/prod/pogoplug-mobile/223435914.html

CueSi
10-10-2011, 09:18 PM
There's no SD/MicroSD slot. Do not want. :(

~QC

Rockntractor
10-10-2011, 09:20 PM
There's no SD/MicroSD slot. Do not want. :(

~QC

That was my opinion but look at this link, it could solve those problems and more.
http://www.buy.com/prod/pogoplug-mobile/223435914.html

Rockntractor
10-19-2011, 10:36 AM
A cheaper alternative with sd slot
http://www.buy.com/prod/7-velocity-micro-cruz-reader-special-edition-r102-256mb-color/224955242.html?listingid=170476072