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It's something of an open secret that Amazon is working on an Android tablet and I am 99% certain they are having Samsung build one for them.
http://gdgt.com/discuss/amazons-tabl...t-will-it-d07/

http://www.engadget.com/2011/04/21/a...-built-tablet/

This is straight from the founder of Engadget.
Edited by Delphin - 4/21/11 at 8:30am
    
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Amazon & Samsung = Win
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Originally Posted by Kleingetier View Post
Amazon & Samsung = Win
It's about time there was a proper iPad killer on the market. Amazon all ready has their infrastructure built up around digital media; with another distribution platform, Amazon will be unstoppable.
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Interesting. Looks like I'm going to hold off on purchasing an Eee Pad Transformer.

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It's about time there was a proper iPad killer on the market. Amazon all ready has their infrastructure built up around digital media; with another distribution platform Amazon will be unstoppable.
I don't see it being an iPad Killer. Unless it smooths out all the software issues that the other tablets are having.
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Amazon is win. Samsung is win. Amazon and Samsung is full of win. It seems obvious to me that they will bundle Kindle software. I hope they follow Barnes & Nobles Nook Color. It has an IPS display. That's impressive for an eBook.
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Just read about this on Techspot, I'm surprised more people didn't chime in on this.
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Meh, I'm not a big fan of tablets. If I didn't win an iPad v1 from work, I'd never own a tablet.

But I can say now that I do have an iPad, that it is kind of convenient to have specially since my iPhone screen is looking smaller and smaller every time I use it.

But to me if you have a smart phone then a tablet just isn't really necessary.
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A microwave isn't a necessary appliance either, but they seem to have awesome market penetration.
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I'm wondering if anybody here has the Eee pad transformer. I heard it has Android's honeycomb OS instead of Android.
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I'm wondering if anybody here has the Eee pad transformer. I heard it has Android's honeycomb OS instead of Android.
Please read what you posted.
    
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