Kindle Fire

A fair goer tries out the textunes eBook reader app on an Apple iPad at the Leipzig Book Fair on March 15, 2012 on the fairgrounds in Leipzig, eastern Germany. (Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Array Of Tablets Challenge iPad For Dominance

The iPad is still synonymous with the concept of a tablet, but Apple’s tablets have now slipped below 50% of all tablets sold. So what’s taken their place? An array of tablets that are generally smaller, cheaper but still basically equivalent to an iPad.


Kindle Fire (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Amazon Unveils New Kindle Tablets, E-Readers

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the world’s largest Internet retailer is looking to get a bigger share of the booming tablet market.


Google Nexus 7 Tablet. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Tablet Unveiled At San Francisco I/O Conference

Google will sell a small tablet computer bearing its brand in a challenge to Amazon’s Kindle Fire.


The Amazon Kindle Fire (Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images)

Amazon Takes Aim At iPad Market With Kindle Models

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Wednesday showed off the Kindle Fire, a $199 tablet computer, challenging Apple’s iPad by extending its Kindle brand into the world of full-color, multipurpose devices.