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Re: Sales Estimates for Amazon's Linux-based Tablets

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____/ 7 on Sunday 20 Nov 2011 11:34 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Amazon Kindle Fire shipments upped to 6 million in quarter
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>> | A market research firm has boosted its projection for Kindle Fire
>> | shipments in the current quarter, as the Amazon tablet is proving to be
>> | one of the hottest consumer devices this holiday season.
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>> http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-57327907-64/amazon-kindle-fire-shipments-upped-to-6-million-in-quarter/?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20
> Amazon makes tons of money from Linux.
> Any company can make similar amounts of money
> making and selling Linux gadgets.
> Linux is free to download, use and make money with.
> http://www.distrowatch.com
> http://www.livecdlist.com
> Amazon now moves to develop and sell an android mobile phone
> and make tons of money selling those devices and customized apps
> to buy their books online through the mobile phones.
> Since X is running on Android distro, if I were Amazon management, I'd
> ask the engineers to put X as standard on all tablets and phones
> and then to log into Linux machines, tablets, and other Linux
> gadgets that has X to be able to continue their reading or their media
> consumption on a different device from where they left off in their
> original device. Its a no fuss, no mess approach to transferring
> client desktops from one machine to the next without having
> to explicitly transfer files, settings and read positions
> from one environment to another.

Amazon permits  rooting of this machine, so you could practically
install anything on it.

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