With the announcement that the Kindle Fire has grabbed 54.4% of the Android Tablet market, it's clear to see that Amazon's Trojan Horse strategy paid off. As I wrote back in December, the Fire is Amazon's way of making all of their offerings "real." Movies, books, and games were Amazon's core competency back when all of that stuff was on disks and on paper and that core competency is repurposed now for the Information Age.
When Amazon latched onto to Android in 2011 to run its new Kindle Fire tablets, the idea made a lot of sense. Amazon didn’t have to do the grunt work of making its own operating system and could tap into a burgeoning ecosystem of mo... Read Post
Like the Pillar of Fire in the Old Testament, Amazon drops its own Finger of God on Google and its Android tablet OEMs during Passover in the form of a reduced-price Kindle Fire HD. Read Post