Friday, January 27, 2012

PC Makers Should Fear Amazon's Android Gains - Businessweek

A svelte 9” or 10” Kindle Fire would significantly accelerate market dynamics in this context

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said during his company’s recent earnings call that iPad sales haven’t really been affected by the Kindle Fire from Amazon, which is no doubt contributing heavily to the success of Android tablets. It’s also likely that the Nook Color and Nook Tablet from Barnes & Noble are included in the Android figures. Instead, Cook admitted, the iPad has had some cannibalization effect on sales of Macs and he predicted that one day, the tablet market will be larger in volume than the PC market.

PC Makers Should Fear Amazon's Android Gains - Businessweek

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