Before the keynote went off on a crazed adventure sports tangent, Google announced a new product: the new Nexus 7 tablet running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and selling for the small sum of $199. What else sells for that? Oh right, the Kindle Fire.
So this leads us to the question: is Amazon now feeling the pressure to update its Kindle Fire to compete with the new Google tablet?
E-reader expert David Carnoy got word from a trusted source this week that the Kindle Fire 2 will be announced by July 31. If true, that would mean an updated device less than a year after the initial launch (the first Kindle Fire came out in November of last year).
What do you think? Have you been waiting for the Kindle Fire 2? What features are must-haves for you? T... [Read more]