Amazon Cherry Picks Specs To Compare Kindle Fire HD to iPad Mini, But They Are Right About HD

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Despite apparently record sales of the 7-inch Kindle Fire the day after Apple debuted the iPad mini, Amazon is taking to the low-road in order to direct shoppers on its website away from Cupertino’s new mini-sized tablet.

How? They’ve posted a comparison chart to the front page of Amazon.com showing how the Kindle Fire HD and iPad mini stack up, spec-for-spec.

How Microsoft’s New Tablet Stacks Up Against iPad & Others [Chart]

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The Surface RT goes up against the iPad and more.
The Surface RT goes up against the iPad and more.

 

Microsoft’s new Surface RT tablet made its debut today, just three days after Apple announced the new fourth-generation iPad and iPad mini. If you’re not completely dedicated to iOS, you’re probably having a hard time decided which tablet to go for.

To help you make your decision, we’ve put together a handy chart that compares the Surface RT with some of the most popular tablets on sale right now, including the new iPads, the Amazon Kindle Fire HD, the Google Nexus 7, and more.

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: Samsung Plans To End LCD Supply Relationship With Apple

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Apple has poached Samsung talent to develop in-house chips for the Mac.
Apple has poached Samsung talent to develop in-house chips for the Mac.

When two of the biggest companies in tech are hardcore frememies, it’s nearly impossible to find the middle ground to reconcile. Samsung and Apple are trying to break things off entirely, even though they need each other.

In the latest news on their breakup, Samsung has said that they will end their LCD panel supply relationship with Apple as of next year. The stated reason behind Samsung breaking ties with Apple is that Apple’s supply pricing strategy provides Samsung with insufficient margins.