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(New York, NY)  —  Apple’s iPad has some new competition.  Amazon has unveiled its Kindle Fire device.  It’s a tablet computer that will cost 199 dollars and ship on November 15th.  The Kindle Fire will be able to use Amazon Cloud storage to save on memory space.  It’ll also stream millions of songs and videos, offer video games like “Angry Birds,” and act as an e-reader.  Kindle Fire users will also be able to surf the Internet with the Amazon Silk web browser.  The Kindle Fire’s multicolored screen is seven inches tall and backlit.

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09-29-2011 00:12:52