What makes the Amazon Fire tablet a winner?

Amazon’s new tablet computer, the Fire, isn’t the first to challenge the Apple iPad. It isn’t the last either. But at this point, it’s the best competitor.

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It’s never too late to quit the printed page: An Amazon Kindle review from a print purist

To abandon printed books in favour of an e-reader seems to be the new “To be, or not to be” for Canadians who have until now shuffled their feet when it comes to making the switch. If you’re a “print purist,” (i.e. devoted to the page) you barely batted an eye at any e-reader releases, whether it was Amazon’s Kindle, the Kobo or the Sony Reader, it made no difference to you. You could care less about being an early adopter. When you have the hoarder-like comfort of shelves and tables and corners full of books you’ve collected over the years, well, technology can go ahead and move at its breakneck pace if it wants to — you’re covered with enough reading material for a lifetime.

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Danny BradburyDanny Bradbury

Danny Bradbury is a technology journalist with 20 years' experience. He writes regularly for publications including the Guardian, the Financial Times, the Financial Post, and Backbone magazine. Danny also writes and directs documentaries.

Maurice CachoMaurice Cacho

Maurice Cacho is a Toronto-based journalist mixing his love for tech with a passion for news. He's also CP24's Web Journalist and appears daily on CP24 Breakfast and weekly on the channel's tech show, Webnation, discussing tech news and trends.