Today the world was formally introduced to the Kindle Fire tablet. Amazon said: “There are two types of companies: those that work hard to charge customers more, and those that work hard to charge customers less.”
I’d argue the Fire is more about Amazon vs. every-android-tablet-out-there (especially B&N’s nook), but the world wants something to call an iPad-killer. Fine, let’s go with it: between these two contenders the fight isn’t overpriced vs. undercut… it’s quality vs. quantity. If Apple’s got a deserved rep for being a snob, than Amazon’s the most annoying Wal-Mart greeter ever.
Originally hailing from the Caribbean and now making his home in Ohio, Tobias has published 6 books and almost 50 short stories.He is a Clarion graduate, Writers of The Future winner, and Campbell Award for Best New SF Writer Finalist.