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Kindle Fire – Most Desired Holiday Wish-List Item, Apple iPad Sales Plunge

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The Amazon Kindle Fire is truly the iPad killer product that is crushing down the sales of the Apple iPad. No other tablet PC was able to compete with the Apple iPad. Even Samsung’s Galaxy Tab which is more features than the iPad was unable to bring down the sales of the iPad. However, the Amazon Kindle Fire that was released in November 2011 has already managed to surpass the sales of iPad. The Kindle Fire is considered to be the most desired holiday wish-list item.

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One of the main reasons why the Kindle Fire has become so famous in short period is the fact that it is available at a very affordable price as compared to the iPad. The sales of the Apple iPad has shooting down from 16 million to 13 million and this is mainly happening during the holiday season of December when the iPad’s sales were expected to grow even more. The release of the Kindle Fire in the month of November 2011 was timed perfectly to attract the oncoming vacation season. Over 1 million Kindle Fire is sold every week.

The vice-president of Amazon Kindle Fire, Dave Limp has stated that the Kindle Fire is the most successful product that they have ever launched. They are making great efforts to build new Kindle Fire units to meet the high demand. Even though the Kindle Fire received ambiguous reviews at the beginning, it is managed to hit high sales in no time.

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There are several reasons why Apple iPad has failed miserably to compete with Kindle Fire. One of the main reasons is its price. When you compare the price of both the products, you can notice that anyone can afford a Kindle Fire rather than owning an iPad. The original iPad is still not available in many countries and still Apple managed to launch the iPad 2. The original iPad and the iPad 2 are still priced high. The sales of iPad are increasing but it cannot compete with the Kindle Fire.

When you want to gift a Kindle Fire, you only need to spend 200USD whereas to gift to an iPad, you need to spend 500USD. It has been observed that many people are looking cheap tablets to buy. While searching for cheap tablets, people often come across the Kindle Fire. Since the product has a very famous brand backing it and is available at a cheaper price than iPad, the sales are bound to shoot high.

Some people do not like to compare iPad and the Kindle Fire. The iPad has a mammoth screen size of 10 inches whereas the Kindle Fire has a comparatively smaller screen of 7 inches. The Kindle Fire is just an eBook reader and it can be used for watching movies, listening to music and browsing the web. The iPad functions more like a laptop. You should be clear about the fact the Kindle Fire is not an alternative product to the iPad. In simpler terms, Kindle Fire offers basic entertainment features that cannot match the feature rich iPad.

Apple’s iPad – Some Good things and Bad things

Here in this article I am going to describe a few important things about apple ipad that every iPad users must know.

Good Things about Apple iPad

Apple iPad Good things

I feel that iPad is the one which truly looks like a notebook.  The basic interface found in the iPad is really damn good and the performance is truly swift.

Although we use portable computer for reading, computer doesn’t gives us full satisfactory result. but the iPad is a book-like with touch screen, instant-on ability and its simplicity makes me to think that this really superb one for reading e-books, magazines if you stay out from direct sunlight.

The battery keeps on going. When I first bought my iPad and when you took the iPad out of my box I found it was 89% and I didn’t charge it for that whole night and I found on the next day it was only 20 percent.  This is well suited for all the working days.

The keyboard was quite surprisingly tolerable one. The keyboard of the iPad is of different beast. Already the iPad app store is fully packed with lots of interesting application. I believe there is no platform which doesn’t have these many applications as like the iPad.  Apple’s ipad $40 is surprisingly effective. This case really protects your iPad from many hits.

The Bad things about Apple iPad (or at Least the Imperfect)

Apple iPad bad Things
I see that the ones which I have encountered are of 3rd party application rather than the system software.

You may get trouble in charging it. Many people from American’s iPad users got a message “Not charging” when they plugged their iPad via USB cables. The Apple said that if the iPad is charged while in it is off condition there won’t be any problems.

I thought that iPad’s version Safari will run web application as like as the OS X safari than like iPhone safari. But it works only for some time. We got a good Gmail version for iPad but the version of Google docs is not good except spreadsheet.

I am not quite sure if anyone nailed the magazines and newspapers yet. The New York Times Editors choice application is a gem User-Interface and also it is free, but it just offers only handful number of stories. The Times interface will really make everyone to scroll down to view the most of the content.

Another thing about papers and magazines on the iPad: IPad is really such a beautiful device for reading the web that the bar is tremendously high for the contents that is given in other forms. I believe that the publishers who need us to pay for the contents in the downloadable form may need to snatch the free versions from the sites.

Even thought the iPad keyboard is not so good, typing is really an interesting challenge. Using the laptops and computers, you can easily type by using your fingers on the keyboard and your eyes on the screen as long as your typing is good. But on an iPhone the keys and display area will be displayed in a compact form and it is easy for us to have a good glance simultaneously. But in iPad the size is intermediate and the all-in-one design is different. Till now, I have trouble in typing and i keep on looking at the screen what I am typing simultaneously.

Advantages of Flash Memory Card Reader

Advantages of Flash Memory Card Reader. With the increase in Data usage in everyday life, Data storage has become an important factor. You may access your data with Handsets, Digital cameras, PCs, Camcorders, iPads, iPods, e-readers and gaming devices. You can store huge data on these devices and so you will have to make use of other external devices to store huge data and one such device is Flash memory Card.

These Flash Memory cards are small and compact chips that are commonly used in cameras, gaming peripherals, handsets to extend the memory capacity for storing multimedia files like photos, videos and music.

These Flash Drives comes in various ranges like SD (secure digital), CF (compact flash), MS (memory stick), and more. But, SD is used widely.

The SD will be available in various sizes like 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and so on. It is up to you to buy the one that suits your need. The price of the SD card depends on the SD card size that you are opting for.

You should manage and use Flash memory card effectively by transferring the device from your memory card to system and vice versa. By doing like this, you can use the memory card for future use. The Flash Memory Card helps you for reading or transferring the file from memory card to PC or vice versa. You can use the memory card in any System (Device) and read or transfer the data.

Some systems will have this card reader feature built inside them. You can buy desktops or laptops that have got this card reader feature. Else, you will have to buy an external card reader device to use them for other purposes.

Modern Flash Card Readers comes with several slots that could be used for several kinds of memory cards. The cost of the drive depends on the capability of the memory card reader.

If you have an idea of purchasing any memory card reader, you will have to first understand the applications of flash memory card reader. You have to understand its uses and the areas that you want it for use. After that, you should buy the readers that best satisfy your requirements.

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iPad to be Sold in Nine New Countries on Friday

Apple announced that on Friday the touchscreen multimedia devices will be available in 9 different countries and they are Belgium, Mexico, Austria, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Singapore and Ireland

iPad to be released in Nine counteries

Presently the iPad is available in the countries like Spain, France, Canada, U.S., Japan, Britain, Switzerland, Australia, Germany and Italy.

Previously Apple had said about the release of the iPad in 9 different countries in July but it haven’t unveiled the date.

By making use of iPad users can watch videos, listen to songs, play games, surf web or read ebooks.

The cheapest iPad model costs $499 which comes with a Wi-Fi connectivity and 16 GB of Memory while the most costly iPad model costs $829 which comes with a 3G connectivity and also 64GB of Memory.

On Jun 22nd Apple announced that more 3 millions of iPad were sold since the iPad went on sale in the U.S. on 3rd April.

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