How Much Will The Kindle Fire Rock Apple's Boat?
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced Monday that it’s jumping the gun and releasing its entire new tablet lineup early in order to keep up with the huge demand it saw during the pre-sales. The Fire began shipping on Monday, a day early, while the Touch and Touch 3G were shipped Tuesday, six days early. Although the company did not skip ahead by a particularly large time frame, but getting their hands early on the latest gadget would surely have been a pleasant surprise for the millions of eager buyers who had pre-ordered the device. Strong pre-order demand caused Amazon to ramp up Kindle Fire production to more than five million units before the end of 2011, according to news out in the Far East.  Early signs do point to the birth of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) strongest competitor in the tablet market, which has everyone contemplating theComplete Story »