Apple iPad’s iBooks vs Amazon’s Kindle

Apple’s iPad launches this month, and among its many functions, one that analysts are looking at right now is its e-reading capability. In fact, some analysts and critics are wondering if Amazon’s Kindle will be under threat once Cupertino’s new tablet device launches on April 3. It’s true that Amazon has a few problems to contend with that may be related to pressure from the iPad’s coming iBooks application.Amazon just caved to the demands of major book publishers regarding Amazon e-book pricing, and some analysts believe the online retailer needs to cut the price of its Kindle e-ink devices to compete with the iPad..  Read more [via pcworld]

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