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Apple iPad's rivals are coming

Jul 29, 2010, 10:36 (1 Talkback[s])
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"I get that Apple's iPad is hotter than hot with over three million sold so far, but to say "Apple has won the battle for tablet computing already" is really overreaching. I mean, come on: the Android Linux-based tablets -- or if you insist, the iPad killers -- weren't even supposed to start showing up until mid-summer.

"Guess what? They're finally starting to show up. The Dell Streak, a cross between a smartphone and a tablet, will be out later this summer. It will first show up with Android 1.6 under the hood, but it will be user upgradeable to the latest release Android 2.2, Froyo."

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