Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sat down with Consumer Reports, and the Beez's knees--as he's known in the industry--hinted that the Internet retailer may enter the tablet field. "Stay tuned," Bezos said, when asked about the possibility of a multipurpose tablet. Isn't the Kindle a multipurpose device, though? It already reads e-books, disrupts the publishing industry, props up your uneven kitchen table. What more could you want from a tablet, really?
Counting is hard. I can only get about as high as 10--20 if I've got my shoes off. Fortunately, for those cases where you need to go higher than that, the iPad's here to save the day. Take politicians voting, for example: Representative Steny Hoyer, the House Democratic Whip, can now receive results on his iPad as they come in, all the while playing in the background.