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Tablets top kids’ holiday wishlist, iOS devices dominate

Apparently, some families like sharing everything, including their tablet computers (Photo credit: Shutterstock)
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Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or any holiday, chances are that gift-giving will be a big part of the revelries. But apart from our own wish-lists, it’s the kids’ presents that usually take center-stage. These days, kids no longer root for model cars, train sets or bicycles. They seem to be wanting electronic gadgets more than anything else. A recent Nielsen survey gives us a peek into just what devices they want.

Kindle Fire HD 8.9 shipping today, 4G version heading out next week

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If you have been waiting for the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 that was announced back in September, then your wait is finally over. Starting today, the base model of the device is shipping directly from Amazon. However, if you have your eye on the 4G version, then you will have to stretch your patience until next week.

Apple iPad mini vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD

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One of the reasons why people invest in tablets is to curl up with their device at the end of the day and enjoy some reading. Of course, lugging around a 10-inch tablet isn’t exactly very comfortable, nor is it very natural to look at. Seven-inch tablets, on the other hand, are a whole lot more subtle and can fit into bags and jacket pockets far more easily. Amazon’s latest tablet, the Kindle Fire HD, not only lets you enjoy a good read before bed but also lets you indulge in a bit of movie watching, audio listening, and Web…