Tech Lab guy, Hiawatha Bray reviews the Kindle Fire and the Nook Tablet (written version below) Let’s begin with an admission. There’s no question about
Browsers have been built the same way for the last 15 to 20 years without a whole lot of new architectural approaches. The engineers over at Amazon asked how would you build a browser in the era of cloud computing? The Engineers and talking heads over at Amazon banter about the development of the Amazon Silk Browser.
A lot of reviewers are eager to point out what is missing from the Kindle Fire. We agree there are some missing features, but we don’t think they’re missed. As a stand alone device, the Amazon Kindle Fire is revolutionary because of its price.