Kindling a new fire

This is as disruptive as things in the e-reader space could get.

From launching the Kindle a few years ago, Amazon is now coming full circle with a touchscreen device – the Kindle Tablet..

The folks at report that

Amazon will be launching a tablet device running Android before the end of this year. The device will simply be called the Kindle (as it is with their current e-readers) and will launch with a 7″ Capacitive Touchscreen this October at a price point of $250 USD. The 10″ version will launch in Q1 of 2012 – it’s price has not been hinted, but is speculated to be under $400 USD.

While on this topic of e-readers, here’s a report that has facts on the phenomenal growth for e-readers (Source: