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Aver Releases Its iPad Killer

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    Aver Releases Its iPad Killer

    Well, folks, looks like this whole tablet war is getting closer to kicking off.

    Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci pulled out a full-color, 7-inch slate that is definitely not an e-reader. And this from a company that didn't want to make tablets in the first place. Tsk!

    Little is known about Acer's tablet other than that it exists and that it will feature — surprise, surprise — an app store of its own. Here's your takeaway, though: competition to the iPad is coming. It'll be interesting to see if competitors can catch up to Apple in the first generation or if, like the iPhone, it takes a while.

    Via Reg Hardware