Apple's iPad has been gobbling up consumers in the competitive tablet market, but Amazon and Android are poised to start gorging, too. The e-retail giant just announced the imminent release of the Kindle Fire, an Android tablet that, at just $200, costs half the price of the cheapest iPad and is being called the iPad's first serious rival. Android fans can telegraph their desire to see Apple vanquished with this nutrition-minded "Hungry Android T-shirt," ($24).
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