Amazon’s mantra has always been to provide an “uncompromising approach to the reading experience”. But the success of the company lies also in its obsessed focus on responding to users expectations. So when Andre Vrignaud, Microsoft Director of Game Platform Strategy, announced he was joining Amazon.com, speculation started on what his mission could be. "Can't really talk about details at this point, but it'll become pretty evident soon enough… and you all know where my passions lie," Vrignaud wrote in his blog Ozymandias.
"Global sales of tablet PCs will quickly increase to 50 million units per year in 2-3 years, with open-platform vendors expected to have a combined global market share three to four times that of the Apple iPad, according to Acer chairman JT Wang who is also president for the Taipei Computer Association (TCA)".