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Wednesday News: Jeff Bezos’ wife leaves a negative review of the...

In general, sales of the smaller tablets are currently outpacing shipments of traditional 9-inch and over tablets, and according to a recent survey by analysts Gartner, almost half of tablet owners have a device that’s 8-inches or less — which “confirmed Gartner’s long-standing assumption that smaller is better when it comes to consumer tablets”, the company said. ZDNet

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  1. Deborah Nam-Krane
    Nov 06, 2013 @ 04:49:12

    As the wife of the subject of the book, it’s fine for Mackenzie Bezos to leave a review. But the spouse of Brad Stone really- really- shouldn’t. (Whether Amazon has a review policy that prohibits Amazon employees from leaving a review, I don’t know.)

  2. Karenmc
    Nov 06, 2013 @ 09:33:21

    That Target offer is very tempting, but it isn’t happening as long as the old iPad 2 keeps running perfectly.

  3. Stepphanie Scott
    Nov 06, 2013 @ 11:39:10

    I agree Deborah; Mackenzie Bezos is free to leave reviews, though she is inevitibly opening herself up for criticism. I’m sure she knows that. I agree the wife of the author should not, and technically that is type of reviews I thought Amazon was policing against–the friends and family auto-5 stqr reviews.

  4. Renda
    Nov 06, 2013 @ 17:22:17

    I wonder if Ms. B’s review would be allowed to stay up at GR with their new “enforcement” policy.
    Sounds to me like the review is of the author, not the book.

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