Today Amazon announced that the Kindle Fire is all sold out, which is cleverly convenient considering there’s an Amazon event next Thursday. We’re anticipating new Kindle Fires in a bunch of different flavors. So what might Bezos & Co. drop on us next week? How Many Kindles? Staples’ U.S. retail chief Demos Parneros recently said Amazon was prepping “five or six” new tablets. What that likely means—if there’s any basis to it at all—is several storage options in two different sizes. So theoretically, a 7-inch Kindle Fire with 8GB, another with 16GB, and another with 32GB, as well as a 10-inch Fire with those same configurations. Read the full story at Gizmodo.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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