If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Amazon gets down on its knees and worships Apple's iPad with the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-Inch -- a me-too tablet with a comparable music ecosystem and the ability to seamlessly order new printer toner, or anything else, to one's front door. Apple and Amazon's tablet differences are primarily philosophical: The iPad is the unobtrusive, Swiss Army knife for your life, while the Fire HDX admits to playing catch-up by presenting itself as a product "as good as the iPad." In some ways, however, the HDX is better.

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