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OVERRATED The iPad / Kindle wars: Now that two front-runners for the e-reader market have emerged (does anyone remember Barnes & Noble's version?), we're already tired of devotees to Apple and Amazon hotly debating which digital device is better. Calm down, you tech-minded ideologues. You both can take credit for killing the printed word, just as soon as you can convince us how this will be a good thing.
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