The Nexus 7 reveals how Google wants to play the tablet game. They’re gunning straight for Amazon, who not only have a huge content store that people are happy to use, but also have their own forked version of Android running on the Kindle Fire… a version of the OS that Google has no control over, and that earns Google no advertising revenue. Every sale of a Nexus 7 is likely one less sale of a Kindle Fire, slowing down Amazon’s ecosystem and adding to the momentum behind a Google controlled experience.
(Curated by Dennis Moore. Read the complete article here)