By Tobin Smith|November 18, 2011, 7:43am GMTNov 18 2011
Amazon's ($AMZN) Kindle Fire has sparked great interest among the mobile-app developer community, as both a new product and, moreover, as a way to get in front of a strong base of customers who are comfortable spending money through this major online retailer.
The Fire may lack some features and functionality of Apple's ($AAPL) iPad, but at a dramatically lower price point -- and, soon, with a comparable selection of apps -- Fire demand could become even-hotter.
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