Amazon takes the fight to Apple
At Amazon's highly anticipated Kindle event Thursday, CEO Jeff Bezos introduced a slew of new and updated products aimed to elevate the company to the pinacle of American tech companies. If you're curious how the company plans to take on Apple, click though to see all the new gear.
Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hit... More Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hits the ice for a heart-pounding ride around the track.
Date 14-03-07, Duration 3:49, Views 6412
Video by: National Geographic
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