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Amazon ups Kindle Fire orders to meet soaring holiday demand

Amazon has ordered an additional 1 million Kindle Fire tablets from its manufacturers, increasing the total number it expects to ship before the end of 2011 to 5 million. Previously, the company was expecting to ship just 3.5 million, but it increased this number to 4 million in the middle of Q3, Digitimes reports.

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Apple orders 26M iPhone 5s for 2011, says report

The iPhone 5 rumor train chugs along briskly, as Apple is reportedly upping orders of iPhone units by 13 percent for the second half of 2011. 26 million of those units will be the much-anticipated “iPhone 5,” according to Digitimes.