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Why I Ordered a Kindle Touch

I’ve toyed with the idea of getting Amazon’s Kindle e-reader since the second generation was released in 2009, however, I held off for a number of reasons. First, the price was way too high for something that required you to spend more money to fill it up. Second, I already had an iPhone, which kept [...]

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Today’s Apple Announcement: iBooks Author – What does it mean for me?

Okay, this one is cool. Why do you care? Dude, it’s free. The goal of Apple seems to be to make iBooks 2, and iTunes U a runaway success right off the bat. The easiest way to make that happen is to get great content there the way they have for the App Store. Now [...]

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What does my birdie say about the iPad 2 and 3?

I may or may not have a ‘little birdie’ telling me that the iPad 2 is sticking around for another year. Nothing was said about price (my guy was hesitant to share too much), so it’s left for us to deduce what will happen. I see three options to choose from. 1- My intel could [...]

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Amazon customers purchased enough copies of Walter Isaacson’s “Steve Jobs” book to create a stack taller than Mt. Everest

Amazon recently announced that it had its best holiday season ever, selling more than 4 million Kindles. The Kindle Fire was the most popular, followed in a close second by the Kindle Touch. Amazon also announced that sales of its ebooks jumped 175% from last holiday season. Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, said in its press [...]

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Kindle Fire Hands On Review

Call me old-fashioned, but I will always prefer a real book to some sort of reader or tablet.  I look at a computer screen enough as it is.  Plus, I like the feel and smell of books.  And long walks on the beach and dolphin-safe tuna.  But I digress. My mom actually got a Kindle [...]

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UltraViolet Movies: A Failing Digital Solution?

Blu Ray + DVD + Digital Copy purchases seem like they are the way of the future. This package gives you the options to watch your movies just about anywhere as long as your mobile devices can play Apple DRM content. UltraViolet is a new company that has come up with a new way to [...]

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Movies, Music, Apps: Where is the Universal Solution?

Rent your movie from RedBox, buy a hard copy from Amazon, then get the Digital Copy from iTunes. Once you get the Digital Copy it will then only work with certain devices such as those that sync with iTunes. And after all that there is no place to upload your content to stream flawlessly on [...]

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Amazon is the next king of tech [by @jkhowland]

The Article Earlier last week Forbes had a great article on Amazon written by Venkatesh Rao. I can’t stop thinking about it. The basis of the article is this: Amazon didn’t rise to power by starting something new, they did it by systematically taking down an entire existing industry. Rao believes they’re going to do [...]

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How Promising is the Future for Netflix?

Recently, Netflix has encountered financial troubles and topsy turvy decision making flaws. With the price increase between its DVD-by-mail service and online streaming service, as well as the almost introduction of Qwikster, Netflix has angered and lost many of its subscribers. But Netflix’s future is not particularly gloomy. Despite the frequent complaints about the lack [...]

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The iPad 3 Rumors Of 2011

The iPad 2 is still doing really well, and it doesn’t seem like any competitor’s products are going to compete with it in the near future. Of course Apple will, as they have in the past, unveil a new product. The iPad 2 announcement came in March of 2011. Even before it was revealed, the [...]

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