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Kindle Fire HD Awesomeness!

The all new Kindle Fire sports a faster processor, double the memory, and 40% faster performance - at $159. Is Amazon CEO Steve Bezos insane? That's a ridiculously low price, but if anyone can subsidize a tablet with paid content...

Amazon gTLD Registration Reveals VoIP Interest?

Does Amazon want to get into the VoIP game? It appears that may be the case according to some revealing generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) that Amazon has registered through ICANN. ICANN allowed new Top-Level Domain to be registered with...

Text-to-Speech (TTS) on Kindle Fire!

Text-to-speech (TTS) for the Kindle Fire is a long sought after feature. Having TTS on your Kindle Fire enables you to listen to your e-books using text-to-speech without having to buy expensive audiobooks. Some people may be vision impaired and...

Google to Offer Free Tablets?

Several media reports are claiming that Google is going to be offering their own tablet soon, including DigiTimes which said, "As Google reportedly may launch an own-brand tablet PC to compete against Apple's iPad, sources from Google's upstream supply chain...

Netflix Brings Revamped Interface to Android Before iPad

Apple's iPad may be the tablet market leader right now, but certainly not for long. Today, a report was released by Gartner saying that 50% of all mobile phones sales are Android. That may explain why Netflix gave some love...

Why Amazon Should Buy HBO from Time Warner

I was just thinking about how Amazon’s goal is to subsidize their new Kindle Fire by selling content – in particular video content, which can then be streamed using their Amazon Prime “Netflix-like” service. In fact, on Monday Amazon...

Artisan Infrastructure Solves the MSP Competition Conundrum

At ITEXPO I met with Artisan Infrastructure's CEO Brian Hierholzer to discuss how Artisan offers a compelling cloud-based solution for MSPs and service providers. Brian explained that one problem with existing managed service providers (MSPs) is that they often compete...

Amazon Outage

Update: 6/29/09: Amazon is having ANOTHER major outage. The website starts to load, but does funky stuff with weird graphics like this: This is not the first major outage by Amazon, and certainly not the last. They had outages back in...

Amazon Should Collect Taxes? Over my Dead Gadget-Loving Body!

The NY Times must be smoking the weed again. They have an article posted the day after Christmas arguing that Amazon should charge customers state taxes to help fill the state's tax coffers. The NY Times writes, "Competitors aren't the...

It's Going to be a Blu-ray Christmas

Some experts are skeptical about whether consumers will buy Blu-ray DVD players this Christmas - I am not one of them. Many are saying it's going to be a "blue" Blu-ray Christmas. I disagree. I went shopping for a...

Gadgets Going Green

Green indeed! We can now trade our used electronics in exchange for Amazon.com gift cards through third-party Gazelle.com. This is both a convenience and additional way to save money this season. It's also a very handy option to trade...

Sony Reader PRS-700 -- Great, But for One Thing ...

Yes, there was a commuter this morning waiting for the 7:17 reading his Kindle. And that's all I needed to start thinking about ebooks and ebook readers and how maybe someday all printed material will be digital and there will...

New e-Newspaper Reader Heats Up e-Reader Market

The electronic newspaper, a large portable screen that is constantly updated with the latest news, has been a prop in science fiction for ages. It also figures in the dreams of newspaper publishers struggling with rising production and delivery costs,...

Amazon To Re-Kindle Its Popular eBook Reader

Amazon will reportedly ship new versions of its Kindle e-book reader before year's end. The original reader launched last November sold out in its first week and had Amazon scrambling to fill holiday orders. While sales have been brisk, estimates...

Amazon's Special MP3 Deals -- Indeed!

Image my surprise to receive this email the other day: Dear Amazon.com Customer,Amazon MP3 is offering free songs and albums as low as $5. All songs can be played on MP3 players, including the iPod and iPhone. Enjoy your music wherever...

Kindle Moving & Grooving

Ever since Amazon launched the Kindle last November, TechCrunch has been wondering about just how successful it's been. (Me, too!)The electronic book initially sold out and supplies have been tight. The Kindle is such a small part of Amazon's overall...

Blu-ray Buy 2 DVDs, Get 1 Free Promotion

Cool Blue-ray promotion from Amazon I thought I'd share. Buy 2 Blu-ray DVDs get 1 DVD free. Sweet! I keep threatening to buy a Blu-ray player, specifically a Sony PS3, but I just can't seem to pull the trigger. Could...

A Million eReaders? Who Would Have Figured?

Does anybody out there love their ereader? Well, guess so, according to this blog from Oxford University Press (OUP) USA. When Amazon launched the Kindle there predictions aplenty about how it and its predecessor -- Sony's Reader would sell....

Amazon Down Due to Pricing Error or Metal Gear Bundle?

Several bloggers were abuzz with the news of Amazon's website being down today. One site claims "Some customers reported that traffic caused the site to slow down considerably". The reason? "THOUSANDS of customers were in shopping heaven today when a...

CinemaNow Brings Movie Downloads to Windows Media Center

CinemaNow was one of the first to offer downloadable video content on-demand, but has been lost in the shuffle of competitors like Apple, Amazon, and Netflix for their digital movie, music, & TV downloads. And of course you have the big...

Amazon offers Click-To-Call Ordering

I was on Amazon.com looking for a Garmin GPS when I noticed I had the ability to click "Call me" to order stuff from Amazon. Interesting. Curious, I clicked the Call me button and saw this: As seen above, it...

Blu-ray DVD - Buy 2 Blu-ray DVDs Get 1 Free on Amazon

Amazon is offering a buy 2 Blu-ray DVDs get 1 Free Blu-ray DVD now that the Blu-ray vs HD DVD war is over. I just got this email now. Funny how Amazon was very diplomatic when they wrote "Now that...

TiVo's new Buy on TV for Amazon Unbox

A litle while ago, TiVo introduced Amazon Unbox movie downloads. but you still had to log on to Amazon.com to order your moves for playback on your trusty TiVo.. Fortunately, some coders came up with a home-grown solution that allowed...

Hey Why Not? Amazon To Enter Music Download Biz

And why not indeed! According to reports, shopping mogul Amazon is planning to launch its own music download store a la iTunes in the first quarter of next year. And why not indeed!Record labels aren't all too thrilled about iTunes...

Vonage promotion with Amazon

A co-worker received his Amazon.com order and inside the box was a Vonage promotional flyer. Great to see Vonage expanding beyond just Internet advertising and their "woo hoo" TV commercials. Of course, one has to wonder how much Vonage is...
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