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Amazon Unveils Kindle Fire

Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com CEO introduced the Kindle Fire at a news conference this week. It is described as the first real competition for Apple’s iPad. The $199 price tag makes it very competitive. Read the rest: http://www.adweek.com/news/technology/amazons-kindle-fire-ipad-finally-gets-android-competition-135301 See also: http://pajamasmedia.com/lifestyle/2011/09/28/some-first-thoughts-on-the-kindle-fire/?singlepage=true

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Business Insider Likes Tumblr

Here’s an interesting article about Tumblr. it’s written from the business perspective and Business Insider definitely likes it. Read the article: http://www.businessinsider.com/tumblr-design-2011-8

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ASUS EeePad Transformer

I hope Ed doesn’t get all apoplectic by the mention of something other than Apple products, but I am going to point you to this excellent review of the Asus EeePad Transformer. I’ve had other ASUS products in the past … Continue reading

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Do YOu Still Use The Phone?

Do you still use the phone? “I remember when I was growing up, the rule was, ‘Don’t call anyone after 10 p.m.,’ ” Mr. Adler said. “Now the rule is, ‘Don’t call anyone. Ever.’ ” Phone calls are rude. Intrusive. Awkward. “Thank … Continue reading

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Android Takes a Bite Out of Apple

Android is eating into Apple’s  iPhone sales big time.   Apple was riding high for a long time, but now Android is out selling iPhones. the Android operating system has 31.2% of the US market, up 7.7 absolute percentage points … Continue reading

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CNET TestsTablets

CNET tests tablets for web speed and battery life. http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-20035094-1.html?tag=topStories3  

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Malware Found in Android Apps

It looks like the bad guys are at it already.  Users love the Android OS because of the openness, but that openness also makes it vulnerable to malware.  The malware was discovered apparently in pirated versions of legitimate apps. Google … Continue reading

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