Tagged with: Amazon

iPad Mini Review – Apple Hits a Solid Double, But Is It For Everyone?

iPad Mini Review – Apple Hits a Solid Double, But Is It For Everyone?

As I say, way too often, "If you want an iDevice, nothing else will do." This is absolutely true about the iPad Mini. If you want one, just go buy it. Nothing else will do -- not the Nexus 7, not the Kindle Fire HD, not the Samsung Galaxy Tab... nothing. This is not to say that Google's Nexus 7 or Amazon's Kindle Fire HD ...

All the Cyber Monday Deals: 2012

All the Cyber Monday Deals: 2012

Well Black Friday is over. Maybe you scored some deals, maybe you stayed in this year. Either way, Cyber Monday is here to drag you back for another round of insanely discounted shopping. We found, ranked, and sorted all the Cyber Monday deals (and non-deals) for you. Here's your definitive guide for Digital Shopping D-Day. ...

Sorry, Netflix Subscribers, Amazon’s No Longer Testing Prime for $7.99 a Month

Sorry, Netflix Subscribers, Amazon’s No Longer Testing Prime for $7.99 a Month

Amazon is no longer giving consumers the option of paying $7.99 a month for Amazon Prime, the loyalty program that includes free two-day shipping and video streaming. An Amazon spokesperson confirmed: “We regularly test new options for our customers. At this time, we’ve completed our test and are no longer signing up ...

Amazon brings Adobe Photoshop Touch to Kindle devices, but only for those running Android 4.0

Amazon brings Adobe Photoshop Touch to Kindle devices, but only for those running Android 4.0

Adobe Photoshop Touch is already available for Android (and iOS), in fact an update was released just two months ago, but that doesn’t mean that Amazon’s Kindle devices have been supported, until now. Adobe on Thursday announced that after working “closely with Amazon,” Photoshop Touch now works with the latest ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 15, 2012

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 15, 2012

Nintendo’s next console, the Wii U, launches in North America this Sunday. With the holidays coming and budgeting a must, you might be wondering: Why the heck should I care about the Wii U? Don’t I already have a Wii? The Wii U is Nintendo’s first true HD system, which is something Microsoft and Sony already have in ...

Amazon prepares users for the zombie apocalypse with essential gear

Amazon prepares users for the zombie apocalypse with essential gear

Amazon seems to be worried that a zombie apocalypse is coming to a city near you shortly. They’ve created a Zombie Apocalypse Supplies page that aims to get you set up and prepared with movies and novels — so you know what you’ll be facing — and gear to keep you safe. The Brain Protection section offers a range of ...

How Teachers Will Use E-Readers to Catch Cheaters

How Teachers Will Use E-Readers to Catch Cheaters

These are tough times for plagiarists and would-be academic cheaters. That may seem a counter-intuitive statement, given how much material is online, just waiting to be copied-and-pasted, and how many services are ready to write your papers for you for a nominal (or not so nominal) consideration. But just as authoritarian ...

Amazon Testing Monthly Prime Membership, Just in Time for the Holidays

Amazon Testing Monthly Prime Membership, Just in Time for the Holidays

Amazon quietly made a big change to its Prime service this week, allowing some customers to subscribe on a monthly basis rather than committing to a full year. The service, which includes free two-day shipping and free streaming of movies and TV shows in Amazon's library, normally costs $79 for a year's commitment. The ...

A New Digital Model for the Future of Book Publishing

A New Digital Model for the Future of Book Publishing

As a futurist I speak and write for a living. The spoken word and the written word are the coins of my professional realm. Now think about that, the phrase "written word." Wow how we continue to use legacy phrases! We don't say "typed word" or "dictated word" or "keyboarded word." As a futurist I always reflect on this. ...

Google testing same-day delivery service, taking on Amazon, others

Google testing same-day delivery service, taking on Amazon, others

If you work for Google, or have a friend who does, you may currently have access to a new service from the company: same day delivery in San Francisco. According to the New York Times, Google is currently testing a service by which a customer can order an item on either a phone or regular computing device, and have it ...