It’s October, and you know what that means…Christmas!
No, not really. But everyone is announcing their new products and the biggest announcement so far is the Amazon Kindle Fire aka the first real challenger to the iPad. As an entrepreneur and tech lover, I’ll be paying attention to this over the next few months. If you want one in time for Christmas, it’s probably a good idea to order now. They might run out as the season gets closer. Hurry up and order yours so I can get the commission and order my own! lol.
Okay, down to business. Here are this week’s highlights:
Amazon Takes On Apple — Here is the low down on what’s going on with the Kindle Fire vs. iPad: “Amazon’s announcements this morning were the most important in the gadget world since Apple announced the iPad on January 27, 2010. With the announcement of a $79 regular Kindle, $99 touch-enabled Kindle, and $199 Kindle Fire tablet, Amazon set itself up for a Christmas clash with Apple’s iOS juggernaut. While many tablet contenders have come at Apple, few can throw as many punches as Amazon.”
E-Books Directory — this site takes all the free ebooks on the web and puts them in a single place where you can download and read them. This may be the best free resource I have found in a very long time.
Obama Is Not A Socialist Part 2 — Matt Rawling continues his fantastic series on Obama’s politics. Required reading for all voters (especially conservatives who call Obama a Socialist).
The Dangers Of A Single Story — Bryan Davis highlights a recent TED talk that explains the dangers of a single story. “Stereo-types are created when we take one story, one scenario, one event and play it over and over again until that becomes the only view.”
What Cohabitation Does For Marriage — A compelling article on what research shows in relation to cohabitation and marriage. “But unmarried cohabitation is the fastest growing family/domestic form in the United States as well as most of the Western world. It’s exploding, having increased 15-fold since 1960. And that growth has more than doubled in real numbers since the mid-1990s in the U.S.”
Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead — This is a documentary I’ll be picking up. Check out the trailer.