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7 10, 2013

Kindle Fire HDX, Surface 2, and iBeacons – Battery Life Episode 3

By |October 7th, 2013|Categories: Battery Life, Podcasts, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is the third episode of Battery Life, our new technology podcast. In this episode Wyatt and Josh talk about Amazon's newest tablet: the Kindle Fire HDX. While they're only available for pre-order at the moment, Amazon has given us all of the information we need to know to make a buying decision. If it weren't for the rumored iPad update coming soon, we would've ordered one of the 7-inch tablets already. We're expecting this to sell like crazy, especially if Apple doesn't put a retina displa [...]

1 02, 2011

The Kindle app’s days are numbered

By |February 1st, 2011|Categories: Articles, Tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In a surprising chain of tweets this morning, we heard news that Apple rejected the Sony Reader app from the App Store due to the process which customers purchase eBooks.  We did a little searching and found this MacRumors article detailing the issue. Apple denied the Sony app because it allowed customers to purchase content directly from Sony and circumvented the typical in-app purchasing that we've come to love and loathe.  Instead of sharing the customary 30 - 70 split between Apple and the d [...]