Posts Tagged ‘Kindle’

The HP Slate 7 and a new age of affordable tablets

July 8, 2013mike Comments Off

I’ve read some reviews of the HP Slate 7 and some were less then favorable.  Well I am a user of the device not a tech reviewer and I’m typing this post from the tablet. The HP Slate 7 changed something, it made the full function branded tablet affordable.  At $139 its less expensive then [...]

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Monetizing Mobile – facebook IPO fears

February 14, 2012mike Comments Off

Unless you live under a rock you have heard that Mark Zuckerberg’s baby is about to hatch. Facebook is going public. I will spare you the details of this as WSJ, CNBC, and every other news media source has talked on and on about what could be the biggest IPO since Google. Facebook is a [...]

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Fruit Ninja – Kindle Fire Review – Amazon Appstore for Android

November 28, 2011mike Comments Off

A new feature on Styrofoamsoup will be Kindle Fire apps reviews.  These apps are available on other android devices through Amazon Appstore for Android (and in some cases Google Android Market or the Apple Appstore for iOS) While I will be testing many of these apps on my Motorola Photon 4G as well (running android 2.3) [...]

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Bordertown

November 28, 2011mike Comments Off

I have no idea what the movie “Bordertown” is about… I assume Mexico.  But here in Buffalo we are a bordertown as well.  A large percent of the shoppers at our malls, passengers at our airports, and attendees to our football games are from Canada.  We hardly notice except a couple of “aboot”s and “eh?”s. [...]

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Kindle Fire vs. nook tablet vs. iPad 2 – To each his own

November 23, 2011mike Comments Off

Last night we had what is likely a rare opportunity (outside of the big tech blogs or a Best Buy) to have an Amazon Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble nook tablet, and Apple iPad 2 in the same room. Quickly doing some head to head Netflixing (Apocolypto if you’d like to know) and Youtubing (the [...]

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