Amazon Heeds SI’s Advice on Tablet Pricing

No, you schmucks are not the only ones reading, and more importantly benefiting from, the nonpareil SI blog. Y’all can pat your collective backs today that you’re in august company. Obviously, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is an avid reader of the SI blog because in August we recommended that the upcoming Kindle Tablet must be […]

Amazon Guns for iPad with $199 Kindle Fire Tablet

In hopes of riding the current tablet wave sweeping consumers, E-commerce behemoth today launched a $199 tablet it’s calling the Kindle Fire. As expected, it’s a 7-inch touchscreen device running a custom version of Google’s Android software. Can Kindle Fire Catch Fire with Consumers? Key Features * The dual-processor tablet weighs 14.6-oz, is WiFi […]

Amazon Plays with Fire – Kindle Fire

As almost universally expected, Amazon will launch its tablet Wednesday at an event in New York City. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos himself will do the honors. Dubbed Kindle Fire, the device is said to be a  7-inch touchscreen tablet running a custom version of Google’s Android software. Pricing for the Kindle Fire is still hush-hush. […]

SI Ditches Netflix Streaming, Jumps on Amazon Prime

Oh yeah, SI is jumping on the Amazon streaming bandwagon. Like millions of Americans, we too are hopping mad at the Netflix bastards for hiking their fees by a whopping 60% for customers on the DVD+streaming plan. So when we read Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ note today on the e-commerce web site that the company […]