June 18th, 2014
Several journalists took a small segue today in their coverage of the launch of the Amazon Fire Phone to note that Amazon’s Kindle Fire has been extinguished. Or nearly so. Based on IDC’s May report, the Kindle Fire has only 1.9% of worldwide tablet shipments, down 47% year-to-year.
June 15th, 2012
I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried:
May 7th, 2009
I had a grand plan tonight to create an in-depth article debunking all of the false (or, at best, misleading) information that surrounded today’s launch of the Kindle DX. It had the same title as this blog entry. The article began: —————————————————————– Hush now, don’t explain Just say you’ll remain Unless you’re mad, don’t explain…
February 17th, 2009
The Kindle 2 was indeed unveiled on February 9th as “rumored.” (What do you call a supposed rumor that everyone already knows? A “deliberate leak” perhaps.) Ship date is February 24th, just in time for those who forgot to buy chocolates and roses on Valentine’s Day. Kindle lovers everywhere are thrilled; the skeptics remains skeptical….
October 26th, 2008
According to an entry on Oprah Winfrey’s blog, called “Oprah’s Favorite New Gadget,” “This summer, Oprah received a gift that she says changed her life. ‘It’s absolutely my new favorite favorite thing in the world,’ she says.” It’s nearly November and she hasn’t found another favorite favorite thing in the world? I guess she already…