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Amazon Fire vs. iPad 2: Review & Comparison - Shelly Palmer
By: Shelly Palmer
Amazon announced four new Kindles: three e-ink models and one extraordinary 7" color tablet-style device called the Kindle Fire. The e-ink models are noteworthy because of their low price points. Amazon now owns the low-end of the market. The Kindle Fire is noteworthy because it is not a piece of hardware, it is a portable user interface to over 18 million books, songs and movies on Amazon.
MacBook Air vs. MacBook Pro - Shelly Palmer
By: Shelly Palmer
I love my 17" MacBook Pro. It's practically new. I bought it about six months ago to replace my slightly older MacBook Pro, which I bought about a year ago to replace my slightly older MacBook Pro. My current model is the latest and greatest. It has a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 8 GB of RAM, an Apple OEM 512 GB SSD and I replaced the optical drive with a third-party 7200 rpm, 1TB Hard Drive. It weights just under 7 lbs. It is the very top of the line Apple Laptop, there's nothing else to buy. Well ... almost nothing.
Some Disturbing Thoughts about 2012 - David Houle
By: David Houle
In the last three years, I have spoken about how 2012 might well be one of the most change-filled, disruptive years in America in recent memory. It is a quadrennial election year. It is the year of the Mayan Prophecy. It figures to be a year of political conflict between those who want to hold onto the legacy structures and ways of thinking of the 20th century and those who realize that the 21st century is a time for new forms and ways of thought. I had, until recently, felt that, while disruptive, 2012 would be about transformation and new beginnings. The metaphor that comes to mind is birth: a process that is quite painful, but ultimately, produces a new, vibrant life.
There's a Special Place in Hell for Spammers. - Steve Rosenbaum
By: Steve Rosenbaum
It used to be that spam was something that clogged our inboxes. And email was just part of how we lived our lives. But as the web has gone from the edge of our world to the electronic center of how we live, spammers have taken up new evil ways clog not just our inboxes, but our lives.