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One Step Ahead: Amazon Brings 4K Streaming To Life

The future is simply rolling out too fast. Even though it was definitely bound to happen, Amazon is riding shotgun and will now begin streaming some of its video content in the super high resolution UltraHD format. 4K has been around for quite some time, but still did not go mainstream. A refresher: $K is four times the resolution of standard 1080p …

Google Shopping Express

Watch out Amazon, Google is coming through! Yes, first Google controls search engines, then emails, then social networks, then mobile phones, then wearable technology and now online shopping, what next the world? The latest service by Google allows its users to buy their daily/ favorite products online and have them delivered to their houses. Even …

A Few Thoughts on Amazon’s Autorip

Amazon’ new Autorip service gives you free access to a digital version of the physical media you just bought. Meaning buying an audio CD will automatically grant you access to soft MP3 versions of the album’s songs to download and enjoy. The same applies to books and DVDs. Direct implication? This might save the audio CD from obsolescence. Or will …

The Eight-Inch Encounter: Mini Tablets

Tablets (the whole concept of computer slates) remain a mystery to me. I always was skeptical about the potential success of tablets. But history did prove me wrong, as tablets sales did plummet throughout the past few years. Even better: Medium-sized tablets also did well, even though the late Steve Jobs didn’t believe they had a market. What is even …