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Kindle Fire before the official announcement: round-up of news & rumors
So, this is the day. Kindle Fire will be announced. Before the official release, here’s how media speculate about the brand-new Kindle tablet.
Kindle Fire: Amazon’s bid to challenge iPad for tablet market – The Guardian
Amazon is set to join the tablet wars on Wednesday as it launches a rival to Apple’s best-selling iPad, a device that has made digital tombstones of all the competition so far. The online retailer is set to unveil the tablet at a press conference in New …
Amazon to Unveil “Kindle Fire” Tablet – Slate
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos will take the stage in New York on Wednesday to unveil the company’s exuberantly named new tablet, tipped as a cheaper competitor to Apple’s popular-but-pricey iPad. It won’t supplant the original Kindle e-reader, but …
Amazon Kindle Tablet to have Magazine Subscriptions at Launch – Good E-reader
A few weeks ago we wrote about Amazon courting magazine publishers to offer single issue and subscription based products with the launch of their new tablet. It looks like Hearst, Conde Nast and Meredith have signed on to have their…
Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) are two totally different companies when it comes to their core business. Amazon.com is an on-line retailer selling hardcopy and softcopy content (e-books, movies, CDs, etc.), and all kinds…
Amazon Kindle Fire Burns With Bezos: The World’s Reigning Tech Freak Geek Leader – International Business Times
The Amazon Kindle Fire tablet is expected to be revealed in New York on Wednesday. Already, media types are proclaiming that Amazon will throw down a competitive gauntlet against Apple and its industry-leading iPad tablet with an expected …
Amazon’s Kindle Fire could be death blow to RIM’s PlayBook – ZDNet
Summary: Amazon’s Kindle tablet reportedly resembles the PlayBook and that’s bad news for RIM. What if you could have Research in Motion’s PlayBook with different software and better content connections? And what if this tablet was cheaper …
Amazon’s Tablet Will Be Called The “Kindle Fire” And Look A Lot Like The PlayBook – The Business Insider
The highly anticipated new Amazon tablet will launch in the second week of November, reports TechCrunch. It will be called the “Kindle Fire” (get it?) and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will be demonstrating it on stage this Wednesday. We’ve also learned that it …
I’ve just been given the most amazing tip about Amazon’s new gadgets. It looks like Amazon may have quietly put 3 devices through the FCC over the past few months, not just the one we expect to see tomorrow. Update: I just flipped my…
Reports: Amazon’s Kindle Fire Tablet A ‘Stopgap’ Design, Publishers Line Up – Yahoo Finance
Amazon’s long-awaited Android tablet appears to be just two days away from making its first public appearance, and a few details trickled out in advance of its debut. According to reports, Amazon (NSDQ:AMZN – News) plans to remind everyone that this …
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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
The Hunger Games Prequel
by Suzanne Collins
Part 1: The Mentor
Coriolanus released the fistful of cabbage into the pot of boiling water and swore that one day it would never pass his lips again. But this was not that day. He needed to eat a large bowl of the anemic stuff, and drink every drop of broth, to prevent his stomach from growling during the reaping ceremony. It was one of a long list of precautions he took to mask the fact that his family, despite residing in the penthouse of the Capitol’s most opulent apartment building, was as poor as district scum. That at eighteen, the heir to the once-great house of Snow had nothing to live on but his wits.
His shirt for the reaping was worrying him. He had an acceptable pair of dark dress pants bought on the black market last year, but the shirt was what people looked at. Fortunately, the Academy provided the uniforms it required for daily use. For today’s ceremony, however, students were instructed to be dressed fashionably but with the solemnity the occasion dictated. Tigris had said to trust her, and he did. Only his cousin’s cleverness with a needle had saved him so far. Still, he couldn’t expect miracles.
The shirt they’d dug from the back of the wardrobe—his father’s, from better days—was stained and yellowed with age, half the buttons missing, a cigarette burn on one cuff. Too damaged to sell in even the worst of times, and this was to be his reaping shirt? This morning he had gone to her room at daybreak, only to find both his cousin and the shirt missing. Not a good sign. Had Tigris given up on the old thing and braved the black market in some last-ditch effort to find him proper clothing? And what on earth would she possess worth trading for it? Only one thing—herself—and the house of Snow had not yet fallen that far. Or was it falling now as he salted the cabbage?
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Night lamp with Bluetooth speaker – perfect for audiobooks
A great gift for a book lover in your life – this beautiful night lamp offers warm, natural light with adjustable candle flicking effect. A built-in speaker can play audiobooks for even 8 hours.
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