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Update: Fire Phone And Kindle Voyage Developments (AMZN)

Update: Fire Phone And Kindle Voyage Developments (AMZN)

Tweet We have long known the Fire Phone had flopped. Given this obvious flop, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) lowered its price to $0.99 on contract (from $199) and $449 without a contract (from $649). This brought the Fire Phone’s price more or less in-line with its mid-tier specifications. Yet, except for an initial burst in sales, the [...]

Best Android Tablets of October 2014

Best Android Tablets of October 2014

Tweet October is under way and you can use our post to find some of the best Tablets currently available on Amazon. Check all info listed under each tablet and you might end up finding a new favorite device to buy. All the models listed in this post are sorted by OEM and you can [...]

Google’s Nexus 9 Could Be the First Tablet to Truly Challenge Apple’s iPad Air

Google’s Nexus 9 Could Be the First Tablet to Truly Challenge Apple’s iPad Air

Tweet Google (NASDAQ: GOOG  ) (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) is widely expected to unveil its next tablet, the Nexus 9, at some point in the next few weeks. Like the Nexus devices that have preceded it, the Nexus 9′s release should coincide with the debut of the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, Android L. Although Google [...]

Skylanders Trap Team Brings The ‘Real’ Skylanders Experience To Android, But …

Skylanders Trap Team Brings The ‘Real’ Skylanders Experience To Android, But …

Tweet Update: We’ve checked out Play Store page on various AP writers’ accounts, and apparently the game is now marked as incompatible with everything, including the hardware listed in the description. At this point I’m guessing that the Android app was published prematurely, and this will change on the multi-platform release date for Trap Team, [...]

Yes, an iPhone 6 Plus can replace a Kindle Fire HDX (or other small tablet)

Yes, an iPhone 6 Plus can replace a Kindle Fire HDX (or other small tablet)

Tweet (Image: James Kendrick/ ZDNet) Regular readers know I am a tablet guy. I own 3 – 4 of them at any given time. I use the iPad Air for work and the others for more tablet-like activities. Two of the current tablets in my possession are both Kindle Fire HDX models. I got the [...]

thingCHARGER: A Charger for ALL of Your Things

thingCHARGER: A Charger for ALL of Your Things

Tweet Chargers make the cut on Patrick’s Picks quite often, and I like to put the focus on them because without them, we’ve got no juice to power our toys.  But what I’m about to share with you today is one of my favorite ideas for a multi-charging station, and I think once you see [...]

FH Library – October schedule of events

FH Library – October schedule of events

Tweet ***CHILDREN*** HAPPILY EVER AFTER ON THURSDAY October 2, 9, 16, 23 (Thursdays) 1 p.m. Toddlers, birth to 3-years-old, are invited to join us each Thursday morning for age-appropriate stories, activities, crafts. This month’s theme is “Mother Goose.” Conference Room. PAWS 2 READ October 4 18 (Saturdays) 10-11:30 a.m. Ages 4-12. Paws 2 Read pairs [...]

Pope Francis: 10 practical tips for achieving happiness

Pope Francis: 10 practical tips for achieving happiness

Tweet Aristotle (384-322 B.C.E) taught that happiness is life’s purpose, achieved by practicing virtue, a life of balance and moderation. St. Thomas Aquinas (1224-1274) added that happiness was achieved in direct proportion to one’s relationship with God. Recently, Pope Francis offered 10 practical tips for achieving happiness and greater union with spirit. Live and let [...]

Achieving Optimal Performance and Productivity with Android Tablet

Achieving Optimal Performance and Productivity with Android Tablet

Tweet <!– Like us on Facebook –> ●        Evernote is another must-have app to have to keep users productive. It gives users notebooks to store text, images, and voice reminders.  Note that these are only a few suggestions among a plethora of free and paid apps available on the Google Play Store.  Make your work-related [...]

HP joins Microsoft’s Chromebook and Android assault with $199 laptop and $99 …

HP joins Microsoft’s Chromebook and Android assault with $199 laptop and $99 …

Tweet Microsoft’s assault on Chromebooks and cheap Android tablets is getting a significant boost from HP today. HP is launching a 7-inch HP Stream 7 tablet for just $99, and an 8-inch version for $149 in November. Both are powered by Intel chipsets, but the company isn’t revealing any additional specifications for this pair of super low-cost [...]

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