The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

The rise of Amazon is one of the more interesting stories in recent memories. How did a company that started in 1994 become one of the most dominant retailers in the world in just 20 years? The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon tells that story.


Kindle Voyage

Amazon has announced their new, top-of-the-line Kindle Voyage. Not only is lighter and thinner than the Kindle Paperwhite, it also has a higher-resolution 300 PPI e-ink display, dedicated hardware buttons for turning pages, and smarter and brighter screen illumination.


‘The Manual, Everywhere’ on Kickstarter

If you keep up with the web design world at all, you probably already know about The Manual, a design journal started by XOXO Fest cofounder Andy McMillan and with contributions from world-class designers like Frank Chimero and Ethan Marcotte. … (More)

Goal Zero Nomad 20 Portable Solar Panel

The Nomad 20 by Goal Zero is a portable, foldable solar panel with a max power capacity of 20 watts (hence its name) and multiple connector ports. It fits nicely into a backpack and is generally awesome for camping and … (More)

Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution

Neither one of my kids were alive “pre-smartphone”. They only know the world where “there’s an app for that”. Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution¬†¬†is about the building of that world. It was one … (More)

DODOcase Durables Device Sleeves

We’ve mentioned the DODOcase Durables iPhone 5 Wallet previously, but I figured the rest of the Durables lineup was worth taking a look at too. They’ve got one for just about all the popular portables: iPad and iPad mini, MacBook … (More)

Glass Bowl in the Shape of a Ziploc Baggie

This glass bowl in the shape of a wide-open Ziploc baggie sits flat and holds about 10 ounces worth of jelly beans, Skittles, peanuts, or just plain water in case you want to use it as a home for your … (More)

Timbuk2’s Slim Sleeve for Kindle and Kindle Touch

It’s no secret that I am a fan of Timbuk2. Well, they just came out with this ultra thin sleeve that is designed specifically for the Kindle and the Kindle Touch. The Slim Sleeve is padded with high-density foam, so … (More)

Kindle Fire

By now, no doubt you know about the Kindle Fire. It was announced by Amazon at the end of September along with two new e-ink models: the keyboard-free Kindle with a d-pad controller, and the Kindle touch. The Kindle Fire … (More)

The Amazon Kindle Touch

Small, thin, lightweight, E Ink, touch screen, 2 months of battery, 4GB of storage, and only $99. This is the first Kindle I have owned and I have found it to be fantastic.