Thoughts on the Amazon Kindle Fire

Amazon just finished revealing their new tablet, the Kindle Fire. First off, it’s $199, while the cheapest iPad starts at $500. I wasn’t very interested in a tablet other than for extra real estate for reading. At $199, the Kindle Fire is priced low enough to pique my curiosity. More »


In college, I held a part time job and my first big purchase was a pair of headphones, Sennheiser’s HD595. I wore them everywhere. In summer, I’d wear them as I walked to class. In winter, they would serve a dual purpose: headphone and earmuff. I just loved the sound so they stayed on my head. In retrospect, I probably shouldn’t have taken them everywhere, but even after the braving the heat and cold, they still sound great. More »