Lots of tech news this week. Tablets, video streaming, smartphones and more.
- Amazon reveals Kindle Fire tablet and Kindle touch. Based on its specs, it targets the B&N Nook eReader, not the iPad.
- Amazon signs streaming deal with FOX.
- Blockbuster gets into streaming… but only for Dish Network customers
- Mango 7.5 update coming to AT&T Windows Phone customers this week
- Next iPhone and iOS5 will be announced on October 4th.
- Facebook’s latest major changes creepy to many. Meanwhile, they fixed a bug that let you see who Unfriended you.
This Week in Nerd History:
- September 30, 1968 – The Boeing 747 is rolled out and shown to the public for the first time at the Boeing Everett Factory.
- September 26, 1973 – Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic in record-breaking time.
- September 27, 1998 – The Google internet search engine retrospectively claims this as its birthday.