We were bombarded with new Kindles from Amazon this week, but are also prepping for the Apple iPhone 5 press conference on Tuesday! Did you miss anything? Catch up with this week's tech news recap.
The iPhone 5 Will Be Your New Personal Assistant
According to a leak reported to 9to5 Mac, the next iPhone will come with some mind-blowing Siri-based voice control software , which will allow users to make appointments, get directions, and set reminders as well as send SMS and iMessage texts just by speaking commands.
iPhone 5 Press Event Invites Go Out
Apple sent out invites to its iPhone press conference this week, confirming our suspicions: the iPhone 5 will be announced on Oct. 4 . Mark your calendars, and be sure to check in with us starting at 10 a.m. PDT for the latest news!
Facebook's Data Tracking Cookies
According to a new report, Facebook can track you across the web, even if you're logged out of your account. Here's how to get a handle on your web browsing privacy .
Amazon Announces New Kindles
Amazon announced three new Kindles this week — the Kindle Fire tablet, Kindle Touch, and a smaller Kindle ereader .
Cable Companies Consider à La Carte Options
Reuters reported that cable industry giants are considering à la carte subscription options for customers. Feeling the financial burn from households turning to streaming entertainment options, cable providers may entice customers with cheaper, flexible plans, though details haven't been released.