Top 3 Reads This Week

Here's my top 3 tech stories and blogs to read this week: 1. The next phase of smartphones - Benedict Evans

In this blog post Benedict Evans, who's somewhat of a mobile expert, talks briefly about what the last 7 years have been all about for smartphones and then details what he thinks will be next for them.

2. Amazon, a friendly giant as long as it's fed - The New York Times

In this article David Streitfeld who covers technology for The New York Times brilliantly discusses the ongoing battle between Amazon, writers and what remains of the publishing business.

3. Software Entrepreneurs Must Go Mobile-First Or Die - TechCrunch

This post from TechCrunch talks about the importance of  having a mobile first mindset when developing software for today's market and goes on to give some useful hints and tips about app development.