This week we continued the pursuit of pokémon with some more advanced tactics for catching your favorite monsters. Meanwhile in non-augmented reality, we learned about the current political conventions, how to jailbreak a Kindle, which foods are dangerous for cats, and more. Here’s a look back. Read more...
£23.99 (Hardback) £13.99 (Paperback) £2.99 (Kindle) Former Royal Navy submariner, Commander Ryan Ramsey recently self-published this unique book that tells the story of HMS […]
We ask the experts: Which font is optimal for my Kindle? Baskerville, Bookerly, Caecilia, Georgia, Helvetica, OpenDyslexic, Palatino, the mysterious "Publisher Font": According to my iPhone's Kindle app, all of these typefaces are available with a button press, and that's the problem. Show More Summary
The biggest torrent site in the world goes down, Firefox tackles its Flash problem, iOS 10 knows when your hardware is getting wet, Amazon brings classic articles to Kindle, and video games as stop-motion animations. The Feds Take KickassTorrents Offline KickassTorrents has been dealt a major blow, with U.S. Show More Summary
Last week we learned you can jailbreak every current model of Kindle. Even better, while the process is a bit time-consuming, it’s also pretty easy to do. The end result is a Kindle that’s a little more pleasurable to use. Here’s how to do it. Read more...
Kindle has introduced a new series called "Singles Classics."
On this date in 1783, Diego Cristobal Tupac Amaru — cousin and successor to the famed indigenous rebel Tupac Amaru II — was tortured to death in Cusco. After Tupac Amaru’s execution in May 1781, the rebellion he had kindled fell south to present-day Bolivia and fought on furiously. Diego Cristobal succeeded his kinsman in […]
Having waxed lyrical about the joys of reading PDF documents on my Kindle instead of having to lug around a load of paper (see 5 reasons that educators should use a Kindle), I had a rude awakening today. I downloaded a PDF research report and fired it off to my Kindle, with the intention of reading it on the train. Show More Summary
This article gives 5 reasons that individual educators might find the Kindle useful as a personal device.
When it comes to movies and music, the current streaming generation is blessed with excellent “all-you-can-eat” services like Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, Apple Music, and others, which have rendered local rental outlets redundant. But eBooks can’t yet claim to replace libraries. Show More Summary
“Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley” Maybe we should all read this together. I’m serious. You’ve got a smartphone, probably a tablet too. The Kindle app is free, you go to Amazon (Amazon won’t let you buy the book through the iPhone or iPad app, it doesn’t want to cough up […] The post Chaos Monkeys appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
Five of the best romances out this month for you to toss in your weekend bag or download on your Kindle, whether you like sweet small towns, hot forbidden love, or chilling romantic suspense.
Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth Uncensored • Writers: Pat Mills, John Wagner, Chris Lowder • Artists: Brian Bolland, Mick McMahon • Rebellion A/S, $35.00 hardcover, $15.00 Kindle edition. 208 pages. Almost 40 years ago, I was sitting in my office at DC Comics in Rockefeller Plaza creatively shirking my work when the mail room guy […]
There's some excellent stuff on sale today at Amazon, for their Prime Day special event -- great deals on 4K monitors, camera gear, GoPro items, flash drives, Kindles, and lots more. This year the offerings look quite a bit better than...Show More Summary
From Echo to the Kindle and beyond, special deals are available for Amazon devices today
We'll be scouring Earth's Biggest Store for deals all day, but if you've been in the market for a Kindle, Fire, Echo, or any of Amazon's other devices, today's the day to make the leap.
Amazon's fake sales holiday is back and like last year, there are some good things on offer if you poke around a little. The Kindle Paperwhite is $90 (I have one of these and love it). Oh, and the regular Kindle is only $50. Oh and also,...Show More Summary
The second ever Prime Day is here and with it Amazon is offering some deep discounts on Kindle, Echo and Fire TV.
Amazon has slashed the price of the Kindle by $30 for Prime Day, making the updated device the best e-reader bargain on the site...almost.
On any given day, it’s not uncommon to see deals on a few of Amazon’s first party gadgets, but the discounts are usually modest, and relegated to less popular products. Today’s not any given day though: It’s Prime Day, and the deals are bigger and broader than we’ve ever seen. Read more...