Archive for November, 2013

Tech Frustration Friday For 11/29/13

Posted November 29, 2013 By Mom

Ugh! This has happened to me more than once, and I think some of these companies need to stop using the term “customer support” because they obviously have no idea what those words mean.  

What Happens When You Buy A Pirated Kindle Book?

Posted November 28, 2013 By Mom

Today there’s a pirated edition of JD Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye available for sale in Amazon’s Kindle Book Store. It’s very obviously a pirate copy, and here’s how you can tell: 1) No mainstream publisher name is listed in the book’s details, only “Amazon Digital Services” 2) The author’s name is misspelled right […]

Collections Are Here For 2013 Kindle Fires!

Posted November 27, 2013 By Mom

At long last, that feature so many of us loved in our monochrome Kindles — and bitterly missed when we switched to Kindle Fires — is here! That mid-November software update is finally being pushed to all 2013 (second generation) Kindle Fire models, and you may have already received it and not even know it […]

Amazing Deal: Harry Potter Movies For $5 Each!

Posted November 26, 2013 By Mom

I’m cross-posting this piece, which I just wrote for the Kindle Fire on Kindle Nation Daily site, because this site is about solving tech problems AND saving you money, and this deal is truly not to be missed! Back in August all but the last of the Harry Potter movies went on sale in Amazon’s […]

Forget about the misery of Black Friday sales, forget about spending $300 or more for a game console, forget about forking over $500 or more for an iPad…if you’re thinking of buying a tech gadget for anyone on your holiday gift list, the new line of Kindle Fires is your best buy. Here are seven […]