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Amazon Issues Publisher Price-Fixing Kindle eBook Credits

If you are one of the millions of Amazon customers who bought mainstream-published bestsellers in Kindle format between 5/1/10 – 5/21/12, you have probably been issued a credit toward the purchase of Kindle books on Amazon. If you’re part of that group, you should have received an email notification from Amazon. But in case you [… Read More]

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OverDrive Enables You To Borrow Ebooks And More From Libraries For Free

  You may have heard that many public and corporate libraries now offer ebook lending, and OverDrive is the app that makes it possible to read those borrowed ebooks (and use other borrowed digital content, like audiobooks) on your various portable devices. In this article I’m linking to the Android / Kindle Fire version in [… Read More]

Should I Run My Own Personal Cloud Server?

I’ve been seeing a lot of TV ads lately for ‘personal cloud’ servers: computer hardware that allows you to have your own, personal Cloud storage and remote access like what you may already have through Amazon or iTunes, but totally under your control. This idea appeals to a lot of people who have privacy concerns, [… Read More]

It’s Not Too Late To Send A Digital Gift To Anyone With An Email Address Or Facebook Account

Yep, you read that right: so long as you know the email address or Facebook username, you can send a Christmas gift of digital media or an Amazon gift card to anyone, and even specify the delivery date! Now, Amazon’s even made it possible to print Amazon gift cards at home, so there’s no longer [… Read More]