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[19 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 2,074 views]

In addition to the fact that eBooks save trees, the next best thing about iBooks is that there are so many truly awesome free eBooks available on the iBooks Store. From classics, like Jane Austina’s Pride & Prejudice, to today’s …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[14 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 599 views]

Jonathan Tropper’s This Is Where I Leave You is the October Audiobook of the Month, and arrives just in time for the release of the movie of the same name. Interesting twist? Tropper also wrote the This Is Where I …

Audiobooks »

[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 428 views]

Louise Erdrich’s The Round House is the 2012 National Book Award for Fiction, which is a concise way of saying smart people paid to think about such things strongly believe this book is worth your time. Intrigued? Other smart people …

Audiobooks »

[4 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 3,964 views]

The July Audiobook of the Month is a page turner in the classic sense. Historical fiction, a monumental clash of titans and titanic egos, is the storyline of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall ($5.95), which vividly details the trials, travails and …

Audiobooks, Books »

[6 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 477 views]

The iTunes June Audiobook of the Month is Maria Semple’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette. It’s a story about a complex rebel character, Bernadette, who once inadvertently caused a mudslide to avoid a social engagement — weird and interesting.
Bernadette Fox is …

Audiobooks, Books »

[4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | 8,062 views]

Thirty years of Afghan history, the story of invasions and civil war, as seen through the eyes of two women striving to survive. Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns ($5.95) is a tale of family friendship, faith and salvation.
Born a …

Audiobooks, Books, Deals »

[15 Mar 2014 | One Comment | 2,014 views]

But can love prevail? That’s the question that begins the story in Delirium, the March Audiobook of the Month. With audiobooks, you do have time to read, to dream, replenish.
Ninety-five days, and then I’ll be safe. I wonder whether the …

Audiobooks, Books, Deals »

[7 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 1,718 views]

With audiobooks, you have time to read because you can listen almost anytime, anywhere. With the February Audiobook of the Month, Jeffrey Archer’s Only Time Will Tell: The Clifton Chronicles, Book 1 ($5.95), you can also afford it.
From the internationally …

Books, Mac »

[3 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 1,516 views]

The Mac is so easy to use you don’t need a manual! Yeah, it’s not quite that easy and, if you want to get up to speed fast, nothing beats an OS X Mavericks manual or Mavericks server training course.
Even …

Audiobooks, Books, Deals »

[19 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 702 views]

Looking for a dose of inspirational fiction? Jojo Moyes Me Before You gives fresh twist to the “finding new life in unexpected places” genre and it’s the audiobook of the month, available at special price of just $5.95.
Louisa Clark is …

Apple luv, Books »

[30 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 3,822 views]

You are what you read, which is a pretty useful jumping off point for changing your life. Here are 10 books Steve Jobs read and recommended to the people around him. While you might not want to “be Steve,” there …

Audiobooks »

[5 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 354 views]

Here comes Santa Claus, as well as lots of empty time spent in planes, trains and automobiles. That said, David Sedari’s seasonal classic, Holidays On Ice, is now available in audiobook form with six new stories and at a special …

Audiobooks, Books, Deals »

[23 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 1,636 views]

His products are loved, instantly recognizable icons around the world. However, little is known about the man himself. Author Leander Kahney, who also penned a biography on Steve Jobs, has delivered Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products, a …

Books, Mac, Reviews, how to »

[14 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 1,401 views]

When it comes to off-the-shelf text-to-speech solutions, the Macintosh is pretty darned good. Although that functionality hasn’t changed in OS X Mavericks, Apple is offering new English language, both US and overseas accent, voices available for download.
So, how do they …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[7 Nov 2013 | No Comment | 1,676 views]

Historical fiction or simply a magnificently told tale that orbits, at a distance, the Hollywood of a past still half remembered and half believed. Jess Walter’s Beautiful Ruins, the Audiobook of the Month, soars across 50 years and three continents …