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[19 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 463 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 | 1,952 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 | 229 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 | 1,377 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 | 959 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 | 1,029 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 …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[10 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 433 views]

Two years later, Little Bee appears in London on the day of Andrew’s funeral and reconnects with Sarah. Sarah is struggling to come to terms with her husband’s recent suicide and the stubborn behavior of her four-year-old son, who is …

Books, Mac »

[17 Sep 2013 | No Comment | 645 views]

Listed by their projected publish dates — the earliest arrives on October 28 — here are the OS X Mavericks manuals listed by Amazon from David Pogue, Bob LeVitus, Mark Chambers, Dwight Spivey, Steve Johnson and Paul McFedries. For its …

Audiobooks, Books »

[17 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 724 views]

Have you wondered where the paperback Steve Jobs got to? Fundamentally, the hardcover has sold so well — 2.25 million copies as of March 2012 — publisher Simon & Schuster didn’t feel the need. Soon, however, the wait will be …

Audiobooks »

[10 Jun 2013 | No Comment | 535 views]

• Audiobook of the Year: The End of the Affair, Graham Greene, Narrated by Colin Firth.
• Audio Drama: Swordspoint, Ellen Kushner, Narrated by Ellen Kushner, Dion Graham, Katherine Kellgren, Robert Fass, Nick Sullivan and Simon Jones
• Biography: The Seamstress, Sara …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[25 May 2013 | No Comment | 4,276 views]

On the road, waiting, lazing on a beach? You need something to do while you’re doing something else and a free audiobook is the perfect complement to your day. Get Neil Gaiman’s Shoggoth’s Old Peculiar, a short story read by …

Audiobooks, Books, Deals »

[8 May 2013 | No Comment | 1,783 views]

Reading is good, and beach and hammock season is almost here. Even better? Loading up your iPhone or iPad with free ebooks and Apple’s iBooks Store offers a very, very nice selection. From graphic novels to self-help and the classics, …

Audiobooks »

[9 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 812 views]

Listened to a good book lately? The four finalists competing for the Audiobook of the Year have been posted — American Grown, Beautiful Ruins, End of the Affair and Killing Kennedy. Which will walk away with the Audie? Check out the …

Books, Deals »

[8 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 4,065 views]

Your iPad and iPhone are great ebook readers. Why not fill them up with some great free ebooks? Apple’s iBooks Store offers scores of free ebooks that are available just for the taking. Here’s a quick sample of what’s available …

Books, Deals »

[20 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 2,644 views]

More than 80 million copies of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code have sold worldwide and it was turned into a hit Hollywood movie that grossed $758 million, making it one of the most successful book franchises of all time. …