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Audiobooks, Deals »

[10 Oct 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,776 views]

Audiobooks are good and free audiobooks are even better. That said, our friends at Audible are giving away Brandon Sanderon’s novella Legion — you don’t have to be a member or sign up for anything. Just come in and get …

Books, iOS, iPod »

[10 Oct 2012 | 4 Comments | 1,158 views]

Apple’s widely praised fifth generation iPod touch, featuring a 4-inch screen, fast processor and a very, very serviceable 5MP camera, is now shipping. Whether you’ve already purchased one or just considering it, get Apple’s just published iPod touch User Guide …

Apple luv, Books »

[5 Oct 2012 | 4 Comments | 4,423 views]

There is tacky and then there’s the announcement on October 4 — the day before the first anniversary of his passing — that Steve Jobs’ girlfriend Chrisann Brennan will pen a memoir. Among other things, the book will detail “Jobs’s …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[4 Oct 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,079 views]

Is it really true that one in every 100 people is a psychopath? In the search of an answer as to why a number of top scientists fell victim to a hoax, Jon Ronson stumbles upon the notion that many …

Books, Mac »

[2 Oct 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,298 views]

Rich media. eBooks are all about rich media and MacSparky has published a new title chock full o’ OS X Mountain Lion tips and tricks replete with more than 53 embedded videos, more than 1.5 hours visual instruction.
60 Mountain Lion …

Books, iOS »

[25 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 1,874 views]

Choice is a good thing even when they overlap. Case in point is Apple’s iPhone User Guide For iOS 6, which is available via the company’s under-appreciated iBooks Store and direct download — it’s the same .pdf either way, but …

Books, Mac, Software »

[11 Sep 2012 | One Comment | 1,179 views]

Amazon’s Kindle Fire might not make a dent in the universe, but the company’s Kindle book reading platform already owns the ebook space because users can read on almost any desktop, portable or mobile computer. Case in point is Kindle …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[2 Sep 2012 | One Comment | 1,498 views]

If you drive, clean, garden, exercise and/or garden, you have time to read. With audiobooks, reading can happen whenever and wherever your mind has time to wander. And, you get tens of thousands book titles to choose from, including September’s …

Apple luv, Audiobooks »

[13 Aug 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,247 views]

Here is something entirely new. If Apple does indeed replace Orange as the sponsor of this UK fiction prize for women, it will be the first time Cupertino has gotten behind this kind of organization. Is the world ready for …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[8 Aug 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,602 views]

The more you know about history, the more difficult it is feel good about religion in general and The Church in particular and Stephen Greenblatt’s The Swerve is the tale of a master book hunter and book lover that discovered …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[4 Jul 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,574 views]

Anthony Bourdain is everyone’s favorite bad boy cook, the guy dishes on everyone and has eaten, quite literally, anything. What happens behind the kitchen door? Bourdain is your guide to the guts, glory and just plain trash of a life …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[15 Jun 2012 | 6 Comments | 1,929 views]

Allison Greenspan’s debut novel, which has been optioned by Warner Brothers, pairs a centuries-old vampire with a spellbound witch. Together they aim to unlock the mystery of an ancient manuscript held in the stacks of Oxford’s Bodleian Library.
This smart, sophisticated …

Audiobooks »

[10 Jun 2012 | 3 Comments | 1,352 views]

Every year the Audio Publishers Association gathers to recognize the best audiobooks, giving top titles “Audie Awards.” The 2012 Audiobook of the Year went to Tina Fey for her critically acclaimed best seller Bossypants, but the book was also a …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[3 Jun 2012 | 6 Comments | 1,405 views]

Romantic comedy is a staple of America literature and film, and Emily Giffin’s Something Borrowed spins the yarn of star crossed lovers and the lies they tell to keep the truth, their friends and commitments at arm’s length.
Rachel has always …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[5 May 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,801 views]

The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid etched first-hand experience of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout the world, …