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[13 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,264 views]

A.J. Jacobs bathes, nay, wallows in absurdity. Previously, the author celebrated humanity’s absolutist silliness in The Year of Living Biblically and attempted to become a genius of sorts in The Know-It-All. His latest attempt at radical “self improvement,” Drop Dead …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[6 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,467 views]

Previously, specially priced audiobooks on the iTunes Stores were sold for $5.95. But even priced at a dollar more, this month’s popular audiobook, Beautiful Creatures: Book 1, is a bargain tale of a small southern town where a single secret …

Books, Deals, iPad »

[24 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 4,118 views]

For your new iPad, of course. Edwin Hubble’s eponymous Space Telescope has discovered and gathered a incredible wealth of knowledge and awe inspiring beauty since its launch in 1990. Its caretakers at NASA have shared a generous slice of that …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[13 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 1,119 views]

The impossible woman to buy for? Chick lit could be the answer to your problem and the December Audiobook of the Month — Nora Roberts’ The Next Always: Inn BoonsBoro Trilogy, Book 1 — might be the specific item you …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[23 Nov 2012 | 4 Comments | 1,433 views]

When you spend all of your time doing things — working, driving, cooking, gardening, cleaning, etc. — reading can fall by the wayside. That said, with the Audiobook of the Month — November’s is Emma Donoghue’s Room — everyone has …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[11 Nov 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,140 views]

A big man with nothing better to do. Justice sans righteousness, not ‘walking tall.’ Get your fill of doing right and more than a little judiciously applied violence with Jack Reacher in One Shot, an Audiobook of the Month.
Jack Reacher …

Books, iPad »

[5 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 1,857 views]

Whether you have a real need for help or just want to look at the fourth generation iPad and iPad mini porn, Apple has published the iPad User Guide for iOS 6. It is, of course, free and available both …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[2 Nov 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,102 views]

Last month, the Fairer Platform let you know Audible’s free audiobook offer — Brandon Sanderson’s Legion is available for a limited time. Happily enough, it’s also available for free on the iTunes Bookstore — a two hour and seven minute …

Books, iOS, Mac, Software »

[24 Oct 2012 | No Comment | 2,113 views]

With the introduction of the fourth generation iPad and iPad mini, Apple’s mobile content consumption vision has been updated. Naturally, creation has gotten a complete makeover, as well, with a full slate of new Macs and the release of iBooks …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[10 Oct 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,996 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 | 1,509 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 | No Comment | 4,633 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 | No Comment | 2,141 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 | 1,454 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 | 2,032 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 …