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[8 Feb 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,239 views]

Live by the gun, die by the gun. Former Navy Seal and American Sniper author Chris Kyle is a fascinating character. Seriously, how many Americans have achieved notoriety in this century based on the number real people they have killed …

Audiobooks, Deals »

[13 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,140 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 | 1,255 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 | 7 Comments | 2,640 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 | 4 Comments | 939 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 | 1,316 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 | 1,058 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 | 1,764 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 | 1,004 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 | 2 Comments | 1,539 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 …