Daily Links: CES 2015 Day 3

CES webMore new shiny toys for day three:

The YotaPhone 2 is coming to a U.S. carrier, exec says (Android Central)

Hands On With the Hemingwrite (Digital Reader)

Cast-Fi is a speaker with a display and a port for Chromecast (Gigaom)

This Gadget Could One Day Charge Your Mobile Device from 15 Feet Away (Digital Reader)

 USB 3.1 and Type-C: The only stuff at CES that everyone is going to use (Ars Technica)

Hands-on with Intel’s new mini-desktops: Faster, smaller, more expandable (Ars Technica)

Your future kitchen knows when food is spoiling, tells you what to make for dinner (Mashable)

I tried to search for USB Type-C cables and was disappointed in the results, so I am not quite sure the future is actually here yet….

You can check out the official CES website here.



Daily Links: Free download Tor 2014 anthology


Some of the Best from Tor.com 2014 is Free to Download Now! (Tor.com)

The Time Machine is January’s Whispersync for Voice Freebie (eBook Reader)

Digital Life:

World’s first (known) bootkit for OS X can permanently backdoor Macs (Ars Technica)

Newspaper websites and other online forums continue to struggle with comment policies (Talking New Media)

Here’s how a real teenager uses, and doesn’t use, social media (Gigaom)

Yahoo’s U.S. share on Firefox quadruples after deal (Computerworld)

Broadband and telephone news:

At CES, FCC’s Wheeler hints at Title II net neutrality decision (Gigaoam)

AT&T defends unlimited data throttling, says the FTC can’t stop it (Ars Technica)

Finds and Deals:

For the Kindle Daily Deals, Amazon is offering First-in Series novels for $1.99 each or less.

For the Nook Daily Find, I Belong to You by Lisa Renee Jones is $1.99 today.

At the Kobo store, today’s deal is The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro.

If you are looking for a good quality wireless speaker, you can buy a Sonos Play: 3 at Amazon and get a Fire HD 6 for $50 off. This is a limited time offer.


Daily Links are interesting links I discover as I go about my online day. The frequency and number of links posted depend upon the daily news. I also post other links of interest on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.