Daily Links: Netflix comes to Australia

daily linksDigital Life:

Google Play Books Expands into Bulgaria, Croatia, Iceland, Slovenia, And Slovakia (Ink, Bits & Pixels)

Atria Halts Publication of ‘The Whole Pantry’ (Publishers Weekly)

Get ready for Optimus Prime shipping: FAA approves Amazon drone experiments (Ars Technica)

An Open Letter to Parents From a Teenage YouTuber (Recode)

Better World Books Will Sell You a Used Book, or a Scanned Copy for $2 More (Ink, Bits & Pixels)


Oh, Crap: Apple is Pulling Antivirus Apps from iTunes App Store (Ink, Bits & Pixels)

OpenSSL warns of two high-severity bugs, but no Heartbleed (Ars Technica)

Pernicious Mobile Ads Now Hijacking, Redirecting Some Users From Safari to iTunes (Ink, Bits & Pixels)

Telephone and Broadband:

NYC official wants Comcast to offer $10, 10Mbps Internet after merger (Ars Technica)

Comcast’s gigabit technology is ready for field testing (Ars Technica)

Gaming and Streaming:

Netflix New Releases for April 1st, 2015 (Gear Diary)

HBO GO comes to the Amazon Fire TV Stick  (Android Central)

Netflix Launches In Australia With Prices Starting At A$8.99 A Month (Android Police)

The NFL Will Stream a Game on the Web Next Year. Don’t Get Used to It. (Recode)

Tips, Tricks and How-to:

How to play and pause content on Chromecast with a TV remote (Google Chromecast)

Best iPad Bluetooth keyboards (Tab Times)

How to turn photos into Android wallpapers (Android Central)

Too Embarrassed to Ask: Wi-Fi v. Bluetooth (Recode)

In choosing a tablet, what screen size is right for you? (Tab Times)


20 best kids’ educational apps and games on Android tablets (Tab Times)

Finds and Deals:

Amazon Kindle Daily Deals include the classic Mrs. Mike, as well as romance, science fiction and business titles.

Nook Find of the Day is Ruhlman’s Twenty: 20 Techniques, 200 Recipes, A Cook’s Manifesto by Michael Ruhlman, Donna Turner Ruhlman (Photographer) for $3.99. This is a super deal!

Kobo Daily Deal is Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult for $1.99.

There are some great promotional offers available with the purchase of a Chromecast streaming player. Offers include free trials of Quello concert service, DramaFever, Sesame Street Go and more. The offers appear after you have activated your device (see details here).

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