Daily Links: New Library Thing IOS app and lifetime memberships

daily_links_1LibraryThing App! (LibraryThing) – There’s a new IOS app and free lifetime memberships! And, before you ask, no, there is no Android app yet.

Lawsuit Claims B&N Knew it Was Selling Defective USB Cables (The Digital Reader) – I personally got a defective cable, so this is really no surprise….

Publishers Straddle the Apple-Google, App-Web Divide (NYT) – Interesting post. This highlights one of the most frustrating areas of the digital life.

How to rename your Kindles and edit their email addresses to make document sending easier (Teleread) – Helpful info, especially if you have multiple devices.

Three day sale on select Kindle models – $20 off on Kindles, Paperwhites and Kindle for Kids bundles. The prices are good until October 21, 2015.

My Kindle find today: Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton for only 99 cents. The manuscript for this pirate novel was found in the authors papers and published posthumously.

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, different links of interest on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

3 day sale on select Kindle ereaders

kindle4kidsAmazon is running a three day sale on select Kindle devices. From October 19 to October 21, Amazon is offering $20 off three of its e-ink Kindle models. The Kindle models on sale are:

Kindle, 6″ Touchscreen with Wi-Fi – Includes Special Offers – This is the basic, entry level model Kindle. The touch screen is E Ink Pearl™, 167 ppi resolution with a 16-level gray scale. Four GB onboard storage.There is no built in light. Normally $79, the device is on sale for $59.

Kindle Paperwhite, 6″ with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi and Special Offers –  The Paperwhite has a built in light, a high resolution 300 ppi display, exclusive Bookerly font and 16-level gray scale. Four GB onboard storage.Normally $119,  the ereader is on sale for $99.

Kindle for Kids Bundle with the latest Kindle, Accident Protection, and Kid-Friendly Cover – This bundle includes the latest basic Kindle , 2 year accident protection warranty and a special kid-friendly case in your choice of Black,Blue, Green, Pink or Purple. Four GB onboard storage. There are NO sponsored screensavers on this model, making it a great buy for adults as well as children. Normally $99, the bundle is on sale for $79.

This is a good time to buy for Holiday gifts.