Daily Links: The Secret in the Old VCR Tapes

daily_links_1Today’s interesting links and finds:

The Secret in the Old VCR Tapes (ReCode) – This speaks on so many levels. With rapidly changing technology, who do we entrust our memories to?

No headphone jack? Some tech writers can’t imagine it (Talking New Media) – Are plug-in headphones going the way of the CD and DVD drive?

Town that has no cell phone service loses its primary Internet provider (Ars Technica) – Disconnected. This is truly terrifying.

Why We Need a Streaming Service for News (Media Shift) – Is this really the next logical evolution of news?

Amazon’s Fire tablets now have a blue light filter to help you sleep after nighttime reading (The Next Web) – The latest update to the Fire aims to make it easier to read at night on a backlit device.

Deals and Finds of the Day:

On the Kindle Daily Deals pages, Amazon has several lists of booksin the history, mystery, thriller and sci-fi and fantesy genres that are reduced in price through December 31, 2015.  I found a book on Sumi-e: The Art of Japanese Ink Painting in the history category.

Barnes and Noble has 19 Christmas-themed romances and mysteries for the Nook Daily Find.

Kobo has The Bees by Laline Paull for only $1.99 at , Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and iTunes.

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 Twitter and on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.