Daily Links: Weekend Edition

daily_links_1This weekend’s interesting article finds:

The Smartphone Lifetime Challenge (ReCode) _ The future of the smartphone market may be driven not by innovation, but by how often we choose to upgrade our devices.

Reservoir Devs: Why apps really hit iOS before Android (The Next Web) – As an Android owner, I always get frustrated by the IOS-first tendency for apps. This is an interesting look at why.

Streaming TV Isn’t Just a New Way to Watch. It’s a New Genre. (NYT) – Fascinating article that looks at the evolution of how we are watching.

Abbott and Costello heirs lose copyright suit against Broadway play over ‘Who’s on First’ bit (USA News) – What? Is it any wonder we are confused about what constitutes fair use?

The Evolution of Autoplay (Nieman Lab) – A look at that feature we all love to hate…

Decode those weird symbols on the back of your phone (CNET) – We see these all the time, but do you know what they mean?

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.



Daily Deals: Final Jeopardy and Winter at the Door

jeopardyDaily Deals for Sunday 12-20-2015:

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deals include Linda Fairstein’s Final Jeopardy (Alex Cooper Book 1). There are also some last minute featured digital deals that include ebooks, video, software and music.

Barnes and Noble’s Nook Daily Find is Winter at the Door by Sarah Graves for $1.99. The Romance Daily Find is The Girls of Mischief Bay by Susan Mallery, also priced at $1.99.

The Kobo Daily Deal is Lisa Jackson’s Never Die Alone for $2.99. They also have a selection of Great Reads at $1.99 or less.

(Note: All prices current at the time of posting and subject to change. Most items marked Daily Deals are good for only the day posted.)