Daily Links: Google’s creepy plan to kill the password

daily_links_1Daily Links for Saturday, January 16, 2016:

Google’s creepy plan to kill the password (Engadget) – No. Just no.

iTunes Radio No Longer Free (Techcrunch) – Well, that’s that. If you want it, you are going to have to pony up the cash.

You can now bring your 2011 Nook Tablet back to life with CyanogenMod 13 (9 to 5 Google) – For you adventurous types that have a spare lying around and want to flash a ROM….

What’s the best phone to have when dumping your carrier? (CNET) – With the death of the carrier contract, this is good into to have.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s Kindle Daily Deal features a collection of books by Hugh Howey for only $1.99! Wool. Silo. Dust. And omnibus editions!

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is The Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable for $1.99. The Romance Daily Find Shopping for a Billionaire boxed set by Julia Kent for $1.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is You’re Next by Gregg Hurwitz for $2.99. Kobo is also having an Up to 80% Off Long Weekend Sale.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes Nora Roberts first book, Irish Thoroughbred for $1.99. The book is finally available digitally!

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

Many large promotions have discount pricing that is set by the publisher. This usually means that titles can be found at a discount price across most platforms (with iTunes sometimes being the exception). If you have a favorite retailer you like to patronize, check the title on that website. There is a good chance that they will be matching the sale price.)


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.

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