Daily Links and Deals: 7 Kindle Fire Hacks To Help You Get The Most Out Of Your E-Reader & Tablet

daily_links_1Today, an interesting list of Kindle Fire tablet tips, news on privacy measures on Russian social media site vKontakte, new data guidelines for Google’s Chrome store and more. In deals, deals on books and continued deals on Fire tablets and a payment plan for the Kindle Oasis.

Daily Links for Saturday, April 16, 2016:

7 Kindle Fire Hacks To Help You Get The Most Out Of Your E-Reader & Tablet (Bustle) Some really good tips her to help with your Kindle Fire.

vKontakte cracking down on ebook priacy (Torrent Freak) Sounds like the piracy was pretty blatant on this site.

Google’s Chrome Web Store will boot apps and extensions violating new user data guidelines (Techcrunch) Google is updating its User Data Policy and apps need to take notice.

Why Are Paper Passports Still a Thing? (Motherboard) Trying to strike a balance between paper and digital, human rights, privacy and the ease  (or pitfalls) of verifying your identity in the digital age.

Baen Books Adds Multiple Book Download Option (The Digital Reader) Baen is definitely a great place to buy books! This is a great option since Amazon no longer allows retailers to use the email to Kindle option.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes A Step Toward Falling by Cammie McGovern for $1.99.

In Today’s Deals, you can receive up to 65% off select SentrySafe safes and chests and there is a deal offering up to 50% off Bushnell Trail Cam & Binoculars.

Amazon is still offering savings on the Fire HD 6pre-owned Fire tablets and savings of $15 on a Fire Essentials Bundle. I am also still seeing the option for 5 payments of $58 for the Kindle Oasis pre-order.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is Bright and Distant Shores by Dominic Smith for $1.99. The Romance Daily Find is Wilde Nights in Paradise by Tonia Burrows for 99 cents.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Thief’s Magic – Millennium’s Rule (Book #1) by Trudi Canavan for $1.99.

Still available until April 18, select Romantic Times winners & nominees are on sale for under $3 at the Kobo store.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes Waiting for Teddy Williams by Howard Frank Mosher for $2.99.

(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, Facebook, and on the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

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