Daily Links and Deals: Which cruise ship library is right for you?

daily_links_1Today. a look at the library situation on cruise ships. Is the size of the library a factor for you when choosing a cruise line? Also, a look at whether your DSLR is obsolete, a online troll gets his comeuppance, and a geeky copyright notice. In deals,

Daily Links for Thursday, June 9, 2016:

Is My DSLR an Obsolete Dinosaur or an Irreplaceable Friend? (Gear Diary) Is it time to call it quits on the common camera?

Digitized Images by Wim Swaan Available as Open Content (The Iris) Wim Swaan is a photographer and architect,who contributed amazing content books on the art and architecture of cultures around the world.  Here’s 860 of them, for free for any use.

PayPal won’t refund a Twitch troll’s $50,000 in donations (Engadget) This story resonates on so many digital levels. As we spend more and more of our lives online digitally, behavior and consequences matter.

This book’s copyright notice has a nerdy surprise for readers who pay attention (Quartz) Always read the fine print…. Who knew there were Easter eggs.

Which cruise ship library is right for you? (Washington Post) Want to leave the e-reader at home?  Choose your cruise line by their library size.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes The Murder Code by Steve Mosby for $1.99.

In Today’s Deals, an Easy VHS to DVD 3 Plus adapter. Also, SanDisk MicroSD cards. And, the Fire HD 10 tablet is still $50 off. The 16GB version is only $179.99. The tablet is also available in both 32GB and 64GB models.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is  The Devil’s Library by Tom Pugh for 99 cents.The Romance Daily Find is Rock Me Two Times by Dawn Ryder for 99 cents.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell for $1.99. The Extra Daily Deal is The Last Season, The Story of a Marriage by Marian D. Schwartz for $1.99.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20 by Tina Seelig for $1.99.

(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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