Today, an interesting opinion piece on modernizing the election process. Also, tips to clear space on your Android phone, the Jetsons and a century of technological change and an unusual shaped phone. In deals, you can find luggage sets, Casio watches and 3M hearing protectors (we actually use these around our house). Also, the clock is running out for Father’s Day delivery in the Amazon device sale.
Daily Links for Wednesday, June 15, 2016:
6 quick ways to clear space on an overstuffed Android device (PC World) This may help if you have too much stuff on your phone.
Judy Jetson voice actress saw a century of wild technological change (CNET) A R.I.P for a talented actress and an interesting look at the technological changes in the last hundred years.
Monohm’s wonderfully weird circular phone is now available for preorder (The Verge) This is really cute…. but I just can’t see myself using it as a phone.
Modernizing our voting procedures to reflect 21st century realities (Techcrunch) Would you like to see online voting implemented? How do you do it so we ensure universal access and honesty and accountability?
Deals of the Day:
In Today’s Deals, get up to 70% off luggage sets, messenger bags and more. Also, Casio Men’s Pathfinder watches starting at $99 and deals on select 3M hearing protectors.
Looking for an device for a Father’s Day gift? The Amazon device sale is still offering savings.. There’s just a few more days to order in time for delivery by June 19th. Here’s what you can find:
- Amazon Tap: The Amazon Tap, the Alexa enabled portable speaker with Bluetooth is only $109.99. ($20 off regular price.)
- Kindles: The basic Kindle e-reader is only $59.99, the Kindle Paperwhite is $99.99 and the Kindle for Kids Bundle is $79.99.
- Fire Tablet savings: Fire 7 Tablet for only $39.00, Fire HD 6 for $69.99,Fire HD 10 for $179.99, and Fire Kid’s Edition, $79.99.
- Fire TV: Get $15 off the Fire TV, the Fire TV Gaming edition, and theFire TV with HD Antenna bundle. (The Fire TVs are also Alexa enabled.)
Google has a selection of Hot Deals This Week.
(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.)
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