Daily Links and Deals: Colouring Books and the Future of E Ink Devices

daily_links_1Today. adult coloring books are huge right now. But what do you do with them on an e-reader? Also, a look at the upcoming presidential race in terms of the digital divide, new Dropbox features, the best and worst of encrypted messaging apps and more. In deals, Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner and sales on Bose car audio products.

Daily Links for Wednesday, June 22, 2016:

Will the Next President Fix the Digital Divide? (Pacific Standard) How are the current candidates proposing to help solve our digital problems?

The Online Community That’s Turning Old Video Games Into an Archaeological Dig (Motherboard) This one of the exciting sides of gaming culture.

Dropbox rolls out new collaboration features across mobile, desktop (ZD Net) There are a lot of new features, including some changes to the free tier. Some people are not going to be happy with the changes.

The Best and Worst Encrypted Messaging Apps (Gizmodo) As encryption is rapidly becoming an essential element of our digital lifestyle, we are all going to be looking at these more carefully in the future.

Colouring Books and the Future of E Ink Devices (Tech Meets Books) Does the idea of coloring books on an e-reader sound like an oxymoron to you?

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes The Healer’s War: A Fantasy Novel of Vietnam by Elizabeth A Scarborough and The Promised One (Cherokee Mists Book 1) by Win and Meredith Blevins, each $1.99.

In Today’s Deals, a Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner and sales on Bose car audio products.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is No Room for Error: A Lexi Carmichael Mystery, Book Seven by Julie Moffett for 99 cents. The Romance Daily Find is Something True by Karelia Stetz-Waters for $1.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Life Among Giants A Novel by Bill Roorbach for $1.99. The Extra Daily Deal is The King of Pain A novel with stories by Seth Kaufman for $2.99.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life by Eleanor Roosevelt for $1.99.

Google is having a Paranormal Romance Sale.

(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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