Daily Links and Deals: Google Docs adds a quick citation button just in time for finals season

daily_links_1Daily Links for Tuesday, December 6,  2016:

Google Docs adds a quick citation button just in time for finals season (The Verge) This quick citation update starts today.

Apple’s Excuse For Random iPhone Shutdowns Sounds Weird But OK (Gizmodo) Apple now has figured out why those iPhones were randomly shutting down.

New Windows 10 Mobile Preview Puts E-books on Edge Browser (eWeek) Read epubs in your browser(I missed this story the other day)

Dropbox now lets paid users download folders for offline use (The Next Web) Dropbox is a great tool, except when you don’t have internet access. This new feature could be a big help.

TiVo tests a cloud DVR (Techcrunch) All the streaming services are talking about this. Cloud DVR seems seems to be a new buzzword.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals features  up to 80% off Kindle cookbooks, including The Superfun Times Vegan Holiday Cookbook: Entertaining for Absolutely Every Occasion by Isa Chandra Moskowitz.

In Today’s Deals, up to 30% off select PC components and accessories.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is One Night in Sixes by Arianne ‘Tex’ Thompson. The Romance Daily Find is Baby, It’s Cold Outside by Jennifer Probst, Emma Chase, Kristen Proby, Melody Anne, Kate Meader.

Barnes and Noble also has a selection of NOOK Books Under $2.99.

The new NOOK Tablet is available and is only $49.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is The Bone Season A Novel by Samantha Shannon. The Extra Daily Deal is It’s All Easy Delicious Weekday Recipes for the Super-Busy Home Cook by Gwyneth Paltrow.

There is also a selection of Great Reads Under $5 and Bargain Reads in Fiction, in Mystery and other genres. The Kobo Aura One (and the Aura Edition 2 e-readers are now available for order at the Kobo store. (The Aura One is still out of stock until early 2017.)

iTunes’ iTunes’ Great Books, Amazing Deals under $3.99 includes includes Mrs. Hemingway by Naomi Wood.

Google Books has a selection of Topsellers Under $10.

(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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