Daily Links and Deals: 9 tricks for remembering everything you read

daily_links_1Daily Links for Friday, December 9,  2016:

9 tricks for remembering everything you read (Business Insider) As finals time draws to a close, interesting tip. (Notice how ebooks never fare well in these articles?

Samsung to brick remaining Galaxy Note7s through software update (PC World) Samsung wants to disable battery charging on the remaining active Note 7 phones. Verizon says no to update.

You’re Probably Fine with SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication (Motherboard) Safe? Not Safe? Two-factor identification has gotten a bad wrap, but you may be safer using it than using nothing at all.

Organization Guru Marie Kondo’s Tips for Dealing with Your Massive Piles of Unread Books (or What They Call in Japan “Tsundoku”) (Open Culture) Now, if I could just figure out how to do this with my ebooks….

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes The Hidden Child: A Novel (Patrik Hedstrom Book 5) by Camilla Lackberg.

In Today’s Deals, get the Wolverine F2D Mighty 20MP 7-in-1 Film to Digital Converter. (It converts film, slides and negatives to digital).  Also, get 12 months of Kindle Unlimited for the special price of $88.99 – that’s $30 off the regular price.

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo. The Romance Daily Find is Pale Moon Walking by Paula Altenburg.

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 Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship by Isabel Vincent. The Extra Daily Deal is It Happened at Christmas (Christmas, Colorado Book 3) by Debbie Mason.

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 The Faithful Spy by Alex Berenson.

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.

Sunday Daily Deals: Best of the month picks

she_glowsDeals of the Day for Sunday, July 31, 2016:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals features a selection of Best of the Month picks & more. Titles include Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up by Marie Kondo and The Oh She Glows Cookbook: Over 100 Vegan Recipes to Glow from the Inside Out by Angela Liddon.

In Today’s Deals, a CeSunlight Book Light of LED Light, Flexible Arm, Hands Free, 4 super Bright LED Bulbs, Around the Neck, 4-level Light Control (Blue).

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu. The Romance Daily Find is  Eligible: A modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Stalkers (Detective Mark Heckenburg, Book 1) by Paul Finch. The Extra Daily Deal is What Are You Hungry For? The Chopra Solution to Permanent Weight Loss, Well-Being, and Lightness of Soul by Deepak Chopra.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes The Dumbest Idea Ever! by Jimmy Gownley.

Google Books selections include Hot Book Deals.

(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.

Daily Links and Deals – The life-changing magic of tidying your tech: The KonTechie Method

daily_links_1Today, a look at tidying your tech that’s based on Marie Kondo’s best-selling book. Also, A Skype update for your tablet, a scary lesson about the internet from China and live content may be coming to the Amazon Fire TV. In deals, 80% off some great children’s books, deals on home electronics and a Anker PowerCore 10000 portable charger for $19.

Daily Links for Saturday, May 28, 2016:

Skype 7.0 for Android rolls out a tablet-friendly redesign (PC World) This update for Skypes supports tablets, material design and multipane window.

Amazon Fire TV update lays groundwork for more live TV streaming (Liliputing) Recent updates for the Fire TV add support for live streaming and live stations. Does this mean that Amazon is going to be offing live content soon?

The life-changing magic of tidying your tech: The KonTechie Method (CNET) If you have read Marie Kondo’s  The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, this article helps you apply those principles to the tech in your life.

China’s scary lesson to the world: Censoring the Internet works (Washington Post) Internet use in China is high, while at at the same time, censorship is flourishing….

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals features 80% off children’s books, including books by R.L. Stine, books by Rick Riordan. You can find books in both The Percy Jackson and Heroes of Olympus series as well as Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian for just $1.99 each.

In Today’s Deals, the Ecosmart ECO 27 Electric Tankless Water Heater and  the SimpliSafe SSCS2 Simplisafe2 Wireless Home Security Deluxe Pack. Also, the Anker PowerCore 10000 Portable Charger for just $19!

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is a selection of 12 Manga series starters for just $2.99 each. The Romance Daily Find is Denial by Lisa Renee Jones for $1.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is Misery by Stephen King for $1.99. The Extra Daily Deal is LUCY: The Complete Lucy Kendall Series with Bonus Content by Stacy Green for $4.99.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes Women in the Middle Ages by Frances and Joseph Gies for 99 cents.

(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.