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.

Daily Links and Deals: How to tell an explosive Galaxy Note 7 from a non-explosive one

daily_links_1Those exploding Samsung Note 7 phones have featured prominently in the news. Now, Samsung has devised a system so you know if the one you are buying is safe. In the meantime, the FAA want you to leave them turned off when on a plane. Also more news on the iPhone headphone jack issue, how Google Chrome intends to push websites to HTTPS and a critical update for WordPress users. In deals, and inflatable hammock lounger.

Daily Links for Friday, September 9, 2016:

Listen to wired headphones while charging your iPhone 7? It’s going to cost you (ZD Net) As Apple attempts to move the world to wireless audio, many will make due with the wired headphones they have on hand. You can charge and enjoy music if you purchase the right accessory.

Google Chrome to start marking HTTP connections as insecure (PC World) Given the fact that web host charge extra for a HTTPS connection, a lot of people are going to be unhappy with this.

How to tell an explosive Galaxy Note 7 from a non-explosive one (Ars Technica) A new labeling system and plans for an IMEI database site will help customers navigate the NOte 7 issue.

The FAA is urging flyers not to turn on or charge Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 on planes (Recode) They also don’t want you to check it in your baggage.

WordPress urges users to update now to fix critical security holes (ZD Net) The update fixes two critical errors, a cross-site scripting flaw and path traversal vulnerability.

Deals of the Day:

Amazon’s selection of Kindle Daily Deals includes Among the Mad: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (Maisie Dobbs Mysteries Series Book 6) by Jacqueline Winspear.

In Today’s Deals, the Twisted Root Design Inflatable Hammock. (The reviews are really bad and very amusing!)

The Barnes and Noble Nook Daily Find is All In by Simona Ahrnstedt. The Romance Daily Find is Didn’t I Warn You by Amber Bardan.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is All I Want (An Animal Magnetism Novel Book 7) by Jill Shalvis. The Extra Daily Deal is Hitched (Imperfect Love Book 3) by Kendall Ryan.

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.

iTunes’ Weekly Bestsellers Under $4 includes The Gilded Hour by Sara Donati.

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.