Daily Links: The Internet in Cuba

daily_links_1I found a few links worth sharing today:

HAVANA’S HOTSPOTS: Cuba is coming online, but who will control its internet? (The Verge) – This is a fascinating article from The Verge on the state of Internet access in today’s Cuba.

Windows 10 upgrade installing automatically on some Windows 7, 8 systems (Ars Technica) – One of my Win 7 systems tried to do this today, so this is a timely piece.

YouTube Starts Selling Subscriptions — For Its Gaming Channels (ReCode) – Rumors have been rampant about YouTube starting their subscription service. Is this it?

Halloween Kindle Book Deals for $2 (Amazon) – A selection of mysteries, thrillers and some scary stories. for $2 each.  Sales prices are good through October 31, 2015.

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 the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.

Daily Links: Tumblr blocking infringing content

daily linksDigital Life:

Tumblr Is Now Blocking Uploads of Infringing Content… (Digital Music News)

Tumblr censors torrent related tags and searches  (Torrent Freak)

Google set to launch kid-friendly YouTube app on Feb. 23 (Android Central)

Fast Facts: Tax ID theft tops FTC complaints in 2014 (Infodocket)

Can Sponsorship Save Small Bookstores? (New Yorker)

Why digital natives prefer reading in print (Washington Post)

Apps:

15 best recipe apps for Android tablets (Tab Times)

Tips, Tricks and How-to:

How to Download Your Kindle Notes and Highlights and Export Them (Ink, Bits and Pixels)

10 Tips to Help Make Your eBook Reader Last Longer (The Ebook Reader)

6 common problems with the Nexus 7 (2013) and how to fix them (Tab Times

Finds and Deals:

Amazon’s Deal of the Day todays has JLab headphones and earbuds for up to 80% off. I own several pairs of each and have found them to be an amazing value for the price.

The Kindle Daily Deals include post-apocalyptic science fiction, inspirational, romance and kids’ genres. And, until March 11, you can get 175 Kindle Books for $1.99. There’s a GREAT selection in this group: Ed McBain (87th Precinct Mysteries), Bob Mayer (Area 51) and many, many more.

The Nook Deal of the Day is The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan for $1.99.

Kobo’s Daily Deal is A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan for $2.99.

And finally, how about a really fun Kindle cover? This 6″ TLC Slim book Fluffies cover for the Paperwhiteis so cuddly!

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 the Google Plus eBook Evangelist Page.