I'm reading IQ84, Haruki Murakami's long-awaited new book. In hardback, it's 944 pages and weighs several pounds. I am a pasty blogger with weak arms and soft hands, so the Kindle version seemed like a no-brainer. More »
Starting in the fall, iPhone and iPad owners will notice yet another new Apple app on their iPhone called News . It's a curated-news service that serves up stories and media from various news organizations and packages them into a beautiful magazine-style interface. The idea isn't revolutionary.
Facebook , the company, doesn't like it when you leave Facebook, the social network, to view other content on the internet. Which is exactly what you do when you click a link to a news article that someone has shared in a post. Facebook would much rather you stay on their site for as long as possible.
Amazon.ca has launched the new Kindle Paperwhite in Canada, the same day as its US store.Amazon.ca Launches New Kindle Paperwhite with 300 PPI Display, Same Price is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
If you’re only going to do one thing, you need to do it really, really well, so the stakes are high for Amazon’s 2015 Kindle Paperwhite . Slotting in-between the $79 Kindle and the well-esteemed - but, at $199, expensive - Kindle Voyage , the $119 Paperwhite now gets a 300 dpi E Ink screen not to mention new software intended to make reading more immersive.
This is a triumphant moment for Amazon, David Streitfeld reports.Its stock hit another record high on Monday, jumping $12. Its 20th anniversary sale this week is generating a flood of media coverage that other retailers would kill for. Hardly anyone seems to care anymore that Amazon routinely loses buckets of money. It owns the future.
Amazon has shared some stats about its recent Prime Day worldwide sale.Amazon Prime Day Returning Next Year; Canada’s Bestseller: Huggies Diapers is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Yet another sale is available on Amazon for Aukey's dual USB car charger.Amazon Deal: Aukey 4.8A/24W Dual USB Car Charger for 70% Off at $14.99 is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Not so long ago, any time a child had with a screened device was seen as frivolous playtime. That’s not true now, because kids spend more time reading and doing school work with tablets and computers than parents would have thought possible just a few years ago. In my household, most of our books were lost a few years ago in a flood.
Beware if you have any jokester friends with iOS devices -- they might just have a way to ruin your day if you have any iOS gadgets of your own. Apple hasconfirmedthat it's fixing arecently discoveredbug that crashes iPhones and other iOS 8 hardware the moment you get a carefully crafted set ofUnicodecharacters in iMessage and other communication apps with notification previews.
Amazon has launched a new sale for Back to School called 'Tech Week'.Amazon.ca Celebrates Back to School with Various ‘Tech Week’ Deals is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
This week we gave you twice as many reviews as we normally do, so if you’ve not had a chance to read them all, this list is for you. Just click through to see the full listing of all the news and reviews that we posted this past week. Enjoy!
Not too long ago I was caught in a situation where I had to wait somewhere for several hours without access to a charger. As I watched my iPhone drain down to nearly empty, I vowed to keep my eye open for one of those battery packs. Today, I’ve got one to try out: TheEasyAcc Classic Gen2 6400 mAh External Battery Pack. Packaging is very basic.
Inateck has recently launched a trio of new speakers , one of which is the Inateck MarsBox BP2002 wireless speaker. The market has no shortage of wireless speakers, and so finding a way to stand out is imperative. Inateck managed to do that with its unusual, minimalist and vaguely LEGO-like design.
Klpping added: "It's a small country but it shows what can happen if you make a nice product. We tried to make a really nice product, that's what we like to do. We put all the newspapers and magazines from one country into one system and got young people starting to pay for journalism...[and start getting them] in the habit of paying, like they do for music and films nowadays.
Amazon has added audiobook reading to its Echo personal assistant , allowing the pillar-like speaker to regale owners with Audible ebooks. The update is the latest in a series of improvements to Echo which Amazon has pushed out, and follows Google Calendar integration which was installed late last month.
Has it been your dream to go on a limitless shopping spree and buy whatever digital content you want for your Android smartphone or tablet? Well, it's not exactly limitless, but you'll get the chance to have an Amazon gift card (or cards?) with a value of $25,000. And if you just buy those apps that are at $0.
A few weeks ago, I went on an exciting road trip cross country to move my sister from Nebraska to Washington. I had to fly back and then ride with her and my mother in a full car, and I knew I could not bring a big backpack full of stuff like I normally do, since it would be sitting at my feet.
Amazon has released a set of updates for its Kindle devices that adds the company's own font, " Bookerly ," following its debut earlier this year on the latest Paperwhite model. The font is more spacious and has been designed specifically for reading on e-ink displays, and replaces the previously used font "Caecilia.