Innovated by the 4-Hour dude, Tim Ferris. Last week, BitTorrent released an exclusive first look at Tim Ferriss’s The 4-Hour Chef to help the author fight the Barnes & Noble boycott. This helping hand came in the form of a BitTorrent Bundle, featuring Part 1 of the book, interviews, photos, and so on. By the end of the day, the … Read More
Ay Caramba – Is Windows 8 Toast?
Readers considering the Microsoft Surface may want to consider this. Windows 8 has to run on a PC and on a tablet, which, at least in this version of Windows, is making it hard to use. Sales are below Microsoft’s expectations. As reported two weeks ago, I quickly encountered Windows 8′s split personality when I tried to use my new … Read More
New Large-Screen Kindle Fire Out Today – Brings New Features
Via Goode E-Reader: You have groovy new things like immersion reading, Whispersync for Voice, X-Ray, X-Ray for Movies, Kindle FreeTime and Amazon Videos. Of course, with the Android OS, you will be able to download thousands of games and apps.
New: Riffle – a Kind of Pinterest for Book Readers
Is Riffle a New Kind of Pinterest And Will It Save Books? – Forbes. It’s early days for Riffle but my early impression is a good one – I want to find books that are going to help me develop rather than the ones I choose to stay in the status quo and to do this I need new communities.
Nexus 10 Display to Out-Do iPad’s Retina Display
300 pixels per inch vs. Apple’s 264 pixels per inch. I’m surprised to see this happen. Under Jobs, nobody caught up with Apple’s products. When Microsoft came out with a Zune that matched the specs of the then-current iPod, Apple almost simultaneously came out with a new iPod that was a fraction of the size, making the Zune obsolete immediately. … Read More
E-Reader Face-Off: Microsoft Surface vs. iPad
iPad Mini Announced – But Is it Too Expensive?
At $329 and up, it seems quite pricey, compared to a Kindle Fire. UPDATE 10-26-2012: Initial indications are that the price is just fine: Apple’s white iPad mini sells out in 20 minutes
What Paper Books Can Do that e-Books Still Can’t
It’s a surprisingly long list, and #1 is really good images. How long do you think it will be before e-books catch up – 5 years?