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The Amazon Echo, is hands down, the BEST Christmas gift anyone can receive! How do I know? Because, last year, I received an Amazon Echo (the Echo you see in the above video) as a Christmas gift!  (Since then, I’ve added two more Echo Dots!) Over the past year, it has been indispensable! I use […]

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The amazon Echo had got to be the greatest device to come around since the i-Pod, i-Pad, and i-Phone! I use my Amazon Echoes all the time! all I an say is, get one! It’s absolutely the coolest and most useful piece of tech to have in your home.  It sounds cliche, but it’s true. […]

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The other day I was tuning in radio shows on the internet.  I happened to hear author Nelson DeMille on the Mark Simone radio show (WOR 710 AM out of  New York, NY).  You can hear the broadcast here. It seems Amazon.com isn’t being as open to writers and book publishers as one would think.  Approximately […]

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Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos recently  purchased The Washington Post.  A digital billionaire, Mr. Bezos has changed the way we shop and how we read books. But let’s not forget another digital giant, the subject of today’s “I Knew That!” Click, hold down, and move your mouse to the right to reveal the answer)=======> PayPal  

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There’s a rumor going around that amazon.com will be releasing a color EInk reader in the second half of 2012. The above video gives you an idea lok at how this color EReader might look. As far as I know, there are two coor EInk displays out there. Triton’s Coor EInk and a coor EInk […]

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A few blog posts ago, I wrote about the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic and recommended a book written by one of the survivors. Well, since then, I finished a book of historical fiction which takes place during the time of the Titanic. And the Titanic figures in as one of the elements […]

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The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic is only a few days away (Titanic sank on April 15th, 1912).  And for those who want to explore its history, I can recommend a free Ebook. The Loss of the S.S. Titanic by Lawrence Beesley is a first hand account from one of the survivors. Mr. Beesley […]

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Dave Astor wrote  a very inspiring column over the Thanksgiving weekend.   I met Dave through cartooning.  Dave was the Syndicates reporter at Editor and Publisher. Though the years of attending various NCS events, it was always a pleasure running into Dave.  And, through social media and the internet, I’ve been able to stay on touch with Dave. Anyhow, Dave’s Facebook page lead me to […]

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I own a Kindle. Lately, I’ve been borrowing books from the local library. It’s a simple process. Borrow the book from the library using the Overdrive website. For me, it’s located at the Ohio Ebook project, powered by Overdrive. Once you find the Kindle book you wish to check out, you add it to your […]

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Amazon.com’s big announcement yesterday resulted in an unveiling of their new line of Kindle readers. The REALLY big news was their launch of the new Kindle Fire Tablet. The Kindle Fire, with Full Color 7″ Multi-touch Display and Wi-Fi, runs the Android Operating system.  And Android is Linux, folks.  So, if you decide to buy […]

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