The Age of the iPod is Over/The Verge

Time and technology march on, leaving us with drawers full of antiquated gadgets. Still, this is important news for readers and book marketers. The world is all about mobility now, mobile devices that can do more and more. Soon you’ll be able to read books, watch streaming TV and movies, in your car (don’t do this…

Phones and Cyber Security

  Have a smart phone? Worried about someone poaching your identity or other personal data? I’m not overly paranoid about such, but the article linked below should provide a heads-up on the subject of phone security.   HowStuffWorks Visit my website here, and my FB Fan Page here for more on ideas and events that matter to me…

More From Bookhitch on The Digital Revolution

In bookhitch's latest newsletter, this summary of where the digital revolution is at the moment, and how it affects readers and writers. It's copied varbatim from bookhitch:   Stop the Presses! And Go Digital     The percentage of Americans with smartphones  increases every year and statistics will probably rise during this holiday season. Consequently,…

A Jaundiced Eye on OSX Lion

Ordinarily, I'm all for Apple's latest OS evolutionary steps, and I understand their direction is headed toward iOS 5 – the latest software for iPod Touch, iPhone, etc. And I have absolutely no problem with buying the new OS exclusively as a download. Too, I really didn't mind buying new versions of ancillary software I…

4 Easy Answers to iPhone 4 Problems – PCWorld

Might as well laugh as cry about Apple's glitches. So let's.     So what if some iPhones lose reception when the hand covers the antenna? That's your problem, not Apple's. "Non issue," Apple chief executive Steve Jobs told a MacRumors forumgoer via e-mail. "Just avoid holding it in that way." via http://www.pcworld.com