Dan commented on my post last week about the Kindle Fire sale, asking if there really was no way to watch an Amazon Instant Video on an Android tablet (specifically a Nexus 7). I said “nope,” but someone (Bree) reminded us that alternate browsers, like Dolphin, support Flash. So I went hunting. Good news: It can [...]
I’m glad that Dan suggested I test out and review the Unstuck app because I used it with a client a couple days ago, and it led to some interesting discoveries. What is Unstuck? It’s an app to help you get past those times in your life when you’re ‘stuck.’ Thinking you need to change [...]
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By Dan Bloom TAIPEI — In a recent Guardian commentary published in late May, British writer Rodge Glass issued a “global warning” about what he termed “the rise of ’cli-fi’” — noting that ”unlike most science fiction, novels about climate change focus on an immediate and intense threat rather than discovery.” His piece about the rise of cli-fi as [...]
Dan linked to a great article in today’s Morning Links roundup about ‘digital mooches,’ aka the 20-somethings who may be leaving Mom and Dad’s house in the coming years, yet seem to have no plans to leave their parents’ cell phone contracts or Netflix subscriptions. I read this article with interest; I’d just read another about [...]
At the risk of angering Dan with yet another article featuring the company that begins with the letter “G,” I wanted to let you know about some new comics available on Google Play. Over 400 Dark Horse volumes are available in any country where Play books are available. To sweeten the deal, for a limited [...]
A few days ago I brought up a patent Amazon got on reselling “used” digital content. It turns out that’s not the only odd patent Amazon’s gotten lately. Dan brought to my attention US patent number 8,370,271, which Amazon just received on “recurring delivery of products.” Essentially, Amazon just received a patent on the ability [...]