Archive for May, 2012

Audiobook Spotlight: New Additions To The A-List Read By Colin Firth & Jennifer Connelly

May 14, 2012
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Audiobook Spotlight: New Additions To The A-List Read By Colin Firth & Jennifer Connelly

Audible has just added two new titles to its A-List catalog: The Sheltering Sky, read by Jennifer Connelly, and The End of the Affair, read by Colin Firth. Both titles have an average customer review rating of 4.3/5 stars. On The Sheltering Sky, from Audible: The Sheltering Sky is a landmark of 20th-century literature, a...

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Free App of the Day: KeyChord, The Piano Reference App

May 14, 2012
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Free App of the Day: KeyChord, The Piano Reference App

Today’s Amazon Free App of the Day is KeyChord, The Piano Reference App, rated an average of 4/5 stars and normally priced at $2.99. From Amazon: Find Chords and Scales on your Android Device Do you love your piano or keyboard but get bored when it comes to the nuts and bolts of finding...

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Ebook Spotlight: The Elephant Whisperer

May 14, 2012
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Ebook Spotlight: The Elephant Whisperer

Obituary of Lawrence Anthony from The Telegraph UK, dated 3/8/12: Lawrence Anthony, who has died aged 61, was a South African conservationist, known as “The Elephant Whisperer”, and made world headlines in 2003 when he arrived in war-torn Baghdad to rescue the animals in Saddam Hussein’s zoo… In his native South Africa, Anthony was a...

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Vote For This Week’s Amazon Digital Deals

May 13, 2012
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Vote For This Week’s Amazon Digital Deals

It’s time once again to vote for this week’s Amazon Digital Deals! In Instant Videos, it’s a week of superheroes: The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, Hellboy II: The Golden Army and The Dark Knight. The film that receives the most votes will be offered as a $1.99 Instant Video rental this weekend. This week’s MP3...

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App Spotlight: Make Your Fire An Office Tool

May 11, 2012
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App Spotlight: Make Your Fire An Office Tool

Today we feature apps that can help you out at the office—even when you’re away from it!—and allow your Kindle Fire to sub for an adding machine, calendar and secure filing system. First up, it’s Office Calculator Pro, priced at just $1.69 and rated an average of 5/5 stars. From Amazon: This is a...

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Video Spotlight, Editor’s Picks: Shakespeare Adaptations

May 11, 2012
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Video Spotlight, Editor’s Picks: Shakespeare Adaptations

I am a HUGE fan of good Shakespeare adaptations that put the Bard’s stories and language into contemporary settings. I’ve found that despite having read many Shakespeare plays in high school, and having re-read and thoroughly analyzed them further in college, I never fully grasped or understood the works until seeing them in modern...

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This Weekend’s Amazon Vote Digital Deals

May 10, 2012
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This Weekend’s Amazon Vote Digital Deals

Results are in for this weekend’s digital deals vote! In Instant Video Rentals, Erin Brockovich will be offered at $1.99 through the weekend. The winning MP3 album is Nirvana’s Nirvana, $5 this weekend. *CORRECTION*  The Hidden Language of Baseball: How Signs and Sign-Stealing Have Influenced the Course of Our National Pastime is the winning Kindle book,...

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Music Spotlight: Free MP3 Albums!

May 9, 2012
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Music Spotlight: Free MP3 Albums!

This month’s free MP3 albums include an eclectic mix of classical, folk, gospel, rock and more, and remember: MP3s purchased from Amazon work with iTunes. First up, the Allegro Classical Spring Sampler, featuring 10 tracks from such composers as Bach, Brahms and Rachmaninov. Fans of house music, trance and world music will enjoy the...

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A Stylus For Your Fire!

May 9, 2012
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A Stylus For Your Fire!

You know your Kindle Fire has a touchscreen, but did you know you can use a stylus instead of your fingertip on it? Trying to tap on the right spot to activate a link while using the web browser, typing in text, or making selections from lists and menus can be frustrating for all...

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App Spotlight: Tools For Knitting And Crochet

May 9, 2012
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App Spotlight: Tools For Knitting And Crochet

As every knitter knows, from time to time you’ve got to do the math: to convert stitch counts in printed patterns when working with a yarn other than the one specifically recommended in the pattern, when sizing a pattern up or down, making adjustments for working with larger or smaller needles, trying to figure...

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