Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

TV Series: King

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Is Your eBook Reader Tracking You?

Apple, Google Collect User Data

Apple Inc.’s iPhones and Google Inc.’s Android smartphones regularly transmit their locations back to Apple and Google, respectively, according to data and documents analyzed by The Wall Street Journal—intensifying concerns over privacy and the widening trade in personal data.

I don’t know why Symbian, Windows Phone, and webOS aren’t mentioned. They must do it too.

And why hasn’t anyone asked the question I’m asking here?

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Filed under Amazon Kindle, Android, Barnes & Noble Nook, eBooks: General, eInk Devices, Google, iOS, Kobo Reader, Other Hardware, Sony Reader, webOS

A Special Weekend Post

A sticky for the weekend.

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Book Publishing: Your Big, Fat Clue

Apple #1 In Revenue

There are a few key sentences in that for someone with brains and guts in book publishing to shape its inevitable future.

Yes, this is a test.

If you can’t see it, you deserve the cardboard box that will be your future home.

(And yes, I’ve known this for at least two years but do not want to be the person to do it. Maybe that cardboard box will be in my future too…)

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Twitter’s New Sign-Out Page

Dear god! Someone over at Twitter has stopped the spliffs and can now think clearly!


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Now if that same person will keep refraining from the weed and actually use the fucking service like a hardcore user, they might see everything that needs to be added to it to retain users and prevent Twitter’s upcoming sudden death from competitors that are gearing up with long, sharp knives.

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Blackberry Playbook: Nano Fondle

Photos taken today, Friday, April 22, 2011:

Events pushed me into lower Manhattan this morning, where I made a point of stopping in at Staples to see if they had a fondle-able Blackberry Playbook.

They did:


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Sprint Finally Stocks A Tablet

Photos taken through glass today, Friday, April 22, 2011:


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Another QR Code In The Wild

Photos taken today, Friday, April 22, 2011:

It was impossible to get no reflection.

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Closed Borders Now A Ghost Town

Photos taken through glass today, Friday, April 22, 2011:


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Filed under Bookstores