Will DeLamater

A great web service that is now free

Now that it has been purchased by Pinterest, an Instapaper account with all the premium services is now free! (You’re welcome…;-) Click on the logo for more information. In case you never heard of Instapaper, editors at Wikipedia tell us that “Instapaper is a bookmarking service owned by Pinterest. It allows web content to be…

Five Ways to Improve Kindle Fire Battery Life

You may also like: Page Number versus Position on the Kindle and How To Clean Up Your Kindle Fire We have all had it happen: we forgot to plug in the Fire last night and now we want to watch a movie and there simply isn’t enough juice left. Start looking for that outlet near the TV. Here…

Man bites dog (and Amazon opens a bookstore)

The irony is almost painful. Sure, it’s a “who’da thunk” moment, wrapped in the mysteries of the greatest disruptive retail operation of the past half-century. Amazon takes the very thing, a store, that it invested every fiber of its being in making irrelevant, and, wait for it, opens one itself! The impulse to plant a foot in the space-time…