| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:47 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Today's list includes free gift cards at Starbucks and Publix with purchase, and free Nivea lip gloss at CVS, dining coupons at Smokey Bones, Red Lobster and retail coupons at Macy's and Kohl's.
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| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:48 AM
If you're looking for cool gift ideas for Father's Day on Sunday, we have a guest post from South Florida savings expert Jodi Furman, of Lake Worth, who writes the shopping blog LiveFabuLESS.com.
Jodi's Top 10 Deals for Dad:
1. Streaming device:...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 2:51 AM
Here's Tuesday's list of hot deals. Get 'em while they last:
Amazon Local: $7 buys you $30 to spend on Dolphins, Hurricanes or Marlins tickets at ScoreBig.com; expires in 16 days.
Amazon.com: $70 off all Kindle Fires for student members; Kindle Fire...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Charlaine Harris, creator of the Sookie Stackhouse series of novels, has decided to end the run with the recently released 13th installment, "Dead Ever After." According to The Wall Street Journal, some fans are not happy, "taunting Ms. Harris in emails...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:11 AM
The unnamed scriptwriter who narrates Frank D. Gilroy's Kindle single "Crooning," set in 1958, doesn't think filming a movie in Havana is a very good idea.
But producer and want-to-be-star Dick Powell (a fictionalized version of the real-life actor),...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Sony unveiled one of the largest smartphones of all time Tuesday: the Xperia Z Ultra, with a 6.4-inch screen.
The latest device to blur the line between smartphones and tablets, the phone features the largest 1080p HD display ever on a smartphone,...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Calling their union “the world’s first truly global trade book publishing company,” Penguin and Random House finalized on Monday morning a merger that brings together two legacy publishers, at a time when the rise of the Kindle, among...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:05 PM
Last summer, Baltimore writer Justin Sirois was mentally and physically exhausted, and his work was to blame.
The 34-year-old's debut novel, 2012's "Falcons on the Floor," attempted to humanize Fallujah's bloody war scene. "The Last Book of Baghdad,"...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:24 PM
William Lynch, the chief executive of Barnes & Noble, resigned Monday. The news was announced late in the day Eastern time, effective immediately. Lynch had been CEO since 2010.
Should we blame the Nook? Barnes & Noble's efforts to battle the Amazon...
| Jul 15, 2013
As we've written in the past, the main goal of Writers' Block is to bring local authors to the attention of our readers. This week, however, we're turning the tables. We want to know what books made your reading lists this summer.
I'll start. I'm...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Google stole tech headlines this week with the unveiling of the Chromecast and second-generation Nexus 7, but it made another important announcement that flew under the radar: Google Play Textbooks.
The Mountain View, Calif., tech giant said it will...