| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:27 AM
Snuggle up on a cold winter night with a good book for 50 percent off.
Amazon.com has 50 Kindle books on sale for $2 each.
Titles range from fiction to mysteries to thrillers, romances and literature, including several books in the Melinda Leigh...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:49 AM
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is starting a book club. My question: Who brings the wine? Is there an app for that?
Zuckerberg announced the book club on — where else? — Facebook. He intends to read a book every other week for an entire...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:50 PM
It may be the oddest TV couple since Oscar and Felix.
Two days after making history by becoming the first streaming service to win a Golden Globe for a television series, for "Transparent," Amazon announced a partnership with one of the biggest names in...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:59 AM
VERNON — Serial entrepreneur Mark Lassoff ran two companies in Austin, a tech-nirvana if there ever was one. But his three-year-old startup LearnToProgram Media, in a low-rent office building in Vernon, is his longest tenure anywhere.
| Jul 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Grape Collective, the online wine magazine with a great roster of writers that launched in December last year, is re-purposing some of its content as e-books.
The first tome to hit the iPad or Kindle device is "Rioja: Conversations with Winemakers,"...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:09 AM
Amazon.com will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected smart home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies.
The plans, detailed in...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Read to your heart's content for free with Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's new ebook subscription service.
The new service, launched in July, offers a free 30-day trial with access to more than half a million ebooks and audiobooks across all genres for a...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 9:55 AM
If you're looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, a book by a local attorney might be a good choice.
Chad Green — a York County lawyer, licensed captain and commercial waterman — and co-author G. Tom Ward have written "The Crown & Cardinal,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Beyond the basic pencils and books exist a wealth of cool tools for school.
10. Slap Rulers
They've been selling for years, but slap-on rulers are still trending. A bendy, easily portable ruler beats a wooden one any day. $2.99 at Target or www....
| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:50 AM
Amazon is having a Year-End Gold Box Deals sale, offering huge markdowns daily through Dec. 31.
Save 70 percent off fashions for men, women and kids, digital video games and Kindle books. For example, "Call of Duty Advanced Warefare" for PS3 is $44.99,...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 3:39 AM
Wow! Snag an Amazon Kindle half off after rebate at Staples stores.
Note: The item is out of stock online for free shipping to your door, but are available for free pickup in stores.
The popular 6-inch 4GB e-Reader with WiFi is $59 with a $14 instant...