DannyMingle

229 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | 33 Following | 26 Followers | @DannyMingle | Keep up with DannyMingle on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “DannyMingle”

Why Librarians Are Defending Your Right to Watch Porn at the Library

It's about a lot more than porn.<p>Librarians across the country are squaring off against overprotective parents and offendable conservatives over the right to access information, even if that information is porn. And they're willing to go to the ropes over it.<p>Take the Orland Park Public Library, a …

Narr8 Shrinks Its Digital Comics And Books Onto The iPhone’s Screen

One of the more intriguing digital media platforms is Narr8, a Moscow-based startup that offers a platform with which to publish or enjoy multimedia creations crafted with a hodgepodge of animation, text, images and sound; think motion comics with added audio punch.<p>The app has been available for a …

5 reasons to liberate your ebooks from their DRM prison

This week, ebook lovers got yet another reminder of why DRM (Digital Rights Management) is terrible for ebooks. While attending a library conference …

Barnes & Noble

Curious Brings Its “Learn Anything” Marketplace And Video Lesson Library To The iPad

Thanks to the steady march of technology into the world of education, it’s a great time to be a lifelong learner. Today, there are a growing number of platforms that allow us to search and discover (quality) learning content, across a wide variety of topics. Plus, thanks to the advance of …

How Amazon (and you) might use its private Wi-Fi network

A report that Amazon has tested a wireless network actually sheds new light on plans by satellite communications company Globalstar to extend the …

Amazon launch 6th gen "Kindle Paperwhite" touchscreen e-reader

When Michael Cronan was asked to name Amazon’s new e-reader, the branding consultant suggested Kindle. Kindle, as we know, means “to light a fire” …

Get 3 months of unlimited iPad magazines for free

This subscription to AnyTime, which would normally cost you $30, lets you read current and back issues of many popular titles.<p>Regular Cheapskate readers know of my fondness for magazines, hence my frequent mentions of deals from digital-mag services like Next Issue and Zinio.<p>So how did AnyTime …

Amazon has '79% of e-book market in UK'

An Ofcom study into consumers' digital consumption has found that Amazon has a dominant 79% share of the e-book market in the UK.<p>The survey, carried …

eBooks

Self-Publishing on a Shoestring: Amazon's Matchbook Program

There's a lot of buzz right now about Amazon's Matchbook Program. But only one traditional publishing house is willing to try it -- and only on a limited basis. So, where does that leave indie authors, who are wondering whether or not they should jump in?<p>In the catbird seat.<p>The way the Matchbook …

What’s Trending in Ebooks

While statistics don’t lie, the actual state of the ebook industry depends on which facts and figures you view.<p>When the <b>Association of American</b> …

BlackBerry Quietly Announces Its First Phablet — But Z30 Could Be Its Last Big Phone

BlackBerry has confirmed earlier rumours that it was flirting with building a phablet and quietly taken the wraps off its biggest phone yet: the all-touch BlackBerry Z30 packs a 5-inch Super AMOLED display, which puts it on the cusp of phablet territory and a step up on the the screen real estate …

No, Books Should Not Tell You How Long It Will Take To Read Them | The Digital Reader

Shares 19<p>Dennis Abrams has a post over on Publishing Perspectives that asks a question that I would like to answer:<p>...Should books then come with a …

The First Real Amazon Tablet

Perhaps the only thing you need to know about Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX tablets is that if you turn off a feature that allows an Amazon representative—a live human—to appear on your Kindle and take control of it, you would be, in Jeff Bezos’s words, “disabling the greatest feature we’ve ever …

InDesign tutorial: Ten uses of the story editor | lynda.com, InDesign Secrets series

Creating a single one-off publication for the iPad with the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

Creating PDF Ebooks with OpenOffice

Creating PDFs and Ebooks using CS5 with Jason Hoppe: Ebooks, Part 1

How to Make a Pressed Cubano with Bacon | Sandwich School

What to Eat When You’re Broke

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

What Are The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine?

Louis Pasteur once proclaimed, “Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” It turns out he was right (in moderation, of course). …

9 Unfortunate Truths About Juicy, Scrumptious Bacon

America has an undeniable love affair with bacon. On average, Americans each eat about 18 pounds of bacon a year. And considering the number of people who don't eat pork or any meat at all, some of them are scarfing down a disproportionate number of the approximately 5,760,000,000 pounds of pig …

How to Take Great Pictures of Food in Restaurants—and Not Look Like a Jerk

The New York Times may disagree, but you can take good photos of food in restaurants--without annoying everyone. Matt Duckor explains how<p><i>Welcome to Consumed, in which Matt Duckor devours the food world, documenting the people, places, and plates that keep him hungry.</i> <i>Today, a reaction to something</i> …

15 Thanksgiving Salads to Brighten Up Your Meal

On a table sagging under the weight of turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and who knows what other dishes, it's easy for a salad to go ignored. It's especially easy to ignore it if the salad is an afterthought, something thrown together in a couple minutes right before people …

Lose weight & improve your health with a real food diet

I was never able to lose weight before. Thanks to Fooducate, I've lost 20 lbs in 6 months. An incredible, life changing app. Janice<p>I love how this …

Thanksgiving Drinks to Get You Through a Marathon Meal

These cocktails are a flavorful way to add some cheer to your Thanksgiving.<p>Thanksgiving is a long haul. You're looking at hours and hours of cooking, and then you're expected to socialize after it—with in-laws, and children, and other difficult people you rarely see. How can anyone be expected to …

Lose weight & improve your health with a real food diet

Oh No, we seem to be missing something...<p>While you're here, you can try:<p>Click back in your browser and try again<br>• Go back to our home page<br>• Let us know …