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Junot Díaz: “Orson Scott Card is a cretinous fool”

<b>Junot Diaz (Nina Subin)</b><p>The Pulitzer winner on publishing’s retrograde politics, and how little we really know about our favorite authors<p>Jacob Sugarman<p>September 17, 2013 10:59pm (UTC)<p>My first encounter with Junot Díaz was brief and wondrous. I was grabbing lunch with a few classmates at a hole in …

'How Dare It Make Me Feel So Much': The Spell of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Author Ron Carlson was an unassuming, baseball-playing college student until a Fitzgerald story turned him into an impassioned English-major library vandal.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b><p><b>Ron Carlson:</b> When I was an undergraduate …

Here's Danny! 'Doctor Sleep' Picks Up Where 'Shining' Left Off

If you're a dutiful fan of Stephen King's work — myself, I'm an off again, on again follower — you will have read <i>The Shining</i>, King's hit 1977 novel about a haunted resort in the Colorado Rockies. Depending on how recently you immersed yourself in that story, you'll have a sharp or vague …

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Root your Nexus the easy way, Nexus Root Toolkit updated for Android 4.3

If you’re looking for an easy way to root your Android device and aren’t familiar with fastboot or ADB, then look no further. The Nexus Root Toolkit by WugFresh has been updated to support Android 4.3 as well as the 2013 Nexus 7. Nexus Root Toolkit will unlock, root, relock, and return your Nexus …

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New Nexus 7 pre-order available from UK retailers, release date set for September 13

The new Nexus 7 tablet is available from some UK retailers, with the device expected to ship in on September 13.<p>That certainly may sound as disappointing news for Android fans looking forward to get their hands as soon as possible on the 2013 Nexus 7.<p>The tablet is priced at £199.99 (the 16GB …

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Google’s Chromecast Is A Brilliant Inversion Of The Streaming TV Market

Instead of giving your TV a smartphone app interface, Google’s $35 gadget turns your smartphone, tablet, or computer into a remote control.<p>Google’s latest attempt to muscle into your television set, Chromecast, is only two inches long but it turns your streaming television experience inside …

Voice Recording On Android Doesn’t Get Easier Than Tape-a-Talk | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

We used to talk into our phones so that we could chat with whoever was on the other side of the line. Nowadays, we talk into our phones for a whole …

How to print from your Android phone or tablet | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Android phones and tablets are just like computers. They’re not as powerful, but they’re extremely portable. As portable computers, they can be used …

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All 21 Xbox One Launch Day Games in One Place

The second next-gen shoe’s about to drop: Microsoft’s $500 Xbox One arrives in the U.S. this coming Friday, November 22, a week after Sony’s …

How To: The Definitive Guide to Using BitTorrent on Your Nexus 7 Tablet

BitTorrent—corporations hate it with a passion, but the people love it. The notorious file-sharing protocol was responsible for 36.8% of all upstream …

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Preview

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The World's Fastest Wi-Fi Puts Your Sluggish Router to Shame

For the most part, we're all happy if we can get Internet that's fast enough to stream some HD video. But faster is always better, and a new, …

Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap?

Our imagination is stretched to the utmost," wrote Richard Feynman, the greatest physicist of his day, "not, as in fiction, to imagine things which …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

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