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Amazon’s Recommended for you feature

Here’s something I wish Amazon’s “recommended for you” lists could do*: – Allow me to mark authors, actors, musicians, etc. whose publications I’d like to follow. And put the material from these on my list. Easy, and in one place. Not having to go everywhere to figure out when all …

To Kindle or not to Kindle?

Whenever I mention that I read a lot of electronic books, people tend to ask if I have a Kindle. So far, I haven’t. My iPhone, with its Stanza, Bluefire, iBooks and Kindle apps fill that particular niche well. Buying books from various vendors, and not just Amazon broadens my …

Oh, Amazon

A while back, I rated Star Wars Episode IV on Amazon. I loved the Star Wars movies as a kid, and I love them now. The thrill of watching Luke, Leia, Han and Chewbacca defeat the empire, the agony of watching Luke lose his arm… and the banter going back …