Share e-Books With Your Kindle, Finally!

Share e-Books With Your Kindle, Finally!
Amazon will finally let Kindle users swap e-books with other Kindle owners. Amazon announced that Kindle users could start lending e-books to friends for a 14-day period. However, during that time the lender does not have access to the book. Also, not every book will be available for sharing, publishers have the final say on whether their titles can be swapped, or not.

Is Steve Jobs Santa?
What toys are children requesting for the holidays? Well, they’re not toys at all! According to the Duracell Toy Report, the three most wanted items of kids 5 to 16 years-old are all Apple products including the iPhone 4, iPod Touch and the iPad. Other popular requests are Kinect for Xbox and the Flip Video Camera.

Sprint To Sell Galaxy Tab for $400
Sprint will begin selling Samsung’s Galaxy Tab for $400, a third less than what Verizon will charge for the same device, but there is a catch. Sprint requires users to sign-up for a two-year contract, which includes a minimum monthly service fee of $29.99. Even though the upfront price for the tablet is less at Sprint, over two years it’s likely that customers would save money by going with Verizon.

7,000 People Tagged In Online Photo
Orange mobile network took an extremely high-res photo of 70,000 people who attended the Glastonbury Festival in England. Since the resolution of the photo was so high, people were able to go online and tag themselves in the photo on Facebook. Over 7,000 people tagged themselves in the photo, which makes the photo the Guinness World Record holder for “The Most People Tagged in an Online Photo.”

Shelly Palmer Chats About Living A Connected Life On FOX5’s Good Day NY

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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