on Amazon’s Digital Book Lending Service

Amazon is now a library – sorta. Last week, Amazon launched the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library which gives Kindle users who own an actual Kindle device (and not just use the Kindle app on other devices) AND are Amazon Prime subscribers access to 5,000+ books they can “borrow.” A few things worth noting: 1) this is probably the first example of a subscription service for digital books. …

Continue Betting on Facebook

I was a (relatively) early adopter to FourSquare.  Today FourSquare has over 10M users and I was one of the first two percent (#197,372). I’ve also written about FourSquare here. FourSquare does several things well. The discounts and offerings associated with checking-in have always worked for me and with recent updates they’ve improved the experience. …