Here are the services you want to hit if you still haven’t sent out your holiday

Here are the services you want to hit if you still haven’t sent out your holiday photo greeting cards. For some reason, I was put in charge of putting together and sending out our family holiday photo cards this year. This was a huge mistake. I am a procrastinator, so just about everything I do gets done with some amount of stress and anxiety and usually costs me more money than it should. And while I vowed this project would be different, here I am three months later on December 12 putting together a photo card for the holidays. Have you ever done a Web search for “photo greeting cards”? There are a lot of options. Too many. It’s one of those things where you wonder how they all stay in business. Anyway, I picked over some of the leaders to see which ones offered the best options for people like me who waited just a little too long. On the upside, it seems the services offer sizable discounts for the next few days, so dealing with the stress of waiting till the last minute might pay off for you. Of course, you may lose money on the express shipping and other little details that go into making sure you don’t look like a complete slacker. The import...

Do you prefer small screen or large screen e-readers?

The e-reader industry has standardized the six inch screen and every company in the world has a few models that are this size. This includes the Kindle Paperwhite, Barnes and Noble Nook Glowlight Plus and the upcoming Clara HD. Over the course of the past six years there has been a movement to increase the size of the screen. The Kindle DX, Remarkable, Sony Digital Paper and others have taken great risk to release a device that costs more, but has extra real estate to devote towards reading books or engaging in productivity tasks, such as taking notes or editing PDF files. The six inch screen has the defacto standard of the e-reader industry. The company released the DX in 2009 and refreshed it a few years later. This device sold in great numbers, but it did not have a touchscreen, instead users had to navigate using the keyboard and D-Pad. Amazon had massive amount of success and last year when they unveiled the Kindle Oasis 2, their first modernized e-reader with a bigger touchscreen.  It was the first e-reader with true Audible integration and had the ability to listen to audiobooks via Bluetooth accessories. Barnes and Noble and Kobo both entered the e-reader space in 2010 a...