Smashwords, the publishing and distribution platform for independent authors, has just announced its new Library Direct program through which you can make your books available to libraries. It looks like one of the early participants in this program will be the Open Library sponsored by Internet Archive. If you are a Smashwords author, check your dashboard for the updated pricing tool where you can set up library pricing for each of your titles.
This article explains what two-factor authentication and why you should be using it. In addition to having a hacker use a program to figure out your password, you can also get “hacked” by someone pretending to be you who calls tech support – as you – to reset your password.
One of the most harrowing tales of security woe in recent memory is that of Mat Honan, clearly a tech-savvy guy, who had a hacker call Apple and use social engineering gain access to his Amazon and iCloud accounts, and thus wound up losing a ton of data on his Mac, iPhone and iPad plus his primary Google account.
This is a big one! The WordPress for iOS dev team is excited to announce that version 3.1 is now available in the App Store. In this update you’ll find a redesign for both iPhone and iPad, along with loads of new features! Here’s what’s new: Updated Interface The app has an all-new look, including…