Amazon is now offering free e-book rentals for Prime subscribers. You can rent one book at a time and have it checked out for up to a month. The $79 a year Prime subscription now gives you free shipping, unlimited video streaming and access to over 5,000 e-books. In other news, Apple acknowledged that a small number of costumers are having battery life issues after upgrading their iPhones to iOS 5. If you’re experiencing issues a temporarily solution is to turn off location services settings when you don’t need GPS access. Apple will soon fix the problem with a software update. And finally, a report given to Congress by a top counterintelligence agency, warns of repeated cyber espionage attacks on U.S. companies. The attacks attempt to steal sensitive business and economic secrets and are mainly coming from foreign spies.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 4, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).