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Save the Date: Join Us for Smarthome Twitter Trivia – Football Edition

November 9, 2012 2 comments

Join us on November 12, 2012 for the inaugural edition of Smarthome Twitter Trivia! The theme for this contest is good ole’ NFL Football.

Ok great, so how do I play?

  1. To start, you must have a Twitter account. If you don’t have one just yet, sign up for one at https://twitter.com/. Then to join in on the fun you must follow us @SmarthomeInc.
  2. Next, log onto Twitter on Monday, Nov. 12 at 3P.M. PST. This is the fun part! We will be tweeting out a series of trivia questions. Since this is the Football Edition make sure you bring your A-Game! But don’t be late, the trivia is only from 3-4:00pm PST.
  3. If you know the answer to the question, tweet back your answer using our twitter handle @SmarthomeInc. In order for your answer to be properly submitted for the chance to win one of our great prizes you must follow us and use the hashtag #Smarthome in your tweet. So for example, your tweet would look a little like this:

Simple right? And as you can see, we are ready to give out some pretty sweet prizes. Feel free to share this with your friends (that’s only if you don’t mind a little competition).

Read the official rules here.

NBC: Facebook and Twitter Come To Amazon’s Kindle

Free update will let you share book clips via social networks

Amazon’s Kindle reading device is getting a bit more social. Amazon is sending out a software update that will add a few new neat features.

Soon, you’ll be able to update your Twitter and Facebook statuses right from the device. You’ll also be able to highlight a passage from the book or text you’re reading and share it with your social network. That killer quote from your favorite author? A few clicks and your friends can enjoy it too.

Another feature called “Popular Highlights” will reveal what Kindle readers feel are the most interesting passages in the books you’re reading. Watch out for spoilers.

One hotly anticipated feature will finally make its way to the device: folders. You’ll be able to organize your books and documents. Currently, everything you store on your Kindle is in one long laundry list, and you have to scroll through it to find what you want to read. The new “Collections” feature will let you store items in groups you create.

Read the entire article at NBC

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