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[10 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Bugged About Weigh Loss? Read This:

With all the hi-tech help out there for people who need to lose weight, it’s amazing how high the obesity rate is in “the lands of plenty.” That phenomenon has not passed by our little homeland;  now that Israel is a member of  the OECD, we, too have “grown,” and a recent OECD poll says that Israel is  the eighth “fattest” country in the world, by percentage of population! I guess if you start your day off with an Israeli breakfast (you know the kind I mean), move on to …

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[22 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Paperless Book

The paperless office may still be a long way off, but the forests of the world have what to celebrate: The paperless living room is here, now, and is coming to an e-book reader near you!
If e-books – and e-magazines, e-flyers, and any other reading material that was formerly available only in print – were still “iffy” until recently, that’s all changed with the arrival of Apple’s iPad. The iPad is far more than an e-reader, of course; you can watch Youtube videos and downloaded movies in brilliant, beautiful color …

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[6 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

Ten thousand songs. That’s how many I figure I need for my radio station.
This is a station that won’t be found on the AM or FM band, though – it’s exclusively for my use. My 10,000 songs have a home on my computer’s hard drive, and I’m be able to listen to them either directly on the computer, or the other computers in the house – or even through my cell phone. And to get the music I need for my station, I’ve been busy downloading songs off the internet …

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[12 Mar 2010 | No Comment | ]
Scary Computer Stories

Once, girls were girls and men were men; you knew who you were then. And you knew who the bad guys and the good guys were; the viruses the former, and the virus-fighting programs the latter. No more, though. Nowadays, the very programs you were counting on to fight viruses might be nothing more than viruses themselves!
Time to learn a new word. You’ve heard of malware, spyware, and virusware? Now welcome to the world of “scareware,” the fastest-growing segment of the rogue software population out there. Disguising itself as a …

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[17 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
The ‘iPod People’

So you got a new music player for Chanuka? Welcome to the ranks of the “(i)Pod people” – those who  get to have the soundtrack of their lives accompany them anywhere and everywhere. Finally, you get to be one of those unflappable people who never have to lack for entertainment, no matter where they are or what they’re doing.
There’s one thing they forgot to tell you about digital music players, though – where to get the music to fill it up with! It turns out that getting your favorite music …