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[15 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
The Fix is In – or Isn’t

Making aliyah is exciting for every member of the family. The new home, the Jewish environment, the Shabbat atmosphere, learning Hebrew – it’s a time of excitement for parents and kids alike.
But there’s one member of the family who may be less than thrilled – your laptop. That’s because it knows that if anything goes wrong, it may have trouble getting itself fixed in a land where “international warranty” doesn’t always translate properly.
Over the years, I’ve gotten emails from readers on all sorts of topics, but one of the most …

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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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[7 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
iTunes for the Common Phone

When you first take home your fancy new cellphone that can hold endless gigs of data, run circles around the internet, and connect to the rest of the world in umpteen different ways, you’re pretty proud of yourself. It’s only when you try and get your phone connected to the sources of that data that you realize that there was one question you forgot to ask: Just how easy is it to get at the music, video and photos on your computer and on the internet?
It’s then that you realize …