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[16 Feb 2010 | No Comment | ]
Lower Your Cellphone Bill, Part 2

Not too long ago, “sending someone a short message” entailed writing a note and sticking it on the refrigerator door – and all it cost you to send was the time to jot down a couple of sentences on a piece of scrap paper. Nowadays, of course, no respectable note-writer would bother with pen and paper; instead, they would send an e-mail, or, better, a short phone message, using their cellphone’s SMS feature. SMS, of course, has a great advantage over the old system, in that you don’t have to …

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[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]
Hanging Up the Car Keys

Had it up to here (my hand is under my chin) with commuting? Can’t stand to hear another peppy radio traffic reporter cheerily sentence you to two hours of bumper-to-bumper? Had enough of a rat race that no self-respecting rat would even consider running in? Sounds like you need a nice, long rest – or a stint working at home!
Telecommuting is all the rage today – for good reason. Why shlep when you can do the same work at home, saving yourself long hours on the road and keeping fuel …

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[25 Sep 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Eye on the Desktop

When you first got it, you had delusions of grandeur; get yourself in front of a camera, and you’d be a star! But things didn’t quite work out; that freebie webcam that came with your PC became just another piece of cluttering junk, and it wasn’t long before it moved off the desktop and into the drawer – way, way in the back.
Now, though, might be a good time to dig out and dust off your webcam; we’ve got a couple of tricks that might not make you a star, …