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Buying Local at Amazon Prices

Near me is an Office Depot. I like buying there when ever I can, because I want the local resource to stick around. However, I'm not always keen on their prices. I discovered a while back that my Office Depot store will match the price of the same item found on and...

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Dealing with Flash Drives

Over the years I've accumulated a LOT of flash drives. So many drives here and there that I had completely lost track of what was on what drive. I finally decided to take control of this assorted mess by designating a container for the devices and looking at the...

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Interval Timer

For a very, very long time I've been searching for a digital interval timer. I wanted the ability to set a timer that was beyond the simple countdown timer. I wanted to be able to have something on x number of minutes and off y number of minutes. Why? Here are some...

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Capturing Voice Mail Greeting

Today I encountered a problem that needed a good solution and I finally found one -- after a bit of frustration. I was porting a phone number from one carrier to another. I wanted to keep the exact same voice mail greeting that was on the losing carrier....

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MySocialSuite Seems Dubious to Me

On May 21, 2016 I received a promotional email from Hostgator for MySocialSuite.com. My first thought was that this is a hootsuite.com competitor. I decided to check it out and what I found -- or didn't find -- makes me dubious. There is no about page. Who is behind...

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Preventing Windows 10 Installation

Like others, I have completely functional computers running Windows 7 that I do not want upgraded to Windows 10. Among other things, there is is no guarantee that everything will work or that there will be drivers for all the various types of hardware used by the...

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Internet getting downsized

With a simple stroke of the keyboard, the Internet is getting downsized to internet. On June 1, 2016, the AP Stylebook will change it's style designation from Internet to internet. Another related change is Web to web. The announcement stated "We will lowercase...

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Dropbox Drawback with Kindle

My elderly neighbor tried on her own to update her Kindle 2nd Edition. Desparate, she gave me a call. Sure enough, she was having problems because the Kindle was having problems. Once I got those problems resolved, it was time to apply the software update by copying...

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Wireless Switches For Faster Action

When I'm ready to get down on my big computer I want the dual monitors to be on by the time I get into my chair. The chair is on the opposite side of the room's entrance. To fix this problem I spent about $20 for a wireless, remote switch. I have the remote switch...

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