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Consumer News / Tech

Apple iPad 3 and Gmail scam warning

On October 15, 2012

It’s been an exciting few weeks for Apple fans with the iPhone 5 hitting the market and expectations of an iPad Mini by months end. If you’re on the hunt for an Apple product, don’t fall for a free iPad 3 giveaway making the rounds through email. It could cost you money or your identity.   The Better Business Bureau…

Consumer News / Ripoff alert / Tech

iPhone 5 testers wanted?

On March 19, 2012

For weeks I’ve been getting Facebook messages inviting me to an iPhone 5 testing event. It appears you can test the iPhone 5. In the message, you’re made host of the event. However, there’s only been speculation and no official announcement from Apple about the iPhone 5. Facebook is deleting the post from your page which is a sure sign…

Consumer News / Consumer Tips

Do you know what’s on your produce?

On May 2, 2011

When you walk in the grocery store, you are greeted by an array of colors from deep purple eggplant to yellow lemons.  The colors always seem to shine. Have you ever wondered why? A wax coating is added to the fruit during packaging to maintain the freshness.  The wax holds the moisture inside the apple and keeps it looking shiny…

Consumer News / Consumer Trends

Are smartphones too smart?

On November 8, 2010

New smartphones are hitting the market constantly, and sometimes it seems smartphones are smarter than what they can handle. For example, Sprint rolled out the Evo when 4G service wasn’t available in most of the country. The phone still works with 3G service, but you pay a premium for 4G service and it’s not an option. Now, Microsoft is rolling out its…