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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…

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Say goodbye to spam text messages

On April 27, 2012

I am so tired of my phone buzzing, only to find a text message telling me I can win an iPad or $1,000 cash. ¬†Some even use local phone numbers to make you think it’s a legitimate text from a local business. The good news – there is something you can do about it.¬†

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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…

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Better Business Bureau launches app in Apple store

On October 17, 2011

Want to file a complaint against a business on the go, or want to find out what others think about a business at the last minute? The Better Business Bureau launched an Apple Store app that allows you to access their database of more than 4 million businesses on the go. You’ll be able to search for local businesses by…

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Where to Recycle, Donate, Buy, or Sell Electronics

On May 25, 2011

UPDATED 2/21/2017 We can’t live without our smartphones. The models become outdated quickly, creating lots of electronic trash. You can trade in your old phone, sell it yourself, or recycle it. What about all the other electronics in our home like old TVs or computers?

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Will You Pay For The News?

On March 28, 2011

The news industry is in a state of change. Newspaper subscriptions are dwindling, and newspaper companies and even some television companies are thinking about charging you for digital content.