I recently utilized 2 different services to trade electronics for cash through the mail: Gazelle and Cell For Cash. I had excellent, fast, professional results with one of them. And, after a bit of a glitch within the company, the other one pulled through and paid in full as well. Here’s my advice if you wish to trade electronics for cash.
I wish so badly that I had just ordered a backup AC power cord for the laptop when I bought it. And if/when the new one should ever stop working, I will make a point to order another one from the same place where I bought my laptop. Here’s why.
I have a couple of different Twitter accounts, each with an entirely different audience based on very unique interests: @FunDogs – fun dog tips for people with dogs @FunHouseHome – helpful information for homeowners – fun home & garden tips @FunTimesGuide – where the geek in me hangs out and I interact with people on a […]
I have 60 of the best iPhone apps on my iPhone right now. I thought I’d share with other iPhone newbies — and iTouch /iPod/iPad newbies — which apps are the must-haves for me, which apps are good default iPhone apps, plus some fun ways you can organize your life and enhance your productivity with the iPhone.
I’m completely clueless when it comes to downloading free ringtones. I mean I know HOW to do it — you just upload a file to your cell phone. But I never really knew how to find decent sites that could be trusted for downloading a new ringtone to my phone. I finally found some ringtone sites that can, indeed, be trusted. And yes, they’re FREE.
Overall, the Blog World Expo conference in Las Vegas was entertaining at first, then boring toward the end. Mid-way through the first day of this 2-day conference, Jim and I both realized that the sessions were extremely beginner-level; better for new bloggers.
I type in the 100 wpm range. That’s pretty good, but not great. The fastest typists tend to type in the 120-150 range. Here are 3 online typing tests where you can test your own typing speed. They’re fun!
My mother and I each got a new laptop computer. We were both having trouble getting used to the flat keyboards, as compared to the old elevated/angled keyboards we had been using on our desktop computers for years. So we built some angled computer stands for our laptops! Here’s how…
Whatever happened to TechTV? Those guys made learning about computers and the Internet FUN. Shows were filled with real-life computer how-to’s and explanations that were actually fun to learn and try.
I’m on my 3rd Netflix movies membership now. Here’s why we initially canceled our memberships… and why we recently signed up again. In brief: because Netflix has gone hi-tech.
Three of our computers all tap into the Internet wirelessly — thanks to our secured wireless network hub. The only problem: Interrupted service. All three of those computers will mysteriously go offline on occasion. Now we’re considering an ethernet adapter that plugs in to a wall outlet, instead of a wireless router. Here’s why…
There is no better — or easier — way to see every single thing you have on your computer than to use the Belarc Advisor program. You download the free program online, then open it up on your computer and run it. The info it tells you about your computer is AMAZING!
Are you in the market for a new computer? Before you buy a new PC, check out these tips from the experts, plus my own recommendations based on our recent computer purchases.
See why I think personalized homepages are so cool, and why I like NetVibes the best…
I found another one-of-a-kind USB drive that you can make yourself. This one is made from a Lego block! Here are directions and pictures.
See why we’ve decided to stick with Cingular — now AT&T — rather than making the switch to Verizon like we’d planned to. Plus, some of the pros and cons of both services. Plus, tips for canceling your Verizon cell phone contract — without any fees or penalties!
Should you leave your laptop plugged in all the time — even when you’re not using it? Should you let your notebook computer ‘hibernate’ with the lid closed while the laptop is plugged in? Is it okay to leave your laptop plugged in while you work for hours at a time? Should you ever unplug the laptop cord from the wall? Answers here…
This amazing shortcut saves you boatloads of keystrokes, especially if you routinely complete the same stuff at the same websites. Today, I was about to clear ALL of my saved data because of just one measly little typo that mistakenly got saved in one of my AutoComplete boxes. Then I found this easy quick-fix!
Here are my “first impressions” review of Google & Yahoo web based applications, followed by my current “updated” review of Yahoo and Google web apps. See what I like best and least about Yahoo And Google Calendar, Notes, Docs, Email, Spreadsheets, etc.
I just got a new Dell laptop computer. While it’s still fresh in my mind, I thought some people might be interested in knowing which computer programs and shortcuts I find most useful. Here are my favorites…
took the plunge… I shelled out the $19.95/yr for access to Yahoo’s advanced email features at the same time that I upgraded (for FREE) to Yahoo’s new Mail Beta version. I’m glad I did, on both accounts. Here’s why…
We are by no means an expert on this topic, but we have definitely learned A LOT in the 8 years that we’ve been blogging. Here are our top things to consider when starting blog or a new website on your own.
Did you know?… You can search for something on a website or blog even if that site doesn’t have a Search Box. Here’s how.
I just noticed that Georgia will be switching to mandatory 10-digital dialing on April 3rd. They’re not the first — or the last — to do so. But it got me thinking: A) Just how many more NUMBERS must we humans be required to remember in order to perform the multitude of tasks that we […]