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Entries from January 2011

Verizon Announcement re iPhone

January 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Events, Hardware, News

Verizon Announcement on Tuesday re iPhone!
According to a Tweet from the Wall Street Journal, they have confirmed that Verizon will be announcing on Tuesday that the iPhone will be coming to the Verizon network! Here’s a link to the article by Shayndi Raice and Yukari Iwatani Kane! This is exciting news!
~mary anne
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Mac App Store Is Open!

January 7th, 2011 · Comments Off · Events, News, Programs, Software, Websites

The Mac App Store is Open!
The Mac App Store is available as a free software update for Mac computers running Mac OS X v10.6 or later. If you have an earlier version of Mac OS X, you will need to upgrade to Mac OS X Snow Leopard. Here’s a link to instructions from Apple.  [...]

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Amazon To Open Android App Store!

January 6th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software

Amazon To Open Android App Store!
According to Adrian Kingsley-Hughes’s ZDNet article, Amazon will open an Android App store and it could be a game changer! The biggest complaints I hear about Droids are about the confusion of apps and uneven quality. Granted, designing apps for so many different pieces of hardware must not [...]

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Facebook Privacy

January 5th, 2011 · Comments Off · News, Websites

Facebook Privacy
Many of us are concerned about our privacy and the privacy of our children. Here is a detailed article by Zak Whittaker of ZDNet that advises how to secure your Facebook account:  profile page, account settings, privacy settings, and other miscellaneous bits. It’s a good time to take care of this important [...]

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Did You See Our Friends From The Village Market?

January 4th, 2011 · Comments Off · News

Did You See Our Friends From The Village Market?
In case you have not yet seen the January/February 2011 issue of AARP Magazine, here’s a link to a great picture of our friends at the Village Market!  They were pictured for the Trends article entitled “My Coworker Is Just A Kid“!  Congratulation to Nancy Dolnier and [...]

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CES 2011

January 3rd, 2011 · Comments Off · Events, News

Consumer Electronics Show 2011
My list of things to do before I die has the entry: “Attend Consumer Electronics Show.” That won’t be happening this year but I am very eager to see what new products will be introduced at the show and to hear about the upcoming trends in electronics. The show takes [...]

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Looking for Help?

January 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Books, Hardware, News

Looking For Help?
Did you get a new electronic toy for the holidays? We have lots of books to help you on the iPad, iPhone, MacBook, digital cameras, and more!
~mary anne
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Top Selling 100 Books

January 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Books, News

Top-Selling 100 Books Since 1998
This article from guardian.co.uk lists the top-selling 100 books of all time (actually only since 1998 when Nielsen records began) and the data is downloadable. How many have you read?  Thanks to @libsinteract for posting this on Twitter.
~mary anne
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Get The Most Out Of Technology

January 1st, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, News, Software, Websites

Get The Most Out Of Technology!
Sam Grobart writes in his New York Times article about 10 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Technology. There are some good ways to make your life easier and more productive (or just give you extra time to relax!).  I have moved to using a smartphone and do [...]

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