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Entries from November 2011

Caller ID Questions. . .

November 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off · News, Websites

This article by Matt Richtel of The New York Times advises us that the name showing up on your Caller ID may not be from the caller it says it is from. Increasingly, spammers and scammers are using technology in bad ways, identifying themselves as Humane Society and other legitimate charities.
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Simplify Your Thanksgiving Shopping List

November 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off · News, Software

People often ask “what would I use Excel for”?  Here’s something I’ve been doing for years and it truly simplifies my Thanksgiving menu shopping.  Our Thanksgiving menus do not often change dramatically from year to year so once you do this, it just takes minor tweaking to update it each year.
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Are You In The Market For An eReader?

November 20th, 2011 · Comments Off · Hardware, Reviews

Many people ask us at the Library “Which is the best eReader?” Or, “Which eReader do you recommend?”  Although I have definite thoughts on the different products out there, there is no right or wrong answer.  It is a very personal choice and it is important to hold one in your hands before you buy.  [...]

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A Great Recipe App!

November 19th, 2011 · Comments Off · Reviews, Software

Back in 1993, I bought a recipe program.  It was made for Windows 3.1 or higher and I love it almost as much as I used to love my Palm contact list and calendar.  My husband successfully moved it to each new computer and operating system we acquired (it is now running on a Windows [...]

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