Today, December 1, is World AIDS Day—an internationally recognized day designed to raise awareness of the people who are affected by the AIDS virus every day. I’m sure you’ve seen PRODUCT RED special edition products that, when bought, the manufacturers donate a percentage of the profits to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in […]

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Imagine you have a burning question that you need answered, and you’re not near: a) a computer (we all know Google and Wikipedia know everything) b) an encyclopedia c) a person smarter than you. If you have a cell phone with texting capability, you can use a free service called Cha Cha. To do it, […]

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It’s confirmed: President-elect Obama is a Mac guy. Unlike previous presidents who did not show much techinal savvy, Obama’s campaign showed that he was a little more current.** Now we know the extent of it: Read more here on Boing Boing. Read 50 Facts You May Not Know About Obama on the Telegraph.co.uk. View and […]

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It’s a common misperception that all of Apple’s support personnel are located in Cupertino. There are call centers and repair facilities around the globe, but phone support is pretty local relative to the support systems for many corporations: all calls originating in North America stay in North America, and are not redirected to facilities on […]

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At Small Dog Electronics, we’re frequently asked how to create simple, easily maintained websites. There are many excellent reasons to build a website, yet even computer experts struggle with making websites that are both functional, attractive, and easy to update. Fortunately, new website and blog-building tools have made website creation easier than ever. I’ll outline […]

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An article released in today’s Burlington Free Press announces that the sale of Unicel to Verizon has finally been approved. Verizon is in turn selling a number of Unicel locations in Vermont to AT&T. This means that in the coming months Vermonters should be able to easily obtain the iPhone. Until this announcement, Vermont iPhone […]

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Everybody knows Google. It’s such a part of our culture now that even former technophobes find themselves turning the search powerhouse into a verb on the regular (how many times do you find yourself saying “just Google it”?). Many companies have tried to compete for the search crown, but none have had the simplicity and […]

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“The Internet Archive is a 501©(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format. Founded in 1996 and located in the Presidio of San Francisco… In late 1999, the organization started to grow to include more well-rounded collections. Now the Internet Archive includes texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in our collections. “

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