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ORGANIZERS OFFER TIPS FOR OLD PHOTOS

Excerpted from Associated Press/Asheville Citizen Times “Take a survey of your home, and consider all the spots where you have old photos….baby pictures in albums in the living room, vacation snaps in tattered envelopes tucked into a bookshelf, milestone moments in old frames, and older relatives’ fading photos in dusty boxes in the basement or…

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A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING LIGHTBULB TERMS – LEDs & MORE

SOURCE: Excerpted from article by Michelle Locke for Associated Press “Anyone who has stood in confusion in the lightbulb aisle (most of us) knows that technology and the push to save energy are continuing to flip the scripts on home lighting options.  The good news is the new bulbs are much more efficient than old…

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TEEN’S DRIVING GIVES PARENTS A START-UP IDEA…

For the Jain family of San Jose, CA, the prospect of their teenage son starting to drive led directly to their start-up venture.  Truvolo, or “true speed” in Latin, aims to monitor car health and improve driving habits through data embedded in every auto’s computer. “It wasn’t about wanting to spy on him, but about…

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SEVEN FEATURES YOUR NEW CAR WON’T HAVE…

Don’t be shocked when you go to purchase your next new car.  Some features you may expect to be included are not there anymore.  Call it the march of time, or the onslaught of technology, but there are seven features your next car mostly likely will not have. Manual Transmission:  automatic transmissions know when to…

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ADVICE ON MINDING YOUR DIGITAL MANNERS…

Kim Komando, Technology Columnist, gives us her views on computer technology via the   Asheville Citizen-Times newspaper.  Here are a few excerpts from one of her recent articles about “DIGITAL MANNERS”. “…just when we needed some good news, instead we hear that the FAA is debating whether to let airline passengers use their cell phones during…

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