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Facebook official or hoax?

On May 26, 2016

We use Facebook to make things official like births and weddings, but just because you see an announcement on Facebook doesn’t means it’s official.

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Google Reader alternatives

On June 24, 2013

Google Reader is disappearing in a week (July 1), so you need to find a new RSS reader if you haven’t found one already. Google says it’s getting rid of its reader program because usage declined. The company is putting all its energy into a few products so it can make the user experience better for the remaining programs. I…

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Facebook rolls out new design for news feed

On June 17, 2013

Facebook is slowly rolling out changes to your news feed, but this new design may not leave you grumbling like all the other changes. Unlike previous design updates, this layout one is intuitive and easy to figure out. It allows you to customize your feed based on your interests and viewing habits. I think the new design features a cleaner…

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Warning: Internet Explorer 8 users

On May 13, 2013

If you use Internet Explorer 8, you need to be on the lookout for a security issue that could make your computer and personal information vulnerable. There is a security issue with the browser that could allow scammers to take over your computer. This is a good reminder to keep your system updated with the latest security software to help…

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Too late to give J.C. Penney a second chance?

On April 2, 2013

When was the last time you visited the J.C. Penney Company? I couldn’t even remember the last time until I stumbled in recently for my own research purposes. The department store has topped the headlines recently for its changes and lackluster performance.  If you’re like me and thought the store didn’t sell clothing you’d like, I encourage you to think…