Did you know that your television set might have spied on you? It’s not just your cable or satellite company that knows a lot about your TV viewing habits.
Many modern television sets connect to the internet just like a computer. In fact, they contain computers that function somewhat like your smartphone or tablet.
These “Smart TVs” let you use apps to watch programming on the internet through services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime.… Continue reading →
A garage rolling door design is different from the usual kind of folding garage door used in older home garages. These rolling steel and wooden doors are nowadays commonly added to new homes all over the U.S., Australia, and much of the rest of the world.
You’ll find them in commercial, industrial and institutional spaces. A rolling door is strong, durable and usually in one piece, unlike other multi-panelled folding garage doors that are much less sturdy.… Continue reading →
The tips in articles about saving money are often ridiculous and/or the same old tips you’ve seen dozens of times.
I read a post recently that advised paying off your mortgage more quickly. I don’t know why anyone would pay down their lowest interest rate loan if they also have high interest credit card debt.
The article went on to suggest not buying new cars every few years (duh) and cutting back on restaurant meals and nights out (no kidding).… Continue reading →
I received a robocall phone message last week from the phone number 703-349-0539. The caller ID said Falls Church, VA. The voice mail told me I was under investigation for tax fraud and needed to call back immediately to avoid prosecution.
How did I know this was not a legitimate call from the IRS? For one thing, I haven’t committed tax fraud.… Continue reading →
Unlimited mobile data has officially come full circle. Just a few years after wireless companies began dropping their unlimited data plans, all of the major players now offer such plans again. Today, Verizon Wireless began offering both new and existing customers the option of choosing an unlimited data plan.
Verizon Wireless now offers unlimited talk, text and data on an individual smartphone for $80 per month with paper-free billing and autopay.… Continue reading →
With just four ingredients and a blender or food processor, you can make this delicious strawberry ice cream. If you don’t have a good food processor or high-end blender, you may need to use the whole can of sweetened, condensed milk and the consistency won’t be as thick unless you freeze it before eating it. It’ll still taste fantastic, though.… Continue reading →
Five years ago, I’d have never thought that I’d write about vacuum repair, or fixing anything other than computers, for that matter.
For some reason, I spent most of my life not knowing that I could actually fix household appliances and perform other household DIY tasks on my own. Since learning otherwise, I’ve fixed my squeaky dryer, repaired my own dishwasher, fixed a stripped door hinge screw, repainted my front porch and back deck and more.… Continue reading →
If you’re expecting a baby, you’ll want to head on over to Amazon and create a baby registry if you haven’t already. Make sure you add at least $75 worth of Summer Infant, SwaddleMe and/or Born Free products to your new Amazon baby registry. Do this by February 28, 2017 and you’ll be automatically entered to win $2250 worth of Summer Infant baby products!… Continue reading →
Here’s an exciting and unique gift idea for your Valentine’s Day sweetie. For someone with an interest in genealogy and family history, check out 23andMe’s amazing deal – $20 off their genetic genealogy DNA tests. They’re regularly $99, but you can pick one up through February 14,
They’re regularly $99, but you can pick one up through February 14, 2017 for just $79!… Continue reading →
From small family gatherings to holiday entertainment, the deck serves many purposes and is a major part of any outdoor environment. If you work at home doing credit card processing (dentist office), medical billing, or other administrative work, you might even extend your office onto the desk. Aside from being a longtime investment, choosing between synthetic materials and wood is the most important first decision to be made.… Continue reading →