September 10 is the day Apple has set aside to launch the "new thing." The only problem is the you still have the old thing. Of course, if that old thing were cash, life would be simpler as you consider spending some of your hard-earned money on Apple's new thing. So what's the best way to … [Read more...] about Where is the best place to sell your iPhone?
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It wasn't too many years ago that the number of laptops sold passed the number of desktops sold. Three years ago, Apple launched the iPad and now laptops are in second place. More web traffic is now generated from tablets than smartphones. Do you see a trend here? Although tablets were originally … [Read more...] about How to choose a tablet computer that fits your budget
If you’ve wanted a cell phone but couldn’t afford one, the federal government may be able to help. Thanks to the Lifeline Assistance program, everyone who needs a telephone for emergencies can get one. Back in the day, that meant a landline, but since 1996, the subsidy has been available to wireless … [Read more...] about Free cell phones with texting for eligible households
If you have not been bored to death by conversations of computing "in the cloud," then you show good judgment by not going to the meetings I attend. Trust me, a group of nerds discussing macro computing trends is enough to make you reconsider your career choice. Since you haven't sat through … [Read more...] about Which free cloud storage solution is best?
There was a time, not so long ago, when accomplishing anything with a computer made Microsoft Office an assumed necessity. Word documents and Excel spreadsheets were the currency of computer data and they came at a price. Microsoft opened up the pricing a little bit with Home and Student … [Read more...] about Free alternatives to MS Office software
This is a good time to have an insatiable appetite for music. There are more ways than ever to listen to a wide variety of music for free or very little money, and the future will only bring more. Use free services to explore new artists and, in some cases, share them with your friends. Just one … [Read more...] about 5-plus places to find free and legal music
I love music, and I have always spent money on it. It is one of the things that I try to work into my budget, no matter what else is going on. In my search for new music, I have found a lot of sources of free music. That's great, because it can be hard to spend money on something that you have … [Read more...] about Get free – and legal – music and audiobooks
If you’re thinking about giving a camera as a gift or buying one for yourself to capture some great holiday photos, you don’t have to spend a bundle. It's possible to get a camera for under $200, even under $100, that will do the job for most people. We asked professional photographer Ed … [Read more...] about How to find a great $100 camera
So many books, so little time. Thank goodness for audiobooks and the talented voice actors who read to us while we're driving or exercising or otherwise engaged. You can find tens of thousands of books in audio format, many of them for low or no cost if you know where to look. Here are five sources … [Read more...] about Where to find free and cheap audiobooks