July 28 2008

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One can find tech news at theregister.com.

To opt out of telemarketing phone and fax calls at www.donotcall.gov.
One originally had to reregister every 5 years but that may be longer now.
A similar service for mail is dmachoice.orgv.

It's now possible to transfer your phone number from AT&T or other carriers to such VOIP accounts as.
vonage.com
lingo.com
broadvoice.com

Virtual fax services make your incoming fax available as a pdf file.
myfax.com
efax.com

If you try to get your credit reports from freecreditreport.com you may have to pay.
www.annualcreditreport.com is truly free.
If you stagger your requests 4 months apart you'll be able to get your free credit reports from each of the 3 credit companies in the shortest time.

External sound cards are available that use the USB port and they work for PC's & Macs.
Search for "usb sound" at ebay.com.
They usually provide headphone & mic ports.

Carnegie Mellon computer science prof Randy Pausch, who died recently from cancer, has a popular viral video; www.cs.cmu.edu/~pausch/

A caller asks for a recommendation of a laptop.
An option is to find a refurbished Mac at apple and then get apple care extended warranty from a 3rd party like ebay.com.

One does not have to have landline phone number from AT&T to get DSL from them.

Magicjack.com, another VOIP hardware unit, is an alternative to a landline.

A caller wants to share Quickbooks data with a coworker over the internet.
webx.com is one recommendation.