Monthly Archive: March 2010

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Banking in the Third World

In third-world countries, keeping your money safe and using it to make more money has never been easy, especially when the vast distance between banks, bad roads, and slow postal service stand in the way of individuals starting their own businesses.

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Cohabitating in the Recession

In hard times, seeking a cheaper place to stay and the practicality of taking in extra roomies both make sense. It’s called “recession roommate”, and while most people who agree to it hope it lasts only a short time, right now nobody knows how long that will be.

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3D Overload?

I’m starting to feel like everything Nintendo releases these days is a one trick pony. Sure, the Wii brought us motion sensors and a greater sense of interaction with games by flailing around and laughing at each other, but now that we’ve moved on from Wii Sports Nintendo has a new push into sensory territory; 3D.

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Is social media social yet?

Remember when social media was a fun, quirky thing that existed only for the purpose of entertainment? Those days, it seems, are long gone. With every new push into the social media frontier, it seems as it we’re slowly finding ourselves more on the verge of developing “the next big thing” as opposed to something fun.

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Living Like Harry

If you’ve ever read a Harry Potter book, or been to an HP movie (and who hasn’t), you may have wishfully dreamed about what it would be like to visit his magical world and sample his life of wizardry. Poof!

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Let the Ridiculousness Begin

Remember the launch of the iPhone? About 2 months afterward we began to see the “overluxurization”(I think I just made up a word) of the outer casing seemed to exploding into a frenzy of who can overpower who. Well, now that we’re well being the iPhone’s glory days of diamonds and gold casing, it’s time to move on to the bigger and better way to show off. The iPad.

I Might Not Clip… But I Will Scan!

I Might Not Clip… But I Will Scan!

I have written before how Target is a company that’s not afraid to try new things. So it’s not surprising that they are testing an interesting coupon phone app. This is the kind of thing I would use… as much I appreciate a bargain but am not going to sit ‘n’ clip.