Articles on Technology

How To Get A Customer Service Phone Number, Fast!

What do you do when you can't find a company's customer service info? You can do an online search for the phone number, or you can keep two handy sites bookmarked.

Beware, The Nasty Secret Of The Craigslist Free Section

If you love Craigslist, and use the free section to either post products or get great deals, you really need to read this. Because there’s a dirty secret to Craigslist that most pe

HP Wireless All-in-One Photosmart Printer Review & Giveaway

HP and BlogHer sent us two Wireless All-in-One Photosmart printers -- one to review, one to giveaway. My quick review: this printer is noisy, but makes up for it with wireless pri

Book Review: Network Know-How (Win a Copy!)

Most people think of computer networks as something that IT guys and the Geek Squad are best equipped to deal with. But did you know that any home with more than one computer or w

10 Innovative But Obscure Sites That Put Money In Your Pocket

While these 10 sites are not widely know, they offer some pretty cool ways to either save or make some extra cash. No reason to keep them a secret. Tell your friends!

Book Review: How to Be a Geek Goddess (Win a Copy!)

If you’re a Twitter-fiend, a long-time blogger, or you customize PC’s in your spare time, this book is probably too elementary for you. If there’s a special lady in your life who

Best Money Tips: Cyber Tuesday

This week in Wise Bread's Best Money Tips roundup, we share posts on using cash, California's struggles, Cyber Tuesday, our recession's one year anniversary,and one adorable kit

Google Phone (G1) Review

I read as many reviews as I could get my hands on before heading out on release day to sign up. Most reviewers agree that the OS is great, but it's not as fancy or impressive as th

Life Without Television

I haven't owned a television in over 7 years. I haven't lived in a house with a set in over 5 years. I spend my days largely television-free, and I actually like it.

Why do Facebook Ads not take me seriously?

Facebook and other social networking sites know an awful lot about you from what you say when you first sign up. As a single woman over 30 years of age, I got tired of Facebook ads

Facebook For Budget Travelers

For the frequent traveler, Facebook is an excellent way to keep in touch with friends and acquaintances from around the world. Is it possible, however, that the popular social netw

One genius little button that's saving me a whole bunch of time

How many times do you click on a link to an article, video, image or anything else of interest and want to visit the homepage of that site? It happens to me all the time. Sometimes

How to refill an ink cartridge with a small piece of tape

Is your printer lying to you? If you own a Brother inkjet printer, that's probably a big yes. As Slate magazine reports, a clever chap over at fixyourownprinter.com has discovered

Three Quirky Search Tools to Help You Get Results

Has Google left you wanting? Do you dig fresh search results? Looking for a unique interface to interact with? Maybe one of my three new favorite search tools can give you a lif

When MySpace Meets your Local Producer: Fresh Food Makes a Tech Leap

MySpace, Facebook, and LinkedIn are familiar (and often tired) ways to reach out to others with similar interests and goals. So why am I not surprised to see Social Networking hit

Will Guns Change the Way eBay Auctions Operate?

The more I talk to people about eBay, the more they are annoyed by one simple fact; the auctions are not, well, auctions any more. Auction sniping and the ensuing last-second biddi

Too many online accounts? You need an aggregator.

From Twitter to Digg, emails to IM and let's not forget all those social networking sites, its easy to get bogged down just by logging on. Fortunately, you can keep your online

Is the Wii Fit a cheap workout?

I’ll be honest, I’m not a fitness nut. I don’t like exercising, it always seems like a chore. But what if it wasn’t? What if it were, dare I say it, almost a game? That’s what Wii

The Gasoline Pump "Y2K" Problem

Here in San Mateo County, many gas stations are starting to sport prices above $4.00 per gallon. The trusty Gas and Shop down the street is still holding on to $3.93 per ga

Get Paid for your Psychic Skills at Predictify

My ex-coworker told me that he is applying to a new startup called Predictify. He showed me their website and I was intrigued. Basically, the company lets people predict events t