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Verizon Cuts Unlimited Data Plan Customers

Posted January 17, 2017 By Mom

Last week the news broke that like AT&T, Verizon is taking aim at its Unlimited plan users who are heavy consumers of data.     As reported by Ars Technica: Verizon Wireless customers with unlimited data plans who use more than 200GB a month will have to switch to limited plans next month or be […]

My Amazon Video Disappeared!

Posted January 10, 2017 By Mom

Yup, it finally happened. One of my purchased Amazon Videos disappeared from my Amazon Video Library without any advance warning. Here’s what happened, and why I’m still going to keep buying Amazon Videos.     I own a LOT of Amazon Videos because I’ve been in the process of converting to an all-digital household for […]

How To Get Rid of iCloud Calendar Spam

Posted January 3, 2017 By Mom

I don’t use any Apple stuff but I know lots of my readers do, so here’s something for them.     Beginning around last November, many iCloud users started getting fake Calendar invites to “events” that are really just ads with embedded links, like an invite to “Versace Bags Sale – 50% Off!”. Unfortunately, turning […]

You know how Facebook loves to pop up those Facebook Memories, nudging you to re-share them? Even the memories you’d prefer to leave in the past and never think about again? Here’s how to turn off or filter Facebook Memories so you’ll never see Memories involving dates or people you’d just as soon forget—or never […]

I know I usually offer free apps in this weekly feature, but today I’ve got two fantasy novellas based in the world of the Riyria Chronicles – as of this writing, they’re both FREE!     First up, it’s The Jester: A Riyria Chronicles Tale – 4.5/5 stars (UK visitors click here): Stop me if […]