The computer illiterate are getting ripped off by major computer retail stores

Dec 04, 2016 @ 2:41 AM ET By Staff

There was never a better time than now to know enough about computers, software, and the internet to make informed decisions. Retailers know that the technically illiterate are easy targets to charge for unnecessary repairs, installation, and software. You may end up spending thousands of dollars on computer parts or services that you absolutely don’t ….read more

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Amateur Electronic Supply Goes Out of Business, Sold to Ham Radio Outlet

Jul 13, 2016 @ 1:11 PM ET By Staff

This week’s news came as (sort of) a shock to the amateur radio hobby community. It turns out that Amateur Electronic Supply (AES) suddenly announced that they would be ceasing all business operations at the end of this month. Many hams were up in discussion about why, but it’s sort of obvious. We’ve just confirmed ….read more

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Cell phone driving laws are based on junk science, ignore other distractions and drunk driving

Apr 15, 2016 @ 3:42 AM ET By Ben Alonzo

Are you one of a majority of Americans that regularly uses a cell phone while driving? Many lawmakers and media are citing misleading statistics about the effectiveness of texting/cell phone while driving bans. Advances in technology mean more potential life distractions, but distractions have always been around in our daily lives. Education seems to be ….read more

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More Turtles Hit Airplanes than Drones: Stop Baseless Fear and Ignorance

Mar 19, 2016 @ 12:38 PM ET By Ben Alonzo

There were 198 airplane-and-turtle collisions, since 1990, according to the federal government’s own databases. Science and statistics (the facts) suggest that there is a wave of baseless mass hysteria articles trying to scare people about drones bringing down airlines. Many experts will also point out that all of the “near miss” reports remain unconfirmed and ….read more

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