Author: Rick

Murky Coffee incident

Murky Coffee here in Arlington, Virginia, has great coffee and is a relaxing place to work on your laptop with free WiFi. They were recently a small internet sensation when an angry cusomer was denied espresso over ice. The customer blogged about it.  Boing Boing and the Washington Post picked up on the funny story
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We need an eBay competitor

Problems on the Auction Block eBay is the biggest auction site on the internet. This has generally worked well for people. More sellers provide more products to buyers. More buyers are better for sellers. But eBay has taken unfair advantage of this near market monopoly. Over the last several years eBay has regularly increased fee
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Where to buy electronics

While Best Buy may be popular for electronics, they are rarely the best buy. Their staff is known to make up answers. Their online prices are not as good as other Internet stores. And their in-store prices are often higher than their online prices, despite what their in-store website shows. Their Geek Squad is poorly
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Anti-virus Software

If you are running Windows, you should have anti-virus software. One of the best is free for personal use. It is: AVG Anti-virus Free Edition It includes free anti-virus updates and does a great job of finding and stopping viruses. The only downside to AVG is that every year or so AVG comes out with
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