Category Archives: Shopping

Buyers Beware of Tampered Gift Cards

Buyers Beware of Tampered Gift Cards Krebs On security December 19 2017 Prepaid gift cards make popular presents and no-brainer stocking stuffers, but before you purchase one be on the lookout for signs that someone may have tampered with … Continue reading

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If It Sounds Too Good To Be True…

Krebs on Security   If It Sounds Too Good To Be True…   The old adage “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” no doubt is doubly so when it comes to steeply discounted brand-name stuff … Continue reading

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Amazon wins fight to keep customer records private

October 25, 2010 9:22 PM PDT by Declan McCullagh In a victory for the free speech and privacy rights of customers, a federal judge ruled today that the company would not have to turn over detailed records on … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Family Pack Discount Deal Returns Amid Cooling Sales

Gregg Keizer, Computerworld Oct 4, 2010 7:56am Microsoft on Sunday kicked off sales of Windows 7 Family Pack in the U.S., with most retailers selling the three-license package for the full list price of $150. At the same time, new … Continue reading

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Get a Deal on Windows 7, Learn Office 2010 for Free

Pay only $30 for Windows 7 (if you’re a student), and learn Office 2010 from two free books. Rick Broida, PC World Aug 3, 2010 4:00 am It’s that whole back-to-school season, which means many parents are probably wondering if … Continue reading

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Microsoft offers Windows XP, Office XP users 50 percent discount to encourage upgrades

January 4th, 2010 Posted by Mary Jo Foley @ 7:41 am article Microsoft officials are well aware that its biggest Windows 7 and Office 2010 competitors are its own previous product iterations (Windows XP and Office XP/2003). To try … Continue reading

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Ding-dong, DRM Is Dead — But Here Comes Variable Pricing

Om Malik | Tuesday, April 7, 2009 | 10:00 AM PT tunes Digital Rights Management (DRM), at least as it relates to music, is finally taking a dirt nap. Apple’s iTunes Music Store is now 100 percent DRM-free. This … Continue reading

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