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A great resource for recycling info

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 2:50 pm on Sunday, June 24, 2007

All you do is enter your Zip Code at The Recycling Center and you get a list of recycling centers near you, including those that recycle computer parts. You can also Shop Green at their site – they have recycled paper and canvas shopping bags made from recycled cotton.

Do I want an iPhone? I don’t think so

Filed under: Gadgets,HP iPaq rx3715 — spiderwebwoman at 9:47 am on Sunday, June 24, 2007

I’ve been reading all the articles and blog posts about the iPhone and it does look cool. But, it’s not for me. I can’t get Cingular reception at my house. I had cell phone service with the company that is now AT&T for years, and got great reception everywhere but my own home. I kept waiting […]

Do you want to learn more about the Microsoft MVP Program?

Filed under: Microsoft,MVP Program — spiderwebwoman at 12:10 pm on Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Listen to The Voice of Support – Show 12: The MVP Program In-Depth (Part 1 of 4) over at Channel 9. I learned a lot – and I’ve been an MVP since 2001.

Hosting and Publishing Survey on Connect

Filed under: Expression Web,FrontPage Server Extensions,Microsoft — spiderwebwoman at 8:02 pm on Monday, June 18, 2007

The Expression Web team is conducting a survey on hosting and publishing to learn more about how web professionals publish and host websites. The survey is anonymous and does not collect any personal information. All feedback is used to help improve future versions of Expression Web. The survey is located on Microsoft Connect: http://connect.microsoft.com/ExpressionWeb/Survey/Survey.aspx?SurveyID=4181

AT&T 2Wire Wireless Router with DSL Modem – Easy peasy

Filed under: Gadgets — spiderwebwoman at 7:03 pm on Friday, June 15, 2007

I’ve had DSL with AT&T since it was SNET, which became SBCGlobal, and then AT&T, probably since 2000. I’ve used the same Speedstream modem the whole time, and lately my connection has been a bit flaky. Yesterday I bought an AT&T 2Wire Wireless Router with DSL Modem at Best Buy and hooked it up today. […]

Appliance Repair – everyone knows it’s a hassle – right?

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 7:49 pm on Tuesday, June 12, 2007

My dryer needed a new lint screen and I just dreaded the thought of visiting hardware and appliance stores trying to find a replacement. So, I googled “maytag dryer legacy series lint screen” and found the best site ever: Point & Click Appliance Repair. All you do is plug in the model number or serial […]

Now this is cool

Filed under: Gadgets — spiderwebwoman at 7:40 pm on Tuesday, June 12, 2007

I was just thinking the other day how cool something like this would be – and here it is:  Brando 3-in-1 Car Adapter with USB port. Now I can charge my phone, Bluetooth headset and GPS all at the same time. Gizmodo link

Microsoft Security Bulletin(s) for 6/12/2007

Filed under: Microsoft,Security — spiderwebwoman at 7:38 pm on Tuesday, June 12, 2007

June 12, 2007Today Microsoft released the following Security Bulletin(s).Note: <A href="http://www.microsoft.com/technet/securitywww.microsoft.com/technet/security<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security> and <A href="http://www.microsoft.com/securitywww.microsoft.com/security<http://www.microsoft.com/security> are authoritative in all matters concerning Microsoft Security Bulletins! ANY e-mail, web board or newsgroup posting (including this one) should be verified by visiting these sites for official information. Microsoft never sends security or other updates as attachments. These updates must […]

I wait all year for native strawberries

Filed under: Miscellaneous — spiderwebwoman at 6:13 pm on Sunday, June 10, 2007

This weekend I’ve eaten a whole quart of native strawberries – there’s nothing like them. They are so much sweeter than the ones you can get in the grocery store the rest of year. And they are red all the way to the center – not white like those other ones from Florida that you […]