Is the NVIDIA ION platform worth it for home theater PCs?

There has been a lot of buzz around nVidia’s ION platform, and the central question being addressed in this post is simple. Is the nVidia ION platform really worth the money? If you’re planning on building or buying a media PC for a home theater, then the simple answer is yes.

What is nVidia ION?
The [...]

Posted under Shopping, Technology

This post was written by admin on May 24, 2009

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

An AAA membership is worth the money

Sometimes, you need to spend some money in order to save money at a later time. Such is the case with an AAA membership. The current rate for the American Automobile Association, or AAA, is $75 for the first year, and $50 for each year after that. It’s best to think of AAA [...]

Posted under Saving Money, Shopping

This post was written by admin on March 9, 2009

Tags: , , , ,

Mozy is a waste of money

You’ve probably seen commercials for Mozy.com, and wondered if it’s worth it. Mozy.com is an online business that allows you to back up your data online for free. The idea is very straightforward, and protects you in case your hard drive fails, or your computer is stolen, or catches on fire, etc. But the [...]

Posted under Saving Money, Shopping, Technology

This post was written by admin on February 21, 2009

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

How to lower your Comcast bill

If you use Comcast for your cable television, chances are that you’re paying way too much money. Don’t worry, this article should teach you how to easily, and quickly reduce your Comcast bill. If you’ve been paying the standard Comcast rates for television for several months, you’re account is probably eligible to receive a [...]

Posted under Avoiding Fees, Saving Money, Shopping, Technology

This post was written by admin on February 5, 2009

Tags: , , , , ,

The difference between Prego and Ragu

Usually, it costs less money to make your own pasta sauce, but it’s oh so much easier to open a bottle! The two leading types of Pasta sauce are Prego and Ragu, and like most choices in life, there is a price difference. Generally, Ragu is anywhere from 20 to 40 percent cheaper than [...]

Posted under Saving Money, Shopping

This post was written by admin on January 2, 2009

Tags: , , , ,

Where to buy cheap yachts

In times of economic hardships, there are great deals to be had. Many people own yachts and other boats, and hardly ever use them. This is great news for you! Because of economic downturns, people no longer want to pay to have their boat tied to a dock every month, especially if they hardly [...]

Posted under Saving Money, Shopping

This post was written by admin on December 28, 2008

Tags: ,

AT&T Pay as you go phones cost more than you think!

This article is mainly about AT&T Go phones, but plans from other companies such as Verizon are very similar. Cell phone plans can be very expensive, and range anywhere from thirty to a hundred dollars a month. This is a lot of money, especially if you don’t talk on your phone very much. Why [...]

Posted under Avoiding Fees, Saving Money, Shopping, Technology

This post was written by admin on December 27, 2008

Tags: , , ,

Roland HP-207 review

Roland is known for making high quality digital pianos, and the Roland HP-207 is certainly no exception. The Roland HP-207 is one of the most realistic digital pianos out there, with a price tag of about $3,600 -> $4,500 depending on where you buy it.
The Touch
The first thing I’m going to talk about [...]

Posted under Shopping, Technology

This post was written by admin on December 16, 2008

Tags: , , , ,

The Best and Worst Microcontroller Kits

Selecting the right microcontroller kit may seem like a daunting challenge, mainly because there are hundreds of kits to choose from. Here’s a list of the best and worst microcontroller kits to help you guide your way!

Microcontroller PIC
These 8 bit microcontrollers are by far the simplest and cheapest microcontrollers available. Being 8 bits, these [...]

Posted under Saving Money, Shopping, Technology

This post was written by admin on December 13, 2008

Tags: , , , ,

Buying tickets online is a waste of money

Buying tickets online for movies, museums, and other attractions is easy and convenient. Buying tickets online is also a very good way to waste money. Many times, buying tickets online may seem like a great way to ensure you have tickets to an event which may sell out, and it may also seem [...]

Posted under Avoiding Fees, Hidden Fees, Saving Money, Shopping

This post was written by admin on November 9, 2008

Tags: , ,