Love sitting at home and being online? Well, if you are a high-school student in Connecticut, that may be a great thing as you will be able to access courses not even available at your school – like Mandarin, biotechnology and international business – and seemingly for free!
Summer school is one of the most hated terms you can hear nationwide as June starts to roll around. Classes in hot classrooms while your friends are out playing and enjoying their teenage summer.
Attention Frequent Fliers: The TSA rules regarding the batteries you can bring with you on an airplane are changing as of January 1st, 2008.
It has to do with the content of Lithium in your rechargeable batteries. Here are some of the dos and donâ€™ts being rolled out for this New Year in Air Travel.
If you have decided to take the leap of actually purchasing your music online like most people do these days, then you probably decided you should look around a little before comitting to 99Â¢ per song – am I right so far? Well, some of these online sites which provide you with access to millions of songs and a dirt-cheap price – may be illegal. Completely.
Russia may start getting into the global positioning system business.
As it turns out, Russians have been pretty satellite savvy for years. While the United States was heading for the moon, the former U.S.S.R. was launching global positioning satellites similar to the ones the Western World has been using for GPS readings for years.
Cell Phone Service providers will soon start shutting down the oldest of the industryâ€™s cellular networks starting in February of 2008. The shutdown concerns only the largely outdated Analog networks.
The shutdown will probably not affect you. Hereâ€™s some of the criteria: If this sounds like you please for heavenâ€™s sake go buy a new cell phone or home security system. Weâ€™re all worried about you!
The holidays are fast approaching, E-Readers! Are you stumped trying to find the perfect gift? TigerTV host Nikki knows exactly how you feel. Thatâ€™s why she has narrowed down the options out there for you. Hereâ€™s a list of ten items that will fill any gap on your holiday gift list. Sheâ€™s even collected a set for 50 and 100-dollar price ranges, respectively. Weâ€™ll quickly showcase the top five from both categories, and you can check out Nikkiâ€™s Top Ten Deals Under 50 Dollars or Nikkiâ€™s Top Ten Deals Under 100 Dollars videos if you desire a little more selection!
Swatting is the latest computer-related ploy being played out across the United States. Utilizing VOIP and other computer based telephone services, people are calling 9-1-1, posing as a local person – then the trouble begins. Saying that people with AK-47s are approaching the home, the husband has abused them significantly, there are a number of ploys – each of them costing taxpayers thousands and leaving other people in harms way.
It’s predicted that digital cameras will continue to be one of the hottest selling consumer electronic items this holiday season. It’s no wonder that more and more accessories for them continue to be developed. Digital picture frames are a hot ticket item as well. After all, they’re a great way to display the images we take. Another way digital shutterbugs can show off their images is on the web. There are dozens of website services that let you share your images online such as flickr, shutterfly, snapfish and facebook just to name a few.
Digital cameras have eliminated the tedium of film cameras. No longer do we have to remove used film cartridges, wind in new ones and ship them off to be developed. Yet there is still one bit of digital tedium that remains; the offloading of images from the camera to the computer.