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The New Goodreads Scam Seems Particularly Dumb

I’ve been getting a lot more friend requests from blank profiles on Goodreads. You know the ones, no picture and no books. Perhaps six friends. The names don’t make a whole lot of sense, but I wouldn’t judge that alone. … Continue reading

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It’s International Buy My Books Day!

Did you know that today is International Buy One Of My Books Day? It is! I certainly am not relying on the fact that there are so many little holidays out there that you couldn’t possibly be sure that it … Continue reading

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Did Virus Shield Really Have NO Anti-Virus Functionality?

I got a good laugh recently when I found out that Virus Shield, one of the top paid apps in the Android (Google Play) store for a bit, turned out to be a scam. People paid $3.99 for it and … Continue reading

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Don’t Sell Your Girlfriend’s Laptop

Here’s a piece of advice: don’t sell your girlfriend’s laptop.  Particularly to someone in Jakarta (Indonesia).  Particularly when you accept Paypal.  Particularly when you are going to break up with the girl (unless you are doing it without her knowledge, … Continue reading

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