10 Things Cable Companies Won't Tell You
From the lost story list... the Wall Street Journal looks at some of the realities of the cable industry including disgruntled customers, and how the companies get away with some of their practices.
Changing the Rules About Laundry Water Temperature
Like most people, you were probably taught to use the hottest water available (in most cases) to get your laundry the cleanest. Now Consumer Reports says that higher temperatures can actually diminish the effectiveness of some cleaning enzymes! So what temperature water should we use?
How Good Could a $50 Smartphone Be?
Prepaid phone service offers a low-cost alternative to postpaid, often costing only $30-$35 a month including all taxes. But what about their phones? Consumer World reviews the $49.99 ZTE Overture 2 smartphone from Cricket Wireless (an AT&T company) and is pleasantly surprised!
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Mouse Print* -- Small Business Saturday Stunner
MrConsumer had already marked Saturday November 28th on his calendar. It's "Small Business Saturday" when American Express rewards cardholders with $25 to $30 in free money to spend at small retailers. There's just one problem this year.
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
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