Week of February 26, 2018 (see last week)
Big 4 Cell Carriers Tested
RootMetrics just published results of over 4.5 million test cell phone calls it made across the country to evaluate call quality, speed, reliability, etc. Overall, Verizon received top marks, followed closely by AT&T. You can zoom in on results in your area here (does not work in Edge browser).
Bill Gates Flunks Grocery Price Test
Ellen DeGeneres put billionaire Bill Gates to the test last week. He hasn't been to a supermarket in years, so the question is how well does he know grocery prices? Watch and laugh.
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Mouse Print* -- RXBARs: Simple Ingredients, Simply Incomplete Ingredients List
All kinds of "health" bars that frankly look like gussied up candy bars with wholesome ingredients are lining supermarket shelves these days. One company was so proud of its simple recipe, that it put all the ingredients on the front of the package. Or did they?
That story is in Mouse Print* this week.
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CORRECTION: Consumer Reports - 1 Day Only - $19.99
For one day only -- February 28 -- a one year subscription (new, gift or renewal) to Consumer Reports magazine (not website) is $19.99. CONSUMER REPORTS MAGAZINE WILL NOT ACCEPT AN ADDITIONAL DISCOUNT OF 15%. Do not complete order unless you see the final $19.99 price.
$10 off $10+ Purchase at PetSmart
PetPerks members: Use this coupon to get $10 off a $10 or more purchase at PetSmart through February 28th. One per account.
Free Pancakes - Tuesday, February 27
Get a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes at participating IHOP restaurants from 7am to 7pm on Tuesday. You will be asked to donate to battle childhood diseases.
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