TWITTER Week of February 22, 2021 (see last week)
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Have you ever deliberatedly used a credit card that was close to expiration to prevent a company like a health club from continuing to charge you after that date? Thanks to a "feature" adopted by most card issuers, merchants can still charge your card after it expires contrary to your wishes.
That is our Mouse Print* story this week.
JD Power is out with its latest auto dependability study based on questioning over 33,000 owners of 2018 vehicles after three years of use. No surprise, Lexus took the top spot for reliability. Some surprises crop up in the list, however. Kia beat Toyota by one point, and Honda is way below average on the the list. The top three models in a few segments are named also. Tesla refused to allow surveying of car owners in 15 states.
Since most humans cannot remember all their passwords, a market sprung up for password managers. These software programs were recently reviewed by PC World. Here are reviews of paid versions (scroll to the bottom for individual reviews) and reviews for free ones. MrConsumer actually paid for Sticky Password.
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