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Cell Service Performance Tested City by City

cellphone Rootmetrics makes thousands of test calls and data connections in cities around the country to judge cell service performance. Check your city/metro area to see how each major carrier did on network reliability, speed, data performance, call performance, etc. for the second half of 2016.

Meet The Wirecutter For reasons unknown, the New York Times recently acquired the website called The Wirecutter. It is a product review website that goes into excruciating detail about the things it evaluates. You'll find articles about the best cable modem, voice butler, laptop, backpack, headphones, drone, and much more.


Get Free Food When You Join the Club

burger Here are nearly two dozen chain restaurants that offer free food on your birthday or when you join their club. You may get a free appetizer or entree, $10 off, or some other benefit.

Best Diets

veggies If you have put on a few pounds over the winter, now is the time to get in shape for spring. US News evaluated 38 popular diets and came up a list of the top 10 picks. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss and protective against diabetes and heart disease.

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Mouse Print* -- Staples Charges for Staples!

mouse print If you use one of Staples' self-service copy machines, you are in for a nasty little surprise. That story is in Mouse Print* this week.

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Bargain of the Week

Sprint Will Pay Your AAA Basic Membership

A new promotion from Sprint promises to pay your basic AAA membership renewal fee seemingly each year as long as you maintain Sprint cell service. Must sign up by April 13. If you have the "Plus" AAA membership, you pay the difference in price.

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5 Ways to Lower Your Prescription Costs

Even with insurance, prescription drug costs can get out of hand. Consumer Reports offers these tips to help lower your drug bill.

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