Paycheck Friday: Purchasing Suggestions For Your Perusal

It’s Friday! Maybe you just got paid. You could use that money for boring stuff like bills, rent, and food, or you could act like a wonderfully impulsive consumer and spend it on any number of products. Here are some ideas to get you started based on your taxable income bracket.

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Contrary to what you may …

Acer Rolls Out New Netbooks, Some With AMD Chips

Acer’s got four new netbook models, two of which are now using AMD processors instead of Intel’s Atom chips. The 11.6-inch Aspire One 721 and the 10.1-inch Aspire One 521 both leverage AMD’s Athlon II Neo K125 CPU and ATI Radeon HD 4225 graphics with 384MB of dedicated memory.

The AO721 features 2GB of RAM, an 11.6-inch …

iPhone 4 Confirmed To Have 512MB of RAM

Apple has never publicly published full spec sheets for its iPhones because it simply doesn’t matter to the general consumer. As long as the device works as advertised, Apple assumes we don’t need to know the processor speed or how much RAM a device has. And to be quite honest, they’re right in doing so for that specific …

Boy Scouts Announce ‘Inventing’ Merit Badge

The Boy Scouts of America took the wraps of their newest merit badge at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s EurekaFest invention fair today. I live near MIT, so I’m here at EurekaFest just like a real-life reporter.

The Boy Scouts have been working to revamp the merit badge process, streamlining the amount of time it takes to …

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