The Irony of My Citi Account Getting Hacked

As has been widely reported, credit card and banking giant Citi announced it’s network was hacked and that the personal data of thousands of customers may have been accessed, including names, phone numbers, email addresses and, most importantly, credit card numbers. Unlike most people, however, I didn’t hear about this […]

How to Make Phone Calls Online for Free

Whether you’re traveling abroad and wanting to stay in touch with loved ones back home or just trying to cut back on your mobile phone usage, knowing how to call someone from your laptop is definitely a good thing – and even better if it’s free. If you live in […]

Find What Carrier Your Kindle Uses Abroad

It’s pretty well known that AT&T is the service provider for the Kindle International in the US, giving you the ability to download books from virtually anywhere and also giving you basic access to the web. If you’re traveling outside the US, you can still access the Amazon Store along […]

One for the First Aid Kit: Water Purification Tablets

Whenever I travel somewhere where the drinking water is questionable, I bring a SteriPEN and use it daily to purify water right from the tap, rather than buying bottled water. However, on a recent trip, my SteriPEN wasn’t working because I made the mistake of bringing some old rechargeable batteries […]

The Sun Shines on a Samsung Blue Earth

Mobile handset manufacturers have been releasing various “green” phones, usually attaining their eco-friendliness tag by being constructed from recycled plastics, such as the Motorola W233 Renew, intended to be a cheap, entry-level phone. It looks like Samsung is upping the ante with the release of the Samsung Blue Earth featuring […]

The Best MP3 Player: The Sansa Clip+

If you’re looking for a way to play a sizable chunk of your music library on the run in a device with minimal size and weight, look no further than the Sansa Clip+. The Sansa Clip has been around for years now and has garnered a reputation as having top […]