Archive for June, 2007

Running Old Programs on a Vista PC

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

windows-vista-compatibility old programs

Most older software will run on Vista, but plenty won’t. Fortunately, Vista includes a system called “Compatibility Mode” that gives older programs a fighting chance to run on the new OS. (more…)

Makeup For … Men?

Friday, June 15th, 2007


Don’t be surprised if very soon your toiletry kit contains not only shaving cream, deodorant and toothpaste, but concealer, oil-absorbing face powder and brow gel.

That’s because guys are relying on an increasing number of made-for-men products like these to put their best face forward. (more…)

Rent or Own? The New Cable-TV Dilemma

Thursday, June 7th, 2007

Soon, Subscribers Will Have Option to Buy Set-Top Boxes;
Pros and Cons of Cablecards

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A generation ago, federal regulators opened the way for consumers to buy telephones rather than rent them from the phone company. Now, the government has its sights on the television set-top boxes that consumers rent from cable or satellite companies. (more…)