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April 9, 2014

Jonathan Tobin: Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Jessica Ivins: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Kim Giles: Asking for help is not weakness

Kathy Kristof and Barbara Hoch Marcus: 7 Great Growth Israeli Stocks

Matthew Mientka: How Beans, Peas, And Chickpeas Cleanse Bad Cholesterol and Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

April 8, 2014

Lori Nawyn: At Your Wit's End and Back: Finding Peace

Susan B. Garland and Rachel L. Sheedy: Strategies Married Couples Can Use to Boost Benefits

David Muhlbaum: Smart Tax Deductions Non-Itemizers Can Claim

Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E : Before You Lose Your Mental Edge

Dana Dovey: Coffee Drinkers Rejoice! Your Cup Of Joe Can Prevent Death From Liver Disease

Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

April 4, 2014

Rabbi David Gutterman: The Word for Nothing Means Everything

Charles Krauthammer: Kerry's folly, Chapter 3

Amy Peterson: A life of love: How to build lasting relationships with your children

John Ericson: Older Women: Save Your Heart, Prevent Stroke Don't Drink Diet

John Ericson: Why 50 million Americans will still have spring allergies after taking meds

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

Sarah Boesveld: Teacher keeps promise to mail thousands of former students letters written by their past selves

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson Anyone can make a salad, you say. But can they make a great salad? (SECRETS, TESTED TECHNIQUES + 4 RECIPES, INCLUDING DRESSINGS)

April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

Dan Barry: Should South Carolina Jews be forced to maintain this chimney built by Germans serving the Nazis?

Mayra Bitsko: Save me! An alien took over my child's personality

Frank Clayton: Get happy: 20 scientifically proven happiness activities

Susan Scutti: It's Genetic! Obesity and the 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Lecia Bushak: Why Hand Sanitizer May Actually Harm Your Health

Stacy Rapacon: Great Funds You Can Own for $500 or Less

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Ways to Save on Home Decor

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review

Apple iPad ready to travel

By Steve Alexander






JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) QUESTION: I'm planning a vacation to Naples, Italy, in the near future and would like to use my Apple iPad 2 while I'm there. Is this possible? Do I need any special instructions?

—Angelo Dinorcio, Northampton, Pa.

ANSWER: Your iPad will work just as it always has. The question is how you'll connect to the Internet.

The easiest way to use an iPad 2 in Italy is to find Wi-Fi hot spots, which are plentiful in hotels and public places. Many are free.

If you want to be assured of having a Wi-Fi signal anywhere, you can rent an Italian cellular firm's MiFi device, which attaches to the local cellular network, then connects to your iPad via Wi-Fi. Rentals are about $15 a day for up to 14 days. Find examples from XCom Global, http://tinyurl.com/7d22red, and Cellular Abroad, http://ttinyurl.com/3b5y5fr.

Connecting directly to cellular networks in Italy is a little more work. Networks there are standardized on GSM technology, so if you are an AT&T or T-Mobile customer, you can connect to an Italian cellular carrier, provided you have an international data plan or, better, if you buy a temporary local account.

You can get a temporary local wireless account in Italy by purchasing a Micro SIM card — an internal iPad 2 memory card that identifies your wireless plan to the local cellular network — from an Italian phone store. The temporary plan, for $30 and up, can include varying amounts of data, depending on how much you want to pay.

If you have an iPad 2 from Verizon, you can't connect to an Italian GSM cellular network. This problem has been solved in newer iPad models from Verizon.

Note that if you want to use your iPad for navigation, you can do it without a cellular or Wi-Fi connection because navigation is based on GPS satellite signals.

Q: I recently had a computer failure that damaged my PC's hard drive and main circuit board. I'm told that it's virtually impossible to recover the documents I had on the computer.

But I was in the process of writing what may become a book, and the pages I lost had some dialogue that I doubt I can remember. I'm 77 and am racing the clock to complete this project. Is there any way of recovering this data?

—Jack Piper, Metropolis, Ill.

A: While no one but you can put a price on your unpublished dialogue, retrieving it will be costly. A data recovery service might be able to recover some, but probably not all, of the data from your damaged hard drive for about $200 to $1,000.

But if you want to pay, you'll find several data retrieval firms by searching Google for "data recovery services Illinois."

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