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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

Using email to send iPad text messages; photo recovery program for camera card that has become corrupt

By Steve Alexander






JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) iPad texting is feasible, it's limited to sending text messages to other Apple devices, such as an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Macintosh computer.

Cletus Willems of Edina, Minn.; Aaron Heagerty of Santa Cruz, Calif.; and others suggested that the mother, Maurine Dyrdahl of Mounds View, Minn., should instead bypass pure text-messaging in favor of a free hybrid solution that involves email and texting. By sending an email message to the phone number of the intended text recipient, the email will emerge on the recipient's phone as a text message. Text recipients would email back.

This has long been possible, and has the advantage of allowing an iPad user to send a message to any device that has a cellphone number, regardless of what type of cellphone it is. The catch is that you need to know the correct email address for the cellphone's service provider in order for it to work. For instance, to send an email that will be received as a text message on an AT&T phone, the email must be addressed to number@txt.att.net. For Sprint phones, the address is nnumber@messaging.sprintpcs.com, for Verizon Wireless it's nuumber@vtext.com and for T-Mobile the address is number@tmomail.net.

But there is a limitation to this messaging method. Although you are sending an email, the recipient is receiving a text message, which is limited to 160 characters. So it's best to keep your email message short.

QUESTION: I purchased a new Windows 7 laptop last June. At the time, it was much faster than my old PC. But now the startup is slowing down. Is this related to the number of programs that run during startup? How can I remove some of them?

-Bill Coyle, Reading, Pa.

ANSWER: I think you've inadvertently downloaded some junk software, possibly malicious, that is slowing down your system. Go to MalwareBytes.org and click "free download" to download a program that will help get rid of junk programs and malicious software. After you run the program, be sure that your PC is protected by antivirus software.

Q: Can you suggest a photo recovery program for a 4-gigabyte SD (Secure Digital) camera card that has become corrupt?

-Martha Caparell, South Bend, Ind.

A: This is becoming a bigger problem as more people store their photos and data on camera memory cards and USB flash drives. You can find reviews of six data recovery programs from Computerworld at http://tinyurl.com/bzn8xhe. Prices range from free to $70.

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Previously:



How to avoid getting more spam e-mail
How to solve PC problems from afar; import old e-mails into the Thunderbird e-mail program
Apple iPad ready to travel
How to add software to a diskless PC
Connecting a new PC to an older printer



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