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Here you'll find hundreds of money saving tips in a variety of areas.

Late September: Buy a Laptop and Save

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When is the best time to buy a laptop? According to the website Decide.com, the last two weeks of September is a great time. From the New York Time’s Gadgetwise:

Decide.com is a Web site created by artificial intelligence experts that tracks millions of price changes on consumer electronics and appliances and uses algorithms to to predict when buyers are most likely to get a deal. The site claims 77 percent accuracy since its inception in June 2011.

Recently released data from the company showed that laptop prices tended to dip to seasonal lows three times a year: in late June, the last two weeks of September and beginning again in mid-December.

25 Free Summer Apps

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Summer? There’s an app for that. Whether you’re traveling or just hanging out this summer, these free apps will help you make the most of it.

Swim Guide
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FireFox

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The Web is all about innovation, and the Firefox 3 Internet browser sets the pace with dozens of new features, including the smart location bar, one-click bookmarking and blindingly fast performance. Read more…

Thunderbird

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The makers of the popular Firefox browser also have built a full-featured, and free, email client they call Thunderbird. Read more…

RSS Bandit

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Keep up-to-date with your favorite RSS news feeds with this pirate-themed newsreader. Read more…

OpenOffice.org

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OpenOffice is a free alternative to Microsoft Office. Read more…

AbiWord

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AbiWord is rapidly becoming a state of the art Word Processor, with lots of features useful for your daily work, personal needs, or for just some good old typing fun. Read more…

GIMP

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GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. Read more…

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