Posted by Mayank on August 16, 2013 in Reward Points

Southwest Airlines is a no-nonsense airline that has a pretty extensive route network in the US and also caters to a few international markets thanks to their 2010 acquisition of AirTran. Southwest has an excellent frequent flyer program and consumer-friendly policies can be extremely valuable. Rapid Rewards is a rewards program from Southwest Airlines. You earn points when you fly, participate with our Southwest partners, and do other activitieRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 15, 2013 in Personal Finance

Your monthly home rent is likely to be the biggest expense of the month if you live in a rented home or an apartment. Also, it is likely that you do a transfer from your bank account, either with a online transfer facility or dropping/issuing a physical check to the landlord. Did you ever wonder if it is possible to pay rent with credit card. Probably you did and then forgot about it. It is in fact possible to pay rent with credit card. Why wouldRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 14, 2013 in Personal Finance

Rejections are a heard break. Irrespective of the kind of rejection – rejection by your lover, rejection by an employer or a school or a college or even rejection by a credit card company – they cause a heart break, big or small. While it may not be easy to get over all your rejections or heart breaks, some of them are easy to fix. If your credit card application was denied – we will show you how to get the same credit card apprRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 13, 2013 in Gadgets

Not many of you know, but improving productivity has been one of my main objectives. I’m always looking for ways to do a particular activity in a better way. One of the productivity ideas, which I’m going to mention today did not germinate from the need to improve productivity. Phone calls have become an inseparable part of our life. Imagine yourself away from your phone and I bet you’ll be scrambling to get a hold of it somehowRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 11, 2013 in Gadgets

The gadget scenario has had a sea change in the last 10-15 years. College-bound kids have the latest tech gear in mind to adorn their college dorm rooms. Gone are the days of bulky gadgets – they have been replaced by multifunction and sleek devices. You no longer need cassettes or CDs – it is time for music to be stored in the cloud and exchange it over the cloud rather than taking them physically. Here is our pick of 10 Cool GadgetsRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 9, 2013 in Kindle

Amazon has unveiled a new Kindle lineup every September for the last two years and it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that Amazon has decided to drop prices of Kindle Fire HD tablets by $40. Chances are they’re just trying to clear out inventory before it rolls out an updated model. Be it Apple or Amazon, once the rumors of a new or upgraded version start to hit the newsstands, buyers tend to delay the decision to buy because they wRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 8, 2013 in Games

Mad Dragon by Cycleplay is an endless adventure and full-on entertainment app, which will have you and your kids glued to the phone. There is enormous amount of curiosity when it comes to dragons and Mad Dragon is one such game, which capitalizes on that and keeps you entertained for hours. Mad Dragon brings forward a perfect combination of a simple idea and a brilliant screen play. Backdrop is that goblins disturb a sleeping dragon and now needRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 6, 2013 in Gadgets

Lenovo has launched the Miix, a 10.1″ model that’s also meant to be used with a keyboard. It is said to be a watered-down ThinkPad Tablet 2, which received good response and sold quite a lot of units priced at $600. The Lenovo Miix 10 will run an Intel Atom Processor, contain 2 GB of RAM, and keep all your data cozy on a 64GB SSD, which is pretty good specs for a tablet! Lenovo Miix can be used as a tablet for movies, music and games,Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on August 1, 2013 in Gadgets

Google Chromecast – probably the smallest and the cheapest streaming device available in the market today. Well almost, except for the fact that it has already sold out! Google Chromecast turned out to be an instant sensation and sold out in minutes (or may be it was lack of inventory? – We might well never know). What we know for sure is that Google Chromecast is a great product (if not exceptional), is priced exceptionally well and Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 30, 2013 in Kindle

Kindle devices come with a standard charger, which takes hours and hours to charge. And it feels forever especially when you need it charged quick enough. Good news – Amazon has a add-on product, which can be used to charge your Kindle in minutes. Amazon Kindle PowerFast for Accelerated Charging Features of Amazon Kindle PowerFast for Accelerated Charging: Official Amazon product 9W, 1.8A adapter charges Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ in underRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 29, 2013 in Games

Looking to exercise your brain, keep your memory sharp and track your improvement? Brain Trainer is a collection of 12 brain teasing games for Kindle from the developers of the global PC hits Brain Trainer and Mind Quiz. Exercise your brain with challenging memory, logical, spatial and numeric games. Each game has 5 levels and can be played in Practice Mode at any time. You can take the Daily Test challenge if you wish and chart your progress as Read More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 28, 2013 in Games

Hangman is the classic word game we’ve all enjoyed since childhood. Play Hangman for Kindle brings this thought-provoking puzzler into the Digital Age. Get smarter. Get Play Hangman. – Five different levels of difficulty, from Very Easy to Very Hard, make this appropriate for children and people learning English, all the way up to word game players who do the crossword puzzle in ink! – Need a hint? Just ask and Play Hangman randRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 26, 2013 in Review

The trend growing now-a-days is not to subscribe to cable TV and instead use Netflix, Hulu-Plus and watch TV content online on the content provider’s website. I also do the same. While I’m able to save money by not subscribing to cable television – it is not quite a smart solution. Apple TV is a great product, which dominates about 50% of the streaming content. I’m really excited to see a product from Google, which might bRead More...

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Posted by Mayank on July 26, 2013 in iPhone

Waking up to the sound of an alarm is a nuisance. The sleep breaks abruptly and the day feels fatigued and even headache in some cases can be attributed to this. Many manufacturers having been working on devices, which will nudge you instead of abruptly waking you up from sleep. Many of such devices have been popular too. Unfortunately they are usually costly – upwards of $100. Some manufacturers are trying to take advantage of smart phonesRead More...

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