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Election Season: Campaigning or Harassment?

By Jon Hosier, published on Oct 19, 2010

I get that most of the individuals in this country use their mobile phones as their primary form of communication. Still, households all over this nation still have landline telephones. The American family considers their home a sanctuary. To continue its treatment as such, many subscribers to home phone service have signed their numbers up with the Federal Trade Commission’s Do Not Call Registry in prior years. Yet every time an election rolls around this is permeated by calls from campaign offices disrespecting their privacy and occasionally turning them off to voting period. The use of auto... (more)

Tags: telemarketers, election, election season, campaign calls, automated campaign calls, robo calls, political campaign calls, political telemarketing calls, telemarketing

Small Business Can Claim New Healthcare Tax Credit

By Jon Hosier, published on Oct 11, 2010

In Washington D.C. back on September 7th, The Internal Revenue Service released the draft version of a form that will allow certain tax-exempt organizations and small businesses to calculate health care tax credits when it comes time to file income tax returns. The credit can be claimed beginning in 2010. Tax-exempt organizations that are eligible will be allowed to claim the credit during the 2011 tax season.

Though the final version of the form, Form 8941, will not be ready until later this year, The IRS has posted a draft version of the form on its website. This will allow for both... (more)

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Find Who Is Calling You

By Jon Hosier, published on Oct 5, 2010

Not knowing who is trying to get a hold of you can have a number of effects, but they can all be solved by the same solution- Find out who it is (all the readers who just mumbled ‘Easier said than done.’ to themselves, please stick with me.

There are a few ways and a number of steps to get to where we need to be. For the purposes of remaining unbiased and not factoring any costs incurred in the process, we shall discuss all. I will leave the more practical search for last.

First we must address what you know. In many cases this will just be the number itself. Sometimes, the person... (more)

Tags: cell phone number search, telephone number search, web search, who is looking for me, who is searching for me, directory assistance, reverse phone lookup, reverse phone search, 411

Online Dating: Protect Yourself

By Jon Hosier, published on Sep 1, 2010

So many more people are using online dating site to meet prospective partners. The sites have all but lost their “geeky” label they used to carry. Last year 17% of couples who were married met on a dating site [1]. The number of people using these sites is showing no sign of slowing down either. The nation’s online dating industry is booming, with its number of users approaching 40 million despite the recession. The industry itself generates $1.175 billion a year [2].

Why We Use Them

There is no doubt that these services work. They are convenient, they are nonintrusive, they are... (more)

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Climbing the Family Tree

By Jon Hosier, published on Aug 17, 2010

This is one man's story.

I took this project on partly out of curiosity and partly to leave a monument to my family and the kin to come. I did not know how it was going to go. I started off the same way any of you would. Ancestry.com or Genealogy.com and FamilyTreeMaker.com; I used them all. The next thing you know I have some basic crappy information of family members I already knew and a sizeable dent in my debit account. My faith in the project’s success had been momentarily derailed.

I started to wonder if searching public records could yield a more promising result. The... (more)

Tags: family, family tree, ancestry, genealogy, people search, people searching, finding family, lineage, kin, family line, public records, public records search, ancestry record search

Apple IPhone 4: Woes, Pros, & Best in Shows

By Jon Hosier, published on Aug 17, 2010

Much of the world has come to know the joys of the iPhone. This most recent model, the iPhone 4, sold over 1.7 million units.

“This is the most successful product launch in Apple’s history,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Even so, we apologize to those customers who were turned away because we did not have enough supply.”

Almost 77% of which were upgrades from the previous 3G and 3GS units. As many of you may already know, the newest model iPhone was not without glitches and problem on release day. Many complained of yellow screen tinting, others still had issues with the phone’s... (more)

Tags: iphone, apple, cell phones, iphone 4, iphone 4 antenna problem, iphone 4 yellow screen, bakodo, iphone barcode scanner app

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