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T-Mobile International Roaming is awesome and a revolutionary change

One of the important aspects that you keep in mind during the international travel is trying to stay connected with your family and friends. I used to dread during my international travel. And T-Mobile with their new found un-carrier behavior … Continue reading

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Switching from AT&T to T-Mobile ? and then on Straight Talk ?

Event though my contract with AT&T was up, I stayed on as I liked the service and never had any major issues. Recently T-Mobile made waves in the wireless world with their un-carrier approach. With AT&T I was paying almost … Continue reading

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I installed Honeywell RTH7600D Touchscreen Programmable Thermostat

For a while I was meaning to install a programmable thermostat and never got around to do it. Yesterday I replaced both the thermostat. For a while I was searching through different brands and makes and I narrowed to Honeywell. … Continue reading

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Get running with Couch to 5K podcast

Mid last year I set out to run 5k. After some research I stumbled upon the podcast from NHS Choices. The Get Running with Couch to 5k is excellent. It is like having a personal trainer telling you each step of … Continue reading

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2004 Honda Odyssey IAC Value issue check engine light

Recently my 2004 Honda Odyssey (95k miles) sounding weird  idling with high rpm and giving jerks etc. This Wednesday, it showed check engine light and I had to take it to the dealer. After initial diagnosis, the Service adviser came back and said,  the IAC value is … Continue reading

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Installing VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1 on Dell XPS 8500

This week I plan to setup a VMware vSphere ESXi 5.1 on Dell XPS 8500. We recently purchased Dell XPS 8500 with core i7 and 8GB memory during Dell Deals. Dell XPS 8500 comes with 2 extra sata ports available to … Continue reading

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My 2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid buying experience and real world mpg

My 97 Civic was getting old and I was becoming uncomfortable driving in the highway. So I started shopping for new car. I did think about buying used car or buy a car in the auction. After few weeks of … Continue reading

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Is Southwest Fly By Priority Lane Access worth the extra price

Recently I flew with Southwest from BWI airport. During online check in, it provided “Fly By Priority Lane Access” for extra price. Since I was flying on a weekday after work and just in case if traffic is an issue, … Continue reading

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Buying Abercrombie & Fitch shirts in Clearance ? Think again

Recently I was browsing through and a colleague has mentioned that Abercrombie & Fitch has sale in the clearance on their website. So I went in and looked for my size. They only had small/medium/large only. So I was skeptical … Continue reading

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Energy Saving CFL and Household Light Bulbs on Sale in Carolinas

I go to BJs or Sams Club almost every two weeks. Usually I never go to the light bulbs section. I go to that aisle when I need to replace my light bulbs. Yesterday I went to that aisle and saw that all … Continue reading

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