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Twitter instructional

First in a series about Twitter: instructions for creating a your account.

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Hands off, gab on

With the handheld cellphone use ban in place for interstate drivers, Bluetooth equipment takes on more importance as a way to talk legally on mobile devices. The technology is compatible with hundreds of devices, and headsets like these allow for hands-free use.   More talk time The VXi BlueParrott B250-XT+ headset offers everything the B250-XT had with some additional features, including enhanced Xtreme Noise Suppression technology to knock out aggressive noises. It also includes wideband audio and increased ...

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Digital audiobook downloads: iTunes

In my first post, I wrote about using Audible. Another option is iTunes: • iTunes: The Apple online retailer offers not just music and videos, but digital audiobook downloads straight to your computer or device. You can find Apple’s selection of books in the iTunes Store under the Audiobooks tab (Books menu). On average, you’ll spend $14.95 to $29.95 per audiobook download. For example, the suggested retail price of “The Innocent” in CD format is $39.98, ...

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Save space, money with digital audiobooks

One good audiobook can eat up hours upon hours of boring drive time, but you may not want to store stacks of CDs in your cab or mess with switching out discs while driving. Digital downloads — which go straight to your mp3 player, smartphone, tablet or computer — are much easier to deal with. With the right adapter for your device, listening through your truck’s speakers is a cinch. • Audible.com: With more than 100,000 ...

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