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[ANSWERED!] What TIME does Prime Day start?

Amazon Prime Day

We all know Prime Day 2016 is Tuesday, July 12th… However, the question remains… what exact time does it start? Question: What time does Prime Day start? Answer: In the continental United States, Prime Day starts at: 3 a.m. ET (Eastern Time) 2 a.m. CT (Central Time) 1 a.m. MT (Mountain Time) Midnight PT (Pacific Time) All times for the USA. TIP: don’t miss the Prime Day Deals.

DRAM claims settlement checks mailed!

DRAM Claims Check

The DRAM class action lawsuit and subsequent settlement has finally borne fruit for claimants.  Checks were mailed earlier this week and recipients can look for them in their snail-mail-box any time now. Here is a scan of the check I received:   History of the DRAM lawsuit As you may recall, this lawsuit was the result of (alleged) price fixing by DRAM companies. This was a pretty big deal as the settlement ended up being $310 million. A wide variety of products

Q. Quicken register two lines [HOWTO] [SOLVED]

The upper right hand corner has the Gear icon that you need

Q. I know you use Quicken from some of your other “tip” posts, can you help me with something? Specifically, I added a new checking account to Quicken Deluxe 2015 and the register seems to be stuck at one line height for the new account How do I get it back to the old two lines?! Thx! -Tony M. A. Hi Tony, I think I can help! There are a couple ways to do it: Click the “gear” icon in

MS Windows 10 Pro Upgrade refund [SOLVED]

Refund request approved!

Recently I purchased an Acer Aspire R14 from Best Buy. It shipped with Windows 10 Home and I purchased the Windows 10 Pro upgrade via the Microsoft/Windows Store for $99. Unfortunately, the laptop failed and I had to return it. That meant that I was out the $99 I spent for the Win 10 Pro upgrade Thankfully, MS’s tech chat support was able to resolve the issue. The complete transcript, with details redacted, is posted below. Here are three highlights

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