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Discover Card 5% Cashback Calendar

Discover has some rather attractive 5% Cashback offers currently in effect: Activate to earn 5% Cashback Bonus at Amazon.com, Department Stores and Sam’s Club now through December 2016, on up to $1,500 in purchases. And a decent set coming up in 2017: Activate to earn 5% Cashback Bonus at Gas Stations, Ground Transportation and Wholesale Clubs from January through March 2017, on up to $1,500 in purchases. Unfortunately they only apply on up to $1,500 in qualifying purchases for each

Best Ethereum mining GPU [Sep 20th, 2016]

Currently, as of September 20th 2016, the best GPU for mining Ethereum is the AMD RX 480. The criteria are cost, hashrate (in MH/s) and power usage. My current top pick is the Sapphire Radeon NITRO+ RX 480 8GB model with 1342 Mhz core clock speed, for approx 27-29MH/s. At current rates this $279 card should mine about $750 USD of Ethereum a year. 4GB or 8GB? 4GB models of the RX 480 offer a lower initial cost, but resale value

[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

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