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Video: Why the penny needs to die

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Misc. Tech, Videos

You know how you have all those pennies stored away somewhere in a jar, or some sort of awkward spot in your car? Of course you do, because no one wastes their time using pennies to make purchases, unless they're clueless or trying to pull some sort of sick joke. Check out the video above, which explains why the penny needs to be abolished from the United States currency, as it's a burden on the economy.


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eCurrency Converts for Travelers

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Travel, $1.99

eCurrencyNext time you travel overseas, think about downloading eCurrency. The simple interface supports 34 currencies with rates provided by the European Central Bank. All its functions are on one screen and it has a “shake to inverse calculation” feature. There is also a designated keypad for faster entry and it is compatible with iPod touch and iPhone and with a 2.0 software update. eCurrency is available at the App Store for $1.99.

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Better Measure Mobile Currency Converter

Better MeasureWe wish we had one of these on our last trip to Mexico. Visual Byte’s Better Measure is a nifty app for those with Windows Mobile. Supporting portrait, landscape, square and dynamic orientation, it will convert both currency and units set up in configurable tabs. You can select those that you need as well as making custom currency, such as poker chips. Better Measure also includes a calculator and digital ruler. The download application will cost you $19.99. Think of the investment as actually saving a few pesos down the road.

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