Give dad the gift of sound this Father’s Day

Every dad enjoys his music in different ways. Here are a few Father's Day gift ideas so he can listen to his tunes, podcasts or news any way he likes

Give dad the gift of sound this Father’s DayEvery dad is different, so every dad enjoys his music in different ways. Here are a few Father's Day gift ideas so he can listen to his tunes, podcasts or news any way he likes. Fluance AB40 Soundbase For the dad who enjoys home-theatre sound but prefers not to have speakers cluttering the family room or…

Shop safely online without using your credit card numbers

Alternative online payment methods are quick, easy and free. And if an online merchant is compromised, you're safe

Shop safely online without using your credit card numbersYou can shop anywhere for just about anything online or with your smartphone – even for groceries. It’s a convenient part of the daily routine for many. However, some people are hesitant, even fearful, about making themselves vulnerable by using their credit card online. When retail giants like Home Depot, Target and Marshalls are hacked and credit card numbers are compromised, it’s…

Christmas books for the history buff

Pat Murphy's shopping suggestions to satisfy the history buff on your list

Christmas books for the history buffIf your Christmas shopping list includes a history buff who hasn’t yet been provided for, don’t panic. Here’s a handful of 2015 titles that might solve your problem. The English and Their History (Robert Tombs) At almost 900 pages of text followed by copious notes, this certainly qualifies as a doorstopper. But that shouldn’t put…