Acy Duryea (Street Articles Author)
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Retired headbanger -

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- Techno-geek -

- Consumer advocate -

- Reviewer of all kinds of products and technology with a rock 'n roll attitude.

Learning Playing Guitar: A Review Of The Only Reference Books You Will Ever Need
I'm replacing my two favorite guitar books – after more than two decades, they won't even stay taped together any longer. I was concerned that they might have gone out of print out after all this time, but now I can't imagine why. They aren't my favorite guitar books for…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Sep 30, 2012  
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How to Protect Your Iphone From Theft - Even Theft From A Celebrity
On, Feb. 19, 2012, a young woman named Christal Spann filed a police report stating that a man she photographed with her iPhone4S reached through the window of his car, snatched the phone out of her hand and drove away. Spann identifies the man as singer Chris Brown, who she…
By:  in  Computers and Technology  >  Personal Tech   Sep 30, 2012  
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Guitar Learning: Where Have All the Guitar Heroes Gone?
I was perusing an online listing of the 100 best rock guitarists (not the one at former rock magazine Rolling Stone - a REAL one). Jimi Hendrix leads the pack -- wow, big surprise! All of the "regulars" were among the top ten: Eric Clapton. Jimmy Page. Chuck Berry. And…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music   Sep 22, 2012  
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The Coolest Halloween Costumes For the Uncool
In a way, Halloween can be even more stressful than Christmas or even Valentine's Day when it comes to choosing a costume. Whether you're attending or hosting a party, supervising children, marching in a parade, or competing in contest, you have to outdo yourself each year in terms of being…
By:  in  Home and Family  >  Holidays   Sep 15, 2012  
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Converting To Mp3 From Cassettes And Records: is it Legal?
What with all the controversy surrounding Napster, the Recording Industry Association of America filing lawsuits against music fans, and some artists uploading audio clips from their upcoming albums to get publicity by complaining about illegal downloading, you’re perfectly justified if you’re hesitant to make your old audio cassettes and albums…
By:  in  Computers and Technology  >  Personal Tech   Jul 24, 2012  
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Convert to Mp3: Cassette2usb Audio Cassette Converter Review
Quite frankly, the Cassette2USB audio cassette converter sounded too good to be true. But with a box full of audio cassettes up to twenty years old and three cassette players expired due to old age, I needed to get started on transferring the recordings to MP3s and CDs for future…
By:  in  Computers and Technology  >  Personal Tech   Mar 17, 2012  
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It is Now Easy to Convert Your Vhs Videos to Dvd
I’ve been looking through my collection of VHS videos – looking through, not at. I’d been using a VCR and VHS cassettes since MTV was just a gleam in Madonna’s eye. I loved never having to worry about missing my favorite TV shows – you were able to set the…
By:  in  Computers and Technology  >  Personal Tech   Mar 01, 2012  
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Converting From Vinyl Lp Records to Mp3 Or Cd: it All Depends on Your Turntable
Have you been collecting vinyl albums and singles since the days they were considered a technological breakthrough? Then you may have started wishing for a more efficient way to reduce their resulting clutter, as well as preserve your memories, by making them digital. It is possible to turn your turn…
By:  in  Computers and Technology  >  Personal Tech   Mar 01, 2012  
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Convert From Cassette Or Lp to Mp3: How to Use The Audacity Audio Editor
I know I'm not alone in wanting to get my audio cassette and vinyl album collections onto MP3s and CDs. Whether it's in the interest of both preserving them or for wanting to listen to them no matter where you go, there were only two ways do it: by yourself,…
By:  in  Computers and Technology  >  Personal Tech   Feb 29, 2012  
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Converting Audiocassettes And Albums to Mp3 Is Now Easy – And Easy On Your Wallet
If you’re old enough to remember when boom boxes and portable cassette recorders were cutting-edge high technology, you’ve probably got a box, closet, or attic full of the vinyl LPs, 45-rpm singles, and audio cassettes you’ve collected over the years – or should I say decades? Well, I’m willing to…
By:  in  Computers and Technology  >  Personal Tech   Feb 29, 2012  
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How to Protect Your Iphone From Theft - Even Theft From A Celebrity
On, Feb. 19, 2012, a young woman named Christal Spann filed a police report stating that a man she photographed…
Converting From Vinyl Lp Records to Mp3 Or Cd: it All Depends on Your Turntable
Have you been collecting vinyl albums and singles since the days they were considered a technological…
The Coolest Halloween Costumes For the Uncool
In a way, Halloween can be even more stressful than Christmas or even Valentine's Day when it comes…
Learning Playing Guitar: How To Buy An Inexpensive Beginner Guitar Without Buying A Cheap One
After weeks and months of listening to dropped hints, whining, begging, and pleading, you've finally…
Convert From Cassette Or Lp to Mp3: How to Use The Audacity Audio Editor
I know I'm not alone in wanting to get my audio cassette and vinyl album collections onto MP3s and CDs.…
Learning Playing Guitar: Guitar Tricks Free Lesson Review
The Guitar Tricks online guitar instructional program has been around for the better part of a decade,…
Learning Playing Guitar Online: Tips For Getting The Most Out Your Online Guitar Lessons
1. Practice, practice, practice! Create an consistent schedule and habits. Pratice in a place where…
Learning Playing Guitar: Classical Guitar Basic
Exactly what is classical guitar? Well, the "classical" doesn't acutally refer to classical music itself,…
Converting To Mp3 From Cassettes And Records: is it Legal?
What with all the controversy surrounding Napster, the Recording Industry Association of America filing…
Learning Playing Guitar Online: The Right Kind Of Guitar Online Instuction For You
In the absence of affordable human guitar instructors, Internet guitar courses have been growing steadily…