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Steal This Computer Book 4.0, 4th Edition by Wallace Wang

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Chapter 21. Computing on a Shoestring: Getting Stuff for (Almost) Free

televangelist

I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist.

TAMMY FAYE BAKKER

The Internet may be changing the way people shop, learn, and communicate, but for those who don’t have a computer, it might as well be science fiction. With a little research and creativity, however, even the most cash-strapped would-be Internet surfer can get a computer and load it with software for nothing, or next to nothing.

Internet Comparison Shopping

Whether you want a new camera, computer, printer, scanner, or whatever, you should never pay full retail price for any high-tech or electronics product you find online. Before buying, shop around.

In the old days, shopping around meant driving ...

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