We teased our brother because he still had an AOL account. AOL – the acronym for America Online – was the Internet search engine used by the ancients. Those who are hip, fast-moving and aware use Gmail and thinking about the new Facebook messaging system to come. But the new word is AOL is about to get hipper. The new AOL is still in the trial phase, code-named “Phoenix.” (You know: the bird that keeps getting reborn in the fire.) To get on the invitation list, go to Phoenix.AOL.com. The new AOL will have a “quick bar” that lets you send email, instant messages, go to Facebook and send Twitter updates without leaving your inbox. You can bring in mail [...]
An 83 year-old reader told us she just doesn’t get out to a casino much any more. But she still would like to play casino games for fun at home, but without playing for money. That sent us on a quest to find the best non-gambling sites.
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