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Archive for January 2012

What is this anonymous Twitter database on my iPad?

Question On my iPad, under Safari/settings/databases, there was an entry from with the name anonymous. I don’t Twitter, never have, and don’t understand how that entry could have gotten there given the descriptions and my understanding of how the databases are supposed to work. In short, how does a person that doesn’t use Twitter or…

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Editing a Field in Excel: Mac vs Windows

Question I am working in Excel on my MacBook and editing my Christmas card list. On a PC, I could hit the F2 button to immediately be able to edit the field I was in. Is there a shortcut on a Mac for that? Answer CONTROL+U is the new F2 when you’re using Excel with a…

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Paypal, Square, and 1099s

Question Do you have any idea how Paypal and Square up deal with 1099 reporting for the IRS? Answer Paypal Starting in 2011, all US payment providers including PayPal will be required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to report sales information to the IRS about certain customers who receive payments for the sale of goods or services through…

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