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Pointers: Customize shortened links

11/13, 7:23am

Make them memorable by making them readable

Click on this link for us, would you please? This one: It's an Amazon link and while you're there, poke around and buy something really expensive like a MacBook or a car: we'll get a few cents for your efforts and will raise a glass to you. Think about what happens when you want to tell all your family and friends about it. There is not one single possible chance that you will remember or casually mention in conversation that they can get it on that mishmash of letters and numbers. There is a far greater chance that you'll remember and be able to tell them that you got it via This Pointers is about how you create those customized links.


Pantech Link II arrives at AT&T for $10

10/06, 4:30pm

Link II featurephone now available at AT&T

A new quick messaging phone, the Pantech Link II, is now available at AT&T for just $10 after a two-year contract and subsidies. The BREW Mobile 1.0.2-powered handset replaces the original Link but retains the hardware QWERTY keyboard for quick text messaging, e-mails, and IM chats. The handset is 10.7mm thick, including its rubberized back.



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