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Finally, You Can Ditch Your Fax Machine

Thanks to an ingenious new website, no more trips to Kinko's

(Newser) - Farhad Manjoo hates the fax machine. It’s “a joke, … one of the most expensive, least flexible, and most annoying ways to send documents in the digital age.” Even so, thanks to “your bank, your insurance company, your lawyer,” and anyone else who insists on... More »

Royal Wedding Guests Invited... Via Fax?

Apparently that's modern enough for Wills and Kate

(Newser) - Prince William and Kate Middleton are said to want a modern wedding —in, apparently, every way except one. Save-the-date cards were recently sent to Europe’s royal families … by fax. Despite the fact that the technology is a bit outdated, it was still a more “efficient” way... More »

80-Year-Old Granny Twitters by Fax

Dorothy Miller says the Celery system is 'so much fun'

(Newser) - To anyone who wrote off fax machines as so 1994: Turns out they're a pretty decent stand-in for a computer, at least for an 80-year-old grandmother who uses a new system developed specifically for seniors to post on Twitter—by fax. Dorothy Miller tells The Frisky the Celery system is... More »

Got $40K? Own Madonna's Naughty Messages

Erotic messages go up for auction with other rock memorabilia

(Newser) - One way to make a quick buck: Sell erotic phone messages Madonna left on your answering machine. That’s what former bodyguard-turned-boyfriend Jim Albright is doing, the New York Daily News reports, and the 17 minutes of recordings are expected to fetch $40,000. Also up for grabs: A 15-minute... More »

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