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[...] I do a pretty good job of checking Viigo only once a day, but therein lies the problem. Because of my schedule, the best time for me to check my news feeds is at bedtime.
FROM THE GRANDSTANDS with Juan Torres Clicking My Way Through Life F or as long as press a button to read the entire article, and that I can creates another issue: the “click” of the button. remember, My poor wife has to sleep through the I’ve been driven by clicking. To enter a channel, a click. To read a curiosity, always headline, a click. To read the entire story or wanting to know a delete the article, another click. To exit the little more about channel, one last click. Then you start the everything. I guess clicking process all over again for each new that explains why I channel. Unfortunately, the quicker I try to entered college as finish, the more constant the clicking, so it’s an engineering major and graduated with a almost better that I read the entire story — degree in journalism. In recent years, my need to more time between the clicks. know has turned into an incessant perusing of She claims she doesn’t mind, and the other headlines. Top stories, world news, sports, tech day she smiled when I told her about the race car articles, local news, entertainment — you name that has a top speed of 135 mph, goes from zero the section, I scan its headlines for something to 60 in 2.5 seconds, and is powered by chocolate good to read. (her favorite). Still, I’m sure there are times when My father says he’s to blame for this. He, too, she wishes she wouldn’t have given me the will read just about anything and always has some phone. ND sort of reading material nearby, and I’m certain that if he had a BlackBerry like I do, he, too, Juan Torres is the managing editor of National would become a Viigo addict. For people like us DRAGSTER. You can reach him at who like to keep up with what’s going on in the firstname.lastname@example.org. world, programs such as Viigo are a godsend, Just some of the 35 channels I subscribe to. though I think I know of one person who may not NHRA Racer Information NHRA INFOGUIDE be as thrilled: my wife. a pretty good job of checking Viigo only once a For those who are not familiar with the day, but therein lies the problem. Competition Registration Form . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 program, Viigo is a free BlackBerry-dedicated Because of my schedule, the best time for Member Track Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 RSS reader that allows you to search, add, and me to check my news feeds is at bedtime. Some Official Sponsors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 read any news feed. So, if any of your favorite people read books and others watch TV while blogs or Web sites offer news feeds, as in bed, but I break out the BlackBerry. And Points NHRA.com does, Viigo will automatically update really, there is not a better time for me to do Full Throttle Drag Racing Series . . . . . . . . . . 95 the RSS channel anytime there is a new post. Not this. After a full day at National DRAGSTER, only that, the program gives you weather it’s dinnertime when I get home, then off to
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