STORY UPDATES

Used Computers, Part Two

In last week's article about what to do with your old computer, we left out two local outlets and listed a third incorrectly. Gifts in Kind International accepts donations from businesses in lots of 10 or more computers, but it does not accept computers from individuals. Donated PCs must have chips at the 486 level or higher and must be Y2K-compliant, complete working systems. The organization's address is 333 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, Va. 22314.

The organizations we omitted (and have since heard from):

The Jewish Council for the Aging runs three SeniorNet Computer Training Centers in the Washington area. The JCA accepts 486 and Pentium-class computers. For information on donating to the JCA, call 301-231-9360.

The Southern Maryland Applied Research and Technology Consortium, Inc., provides computers to school systems and eligible non-profits. Check http://www.smartco.org for more information.

-- Compiled by Mike Musgrove

Most popular entertainment sites, for the week ending Jan. 22

1. FreeLotto.com

2. Real.com

3. Uproar.com

4. AOL Entertainment (AOL subscribers only)

5. SpeedyClick.com

6. Disney.com

7. ABC.com

8. Hamsterdance.com

9. Shockwave.com

10. IGN.com

Source: PC Data

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