Useful Information

BY STANLEY ZAROWIN

USEFUL INFORMATION
Need to check the status of a flight? Google offers a free textmessage service that distributes flight status reports and other airline information. Just text message Google at 466453 (which spells Google on a cell phone’s keyboard) and enter the abbreviated airline name (for example, American Airlines is AA) and flight number, and Google will leave a text message on your phone.

The smallest, lightest projector for the traveling CPA: Toshiba’s TDP-FF1AU LED projector measures 5.5 by 2.2 by 4.0 inches and weighs 1.1 pounds (1.7 with its battery). Be advised that it needs a darkened room to produce a good image. It comes bundled with a 23-inch folding projection screen. Price: $699.

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Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.