11/29/20

Google Photo Controls

The new controls in Google photo's gives you the option to do even more when sharing videos and photos. Now user's who do not have an account can easily view your information. Let's keep it going, because I know that they can still do some more.

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11/28/20

Wheelchair Access

If you are looking for wheelchair accessible places, Google Maps is here to help you out. Now making these simple changes in Google can show you the simple access sites for wheelchairs. This is definitely going to help a lot of people get around. 

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11/27/20

Office Deprovisioned

If anyone gets this message in Office that your subscription has expired from Microsoft Office 365 here is what you need to know and how you can correct in some cases.

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11/26/20

NASA Savings

It looks like the finance moves from NASA's ongoing private has paid off. Now it's up these private firms to commercialize spacecraft and keep the cost down.

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11/25/20

Phone Law

It looks like law enforcement is deceiving victims to give them access to their phones without a search warrant. These unlawful acts are controversial and violate defendant privacy.
It's about time that we clear this up so that everyone's rights are protected.

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11/24/20

FB Work From Home

Facebook is changing its work policy so that employee's can work from home and basically relocated themselves to an area closer to their families and with a lower cost of living. But this all comes with a catch, of course, a pay cut.
In the long run, it still may pay off for the employee if they factor in commuting time, the stress level of making ends meet, and what makes them content.

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11/23/20

Manage DNS Zones & Records with PS

Now managing your DNS Zone and Records using PowerShell will save you time creating, modifying, and removing records. Here are some great commands to have on hand.

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11/22/20

Win AIO Tool

Window users from time to time love getting the best out of their computers and with this comes a great tweaking tool to customize your computer. Now all these features can be available with just a click of the button.

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11/21/20

Key Recovery

Have several license programs on your computer and want to make sure all of your license keys are protected should your computer stop working or you get a virus. This cool software helps you to that with ease.

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11/20/20

Cr Card is Stolen

Here are some great tips on what to do if a credit card is stolen. I must say these are some clever ideas to safeguard your information. And of course, the do's and don't that will keep your information safe.

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11/19/20

Learn to read app

It looks like Google just recently launched a learn to read app and it's going global. This handy program will run virtually and visually to help children learn how to pronounce a word or a sentence with ease. Progress is tracked with stars and badges depending on how much they read.
Get ready for the new world of reading.

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11/18/20

Mophie's battery bank

This cool battery bank not only supplies your phone with extra power but can charge itself wirelessly. It's only a matter of time before you see more products like this in the market. Charging wirelessly makes sense and gets rid of all the cords.

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11/17/20

Network Sniffer

Here is a great network sniffer tool in Windows 10 to track network latency. It's a great diagnostic tool to trace network connectivity problems. If you are tired of having network problems then it's time to test your network packets.


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11/16/20

Whistleblower Firing

The United States Senators are trying to get the right answers from Amazon on their excuse for firing COVID-19 whistleblowers. Now if you are a profitable business and take care of your employee's then why is it a big deal to fire whistleblowers?
Now the more I read this the more that this applies to employee safety. So if Amazon wants to get legal with the Senators then maybe it's time for an OSHA representative to review the companies safety policies throughout the entire company at each and every location.

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11/15/20

YouTube Sleep

It looks like YouTube will now remind you when it's time to go to sleep. The bedtime reminder feature has been running for some years now. The next time you are watching YouTube make sure to check out the setting.

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How to use the bedtime reminders feature. Sign in to YouTube > Go to Settings > Find Remind me when it's time for bed > Turn it on or off > Choose a start and end time. Or, you can tap on your Profile Picture > Time Watched to turn on bedtime reminders.

11/14/20

Kid Movies

If you have a Netflix account and want to find some kid's movies for the young ones, here are some great movies that they can watch with information on the movies.


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11/13/20

Ecobranding

A new type of branding is being adapted by big manufacturers to bring down costs. The design is called Ecobranding and the easiest way to explain it is simple. It's creating the company logo with less ink. You get the similar output for less. This makes sense in a time where America is re-building again.

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11/12/20

FB Dark Mode

Facebook has a new design and some user's are ranting on the new features with the new design. If you want to see what it looks like here is how to get into Dark Mode, but I noticed that this option is easily done on the mobile version of the application.
Now let's see if you really like the new design and if it is all up to the current hype.

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11/11/20

DoD contract

The tug of war has begun for Amazon and Microsoft to migrate the Department of Defense technology so that the military can work better and faster.
It's a very big contract and both companies are trying to get a piece of the pie. Now can they both just get the work done right and get to a neutral place.


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11/10/20

Surface Fractures

It looks like Microsoft is aware of a defect on Surface laptops and it will now repair the hairline fractures for free. These current crack just shows up for no reason and it looks like it's causing a very long compliant within the last few months.

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11/9/20

Slack revamped App

It looks like Slack recently updated its mobile applications to have key features available. So now there is less clutter and features are easily accessible. Now you can easily access your DMs and check your notifications. Most of us will enjoy the new options.

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11/8/20

Xfinity Flex boxes

It looks like Xfinity is doing it's best to keep cord-cutters by offering it's Xfinity Flex boxes for broadband-only customers. They hope that even though some of their services are free they will some way be able to still make a profit from the subscriber.
It's still better than nothing but only time will tell if the offer really makes sense.


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11/7/20

Seller Info

It looks like Congress is looking into Amazon's abuse of seller data and they are trying to get their big boss in for testimony.
Now we all seen how Facebook handled this problem and Amazon is not foolish to make their same mistakes, so it's putting their legal team to work to settle this problem.

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11/6/20

Apple Throttling Settlement

It looks like Apple is finally closer to settling its throttling settlement on certain iPhones. This was the biggest complaint from the user's that Apple was slowing down access from certain iPhones. If the settlement is accepted users could see a check in the mail by next year.

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11/5/20

Overstock Domains

Looking for a place to buy domains in bulk, here is a great site to buy domains for a great price. I have compared some other domain resellers and they are worth looking into for savings.

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11/4/20

Command Prompt Here

Here is a great utility for users who always need easy access to the command prompt portal. It was removed in Windows 10 and replaced by PowerShell but if you still want the simple option, here is a great way to install it back on your computer.

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11/3/20

Trump Dirty Laundry

This new ransom attack is being taken as a terrorist attack again the government. It's holding ransom some legal documents that it has on the president of the United States and they are asking for a substantial amount of money not to release the information.
It's going to be a crazy election this year get ready for the circus.

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11/2/20

CocoFax

Here is a cool way to send and receive faxes via Gmail or Google Drive. The set up is simple you wished you would have used this service in the first place.

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11/1/20

Postmates

This company gains publicity during the COVID 19 pandemic and now it will be interesting how much business the company gained after the crisis. It's a great idea and I hope they are able to become more profitable.

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10/31/20

Amazon Deal Page

Ever wonder how to get back to the Amazon Deal page? Once you click on the link and try to go back, the page is gone and you can no longer access the site. For those users who want access to that page, here is some information on what you need to do so that you can access the page daily.

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10/30/20

WSUS Worth It

Windows WSUS has been out for quite some time and it's free software and it is overall worth using the software s long as you incorporate automated maintenance.
This is where WAM comes in and it's automating your work and you just approve and get reports.


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10/29/20

Microsoft Email Fix

It looks like the software giant is trying to resolve ongoing email problems when it comes to replying to all storms. This can be annoying if you just wanted to reply to one user but instead had replied to all. Let's see if they can figure out a solution to this mess. It's a move in the right direction.


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10/28/20

Cord Cutter Surge

The pandemic not only changed the lives of many individuals but was the biggest increase in cord-cutters. It looks like this might be the new norm has the economy tries to recover.

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10/27/20

Scener

This cool Chrome add-on lets you watch movies with friends and you now can spend the night with popcorn and a movie with you and some friends. The application is going to open doors on movie watching and get ready for more stuff to show up.

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10/26/20

Remove Photo Backgrounds

Photo background removals do not have to be that difficult to do and it's perfectly free to use to an unlimited amount of pictures.

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10/25/20

Protect Notes on iOS

Here is some great information on how to protect notes using iOS. It's a very simple procedure to do to secure information on your phone. Nowadays you always need to beef up your security on confidential information.

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10/24/20

Wireless Earbuds

It looks like wireless earbuds are showing up everywhere you go. If you are looking for an upgrade here are some great choices that are affordable.
You do not have to spend a fortune to enjoy the wireless capability.

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10/23/20

FB Avatars

Take a look at Facebook's new avatar, it's very easy to set up and it's best that you set it up on your mobile device. You will be surprised at how you can capture the inner you.

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10/22/20

Discord Video Chat

If you are looking for a Zoom alternative take a look at Discord. You can easily drop in and out of a video call with the click of one button. Now server video makes it so simple to do.

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10/21/20

Buying Eyeglasses Online

Here are the pro and cons of buying eyeglasses online. From the sound of it, it's still worth the risk to save a bundle of money.
It's no secret that optician's heavily mark up their products and it's still wise to shop online.

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10/20/20

Hyper V Server

Want to take a test drive on installing and configuring Hyper V Server on your system. Here is how to make it possible and you will be surprised at how quickly it will be for set up.

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10/19/20

SolarWinds vs MSP360

The battle of the MSPs continues but I am glad someone is taking notice of these two great companies that are changing managed backup.
Keep them in mind when you are ready for an upgrade, regardless of which one you choose you are still going to be ahead of the others.

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10/18/20

Signal App

Here is a cool open source instant messaging application that is doing away with numbers so that you can attach it to anything and take it where ever you decide to take it.
It's privacy that fits in your pocket and it so simple to use. You will wonder why you have not used it sooner.

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10/17/20

Wireless Charging Truth

Curious about wireless charging, then here is the truth about the technology and how it came to be used today. The knowledge had been around for a while and not until now when it's being brought out to be used.

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10/16/20

Voice Changer Software

Here is a great way to have some fun with friends using a voice changer. It's a great way to fool your friends to see how they react.

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10/15/20

The Pocket Mod

Here is a great way to organize your task using this site. It makes creates a small booklet organizer to take where ever you go.

Here are some other organizer applications you can that are worth on looking into to stay organized.

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10/14/20

Battery Limiter

Here is a handy software to monitor your laptop battery from overcharging. The software alerts you when your battery has been fully charged and it suppose to prolong the user's battery life. Now, this is difficult to test but it's worth still trying out to see if the benefits pay off.

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10/13/20

Office 2019 Deploy Guide

The Office 2019 deployment guide has changed and administrators have to do an extra step if it's not already configured. But it's great to know that you can manually deploy it using GPO, or SCCM.

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10/12/20

Read Messages on another Phone

Just in case you didn't know, well you now know that this is possible and with today's technology you do not even have to install the software on the user's phone for this to happen. It's scary but true.
Here is some information on how Minspy works and hopefully you will use it for a good cause.

10/11/20

Block a Site with Shell

Powershell has a lot of tricks up their sleeve and one is to simply block a website or domain from Windows Defender Firewall.
If this is an option that you are considering here are the steps to make it happen.

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10/10/20

Win 10 Powertoys

Have you been hearing about Windows 10 PowerToys utility and do you want to bring them back to Windows. Well here is the simplest way to install it on your computer and enjoy the perks of these utilities.

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10/9/20

WhatsApp 50 user connect

By the time you read this hopefully this application is up and running and connecting now social media user's to their friend list. This is not only going to get interesting but it's going to change the entire way we socialize with others.
Imagine you connecting with Facebook and doing a live meeting with everyone to share your techniques, skills, and tricks so that everyone can comment and interact with others.
This is going to be very interesting to see how a user's easily plugin with others.

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10/8/20

Wake Windows Laptop

Here is a great tip on how to wake up a Windows laptop with the lid closed. Now this tip will not work with all laptops but if you can get it going, it will go a long way on getting your computer up and running in no time.

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10/7/20

OneNote to Teams

Here is the great way to integrate OneNote with Teams. Now with just a few clicks OneNote can be easily be shared with your Team members so that work can be shared among the group. This integration is a plus and only the beginning of what's to come for Teams.

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10/6/20

Run Win 10 on a Laptop

Want to know how user's are able to run Windows 10 on a laptop with the lid closed. Here is the simple trick and I must admit it works like wonders, the same if you had used a desktop computer. This could be the new way to go moving forward.

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10/5/20

Yammer Upgraded

Yammer recently was upgraded and now the new design not only keeps everyone connected but even speeds up things. Now with the Office 365 integration, it opens the software to new and improved features.

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10/4/20

Secure Gmail

If you are a Gmail user and concern that your email account may one day be breached here are some great security options for your account.
The more barriers you have on your account, the harder it will be for anyone to access your personal files. This still does not guarantee that you will not be hacked, but will eliminate most minimal security breaches. 
Stay on top and keep your files secure where ever you go. 

10/3/20

Rental Property Software

If you have several rental properties and tying to keep track of expenses here are some great programs to be looking into. Most of these sites have a rental collection, listing link set up, maintenance, direct rental payments, expense reporting, and rental verification so that you get the right people to rent for you.

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10/2/20

Brondell Swash bidet

The pandemic brought out a lot of hoarding problems and with this was paper shortages. With this many new companies came to light eliminated the need for supply.
Now, this is not for everyone, but if you can make this work, then you can easily make back your return on investment.

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10/1/20

Apple U1 chip

It looks like if Apple's U1 chip becomes possible this could change phones as we know it today. The new technology is making a breakthrough for many other devices and if they can make this possible it will open more new markets for the iPhone.