9/24/20

Telsa Media Control Units

It's surprising to find that some Telsa integrated media control units contain plenty of previous owner's information and passwords recoverable from the units after password resets.
But it outlines a big security hole with the device should it get into the wrong hands.


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9/23/20

Manuals Online

Every now and then new sites are created and here another link for getting manuals for any product that you own.
It's a one-stop shop for accessing your product manuals.

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9/22/20

Fitbit Heart Study

It looks like this company has fallen behind on updating its fitness features and now after years of popularity the company is moving into heart rate monitoring.
Let's see if this will be a success for the new technology. 

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9/21/20

Public WiFi

It looks like Senators are pushing for public hotspots so that more people can be connected outside of the common public areas.
Let's hope that they can put the heavy political pressure to make WiFi free for everyone. There are no excuses for keeping the world connected.


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9/20/20

Modernize IT Support

It looks like modern IT support is moving slowly to AI support and not only does it resolve routine support issues quickly it can collaborate with everyone to rapidly resolve problems.
Now having a Help Desk will be as simple as chatting to AI to get your problems resolved.

9/19/20

Disk Drill

Need a file recovery software to recover deleted data. This software is a great start to recovering your files and if you are a March 2020 subscriber of Maximum PC you can even get the software for free for 18 months to recover data up to 500 MB. Not a bad way to test out the software to see if it meets your needs.

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9/18/20

Seed Bombing

There is new technology to fight deforestation and it involves sending drones with seeds to designated areas so that eventually forest will emerge. The idea has been around for some time and it will definitely cut down labor and costs.

Let's make the world green again by implementing seed bombings.

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9/17/20

Google & Apple Contact Tracing

Here are the details on how Google & Apple got together and created this contact tracing API for mobile users. It hopes to prevent the spread and with good intentions, this information will hopefully stop the pandemic from going global.

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9/16/20

iOS 13.5 Med ID

It looks like this cool iOS update will now contain medical information for users with medical conditions. It's a great idea and good information for the first responders.
Hope other carriers follow suit because this information will be helpful for many.

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9/15/20

Google Keep vs Evernote

Looks like Google Keep and Evernote are similar in many ways. In the end here is the review on using both applications and the difference in each.
It really depends on the type of user you are, so choose wisely before taking notes.

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9/14/20

Turn off Opera Ads

For all your Opera web browsers if you get promotional notifications on the desktop from time and time and want to disable them, then this is how you do it. I hope this feature will be added to other browsers as well. 

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9/13/20

HW Utility

Looking for a better diagnostic tool for Windows when it comes to hardware read and writes. This diagnostic tool digs deeper to help you find driver names and versions installed on the current computer.

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9/12/20

RoboIntern

Here is great task automation that is free and automates tasks and triggers on your computer.

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9/11/20

Malwarebytes VPN service

It looks like Malwarebytes is now trying to launch its own VPN service to conquer online privacy and maybe within the time, it will live up to its service. For now, I am just going to sit back and watch to see how far they will go.

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9/10/20

DeaDBeeF

If you are running Linux and looking for an open-source music player search no more. The minimal play has a nice art show, supports various audio formats and excellent sound quality. It's a program worth trying out.

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9/9/20

USB 4

Here all the information that you should know about USB 4 and the current specifications. It has two lanes of traffic for connected devices and it's backward compatible.
With speeds from 10 to 40 Gps, it's going to be a plus for new devices to charge faster. USB 4 will not disappoint users when it arrives late this year.


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9/8/20

Microsoft Budget Laptop

It looks like Microsoft might have achieved success again by making the Surface a favorite budget computer. They are using the same parts and this would most likely keep the cost down. If you are seeking for a budget computer, this is an option.

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9/7/20

Ring Solar

Ring has announced a new doorbell with an improved night vision and a solar charger accessory. I hope this device will improve the doorbell power cycle so that users can install this device anywhere.

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9/6/20

Background Remover

This is the easiest way to remove a background on any picture. Just go to the link below, upload your picture and highlight your background and remove background image. It's that easy to do.

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9/5/20

Nio BAAS

The electric car market is making great moves and you will be surprised at what people are doing to make this possible. New technology is coming out daily and it's just going to explode in the next coming months.

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9/4/20

WatchOS 7 Beta

iOS beta is now available for testing and the user's can now sign up to be a beta tester. Now you can share your thoughts and ideas on what you think about the new WatchOS.

Check it out and see if this is something that you want to be involved in.

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9/3/20

Fix Mic

If you are having microphone problems in Windows 10 here are some great tips to help you get your mic back up and running.
Sometimes it's just that the microphone is just lowered, other times it requires doing more to the application and driver.

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9/2/20

Quit Smoking Help

If you quit smoking there are a lot of websites that can help you to stop smoking. Here are some useful resources to help you to a better healthy life afterward.

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9/1/20

TWRP Recovery

Android has a custom recovery software to get it back up and running as normal when things go bad. Installing it on your Android devices will spare you some recovery time when things do not go as planned.

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8/31/20

Great Docs

Create great documents using Google Doc add-ons and they are going to make a big difference on how your documents look at the end.

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8/30/20

Evernote Templates

Evernote is getting better every day and with this, you have some great templates to assist you in your daily work activities. Here are some great templates to use for your projects.

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8/29/20

iPhone to Android Switch

Switching from iPhone to Android then prepare for the switch with this useful information. Remember learning different operating systems require some time to adapt and get used to.

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8/28/20

Best Antivirus Scanners

Looking for a good Antivirus software to remove your viruses, these top three companies are doing what it takes to keep on top of their game.

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8/27/20

Evernote Alternatives

Evernote has had it's up and downs and if you are looking for a change then here are some alternatives for taking notes.

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8/26/20

Sim Swap Scam Info

Sim Swap Scam keeps are growing and it's just sad that the mobile companies allow this to keep on continuing. You not only lose your phone access but access to almost everything that's attached to it, like credit cards, banking, etc.
Take back control of the key component that revolves around your life before it takes you for a long ride.

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8/25/20

Financial Advisor Update

In times of uncertainty, your financial future should be a major concern. If you are in the market now for a new financial advisor, here are some tips that you should look into before getting someone to manage your investments.

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8/24/20

Phone exclusive Malware

This malware is out there and they are masked under other applications to steal personal information from you. They quietly record your keystrokes and notifications and scan bank accounts apps and then sends the information to remote servers.

Now as long as you stick to the Google Play Store or the Apple Store you should not have to worry but it will be very hard to avoid being a victim.

Be careful what you download and always take precautions.


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8/23/20

Zoom Backgrounds

As the popular meeting website keeps on growing, users are now looking for improved virtual backgrounds to complete their meeting needs. If you are a Zoom user then here are some backgrounds that might interest you.

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8/22/20

Bootable USB without format

Here is a simple way to create a bootable USB without formatting. I must say that Ventoy is worthwhile looking into it. You will be surprised by how easily you can make a boot drive and add an ISO and get it to work in minutes. 

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8/21/20

Block IP using Powershell

Here is a simple way to block IP addresses using Powershell. In doing this you can easily block websites on user's computers by simply blocking IP Addresses.


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8/20/20

Fitbit for Kids

It looks like Fitbit is launching a new smartwatch for kids this year to get them connected to 4G. It's a great idea and a positive move in the right direction for the company to explore new opportunities in a smart world.

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8/19/20

Waze Beta

Looks like Waze is getting ready for a long time feature called lane guidance in which it helps the driver in advance when the exit is supposed to appear. Hopefully, this will end drivers from missing their exits.

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8/18/20

Cognizant Ransomware

It looks like this technology service company was recently attacked with a ransomware cyberattack. The company along with its clients were adding additional security to investigate further.  It is still unknown if this was a ransom attack or data breach attack.
It just comes to show you that in this day in age attacks can come from anywhere.

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8/17/20

Amazon Sat Investment

Things look real good for Amazon and Space X if they both play their games right to get internet access to everyone.
This is a big gamble for both companies, but if they can get it to work, it will be a matter of time before the other pieces come into play.

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8/16/20

AWS Revenue Increases

Looks like AWS revenue went past ten billion and the recent platform change from on-premise to the cloud has increased in the past few months. This new strength changes the future for the company as the cloud still continues to grow in months to come.

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8/15/20

PimEyes

Here is a simple way to find people's photos using PimEyes. You upload the photo online and let the search engine begin to find the person you are searching for.

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8/14/20

Ancestry Alert

If you have information on Ancestry.com this article is definitely for you. Please note that the time clock is ticking and if you do not do this on time you can risk your information going public.

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8/13/20

Disney Headache

Looks like some Youtuber exposed Disney's back scene props and got trouble for himself and his friends because of association. It's unfortunate that corporate is taking this as a threat instead of them looking at it as a new revenue source.
Disney should learn from its fans who are obsessed with the company and be proud that they are willing to go to extreme levels to learn more about the amazing company that entertains many.

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8/12/20

Package Tracker

Here is a great package tracking service for those users that need to track several packages at once. You will not only get delivery information but also information if the package was not delivered.

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8/11/20

Robinhood

The best way to get anyone to buy stocks and begin saving and making money. It's a great money management tool to get young individuals and anyone involved in investing, especially beginners.
It's a new fraction stock purchasing power that will hopefully be adopted by major trading companies. It's a great idea and it has a lot of potentials even though it's a fraction of a share with zero fees.

Now I had another investment app that I was recommending a few months ago and Robinhood is a great start-up investment application. So if you are a beginner or need help on investing this is a great start.

Give it a try, you never know what you can accomplish if you start saving today.


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8/10/20

Streaming Service

Here are some great streaming services to look at as the service keeps on improving. I would suggest keeping them in your mind just in case you change your mind with your current provider.

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8/9/20

Google App Alternatives

Like Google applications but looking for alternatives, here are some other map applications that are worth looking into to keep you connected.

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8/8/20

Product License Keys

Software license keys are a must if you are upgrading your computer to a newer OS or if your computer was infected with a virus.
Here is a great program to recover and store your software keys.

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8/7/20

Sell on Google

Yes, you now can sell on Google for free, it's a great time to check out what you can sell on Google and how the store works. And if you do have something to sell, well now would be a great time to do it for free.

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8/6/20

Duo new Features

Looks like Duo just added some new features to its video chat and there are doing whatever it takes to keep everyone connected. Take a look at what's new.


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8/5/20

Apple Settlement

It looks like Apple is going to reimburse users who had battery problems when they owned an iPhone 6 and 7 before 2017. It's about time that they pay up for their wrongdoing. Here is what users need to know if they have their phone or not.
I would encourage anyone who had an iPhone 6 and 7 to file a claim so that this does not occur again. No company should be allowed to do what they did.

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8/4/20

Adobe IIlustrator Alternatives

Looking for an alternative to IIIustrator, here is a list of programs that can change your mind before you pay for the premium software.

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8/3/20

Best Area Codes

Having a good area code makes a good impression on people who call you. It's been used for decades and it could make the difference in a person calling you.
Here is a list of good area codes.

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8/2/20

Trouble free Online Meetings

Looking for trouble-free online meetings here are some great tips to follow so that your meetings go flawless without any problems.


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8/1/20

Win 10 PowerToys

PowerToys is back for Windows 10 and I am happy to see it's returned because it did have some great applications attached to it.

Here is more information on the latest version.

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7/31/20

Tron

Here is a toolkit for Windows with great applications for repair, clean, disinfect, patch, de-bloat, and optimize your system.
If you are constantly repairing Windows computers, it's a must-have utility for when you need it on the fly.

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7/30/20

Life of a Scammer

Ever wondered how scammers operate, here is a great example of how computer scammers operate and how they easily rip off users of millions.
This organization got a taste of a hacker who not only hacked their CCTV cameras but figured out how their operation runs so that they can be exposed and shut down.
Unfortunately, this is just one of the millions more around the world's scamming users.

User beware.


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7/29/20

Fix Mac boot up

Trying to get your Macbook to boot up but are having problems. Here is some resourceful information to have on hand why trying to repair the OS back to normal.

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7/28/20

O365 Webmail Upgrade

Office 365 webmail is being upgraded to compete with Gmail and the new web browser does look better. But it's still going to take more for the user's to want to switch. Let's see what else is up Microsoft sleeve to make Outlook web more appealing to users.

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7/27/20

URL to any Pc

Share a URL to any computer by using this cool extension named Google Tone. Google Tone then broadcast from one computer to another to connect and share the URL.

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