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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7/26/20

VPN for Chromebook

Chromebook VPNs are easy to do, they just require a little bit configuration. If you need to set up a VPN on a Chromebook here is how to do it.

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7/25/20

Outlook Filter

Outlook filters can easily declutter your emails and organize your mail with these simple steps. If you filter an email all your mail can easily go to an assigned folder and make things easier for you to review.


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7/24/20

Determine IP & Mac

Have Windows 10 and want to know where you can find your IP address and Mac address of your computer. Just follow these simple directions to gather the information that you need.


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7/23/20

Chrome Update

It looks like Chrome will be upgrading their browser to start kicking off heavy adds on its browser. The update implemented but will come soon to limit advertisers from running ads and consuming the user's network, and CPU usage. I don't understand why this took so long to do.

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7/22/20

Scan Pc for Viruses

Scan your computer for viruses using the Microsoft tool. If you are noticing your computer not acting the ordinary way, there could be a chance that it's infected with a virus. Here is some good information on how to scan your computer for viruses.

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7/21/20

Password Protect Notes

Need to password protect notes in Windows, this is how you do it. First, download Crypto Notepad latest version and move it and create a shortcut.

The rest just follow these instructions.

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7/20/20

VLC Videos Bookmarks

Here is an easy way to bookmark videos and it could not be easier to do. Now you will be able to open your video in no time.

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7/19/20

Zip File Protection

Here a great way to password-protect Zip files using 7 Zip and hopefully it will save you some time securing your important files.

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7/18/20

Manage PDFs

If you have a pdf file and edit or extract files from the documents, here are great resources to help you get that information from that pdf so that you can keep the information on hand when you need it.

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7/17/20

Teams Video Update

Microsoft is getting the squeeze from its competitors on dominating the video conference market. And it's up to Teams to made it happen and convince users to stop going to Zoom.
It's a challenge accelerating so quick and fast that it will be a while before we can see results. Hopefully, this pressure will change the way we doing conferencing worldwide.

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7/16/20

Slack Integrates with Teams

Slack wants to integrate with Team and it knows if it wants to succeed it has to make a relationship with Microsoft. This might not come so easily since Microsoft wants to dominate the world and everything around it.
Also, integration with Office comes with more information available to its current subscribers on hand. Now can they really make this happen?


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7/15/20

G Suite Management

Google G Suite is now managing Windows 10 devices and it starts taking effect into other Google cloud services that have yet to be released.
Now users will have still another option to move away from Microsoft's dominant control of Windows.


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7/14/20

Beyond Remote

It looks like Google is pushing remote access by using BeyondCorp Remote. This long time software is now going live and it's supposed to connect users with zero trusts even faster.
It's a premium service but worth looking into.

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7/13/20

Amazon Price Tracker

Here is a great way to use Google Sheets with Amazon Price Tracker. ANd let's just say if you want to experiment doing this project, it can sure be resourceful in saving you lots of money in the future. Try it out and you will not be disappointed.


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7/12/20

Web Page posting

Every website has its order of updating its webpages and with this, you should also be aware of the companies publication dates. This ensures that the company is still active and keeping current information up to date. 

7/11/20

Google Maps Dates

Ever wonder when you see a Google Maps page when was the last time the image was taken. Here is some great information to help you find the date the image was taken on Google Maps.

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7/10/20

Mail Merge for Gmail

Looks like Gmail has mail merge and if you like sending out emails for press releases and invites to influencers you should look into this service.
It's a great feature to use if you are deciding in sending mass emails. I just caution the user on sending all your mail on a single date.

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7/9/20

Best Password Managers

Looking for a great password manager so simplify your life. Take a look at these great programs to help you organize your accounts. One password and one place to save all your accounts so that you can easily connect to from time to time.

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7/8/20

Popular IT Jobs

The CoronaVirus brought the world to its knees and with this many companies were forced to go virtual. Here are five popular IT Jobs that shined doing the pandemic.

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7/7/20

Extend Laptop Battery

Have a laptop and want to extend your battery as much as possible. Here are a few tricks that can help you extend your portable device battery power.
It pays to save power because you never know when you are going to need it.

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7/6/20

Win 10x Emulator

The software is a thin version of Windows and more suited for handheld devices. It still has not been released but it's in developer mode.
If you want to try out the software you will have to enable the Windows Insider Program on your system and sign up for the beta testing of Windows 10.

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7/5/20

Going Away

Life is strange at times and has things change so does technology change as well. Here are some things that are likely to go away. One way or another these changes are going to happen.

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7/4/20

Facebook Breach Again

It's like it never stops with Facebook and this time user's phone numbers were found online. I guess they are not keeping track of their security holes and Facebook should start offering a bounty to secure its platform. It's better than getting bad media reviews.

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7/3/20

WhatsApp Sharing Limits

WhatsApp recently introduced it's sharing limits and this now helps the stop of fake news. Now hopefully it will regain more network traffic for other services to work efficiently.

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7/2/20

Kinomap Breach

Looks like this paid exercise application just leaked out 43 million user records and it affects athletes from all over the world.
So much for having a secure workout application.

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7/1/20

Fighting Pollution

The best way to fight waterway pollution is to use the current technology to narrow in the places that are the root causes for a cleaner ocean. It does not only save time but saves money in the long run.


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6/30/20

Cell Phone Spying

Here is a cool site to spy on cell phones without installing any software. It's a premium product but I must admit it has me wondering.

All you need is to do a few things and presto monitoring is done easily.
I hope that privacy will not be abused.

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6/29/20

Pentagon AI Predictions

It looks like the government it using Artificial Intelligence to predict shortages and if all goes well this could be our system to make sure we do not run out of supplies.


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6/28/20

WiFi Upgrade

It looks like WiFi is getting upgraded to improve everyone's connection speeds. It's a new leap in technology for the United States and helps airwaves to broadcast more WiFi signals. Get ready for a better-connected world.

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6/27/20

Starlink Internet

I guess in six months we will see if Starlink internet service will live up to its expectations. It's a dream come true and let's say I would like to see if the speed adds up. This could change the way we work and communicate completely.

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6/26/20

Drone Deliveries

I guess the cost of drone delivery at first would be costly, but as time passes by everyone will see that drone delivery eventually will save time on money, especially if there is no work schedule.
It's only a matter of time before they centralize drone deliveries and be cost-efficient.

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6/25/20

Fix Win10 Freezes

Tired of Windows 10 freezing, here are some great tips to help you get Windows back to the way it should be working.

Hopefully, this fix is that start to fix your ongoing problem.

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6/24/20

Win 10 Recorder

If you are looking for a Windows 10 recorder and do not know where to find it you can easily access it by pressing both Windows key button + G.

This option, lets you see the capture keypad on your computer and all you need to do is press the record key and it records your desktop screen has a video.

To find the video just look for show all captures.

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6/23/20

Dell Security Update

Looks like Dell is helping many users protect their computers by now offering antivirus on the bios level. This new security software will prevent future attacks from the OS.

It's long overdue and about time that someone took action.

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6/22/20

Zoom Alternatives

Tires of Zoom security risks and flaws, well you are not the only one concern. If you are in the market for finding a replacement check out some alternatives.

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6/21/20

Global Tracking Device

Google and Apple are going to team up together to create a global tracking system for COVID 19. They figure that if they can create an application to help track the coronavirus, it will help patients and healthcare workers. At this point, privacy should not be a concern when it's going to help everyone around us.

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6/20/20

Google Meet

Google Hangouts is now Google Meet and it's here to combat against its video conference rival named Zoom. Google Meet feels that they have leverage against Zoom, because of Zooms recent security concerns. If you are tired of hearing more on Zoom security, then Google Meet is a great alternate choice.

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6/19/20

Thinkorswin

If you are into stock trading then you might want to check out this free trading software to install on your computer. It's from TD Ameritrade and at least you can use this software along with other trading software to keep track of your stocks when trading.
The software has been used in the securities industries since the 1980s and it's a great beginner trading platform.

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6/18/20

Reset Cmd & PowerShell

If your are using command prompt or PowerShell and want to reset the default settings this commands will definitely be useful.

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6/17/20

Virtual Backgrounds

If you are using Teams or Zoom and want to change the virtual background, then here are some great backgrounds to choose from when you are doing online meetings.

Hopefully, there will be more backgrounds for users to download in the future.

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6/16/20

Extract Audio

If you need to extract an audio file from an online video, here is a great site to use to get that audio file in your library. Great way to save those special files for reference.

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6/15/20

Sococo

Here is another video conferencing software with realtime chatting so you see everyone in the office and what they are doing in realtime. Nice way of looking at your team and reviewing on what everyone's doing, if users are available and if rooms are not occupied for meetings.

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6/14/20

Portable Office Space

The new pandemic is going to change how people work moving forward. Places like WeWork and Impacthub are going to be the next thing in the portable office. Get ready for a new mobile workforce.

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6/13/20

TicTok Ban

It looks like the U.S. government is setting a ban on the famous social application named TikTok. If the legislation gets processed all federal employees will be prohibited from installing it on government devices.

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6/12/20

Pizza Vending Machine

Looking for a homemade pizza, try ordering one from a pizza vending machine and see if it really makes a difference. Not only is it easier to order a pizza but under three minutes you will have a pie to eat.


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6/11/20

Dashlane

Here is a cool password manager that keeps your passwords safe. It's a neat software and very user friendly. It helps you easily create a strong password with just a few clicks.


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6/10/20

Family Tree Template

Here is a great family tree template for users who want to simplify there ancestors and relatives altogether. Note that this is the start of something more to come in the future.

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6/9/20

Marriott Breach

It looks like the hotel chain recently was breached and now guest personal data have been exposed. No telling yet how much information was compromised.

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6/8/20

You stop using Facebook

An interesting study on what happens to users when they stop using Facebook. Although this was a small experiment for a short time, it did change the user's feeling and self-happiness.
I do recommend user's to read this article because it could be that social media can be altering your well being all together.

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6/7/20

Apple Weather App

Apple recently purchased the DarkSky weather application and it hopes to use the new company to replace its current app, as for Android users lets just say they need to find a new weather app.

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6/6/20

Houseparty Hack

Houseparty was recently hacked and it's offering a hefty bounty to users who can prove who caused the commercial smear. It's very unfortunate for the company to have been hacked, but hopefully some good will come out of this bounty.

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6/5/20

Microsoft Surge Report

It looks like Microsoft was trying to make headlines with its false surge report that everyone was going on board with the company during the recent CoronaVirus update. But things were simply cleared up when they reported that their surge was mostly because of the use of Microsoft Teams.


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6/4/20

Secure Email

Tired of companies not keeping their promise on securing your email privacy. Then take a look into companies that are honoring in securing your emails like Protonmail.

You can open up and free account and then upgrade to a premium account when you are ready, but it's a great step on keeping your emails private.

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