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. 

9/30/20

TicTok on a Pc

Here is a great way to use TikTok on a computer so that you can easily watch and enjoy your videos. It's not that complicated and simple to do and hopefully the application will come to a desktop soon.

https://www.tiktok.com/tag/KEYWORD-HERE.

https://www.tiktok.com/@USERNAMEHERE. 


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9/29/20

Youtube Career

In order for anyone to get money on YouTube, your video has to get 4,000 hours before it starts making money for you. And regardless of what critics say, it's extra money in your pocket if you learn how to do things right.
If you learn how to market yourself you can make a bundle with YouTube daily. It all depends on you.

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9/28/20

Audiobooks Help

Looking for free audiobooks then he is a start to finding the books that interest you. It's only a matter of time before more books become available for users to easily download and add to their library.

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9/27/20

Apple Covid 19 Update

Hopefully, by the time you read this, the iOS 13.5 update will be ready for rollout with a new exposure option so that everyone can be notified when another outbreak occurs.
Let's stay connected and be proactive in future pandemics.

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9/26/20

Foldable iPhone

It looks like Apple is catching up with a foldable iPhone and it's better now than later. For now, the concept is out there and you are probably going to have to wait a little longer before they can make this into reality.

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9/25/20

Google Auth Update

I am glad to hear that Google Authenticator just made it easier to transfer accounts to a new device. It's been a long waited update and hopefully now transferring your credentials will take less time to do and Google can now be still on top with its competitors.

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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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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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6/3/20

Instagram DMs

Instagram users can now direct message users on the web from their browsers globally and it will easily expand the social media giant to communicate more with others. It's just a better way to keep everyone connected.

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6/2/20

Photo Editor

Here are two comparisons between Adobe and Inkscape and the pros and cons of each. It's a good to know your options before you decide on spending the extra bucks for a premium product. 


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6/1/20

Privacy Message

Concern about privacy then this application will help you send encrypted messages easily and securely. Check out Single Private Messenger and keep those peeping eyes off your mail.

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5/31/20

Windows Update Utility

I have used this update in the past and it's a lifesaver, it out of a tight spot when trying to fix your Windows update problems on a regular computer. It's an excellent utility to have on hand.

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5/30/20

National Emergency Library

It looks like the internet archive is offering now free access to its books with no waiting list. This will ensure everyone has access to their reading and library materials. This will continue until June 30th and hopefully, it will fulfill everyone's needs during our COVID 19 crisis.

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5/29/20

Group Sheets in Excel

Ever wondered how users group sheets in Excel. Here is some great information on how the simple trick is done. You are never too old to learn new tricks.

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5/28/20

Google Hangouts Gone

It looks like Google recently delayed Google Hangouts shutdown until June 2020 and the delay was all due to its trouble with picking the right messaging application.
Here is more on what to expect from them in the next couple of weeks.

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5/27/20

Microsoft Rebrand

Looks like Microsoft just made some name changes and the company is rebranding the Office name to include its company name so that no one has second thoughts on who owns the company.

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5/26/20

Zoom Hacks

Already using Zoom and want to tweak your settings so that you can use it better. These quick settings help you get the most out of Zoom and even improves your video conferencing calls.

5/25/20

Photopea

Like Photoshop but you cannot afford it, here is a free version of photoshop just use new project and use a template and the software is free.

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5/24/20

Face ID Fix

Apple gets it together to fix Face ID during the pandemic so that users can easily log in to their phones. It's not the best but better than nothing.

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5/23/20

Electric Airlines

It looks like there are prototypes of electric planes being made that can make the difference in ticket prices in the future should they suddenly take off overnight.
It's the same concept on using electrical car and it's still being tested daily. Take a look at the differences and the recent talk on the video below.

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5/22/20

Microsoft Teams Tab

Here is a nice way to create Microsoft Teams tab by uploading a file. Teams are sure getting creating and I am almost sure other methods will soon show up on the web to make Teams even easier to use.

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5/21/20

DJ Mixing Tools for Free

Here is a chance to get DJ Mixing tools for free for a limited time. This is not going to last long and if you love music then it will be a great time to add this software to your music list.

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5/20/20

Chrome Beta

It looks like Chrome has built a beta version of the browser with users group tabs, custom name tabs, and even colors for these tabs. It's going o make grouping similar pages easy to do and users can now be more creative with their groups.
I hope the final product comes out real soon.

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5/19/20

Teams goes Down

Right when everyone is going remote Microsoft Teams goes down in a time where communication is a must. Now that should not be an excuse for a multi-billion-dollar company that is trying to be number one around the world.
Now even though the outage was for two hours long, they should have known better.


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5/18/20

Phone Checker

This handy Android phone checker double checks if your phone is working properly. If you have doubts about your Android device, this is a great software to check if there are any problems with your phone.

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AllRecipes

Tired of making the same food daily and interested in trying new ways to make your cooking taste better. Check out this website to get tips from the experts so that your meals become more interesting.

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5/17/20

Change Google One Subscriptions

Here is a great way to change or cancel your Google One subscription for users who are concerned about what happens when they decide to change their current plan.


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5/16/20

Drive in Entertainment

It looks like social distance is still going to be a concern for many users going back to their daily lives. Now I doubt that it's going to save the movie theatre's industry, but the timing could be right.

5/15/20

Remove Office Mac License

Have a Mac Office license and want to remove it so that you can take it somewhere else or just because you are upgrading your laptop and need it on another computer. This is what you need to do so that you can use the license on another computer.

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5/14/20

O365 Plan Change

Need to change your O365 subscription plan? Then this is what you should know before you decide to make any changes from your personal plan to home and vise versa. It's good to know what you can and cannot do with the new changes in place.

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5/13/20

MCSA, MCSD, MCSE Retiring

Microsoft is retiring these exams at the end of June 2020 and what this means for some users is that its time to start preparing to get ready for the cloud if they haven't done so yet.
The future of computing is here, now let's get ready.

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5/12/20

Gates steps down

It looks like the long time founder of Microsoft is stepping down as the board and setting his priorities. I guess it's time for the next generation to make a difference.
Regardless of your feelings, you have to admire the guy for coming this far.

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5/11/20

Bluetooth File xFer Win10

Looking for an easier way to transfer files via Windows 10 and Bluetooth then why not try the file transfer method to send and receive files. It is so simple to do once you follow these directions below.

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5/10/20

Win 10 May Update

It looks like the Windows 10 May update is going to boost up your speed. For those users with old hard drives, it's going to be a plus. Let's just say moving forward when you search for something it's going to be a little quicker.

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5/9/20

Tap Strap 2

It's only a matter of time before the right technology comes around to give us virtual reality typing. The Tap Strap 2 is a great idea and although I think it still did not win my heart to go out and get one, it is sure getting close to wanting me to keep an eye on the technology.

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5/8/20

YouTube Tv

Cord-cutters should not be surprised by the recent programming guide from YouTube. Not only are some subscribers getting the channel in some areas, but others also are not. So if you are a sports fan your location will matter if you decide to subscribe to YouTube Tv.

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5/7/20

Lock Book

The first notebook with a biosensor to keep your information personal should someone try to tamper with your notes.
It's a great idea to keep private your work notes where ever you go.


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5/6/20

Google Meet Free

Looks like Google Meet is now free for everyone and this is how it plans to grab market share from its Zoom competitor.
Let's keep the competition coming.

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5/5/20

Netflix Alternatives

Tired of Netflix and looking for other sites to entertain your movie nights. Check out these other sites that are trying to be a new Netflix of their own.


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5/4/20

Free Online Fitness

Here are some free great online fitness options. It's a great option and a chance to keep many users's busy during the current pandemic.


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5/3/20

Jobs Apps

Here are some great job applications to keep in mind when looking for work. The job market will be changing when everything re-opens again.
With Unemployment at its high points, many job seekers will be looking for work.

I hope that this narrows down your search and gets you a job.

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5/2/20

Apple drops Encrypted Backups

Looks like the legal battle on the FBI against Apple has stopped, for now, a few years ago Apple was trying to protect their customers when the FBI wanted to retrieve data from their phones. Long story short, Apple denied the request and now years later, Apple is dropping the encrypted backups.
It just comes to show you how powerful the government is in convincing Apple to let them do what they do best. There goes our privacy.

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5/1/20

Why you need a VPN

VPNs have been out for years and many people use it for security reasons. It's not always good to use free wifi where users can steal your password and access your information.
If you are reviewing VPNs then this is a good guide to use to help you get started.

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4/30/20

Dome Homes

I think we have been doing things all wrong for a while. If this dome home really works, then I would suggest building demo's around South Florida, California and the US Tropical Islands to see if they are up to par. Because it looks sturdy, but it still has me wondering if it's up to the challenge.

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4/29/20

Teams free for 6 Months

In order to combat the Coronavirus, Microsoft is offering Teams for free for 6 months. Great time to make it work for your company while everyone is working from home.

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4/28/20

WolframAlpha

What to resolve any homework problem or curious about how the problem needs to be resolved. This AI website helps teach you how to solve your difficult homework problems.

The class is in session and the teacher is ready to teach.


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4/27/20

Find Email Addresses

Want to find anyone's email address, here is a great way to find anyone's email address with the help of Voilanorbert.
Now reaching the CEO of a company will be easier to accomplish.

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4/26/20

C: Drive Help

Running out of room on your hard drive, this handy software named Steammover easily moves your programs to a different drive so that you can gain back drive space and be able to keep your favorite programs.

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4/25/20

Bulk Contacts

Here is a great way to make group contacts in Outlook. Now please note that Microsoft has a spam filter option that can lock you out. So make sure you confirm how many emails you can send out to users before the Microsoft lock kicks in. Other providers might have different filters in place to stop spammers from sending mass emails.

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4/24/20

FDIC Bank Info

If you have cash over $250,000 in your bank and want to protect your investment should the economy fail, all banks are insured by the FDIC up to $250,000.

So many wealthy individuals or business accounts in the past would divide their cash accounts into several different banks to be protected and have the money insured.

Now, this is when CDARS comes in and does everything in one bank to offer you the protection you need all in one place.

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4/23/20

BioSensor

With the Coronavirus dominating a threat across countries, one biotech company is doing a study to inject under the skin a biosensor to detect the flu or other bio-attacks of the future weeks before the infected person gets sick.

Could this change the future of medicine on how we already know it?

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4/22/20

Nintendo Playstation Auction

It looks like someone got their hands on a prototype device for a handy price. It's the only console in existence and let's just say it's a great collection.

It's not everyday anyone is going to come across one of these items and be able to appreciate how far gaming has come.

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4/21/20

NYS ban on Plastic Bags

It looks like this ban went into effect on 3/1/2020 and now NYC is banning all plastic bags. If all goes good you can see more states going in on the ban. Let's change the world of plastic as we know it.


NY : A statewide ban on plastic bags means grocery stores, food establishments and other NY businesses must stop using them from March 1 and in New York City consumers will also be charged 5 cents for every paper bag they use.Feb 10, 2020

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4/20/20

OmniUltimate

This new generation of power can power up most of all your devices when you are on the go. Although pricey, you cannot find a power generator to juice up most of your devices. Worth considering if you are always on the go and in need of power.

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4/19/20

Mountain Duck

The simplest way to mount a server and cloud on your computer. It opens remote files with any application to work as a regular drive on your computer.

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4/18/20

Free Sony PS4 Games

It looks like Sony is giving away it's PS4 games and now would be a great time to take advantage of some great games to add to your collection. You can always download them and install them later when you are ready.


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4/17/20

Apple ordered to Pay

If you are an iPhone 6 or 7 user you are entitled to a payout from Apple. By the time you read this, it should be more clear on how Apple plans to settle these payouts for slow phones.

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4/16/20

TimeLine

Want a better way to find web browser history, then check out Timeline for Windows and see your past browsing history.
It's a great way to go back and review the website or files that were on your computer. It's so quick and easy to use, that you wished you new about this sooner.

It's by default saved to your computer and if you are signed to a Microsoft account you then have 30 days of history already saved.

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Better yet just click the Tab + Windows button to view timeline now on the right-hand side of the screen you will see the web history in a timeline.

What can you do with Timeline
See activities, search the Timeline, access Timeline documents, remove individual activities.

Remove Timeline activity
If your privacy is a major concern then removing the browser activity is what you should be looking for. Go to Security - in activity history - go down to clear activity history and remove all.