4/21/21

Owning an Electric Car

 The verdict is out that owning an electric car does save money and this is just the beginning. In the next few years, California is transforming their gas-powered vehicles to all-electric, and you can bet that other states will follow. In the long run, an electrical vehicle vs gas-powered vehicles will save you money. The only question now is when consumers will be ready to switch. 

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4/20/21

MFASweep

 Need to check multi-factor authentication coverage across Microsoft 365, here is a great utility to check the coverage across different services. 

Now securing your access can be confirmed easily with this great tool for network administrators. 

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4/19/21

Blur on Google Maps

 Here is a great way for some user's to blur their homes using Google Maps. Now keeping your home safe and private can be done with the use of a few clicks. You should now feel confident that your public privacy has now some protection. 

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4/18/21

Win XP Source Code Leaked

 This is an old story but makes you wonder why some organizations are still using the outdated OS in their environment. It does not make sense and comes with unknown risks. 

Now is it really worth the sleepless nights knowing that it's only a matter of time before your organization is a victim of a ramson attack? 

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4/17/21

Chrome Security Improving

 Your Chrome browser is getting securer on every new update. Chrome continues on beefing up it's security and keeps the user's safe while browsing online. 

It's long awaiting security for consumers and the users should understand that moving forward they will need to adapt to Chrome's new security measures so that their information stays always secure.


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4/16/21

Google Calendar Tips

 Here are some cool tips on how to tweak your Google calendar on your computer. Now making appointments on Google calendar should be a breeze. 

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4/15/21

Win 10 SSD Alert

 It looks likes this Windows feature will warn users of hardware abnormalities for NVMe SSD and give users a heads up to start backing up their files before they face a hard drive failure. I am excited to see this feature and hope that it will give enough time for the user's to complete their backups before failure. 

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4/14/21

ing Drone

 Rings new drone will take security to a new level by flying around the home when your not at home to confirm that everything is secure. It's a great idea and you can bet that other companies will follow the new home security monitoring idea.

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4/13/21

Chrome Block

 It looks like Chrome is now blocking sites that are restricted and any files coming from Http sources are going to be blocked by default. The goal is to block unsecured locations and make internet browsing safe again. Moving forward your next Chrome version will even be more securer than the last version. 

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4/12/21

Extract PDF Docs

 Here is some great resource to extract tables from PDF documents. Now at least you have some guidance on how to extract PDFs and copying and pasting will be your last choice for output. 

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4/11/21

Win 10 Welcome Sound

 Now you can customize your Windows 10 welcome VM and sound when you boot into Windows. This will slow down your boot time, but if you still want to move forward with this hack, here are the instructions on how to get it done. 

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4/10/21

Chrome Antivirus

 It looks like Chrome is enhancing its browser to act more like an antivirus software when scanning downloads and in time it might be just that.

In order to make the internet safe, Chrome is slowly moving to safeguard user data when they surf online. It's about time and I am excited that they are moving in the right direction to make surfing safe again.

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4/9/21

Drive Trash Removal

 It looks like now Google Drive will automatically empty your trash folder after thirty days. The new data retention policy is now going to be done automatically that there is no need for users to do anything. 

Here is more information for those users who want to know more. 

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4/8/21

Fax Be Gone

 If you have not done it yet, maybe it's time to say goodbye to the old fax machine. Technology has gone a long way lately that having a fax machine is somewhat useless. There are many other devices that can take its place and in the long run, you will probably save money on wasted ink, paper, and other maintenance supplies. 

If you have not done so you should review the annual cost of maintaining your fax machines and weigh out the overall costs by using an alternative replacement. The technology is quite old and maybe it's time you upgrade. 


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4/7/21

Win 10 Privacy

 Tired of Windows controlling your privacy settings, here is a great utility to secure your privacy on your computer. The program can easily fit on a flash drive and help you revert the privacy policies.  

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4/6/21

Kids Screen Time

 Here is some great information to educate parents on giving their children to much screen time. I understand that they want to give the best to their children but good things can also affect others.

And having proper balance will give your children better social understandings.  

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4/5/21

Internet Speed

 Measuring internet speed is very important so that you can do your work effectively. If you are curious about what type of speed you need and what should you be looking for to get better performance. Here is some great resource to help you out.

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4/4/21

Flying Cars

 It looks like flying cars are becoming a reality, car manufactures are now embracing technological ideas and making them come to life. 

It's only a matter of time before other manufactures start catching up and taking us to the sky. 

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4/3/21

UV Phone Sanitizers Verdict

Let's just say we still do not have scientific confirmation yet if it really works, but a lot of companies are using the technology including hospitals. 

So if you have the extra cash on hand, then it's worth getting the device to sanitize your mobile devices. 

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4/2/21

How to Raise Genius Kids

 Here are some great resources to help raise genius kids. Now I am not for nor against this but I believe it a good guide to lead your children to success. At least you are pointing them in the right direction.

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4/1/21

FB AR Glasses

 This is a great audio version of a sound becoming reality. If it does happen let's just say that it's going to change almost everything that we do today when it comes to how we hear things.

The best thing about this is that social media will be the first to take off with this technology, taking socializing to new levels. 

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3/31/21

Phone Tracking

Here is the information that many have been waiting for on phone tracking. You will be surprised by the amount of technology that your phone uses to track your everyday moves so that they can acquire information from you either to sell you something or to study your habits for future use.

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3/30/21

Password Hacking

This is the reality of how long it takes for a hacker to get your password. This is why so many companies enforce combination passwords.

You are never going to succeed in making a bulletproof password but at least you can delay the process to get the information.

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3/29/21

Realtime Lighting Map

Here is a pretty interesting site to check out the recent electromagnetic discharges in the atmosphere in realtime. You can monitor the thunderstorms in your area when the next storm arrives giving you a better insight on lighting.

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3/28/21

Note Taking App

Here is a great Note-taking application that will take your notes to a new level. If you are looking to take notes and have more control over where you want your notes to go, this is a great software to check out. It has great features to customize your notes and works wonders when collaborating with teams.

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3/27/21

Triller

Here is another social media video site trying to cap in on the short video streaming service. I guess you are going to see lots more companies like this moving forward until they are swallowed up by the big ones. Get ready for more short video streaming.

3/26/21

Win 10 Hidden Tricks

Windows 10 has some great tricks that can take your Windows experience to a new level. If you want to take advantage of these features then here is what you need to know.

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3/25/21

Port Fwd Config

Here is some great resource to configure port forwarding on Windows 10 without other tools. Windows makes this feature available without the need for installing others tools so that you can bypass the firewall.

Read on to learn more.

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3/24/21

TaskbarX

Here is a great software to install to give your Taskbar new life on your computer. The software does have some great features to give your computer the MAC OS taskbar look on a Windows computer. It works great with multiple monitors.

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3/23/21

Stop AccuWeather Popups in Chrome

Recently Chrome has been having software malware attacks and until the software gets securer he is how to remove unwanted AccuWeather pop-ups in Chrome.


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3/22/21

Install Programs via PS

Here is a great way to use a PowerShell script to view the install programs when setting up a new computer. PowerShell can save you lots of time if you learn how to use it effectively.

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3/21/21

Apple Card

For those users who still do not have the Apple card, here is some good information to note on the benefits of using the card. This user had a life awakening experience with his Apple card and it definitely changed the way we do things moving forward.

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3/20/21

Win Options

It looks like Microsoft recently removed a Windows option to disable defender and moving forward the company is taking action on defending its users.

It's a great move in the right direction and let's hope they do not mess this up.

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3/19/21

Amazon Security Check

It looks like some not so clever thieves managed to scam Amazon and almost got away with it until their foolish pride got them in trouble.
Now you cannot stop things like this from going on but they should have caught this from the start.

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3/18/21

Pay with Virtual Cards

Stop paying bills online with your credit card, instead, use virtual cards which safely protect your card information when shopping online.

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3/17/21

Linktr.ee

Here is a great place to expand your social media tweets and direct everyone online where to find connections to you where ever you go. It's like the white pages for social media and more.

Now we are going to take social media to a new level.


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3/16/21

Fire Tv Channels

Cord cutters can look into Amazon's Fire Tv hidden channel surfing powers and get more for their money. The channel guide will not only open up your Tv to more channels but keep your entire family entertained. Check it out and see what more you can get.

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3/15/21

Unzip Online

Now unzipping files can be done with just a few clicks and no registration. You just upload the files and zip the files. Now you just have to figure out which is the right one for you.

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3/14/21

Keep vs Evernote

The battle of keeping notes keeps on continuing, now with the world going mobile, it's good to know which software makes sense and which one will make it easier for you in the long run.

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3/13/21

Europe AI Leader

Interesting article on how Europe can become an AI market leader and what they can do to catch up. Let's see if they can get their priorities straight.

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3/12/21

Tomo Credit

Tomo credit is a great way to build your credit for users who do not have a credit card or need to build their credit back up.

You cannot beat the no credit score credit card.

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3/11/21

Electric Health Recors

Here is some great valuable information on why doctors dislike electric health records. Let's just say burnout, human error, medical errors and yes the list goes on with some patients getting the wrong results on their end of the list.

Now you can say, no wonder why they dislike this. 

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3/10/21

Bkup to Dropbox

Want to know how to backup your website into Dropbox, this article will lead you the way and help you get your projected started step by step.

It's a great way to keep a good backup of your website using Dropbox.

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3/9/21

CloudCheckr

Want to monitor all your cloud devices like AWS and Azure and monitor if you are using the services efficiently. This site promises to reduce your cloud costs and shows you how you can run your system efficiently in the cloud.

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3/8/21

Phone Info

Having a phone number years ago was to establish the area the person was calling but as the years progressed and more numbers were added things changed.

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3/7/21

Extend Your Phone's life

 Here are some great tips to extend your phone's life and this applies to all iPhones and Android devices. 

Just note that following these tips will give you the edge to a successful long-lasting mobile phone. 


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3/6/21

Send Big Files

 It's a never-ending story on trying to send big files online. For whatever reason you still need to do this, try these websites below to help you get the job done. 

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3/5/21

iPhone Faxing

 Yes, you can send faxes through an iPhone and this application is a must-have if you want to uncomplicate things. But it just opens the door on the great things that you can do with a smartphone. 

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3/4/21

Searching Online

Google is not the only way to search online here are other methods to search on the world wide web without Google.

3/3/21

Gmail Tips

Here are some great Gmail tips to get the email platform working the way you want it to work. There is even an option to copy Gmail menu window to look like Outlook, give it a try.


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3/2/21

30 Valuable Lessons

Here are some great life lessons from people over forty. I was always told that the meaning of life was always around the corner and here are some great lessons to learn.

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3/1/21

Automaker Monitoring

It looks like automotive companies are now interested in tracking your everyday movements while driving. This new information is a valuable resource to third party vendors and will definitely bring extra income. Get ready for some more privacy concerns.

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2/28/21

Control iPhone with Voice

Want to control your iPhone with voice, here is how you do it using voice control. Now note that this is not for everyone, so make sure it works for you and works with your lifestyle before you start using it.

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2/27/21

Fake Number

It's not how it sounds like, but if you are concern with the privacy it's a great option to use. Think of it as having a number to use for a short period of time and disposing of the number when you no longer need it. It's a great way to stop telemarketers from getting your real number on file for spamming.

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2/26/21

News Content Changes

It looks like Facebook last year got in trouble for getting news media content from Australian media and now they have to pay royalties. News content has always been a plus for FB popularity and now they have to pay for it. It will be interesting to see what follows next for other medias sites and if this is going to be the beginning of my media content lawsuits with FB.

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2/25/21

Consolidating Technology

Interesting article on the advantages of consolidating technology. We are in a world today that we need to save time and money and consolidating most of your tasks together in one platform is difficult to do.
Start thinking out of the box and try to get most of your technology together so that you can be more productive.

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2/24/21

Price Tracking Tools

If you like to always buy items with the best deals around. Here are some great price tracking tools to keep an eye on items you want to purchase it at a great price.

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2/23/21

Kudoboard

Want to create a group card online to share with everyone to show your appreciation or farewell to a valuable person. Here is a great site to do this and it's free.

Now there is always a great way to share your messages with everyone online.

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2/22/21

Weather on Google Maps

If you have Google Maps you probably already know that it has live weather. Now in it's not the best live weather application out there and it's not going to replace your current weather app but it's a good way to study the weather patterns and how things flow in a specific area.
It's a great tool that can be used for other areas and give you a better understanding of how things occur. If you got free time, this is a great time to see the animation in action.

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2/21/21

Rachio

Here is a water-saving device for your yard to make it look great and keep an eye on things while your busy doing other things around the house.

The device monitors the weather and tells you when your lawn needs attention. If it rained, it changes the schedule on watering the lawn to save you money on your water bill.

If the grass needs water, it alerts you that your grass needs attention.

It's a sweet device that will pay off for itself for a reasonable price.

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2/20/21

Firefox Tips

Firefox keeps are getting better and better as time passes on, Here are some great tips and tricks to get Firefox working for so that things can work easily.

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2/19/21

Excel Basics

Here is some great resource to learn Excel. If you are still not familiar with Excel, this is a great valuable resource of information to keep on file.

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2/18/21

Marty to the Rescue

These hazard robots are showing up in every store and future is changing right in front of our eyes. It's only a matter of time before your local supermarket will be entirely robotic.

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2/17/21

Online File Converter

Hate that every time you convert something you need to install the software on your computer. Here is a new way to convert various things online and it just keeps on going on the different things that you can do. Converter 365 is your solution to convert almost everything.

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2/16/21

Shortcuts on Domain with GPO

Here is a great way to create shortcuts on all domain users using GPO. It will not only save you time but enable user's to have access to their computers.
GPO makes life simple to do, as long as you know how to use it.

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2/15/21

Amazon Movie Count

It looks like Netflix is not living up to everyone's potential. If you compare it to Amazon their available movies are nowhere close to what Amazon offers.
Do the math and see if the difference, it alarming and they should be doing better for the service that they are providing.

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2/14/21

FB Screen Share

It looks like FB recently added screen share to its instant messenger application and now the users can share their screen across one or more users via messenger.
It's a great idea and it will help users to help each other along with sharing content among the group.

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2/13/21

Health Advice Alert

It looks like from a recent study Millennials and Gen Z turn to social media first for health advice and what's twisted about this is that there is no telling how valid is the information that they are getting. So it's like

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2/12/21

WiFi Hack

It looks like criminals are now able to hack into your WiFi security camera and monitor if you are home or not. This not only opens doors for more crimes to occur, but it gives them the blueprint to tap into your life and watch your activities.

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2/11/21

Keyboard Symbols

Here is an easy way to send certain symbols to users that are not on the keyboard. This site makes it easy to copy and paste the keys so that you can include these special characters in your emails. Now personalizing your emails can happen with just a click of the mouse.

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2/10/21

Microsoft Teams

Here is some great information regarding Microsoft Teams, if your company is still not considering it. It's a valuable piece of tool that if used properly can make your company very productive. Here are the facts of the recent study that was made.

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2/9/21

Gmail Tips

If you are sending a lot of emails through Gmail and tired of writing here are some great time-saving tips for you to get your messages out quickly.

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2/8/21

TikTok Caught Spying

It's not good news for the successful social media application caught spying on other applications and the clock could be ticking before it's banned.
But here is a sample of what it's doing and how it works.

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2/7/21

Cable Comb

This device is a lifesaver when organizing cables, I have seen so many companies fail this part because of their poor job costing skills and unqualified technicians. No matter what the excuses are there is no reason not to have good organized cable management system in place.

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2/6/21

Azure Security

It looks like Microsoft is expanding its threat protection to secure malware being uploaded to the cloud. This is one of many more new security enhancement to remove malicious activities from the cloud. You can soon be seeing more of this adaption from other cloud providers in the future.

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2/5/21

AI Investment

It looks like many businesses are spending millions to adapt to AI solutions and if they play their cards right it's going to remove a lot of simple operations. Get ready for the new industrial revolution.

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2/4/21

WhatsApp Payments

Interested in WhatsApp payments then you should read this to see how it works. The fees are pricey and I still do not feel secure about the application security. But I must admit that it is a great way to send people money via chat.

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2/3/21

Social Security Tasks

Social Security for the most part has gone digital and if you needed to get certain things done here is what can be done online. It's nice to know that you no longer need to go to the office to get these simple tasks completed.

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2/2/21

Bookmark Managers

Looking for the right bookmark manager depends on how organized you like to be and what programs get's the most out of what you looking for in a bookmark. If you are still unsure on which is the best bookmark manager, then here is a list of all bookmark manager with a description so that you can decide if it works for you or not.

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2/1/21

Sign a PDF

How to sign a document in Adobe PDF reader is very simple. Adobe has made it easy for everyone to sign a document and here is how to do it.
Now signing the important documents will just take minutes to do, without going through the manual way of signing documents.

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1/31/21

75k Robot Dog

We have come a long way and it looks like the robot dog has grown up and it has more to go but the technology is there and it's only a matter of time before it gets better.

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1/30/21

iPhone Digital Key

Apple is getting advanced with its digital key, if your battery dies on your iPhone you still have 5 hours to unlock your car. So the future for digital keys looks very bright on these portable products.

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1/29/21

Free Calls & Texts

With IP phone calls going down in price it's no wonder why some companies are offering free unlimited calls and texts. It's only a matter of time before this goes becomes permanent and carriers look for another way to make money.
If you have not started yet, then maybe it's time you start.

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1/28/21

Paypal on Amazon

It looks like using Paypal is possible on Amazon, but the trick is to use the PayPal credit card. Now if you are able to get this far then the rest should be simple and PayPal will just charge the account every time you make an Amazon purchase.

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1/27/21

Netflix Hack

Tired of seeing that option in Netflix that said's continue watching, then here is what you need to do to remove it from the Netflix platform.
If you do things correctly the continued watching option will be gone for good.

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1/26/21

Amazon Orders

If you ever wondered what to do with missing Amazon orders here is some great information on what to do when your order does not arrive. The majority of the times, your post office will have the orders but if not this is a great start.

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1/25/21

Chrome Password Manager

Here is a great way to use a password manager in Chrome and all you need to know so that you can use it wisely. Chrome Password Manager stores a combination of passwords to keep in their database if use it effectively it can secure your passwords and save you time.
Here are some more tips on how to set up Chrome to be your password vault.

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1/24/21

Typing Games

Here are a few typing games for kids to learn how to type faster. It today's high demanding world a person can go further career-wise if they can type faster than their competitors, so having your kids learn early will make them a master in typing by the time they are ready for the job world. 

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1/23/21

What is Creative Cloud

It looks like most people are confused with Adobe Creative Cloud and here is some info to help clarify what it is.
Adobe Creative Cloud is packed with features, font packs, online storage, and backup. The software is expensive but some of these applications can be critical for your work. Now there are Adobe alternatives but Adobe still stands strong in leading the way.
So if you can settle for a free alternative then do so, otherwise, you are going to have to pay a premium price to use Adobe.

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1/22/21

Speed up Chrome

Here are some great ways to speed up your Chrome browser. This will not only ensure that your browser runs flawlessly but keeps Chrome from stop hogging up your computer memory.

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1/21/21

Is AliExpress Safe

Here is some information for all those users who want to buy from AliExpress, which is the Amazon of China. Now the prices are so amazing because you are buying directly from the manufacture and the storefront of a store like Amazon. The only bad thing about it is the waiting period. So if you have time on your hand, then this is the place to shop for a great discounted price.

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1/20/21

iOS 14 Feature

It looks like iOS 14 is changing for the better and if you have not noticed these features yet, then take a look at them. You might just want to use them.

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1/19/21

Share Content

Very interesting article on why someone chooses not to share your content. It narrows down that social media reality on how things happen and why some people just do not bother to share the content. It just maybe your entire set up and you might have to go back to the drawing board to make things easily accessible.

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1/18/21

Investing via AI

It looks like Investment companies are now moving into AI investing and it's a pretty smart move since brokers, as we know it, are now disappearing in large numbers. This is going to be an interesting way to invest in seeing what type of trends AI comes up with.

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1/17/21

Apple CarKey

It looks like BMW will support its first CarKey app using Apple iOS and if all goes successfully this will open doors for other car manufactures to do the same.
The future is becoming a reality for consumers.

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1/16/21

Heated Seats as a Service

It looks like the car industry could change all together if they make this option available. Not only will you have to cough up the price to buy the car, but also it's subscription service similar to what computers do nowadays.

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1/15/21

University Ransomware Attack

It looks like the University of California was under an extortion scheme and even though it did not target the institution, attackers were able to get some data as proof and cost them a pretty penny.
It just shows you how still vulnerable some universities are.

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1/14/21

Personal Car info

You will be amazed at how many people sell their cars and do not remove personal information from their vehicles. No wonder identity theft keeps on skyrocketing year, after year. 

1/13/21

Zoom Meeting with Google Script

Here is how to simply create Zoom meetings with Google script. This is a great way to connect your user's using Google App script. It's great for internal use.

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1/12/21

Format Xbox Drives

Here is some great information for those gamers who want to upgrade their Xbox drives. The instructions look simple to do as long as you have the console serial number. So before you go out and get a bigger flash drive for storage, weigh out the cost of upgrading the hard drive.

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1/11/21

Google Auto delete data

It looks like Google will now auto-delete your data by default. There is no need to worry about your location history on Google, but here is the catch. If you are a current Google user then you have to set this up otherwise, it''s going to leave everything as is.


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1/10/21

Amazon Counterfeit Unit

It looks like Amazon is taking steps to stop counterfeit products by forming secret police to keep their store crime-free. It's a great move so that customer complaints stay down and they can keep on selling good products in their market place.


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1/9/21

FB Old News

It looks like Facebook is now trying to warn users of fake news. So before a user gets to post current information on FB, it gives them the option to post it or go back.
We'll at least now hopefully we will be able to get rid of a lot of outdated news.

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1/8/21

Zoox Future

It looks like Amazon's new company it's going to open doors on making the company very efficient. If they can automate the delivery trucks to bring deliveries to their main hub, it might just change how quickly everyone will be able to get their merchandise.

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1/7/21

YouTube Beta

It looks like YouTube is trying to do a similar TikTok content display and this could be the first of many more companies to come to challenge TikTok's success. Stay tuned to see what happens next.

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1/6/21

Google Streets Timeline

If you are curious about what things looked like years ago in Google streets here is a great way to go back in time. It's amazing on how just a few clicks you can go back in time with Google Streets.

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1/5/21

Bookmark Cleanup

Here is a handy Chrome extension for bookmarks that organizes and consolidates all your bookmarks together. So there is no excuse for not being organized.

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1/4/21

Team vs Slack

It looks like Microsoft Teams and Slack are staying competitive when it comes to staying connected and only time will tell on which one will dominate.

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1/3/21

Unlock PDF

Need to unlock a PDF sheet so that you can edit the document, here is a great way to do it using this online site called SodaPDF.

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1/2/21

FB Face Recognition

FB is testing its face recognition software on its Messenger application and hopefully, soon you will be able to use biometrics to secure your messages.

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1/1/21

Apple Installments

It looks like Apple will opening it's doors on its credit card to offer installments. It's a great move to expand their products and make them affordable to everyone.

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