5/26/22

Lenovo UEFI Flaw

Lenovo recently published a security vulnerabilities that impacts UEFI on at least 100 laptops. I would patch this update ASAP so that you are not at risk. 


5/25/22

iPhone Disassembler

Apple has been using these Daisy robots for a long time to eliminate decommissioned phones. Here is a closer look on how this is being done with robots. 

Revamped Google TV app

Looks like Google TV is changing it's application and highlights feeds so that movies and shows can easily be searchable and shareable.

Let's wait and see how user's react to the new changes and if it does make a difference. 

5/24/22

Telsa with no charger

Yes this is correct, now Telsa's is no longer including their chargers on their delivery cars. This is now sold separately. Figuring adding now an extra $275 to $400 for device. 

This is now a sure clear sign that manufactures are now getting ready and want you cough the extra bucks so that you can use their products. 


5/23/22

Apple minus the charger gain

Apple recently removed its new charger on its current iPhone and let's just say it just slashed a big bundle of their costs that the company was able to amass more profit than it was imagined.

Who would think that just removing one bulky item, can be a game-changer. 

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5/22/22

Smartphones Weather

Here is an interesting project to collect information all around the world using smartphones so that we can accurately improve weather forecasts.
It's an interesting project and I hope that they call pull enough data to make weather forecasting easier to do. 

5/21/22

Meta Testing Money Tools

It looks like FB is testing digital assets and experiences to create a metaverse. This will be interesting to see how they move ahead in the coming years.
The company has been betting on this for some time and might be in a great position now to change the world we live in already. 


5/20/22

Rokid

Nice cool and very well-put-together AR glasses unfortunately it needs more so that it can easily connect to other devices and be wireless. I am going to keep a close eye on this device and hope that they can offer more for the current price. 


5/19/22

Google Maps New Icons

Google Maps just released new icons when navigating which is traffic lights and stops signs. It's going to make very useful for users to drive with the help of the new icons. 
Not only does it simplify your driving experience, but makes sure you do not miss a turn. 

5/18/22

Microsoft reveals work day changes

Microsoft is noticing that the working day has changed and this is what it discovered. That work from home users have now three peak periods during the day. 

And there is more, so click on the link below to see how everything has dramatically changed when compared to the standard 9am to 5pm work day.  


5/17/22

Hide iOS Apps

Here is a great way to hide applications from your iPhone but not remove them. Unfortunately Apple always include certain applications that cannot be removed. So instead of throwing them into a folder on your phone, why not just hide them. 

5/16/22

Microsoft from '85 to '22

Here is a look back at Microsoft from 1985 all the way until 2022 and how they quickly dominated the world. 

Windows changed the world of computing and might be here longer than many anticipated. 

Let's take a drive back to memory lane. 

5/15/22

Learn USB & Thunderbolt

Need a more understanding of USB & Thunderbolt, here is some resourceful information on the technology standards so that you can easily troubleshoot when problems arise. 

5/14/22

Share iCloud with a Family Member

Want to share your iCloud with a family member, then here are the steps on how to add family members to your plan so that you can all get the most out of iCloud for the entire family. 

5/13/22

Samsung Galaxy Security Shock

It looks like Samsung Galaxy users have a security problem with phone applications. Hackers can now take control of their phone and basically almost do anything on their devices. The bad thing is that the pre-installed apps have an insecure component that allows these flaws to exist so it's going to be a while before anything is done. 

But is not all bad news for all Samsung users, read the link below for more information. 

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5/12/22

Lure Workers Back

Working from home during Covid has change my companies drastically that now it's making it difficult to bring the workforce back from home. One company like Google is now trying to lure their employee's back and this is how they are doing it.

5/11/22

SpreadSheet

Here is a Microsoft  spreadsheet alternative that's trying to compete with Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets. It's definitely different with lots of powerful tools attached to it. You must see it in action in order to appreciate what it can do for you and that's just the beginning. 


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5/10/22

Google Chat Update

Google chat is now allowing users to create group chats known as Spaces and slowly but surely it's starting to resemble like it's competitor Slack.

I just do not know why it's taking them so long to get with the program, while Slack user's continue to grow.

5/9/22

Microsoft Autopatch

Microsoft autopatch is coming in July and this is what you should know. Like Patch Tuesday, autopatch will have feature updates for drivers, firmware and Microsoft 365 apps. So administrators can easily keep computers updated. 

5/8/22

Dealership Marks

This site named Markups.org is helping consumers get the best out of their dollar when purchasing a car. Unfortunately since now things are harder to buy, you want to make sure you get the best deal for your car. Now buying a car should not be difficult and until dealerships are more regulated, purchasing a car is going to be for now still a haggling game. 

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5/7/22

CompTIA certifications

If you are thinking of IT as a career here are some great certifications to build your skills. I would first start with CompTIA A+ and then move up from the direction. 

Now note in the real world getting certified does not land you a specific pay grade, but it does let you stand out from the rest. 

5/6/22

AWS EC2 vs Azure

Here are some pretty good comparisons if you are deciding to go to cloud and just note who currently has the best services. Now AWS has been at this for a while, but Azure is not that far behind.

Now before you pick your provider I would narrow down on the services you are looking for and then decide on who you would rather give your business to. 

Not all cloud providers are the same, but they do give similar services. 

5/5/22

PlayStation Emulators

From time to time you might want to play games on your computer instead of your PlayStation, when doing so here are some great emulators that you help you share that gaming experience. 

5/4/22

FB Unfriended Finder

If you are still using Facebook and from time to time want a simple way to see who unfriended you, you can add this cool Chrome extension to narrow things out. 

But don't take it personal, remember it's just Facebook. 

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5/3/22

Surface Pro Users

If you have a Surface Pro here is some cool interesting games you might want to download just to keep your mind busy when you are doing nothing.

5/2/22

Chrome OS Camera

It looks like a recent Chrome OS update broke some Chromebook camera's. But luckily there is a fix for this and hopefully users will be able to use their cameras again  soon. 

5/1/22

Google Play to Hide OD Apps

It looks like Google Play Store just made a new security update by hiding outdated applications in it's play store for security. The company has been beefing up security for quite some time and this just puts them in a better position to force developers to update their software.

It's a positive move in the right direction and I hope developers fix their bugs quickly so they still can have a presence in their store.