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Friday, February 28, 2020

How to Turn an Old PC Into a Home File Server

How to Turn an Old PC Into a Home File Server: Do you have an old desktop PC sitting in a closet somewhere? Put it to use by installing FreeNAS. FreeNAS is a free, open-source operating system that will convert old PCs into network-attached storage devices.

The Nostalgia Machine

The Nostalgia Machine: Relive the music of your childhood!  [Thank you, Steve.]

Thursday, February 27, 2020

5 Methods Hackers Use to Break Into Your Bank Account

5 Methods Hackers Use to Break Into Your Bank Account: The risk to your bank account from hackers is real. Here are the ways hackers can gain access to your savings and clear you out.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Blocked and unknown numbers calling? Identify them today

Blocked and unknown numbers calling? Identify them today: You can't block a number if you can't see it, but what can you do when your phone blows up with "unknown" callers? Try using an app, tracing them and more.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Can You Tell Which of These Amazon Prime Purchases Are Real? | Wirecutter

Can You Tell Which of These Amazon Prime Purchases Are Real? | Wirecutter: Telling whether the product that arrived in your Amazon box is what you meant to order can be puzzling. Can you guess which ones of these are the imposters?

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Delete these 17 malicious Android apps from your phone

Delete these 17 malicious Android apps from your phone: 17 malicious, spam-filled apps were discovered on Google Play, and we have the entire list of them. If you have these on your device, delete them now.

How to See All Your Saved Wi-Fi Passwords on macOS

How to See All Your Saved Wi-Fi Passwords on macOS: Having a complex Wi-Fi password increases your security, as well as your likelihood to forget a long chain of letters and numbers. Fortunately, there are two quick methods for retrieving your home Wi-Fi password quickly and securely.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

How to tell if your computer or phone has been hacked

How to tell if your computer or phone has been hacked: Have you been hacked? How do you know? If your phone or computer is running slow, hot or buggy, you might just have a virus.

Friday, February 21, 2020

List of all Files in a Folder and its Subfolders - Clearly and Simply

List of all Files in a Folder and its Subfolders - Clearly and Simply: How to create a list of all filenames inside a specified folder and its subfolders including additional information like file types, sizes, dates and path lengths in Microsoft Excel.

[THANK YOU, Steve.]

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Best free PowerPoint alternatives

Best free PowerPoint alternatives: Don’t want to pony up for PowerPoint? Here are some no-cost presentation powerhouses.

How to Get Free Internet (at Home and In Public)

How to Get Free Internet (at Home and In Public): Free internet access is all around us. With these tips and tricks, you’ll be able to find a free connection at home or when you’re out. Even if you don’t have a computer, your local public library likely has you covered.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

8 Things that Bing Does Better than Google - Make Tech Easier

8 Things that Bing Does Better than Google - Make Tech Easier: While Bing is not as popular as Google, it does have some features that make Bing better than Google. Check out some of its useful features here.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

6 Ways You Can Be Tracked in Incognito or Private Browsing Mode

6 Ways You Can Be Tracked in Incognito or Private Browsing Mode: Private browsing is private in 99% of cases, but can private browsing be hacked? Can you tell what someone has viewed incognito?

Cancel streaming subscriptions - 5 things you need to know

Cancel streaming subscriptions - 5 things you need to know: Drop your extra streaming services with these five quick tips and tricks. Plus, learn where to go to find out how to cancel your subs with ease.

Security Today, January/February 2020

Security Today, January/February 2020: Demo

Monday, February 17, 2020

How to fix the latest Windows 10 update glitch and recover your files

How to fix the latest Windows 10 update glitch and recover your files: If you downloaded Windows update KB4532693, you might have seen your desktop and files disappear. We'll show you how to get them back.

How to Enable a Single Click to Open Icons on Windows 10

How to Enable a Single Click to Open Icons on Windows 10: Double-clicking is the standard method of opening a desktop icon in Windows. It’s meant to prevent “accidental opens.” However, some people might want to access files and apps with a single click instead. If you’re among them, here’s how you can change this setting.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

(16) The Repair Shop's Jay Blades Explains Why the Show Is So Popular | This Morning - YouTube

(16) The Repair Shop's Jay Blades Explains Why the Show Is So Popular | This Morning - YouTube: Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

2019_IC3Report.pdf Internet Crime Report

2019_IC3Report.pdf

The Best YouTube Channels for Self-Improvement and Motivation

The Best YouTube Channels for Self-Improvement and Motivation: Do you find yourself searching for inspiration? You can get the best motivation from these excellent YouTube channels instead.

Pushbullet - Your devices working better together

Pushbullet - Your devices working better together  I have not used this, but I will give it go....Looks interesting.

5 Ways to Generate a List of All Installed Programs in Windows

5 Ways to Generate a List of All Installed Programs in Windows: Generating a list of installed programs in Windows is useful. Here are multiple ways to get this list in Windows 10. Use settings method....

How to Shut Down Your Mac Using Terminal

How to Shut Down Your Mac Using Terminal: If you shut down your Mac in Terminal, you get more options and flexibility than using the shutdown option in the Apple menu or the power button. Here’s how you do it!

Watch Out: This Verizon Smishing Scam Is Crazy Realistic

Watch Out: This Verizon Smishing Scam Is Crazy Realistic: Text message scams are becoming more common, and the latest scam we’ve seen is the most sophisticated yet. The scammer impersonates Verizon, sending you an “account security” text message that takes you to a shockingly convincing copy of Verizon’s website.

These apps make you feel like you have a personal assistant

These apps make you feel like you have a personal assistant: This year, I’ve been slowly transitioning my analog methods to digital tools, researching and testing apps that can help boost productivity.

Email for Desktop | Unparalleled speed, no ads, less spam, and all your email accounts in one place.

Email for Desktop | Unparalleled speed, no ads, less spam, and all your email accounts in one place.: Fast and secure mail for Gmail, Outlook, and more.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Now Discussing: Port Angeles Makerspace! – Olympic Peninsula Technology Alliance

Now Discussing: Port Angeles Makerspace! – Olympic Peninsula Technology Alliance: As part of our commitment to bring technology to the Olympic Peninsula, OPTA is now in the initial stages of planning a new Makerspace for Port Angeles. Please feel free to join in the discussions …

The BBC show, THE REPAIR SHOP

If you are a craftsman or if you have ever admired the work of one, you should make an effort to find episodes of the BBC Production, THE REPAIR SHOP.  It is one of the best programs I've seen in years.  The people that work in the shop are masters of their trades.  It includes repairs on ceramics, furniture, steam powered toys, clocks, watches, antiques, etc.  You will love the craftsmen and women and the gracious, appreciative people that have their item repaired in the FREE shop. 

Everyone seems to be from England.  You will love the show.  Guaranteed.  Nothing for sale, no registration. 

See if you can find it.  Read about it at the INTERNET MOVIE DATABASE: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6685272/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

Voyager - The Golden Record-I think it's time to revisit the contents of the record.

Voyager - The Golden Record

Monday, February 10, 2020

Generate 3D Printable QR Codes With This Web Tool | Hackaday

Generate 3D Printable QR Codes With This Web Tool | Hackaday: Since most people are carrying a camera-equipped computer in their pockets these days, QR codes can be a great way to easily share short snippets of information. You can put one on your business ca…

Friday, February 7, 2020

The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth

The 8 Best Fact-Checking Sites for Finding Unbiased Truth: This is the age of misinformation and fake news. Here are the best unbiased fact-checking sites so that you can find the truth.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Erase what Google knows about you from your history to location

Erase what Google knows about you from your history to location: Google doesn't need to know everything about you, but it does. If you want to be more secure, delete your browsing history and location tracking.

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