Wednesday, December 12, 2018

6 Dec Questions and Answers

Topics of the Day

    Never call the phone number on a webpage that says your computer is infected.  It's the well-known Tech Support Scam. <link>
    The new US-301 is supposed to be open 1 Jan 2019.  It is electronic tolls only: $4 at the DE/MD line by EZ-Pass or $5.60 by mailed toll to the car license on record.  Details here:  <link>  A nice 'fly-over' video is here:  <link>

Beginner Q&As:
     Favorities & Bookmarks  (Just ask Google!  <link>)
     What’s a “PDF?”
     Click vs. Double-Click
     Make the Mouse Pointer Easier to See  <link>
     Can you play Chess Titans on Win10?  Yes!  <link>

A little more techie Q&Ss:
    Make your Christmas address labels with Mail Merge.  Here's a PDF with instructions:  <link>
    HDDs vs. SSDs - the easiest way to speed up a PC!
    The Ccleaner Saga - I still like it, but it drops off my 'recommended' list.  Use v5.40 <link>
    What does it mean? - "Windows 10 is supported for the life of the machine."
    Win10 Feature Update(s) - What interests me, the rest, eh :-/  <link>
    Verizon FiOS - read the fine print.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Next! (Or actually, the first in a while)

Topics of the day

Tech News:

* We've now got a new-to-us B&N "Nook" ereader in our lending library.
* Google now signs you into Chrome without asking.  And remembers you email address.
* Freezing your credit reports at the Big 3 is now free.
* California passed a Net Neutrality bill and gets sued.  By the Federal Government!
* Microsoft withdraws the Windows 10 October update due to customer data loss.
* Did Google hide Google+ data breech?  90% of user sessions in Google+ were <90 seconds.
* The Tesla 3 is the 4th best selling sedan in 3Q 2018, beating all US brands.
* There is a kit to make the Toyota Prius Prime self-driving. (Less than it appears.)

Is this a Phish?  How to dissect and research an unknown email.
Spam or Not?  Email examples: Unsubscribe, Spam, Ignore or Delete?
Dark Patterns Video.  Yes, they are trying to trick you

* Free eReader program:
* Google Chrome Login:
* Free Credit Freeze:
* Net Neutrality:
* Windows 10 1809 Feature update:
* Google problem with Google+:
* Best selling Tesla 3: 
* Toyota Prius Prime can drive itself:
* Find where an email really came from: * If you're hacked:
* Driver Booster (driver updater): But beware the 'dark patterns!"
* Dark Patterns Video: - The one shown.
   Longer, more detailed:

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

iPhoto and iPhones

Presented by Charlie Boss on September 20, 2018