Very interesting information from the USB inventor and how he mistakenly created something that he would figure everyone would get right on the first try to use the product.
But there is always a reason why things are made a special way.
Looks like Google Calendar has a recent outage that affected many users and for those users who use it daily, it was a big loss of them. Some users were able to get back on track by using the mobile application.
Now, this incident should teach others to set up backup plans in the future so that they are prepared in advance should this happen again.
Maybe it's about time for Google Calendar to change it's program and offer an offline option.
Looks like the public library is at risk of being obsolete. With pressure on the local government cuts, the library is slowly but surely disappearing from existence.
With the information highway offering vast information accessible to everyone, the library has now shifted to the web.
I do believe that this is the way of the future and libraries will eventually cease to exist. Stay tuned.
Looks like Consumer Reports changed their mind on Microsoft Surface laptops. Looks like after the 2nd year the laptop breakage has increased for the company when compared to other products in the same market. Although Microsoft defends heavy its product, the company is still new in the hardware business. But reliability is still a major factor and the Surface it's not living up to its name. The most common causes of the units were that the machine froze, shut down unexpectedly and touch screen unresponsive.
Looks like it's back to the drawing board for the company to fix out its software kinks.
Not too long after Detroit had a similar ransom attack, this Florida City was recently targeted and the end results were not pretty. The city was forced to give in to the ransom demands in order to salvage their remaining system.
Their payoff is now going to inspire many other hackers to do the same and to continue ransom attacks.
The new workforce is becoming a reality and it's only a matter of time before everyone else picks up the slack. They can work non stop and eliminate roles very quickly. The new industrial revolution has begun.
A sad ransomware story from the city of Baltimore on how some hackers held the city hostage because of poor infrastructures. I hope this is a lesson learned and that it will be mandatory for all cities to upgrade their old infrastructure.
Here is an application of neighbors shame you and it's so wrong for others to do this that the users don't understand how a negative impact they are doing to their neighbors, regardless if they have good intentions or not.
Looks like car renting will never be the same when everything gets finalized by this company. Know about renting homes and private condo. Airbnb is now moving into car rental and I must admit it will definitely change the rental business and I hope it will make things practical and affordable for everyone.
It's long been awaited and now this could be the end of car rentals as we know it.
Family Tree Now is sharing personal information to other users and before the data is shared you must first confirm if your data is on their website and opt out. Otherwise, your information is going to be sold.
Looks like one state is taking green to a new level and we could see now a new alternative to cremations and burials in years to come. Very interesting to see when it's neighboring states will join the new generation of composting.
Microsoft recently did a surprising overhaul on its web browser that it's adopted its competitor's platform. What the future holds ahead is still yet to be seen. But one thing is right is that Microsoft now can focus on other things that make sense for the software giant.
Looks like folding phones are not the only great thing that user's should be aware of. The next great things to these phones are now foldable laptop.
Now I am almost sure that this product is going to change the future of laptops forever.
Looks like the new Edge browser is running on the Chrome platform and Microsoft is now cautioning user's not to open Edge with administrative privileges.
It not only causes security concerns but prevents problems with browser performance.
Looks like the new generation of USB will get the user's more confused when it comes to branding. I just don't understand why they couldn't make things so simple for everyone to understand. Instead they're just going to confuse everyone.
Looks like Facebook is getting ready to launch its payment system and it's could just change the way we pay for things. The project is still in the works and it's only a matter of time before it goes live and starts competing against rival payment companies.
Google now lets you auto-delete your app activity, location and web history. I guess they realized it that it's only a matter of time before consumers change their minds on how they are being tracked with Google, that they are now painlessly making it simple moving forward. Good to hear something good about online privacy.
Looks like the so-called new technology on expiring passwords are no longer secure. So does this mean that the technology is dead?
Yes, after careful consideration, this out of date method is not secure anymore and they recommend you change your password every 90 days so that your account is always protected.
Looks like Facebook still cannot be trusted and you should check if they did upload your contact and call history onto your profile.
It's stuff like this that they keep on getting in trouble for and from the looks of it there is no end unless you just close out your account.
Looks like some hacker is getting into the GPS software's of vehicles and killing the car's engine. It's unfortunate that manufacturers are not taking serious patching up their GPS software security problems.
Pretty cool site showing the life expectancy of people throughout the United States. And if you look closely you'll notice that no matter where you are at, you will most likely live life to the normal life expectancy age in your area.
Here is some great information on RDP for Windows Home users. It is possible to install RDP on Windows Home computer even though the application is blocked. There is a software called RDP Wrapper that lets you run the software similar to the regular software.
This is the option setting for businesses who have special devices with Windows 10 and do not need major changes on their devices because it's an out of the ordinary component. These devices are not available for consumers so it is important that they are updated differently. Ex. MRI, CAT scans, air traffic control devices and so on.
Windows 7 has a short number of days to end and even if Microsoft extended the time frame, you still have to be a concern when you plan to upgrade and what is the new OS cost. Here is your guide to buying Windows 10 and it's cost.
Looks like some OEM have a bios setting called WHQL and this stand for Windows Hardware Quality Labs. It allows you to run some tests when it comes to drives when enabled.
This is what you should know about these settings and why they are being used.
Looks like Apple is finally beginning it's streaming service and soon it will be competing again rivals Netflix and Amazon Prime. Get ready for another subscription service plan. Let's see how they do.
Looking for a unique Task Management tool for notes and communication. Take a look at Taskade and see how powerful this task management tool can be to you and your colleagues.
It's so powerful taht it will take you a while to get used to the tools they have to offer.
Which is better when you compare Open Office against Libre Office against Microsoft Office. Well, you already know who the winner is going to be of course. But it's great to know how similar each suite is with each other.
Windows 10 has some great new features and with this comes with the option of fixing automatically problems when they occur. It's not for everyone, but if you have a user who just wants to have their computer running smoothly daily. Then this is a great option for them.
Here is some great travel information the next time you book a flight to your favorite airline. It's good to know who is doing their best to keep passengers happy.
So before you book your flight, get to know the airline responsibility performance.
Here is some great information for SSD drives for users yet not sure if they can switch. It's the Pros and Cons of SSD. In the end, it's still worth upgrading and getting data faster to you when you need it.
Let's just say it's broadcasting going to the next generation. Now you can watch personal tv on all of your devices. It will be rolling out soon and the plan options are going to vary from location to location. The only things that users will have to give up are there privacy views.
Looks like there is a major router flaw and users are advised to update their router firmware immediately. Regardless of your make or model, I would from time to time check to see if there are any new firmware updates to keep your router safe from these unwanted hacks.
Yes, this article is true regarding Magic Jack. I have pushed this product to family and friends for years and to their surprise, I have been able to cut down their telephone expense dramatically. The service does what it promises and if you just need a home phone around, this is a great solution. I am amazed at how the users prefer to pay for Vonage, or Verizon Fios and not understand it's the same service that Magic Jack offers, the only thing is that Magic Jack is cheaper and to the point.
Stop paying for phone service that should be cheap. Buy Magic Jack Go today and be free of your landline.
Looks like iPhone Face ID has some great identification tweaks that users should be aware of. If you are ready to spend the big bucks on the new iPhone you should at least know if Face ID is something you want to use.
Now as per Microsoft you should be able to download the software from here should you still obtain the software serial number. But if all fails then your last stop is to hope you can still buy a replacement disk from Microsoft at 800-360-7561, good luck.
Need to test your bootable devices online so that your Flash drive, or CD, the DVD drive is formatted correctly and you do not waste time. This handling device will help you check your device easily and simple.
Looks like the CEO of Crypto exchange died with the sole password for the code and let's just say kill the currency. I guess he did not plan for a successful backup recovery option and now who knows about the future of the company.
If you have created bootable USBs and want to confirm if your device is working properly, here is a handy software to help you check your ISO image on your flash drive. Will save you a lot of time when you just need to get the job done right.
Looks like the Boston Public Library has available to download or listen to its large library of sound. If your interested in hearing songs from the early 1900s this is a great time to cherish the moments.
Looks like DirecTv may change the way it views programming by eliminating the dish altogether. The new programming will be delivered over the internet and let's just say the change will end all their satellite service as we know it.
Here is a great way to get the best out of Windows 10 using the CheatBook. You'll be amazed at the simple tricks that can make a difference.
This is the best way to take your gaming skills to the next level. Give it a shot and see how far you can go.
Looks like a chemical company had a scary ransom attack recently that it had no choice but to replace hundreds of computers for new ones.
It just shows you have simple and easy it is to take hostage of a company with ransomware.
Microsoft Teams celebrates its anniversary by adding features. Its software seems very user-friendly than competitors and the future looks very promising for Teams. So let's hope that they can get it together.
Looks like a lot of controversies is going over Amazon basics. For many who don't know already, it's Amazon signature brand against its competitors. It's a great bargain for consumers and a great loss for the vendors. You decide which side you want to be on.
Managing your finances can be tricky and it's always a good idea to invest in software that will help you understand your expenses and how you spend your money. If you can learn how to live on a budget you can then succeed on saving up to buy a car, house and plan your dream vacation.
Here are some great home financing software for everyday users.
Now I haven't used this software for years but back in the days, it was a must-have product. Now if your not computer savvy and want all your computers to be at optimum speed, then I would strongly recommend this product. Besides you cannot go wrong on paying $40- a year and use it across 10 computers.