11/12/19

iPhone 11 without 5G

Looks like the iPhone 11 or 12 might not come with 5G after all and users will have to wait a little longer to get that service while 5G expands it's service nationwide.
I guess Apple is not going to invest in the service unless it works right out of the box.

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11/11/19

Facebook & Instagram after life

If you have a Facebook and Instagram account, you might want to review the account status afterlife so that the account can go on, or just end the way you did. It's worth considering if you are concerned with your social profile.

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11/10/19

What is WiFi 6

WiFi 6 is soon to roll out and everyone should understand what it is and how important it's going to change our lives with technology improving daily.
Let's just say better connection and reliability we have long been waiting for.

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11/9/19

Chrome apps phasing out

Looks like Chrome apps are phasing out for Windows and Mac OS users that Google for once an all. Don't worry Chrome user's this is just stand-alone apps for Windows and Mac OS.
I guess only a small percentage is really using the applications and there is no need to keep them alive since no one really uses them.

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11/8/19

Google Killed Products

Ever wonder what happened to certain Google products. Here is an update on what happened to them and when they were shut down by Google.
I guess user activity how they use the product is the number one reason why certain products get shut down.

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11/7/19

Win 7 Life Extended

Looks like Windows 7 life has been extended for another year. I guess Microsoft is learning that user's do not want to upgrade and they may have to find other ways to profit in the software industry. Makes you want to think all this hype the company goes through to tell you it's a great idea to upgrade.

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11/6/19

John's Background Switcher

Looking for beautiful full-screen photos and stunning montages for your desktop. Look no more and give John a try to see if it works.

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11/5/19

Builds

Do you want to get inspired and see what other builders are doing when creating new computers? Here is a great site to see what everyone is up to and keep informed on inspiring builds.

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11/4/19

Raspberry PI 4

The new Raspberry PI 4 has more exciting features and it's even more powerful than it's previous versions. You can even now see it's like having a mini-computer.

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11/3/19

Negotiating Services

Here are two services that will help you do the negotiations for you claiming to save you at least 30 to 40 % savings. That's a pretty penny while going against your cable company, internet, and phone service. It's worth to look into if you are in the business to cut down costs.

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11/2/19

Open JAR file

If your having problems installing JAR files in Windows, then what you are going to need to open the file is Java Framework. 

Just follow the instructions from the link given and you should be good to go.

11/1/19

New Cable Hack

I guess the new hacking device is a charging cable. Now, this should be some concerns for user's who are security conscious of their phones. 

10/31/19

Apple Forecast

Looks like Apple is still trying to be ahead of the game but time is running out and besides their iPhone, Apple really does not have any breathtaking future inventions that is going to keep Apple alive much longer. Take it while the supplies last.

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10/30/19

Cyber Attacks on Connected Cars

Looks like cyber attacks are cars could be happening sometime in the near future if we do not do something about it. It has been proven that remote attackers can easily paralyze vehicles and who knows what they will be capable of doing next.
I think it's time to rethink this technology before a gridlocked city becomes possible.

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10/29/19

Telsa Megapack Battery

There is a big deal with Telsa Megapack battery and for the simple reason is that it can be built in less than 100 days and will provide enough power to use as a backup when energy is in demand. I must admit this is a positive move in the right direction.

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10/28/19

Apple Card

Now I do not see the reason why anyone would want a card from Apple unless it had some incentives. And Apple is going to do more with its 3% cashback on Apple store purchases. Otherwise, what's the point, a card is a card.

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10/27/19

Microsoft Pays

Microsoft has paid some hackers to find security vulnerabilities and the bounties have been a win-win scenario for both organizations. Hope this keeps on continuing.

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10/26/19

Siri Concern

Looks like Siri is having privacy concerns and in turn for users raising concerns on how recordings are queries, Apple suspends the service.
This sort of points out that Siri was probably doing exactly what user's thought it was doing. Saving voice recordings.

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10/25/19

Amazon unsold items

Looks like Amazon will now be donating its unsold items instead of destroying them or throwing them out. It's a very positive way of making use for something that no one has any use for. I cannot begin to image how many gadgets are being tossed away, can you?

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10/24/19

Equifax Settlement

If you have not done so, you should because you don't know how much information has leaked out to hackers ready to take your identity. It's so sad to hear a credit report agency hack and this one being the first is not the last. So decide which option is best for you and get a piece of the settlement before it's too late.

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10/23/19

Best Flash Drives 2019

Here is the list of best flash drives for 2019, although the devices are soon to be obsolete, you still have to admit that they are still great lifesavers when it comes to moving files.

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10/22/19

Ring Surveillance

Looks like the police are using Amazon Ring service to do surveillance in some neighborhoods and if you have the device, you might be monitored as well.

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10/21/19

At&t Bribe

Interesting article on how a hacker brided At&t employee's to unlock millions of company phones. What makes this story so amazing is how the hacker was able to unlock the phones and use a pricing incentive for buyers to get the phones to work and make millions.

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10/20/19

Economic Policy Institute

Want to know what is the best cost of living where you live it? We'll if you are planning on moving to another city, this site is a great resource to tell you what the cost of living will be in that area.
It might not be the realistic prices that you will pay, but it's giving you at least some solid resource to the data that you want.

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10/19/19

Microsoft Axes Office 2019

Microsoft is moving away from perpetually license Office 2019 and it's Home Use Programs to subscription-based licensing.
It was a way to get users to use to their program until they fulfilled their dominance of everyone adapting to Office 365. This was bound to happen sooner or later.

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10/18/19

Plugable NVMe SSD Enclosure

Looks like these pluggable NVMe SSD enclosure might be the future of our portable drive. Let's see how far users are will to adapt to the new change.


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10/17/19

Apple foldable Device

Looks like Apple's first foldable device will not be an iPhone but a tablet-like device. But I figure they want to make sure they figure out the kinks before deploying it on the iPhone.

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10/16/19

Georgia Malware again

Looks like Georgia is not having good luck securing their systems. It looks like another malware again hit their networks and this time they at least shut their servers down. Hopefully, they will be ready the next time around.


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10/15/19

Github News

Looks like Github encourages hacking as per the recent Capital One hack. Now it's unfortunate for Microsoft who now owns Github to figure out how to resolve and savage their new acquisition.

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10/14/19

Twitter Share

Looks like this favorite social site just shared user's information without consent. Now the information that has been gathered is very vague, how come no one is concern about this?

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10/13/19

Motherboard Info

Want to know what type of motherboard you have on your computer. This link will give you the information on where to find your make and model number and depending on the software you use, what are the specs. 

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10/12/19

Remove scratches from Aluminum Laptop & Macs

Here is some great information on how to revive your computer from scratches and scuffs. In most situations, it will just make your computer more appealing.

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10/11/19

USB Not Recognized

Windows 10 can have some difficulties when it comes to installing USB drives. Now if you are having difficulties, here are seven solutions to help Windows recognize your USB device.

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10/10/19

Huawei OS

Looks like mobile maker Huawei might not need Android OS after all. In fact, the company has its own OS named HarmonyOS that can easily replace Android.
So if anyone thinks that this company is going away anytime soon, let's just say, not at this moment. As for the future of Huawei is still unknown.

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10/9/19

Employer Spyware

Here is some great information on how to find employer spyware and what you can do about it. But in the long run, you are very limited on your choices.

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10/8/19

N. Korea Cyberattacks

Looks like North Korea cyber attacks having been funding successfully their weapons program and we could see more of these attacks to occur in the near future with no limits.

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10/7/19

Office Printer Threats

Looks like the new upcoming threat is starting to look like office printers. And it's only a matter of time before they do get into your network and test your security limits. Users are warned to keep printer software updated daily and create good admin passwords for these devices.

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10/6/19

iPhone Must Have Settings

If you have an iPhone it is a good idea to have these settings enabled so that hackers do not get access to your phone. Setting up these simple settings make sense and secures your identity.

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10/5/19

Driver Updater Win 10

Want to know which is the best driver updater for Windows 10, here is your best solution on updating those drivers in Windows.

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10/4/19

Apple Flops

Yes, Microsoft is not the only big giant that has flops. Apple has been long known to flop for decades until Steve Jobs came back and revived his company.
Unfortunate, Apple still has a bad reputation to kill off its own successful products and to this day, they still keep on doing it. It's only a matter of time before users start moving away from Apple and start using something else.

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10/3/19

Microsoft Flops

Microsoft has it's up and downs here is a list of the big giant's flops. Sometime's you just need to concentrate on something else because you are just not going to get it right.

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10/2/19

Facial Recognition

Looks like California is taking facial recognition to another level by sharing information across databases to easily identify suspects in their city quickly and easier. Now authorities will have realtime information when necessary to help beat crime.
Scary, but it looks like it's becoming a reality.

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10/1/19

Laptop Service Manuals

Here is some great service manuals library for those users looking to do the DYI of laptop repairs. Note that not all laptops are easy to repair and when in doubt, just take it to your local neighborhood repair guy.

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9/30/19

AirDrop Alert

Anyone using the handy software AirDrop should know that their device can easily be at risk of sharing their phone numbers. With this hackers can easily clone your number and still vital information from users. This is what you should know.

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9/29/19

Tmobile, Dish and Sprint

Yes, the big talk about Tmobile, Dish, and Sprint it looks like it's all really about 5G and how they will bring the service out to users.
It's deals that like this that change how the competitors rule the world.

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9/28/19

SIM Swap Attack

Here is an interesting SIM Swap attack from a user and I must say it is very interesting on what the big companies are doing to protect your privacy.

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9/27/19

Fix the Sound in Win 10

Here some cool tips on how to fix your sound problem in Windows 10. My trick to uninstall the driver and reboot always works. What's yours?

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9/26/19

Capital One Breach

I hate when I hear these things but for those who users have Capital One accounts, just change your current password now. Do not wait until Capital One reaches out to you. And for what information was leaked out, well that's up to the Feds and Captial One to let us know.

Stay tuned and I am glad that people are taking a stand when it comes to identity theft and data breaches.

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9/25/19

Skype to Retire in 2021

Looks like Microsoft is retiring Skype in 2021 and it's moving away from communication platforms altogether. Future users will have no choice but to upgrade to Teams to get chat, meeting and calling.

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9/24/19

Johanesburg Ransome Attack

Looks like another power company has fallen victim to a ransomware attack and it's just a reminder that no one is safe. Administrators should be prepared and should have a disaster plan available.

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9/23/19

Ims00ry Decryptor

Looks like this ransomware has already been decrypted and good to know that there are still good programmers out there willing to stop these attacks.

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9/22/19

NES for Android

If gamers want to relive playing their favorite old games, here is a site worth looking into so that they can easily play their games on Android. Looks like dreams are becoming true.

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9/21/19

iTune Farewell

Looks like iTune is going away and this is what users should be aware of, on how to find their music and movies.
Let's just say that Apple is just putting them in the cloud for you.

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9/20/19

Tune Chrome addon

Here is an addon for Chrome that filters out profanity and toxic comments. Great for social media web portal and anything that you may want to have filters.

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9/19/19

Tiller

Here is a great software for people trying to analyze their finances together. The software updates daily depending on your transactions. So that way can see where your money is going and keep track of it.

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9/18/19

Movie Pass Shutdown

It was too good to last and it looks like this famous movie subscription service is once and for all dead again.

I still cannot figure out how the company even makes money with its subscription plan. I guess this was meant to be.

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9/17/19

Scholly

If you are looking assistance on paying for college expenses, here is a great start to help you get free money for your education. This application is very easy simple to use and it points to the funding that matches your profile. So give it a try and try to get a better education for free. 

9/16/19

Google Bug Bounty

Google has recently increased its bug bounty and if you are into programming, this is a good chance to earn easy money. Keep other users protected by helping Google fix it's bugs.

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9/15/19

Best Computer Chairs

If money is no option and you are looking for the best computer chair to save your back. These top chairs are worth looking into.

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9/14/19

Facebook Name Changes

Looks like some of Facebooks well-known affiliates will be getting some new name changes so that everyone understands that it's part of Facebook. The plan will make user's easy understand that the platforms could be easily integrated from one to another without any issues.

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9/13/19

Facebook Fine

Facebook just got hit with a 5 billion dollar fine and what happens next when the FTC imposes its fine will change the way they treat privacy.
It will be very interesting to see the final outcome of this verdict will be for everyone involved.

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9/12/19

Amazon Not Refundable List

Ever wonder what items are not refundable by Amazon, it's good to review this list if you constantly buy items from Amazon.

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9/11/19

Amazon Alexa

Looks like Amazon Alexa is storing user information indefinitely and this is what you should be concern about regarding your privacy.

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9/10/19

Zoom Flaw

Looks like Mac users have a Zoom flaw that can overtake control of their webcams without their permission. The flaw still shows no threat to Windows users but users should be aware just in case.

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9/9/19

Bad Internet

Looks like the internet has been really having bad problems going on across the world and it looks like this is just the start of these problems.
From a routine but faulty configuration change, a network leak, internal code, physical damage to a fiber cable and a bug, these problems were the start of some massive outages.
Lucky for us, some of these problems were easily fixed within hours, while others required more downtime. The internet now is a vital component in our daily lives and it's just going to get bigger.

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9/8/19

Apple Monitor

Looks like Apple slowly is expanding into health care with its diabetes monitor. Now it's all up to the giant to figure out how to keep consumers interested with their cool gadgets.

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9/7/19

One Drive Add-on

Looks like One Drive is adding on more storage to its plan and it's starting to look like and feel like their online cloud competitors.
It's a great move for One Drive and I hope they continue their success in the future.

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9/6/19

iOS 13 Beta

Here are some good tips for Beta users and why some people rather not install beta updates. The reality is that anything can go wrong and it's up to you if you want to trust and adapt early before the software is finalized.

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9/5/19

Flow Charts

Need to make a flow chart for your organization. There are a lot of sites online to make this possible, but this site makes it very easy to do. With less of the headaches.

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9/4/19

Window Graphic Cards

Windows 10 users can now find out what type of graphics card is on their computer by easily choosing one of these methods that are listed. Now playing games and running graphics software should be easier to do with this new information.

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9/3/19

Slack Problems

Things are not looking good for this company and I hope they get their act together because if your company relies on this service, it's not going to look pretty.
I guess for situations like this it's best to look at alternatives.

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9/2/19

Repair Corrupt Flash Drive

Have a flash drive that is getting corrupt. Here is the command prompt utility to repair the flash drive to become usable. Please note that it could be that the flash drive is failing, in this case it may be time to purchase a new device.

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9/1/19

Printer and Service Manual

These sites come and go very fast and when I do see something that I want to share with others, I just make note of it and hope that it can be resourceful for another user's as well.
Here are the Printer and service manual for your device.

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8/31/19

Sandbox for Home

If you have Windows Home you still can install Sandbox on your OS. You have to still backup your computer just in case but the great this is that installing Sandbox will get the fear out of you when you are always browsing on the web.

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8/30/19

iPadOS update

Looks like the iPad is getting a new update and it's providing classic and friendly experience to users. This is what's new and what you can now do with the iPad.

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8/29/19

Restore Chrome address bar

Looks like Chrome keeps on updating its browser and with this comes new changes that many user's dislikes, as the Chrome address bar.
If you dislike this new feature in Chrome, then this is how you bring back the www on your address bar.

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8/28/19

TreeSize

Want to know your system hogs and what's eating space on your current hard drive. This utility is a must-have item to see what resources are taking up most of your system space.

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8/27/19

Samsung Magician

Great software for your SSD drive so that you can be up to date with your drive health, speed and boosting capability.

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8/26/19

Crucial SSD

Need to optimize the performance of your Crucial SSD, this software is a must-have utility to monitor drive temperature, reset password and enable cache feature.

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8/25/19

Apple Monitor

Looks like Apple is getting into the medical business by offering a diabetes monitor. The device monitors your glucose via your iPhone or Apple Watch. This is a great move for this giant software company to get into the health business.

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8/24/19

Audio Router

This new feature in Windows 10 is going to let you choose which devices are ideal for the outputs and inputs of audio you want to listen to. Great add-on to get the best out of the devices that perfect for your audio.

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8/23/19

Enable Sandbox

Here is the cool feature that many users are waiting for. Sandbox for Windows will hopefully change the way you do things on the web and will forever change the daily computer users headaches in the real world. Check it out and give it try, I promise it will change your mind on how you use Windows daily.

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8/22/19

Mac Catalina Beta

Looks like Mac new OS Catalina will finally be released soon and here are some good reason why to install the beta version now. I am not a fan of Beta software since they still have bugs but if you are wanting more out of your Mac, this is a great time to get the software up and running.
Besides who wants to wait for the new features when you can get them now.

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8/21/19

Cool Tablet Bracelet

This tablet bracelet is something to keep your eyes open for. It's a pretty cool ideal and I can see this product doing very well for consumers.
It's pricey and very portable and I am almost sure that eventually, it will be integrated into a cell phone feature.

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8/20/19

GBA Emulators

Here are some great programs for gamers who are looking for Game Boy Advance retro consoles. The programs work with Windows and Android and will take you back in time to gaming.

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8/19/19

Google Split

Looks like Google Drive and Google Photos are splitting up and this is what everyone needs to be aware of after the separation.
It's more like a separation of both programs so that they can be independent of each other.

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8/18/19

Movie Streaming

If your looking for a new movie streaming site you can check the link below, but there is no telling how long these sites will stay open once they're known.

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8/17/19

Easy Phone Charging

Phone charging is becoming a profitable business and soon you will be seeing this portable charging places near you. I don't understand why these devices have not yet shown up in a mall near me.


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8/16/19

USB info

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.

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8/15/19

Google Calendar Update

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.

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8/14/19

Public Library Update

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.

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8/13/19

Consumer Reports Surface News

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.

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8/12/19

Florida City Ransom

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.

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8/11/19

Amazon Replaced Jobs

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.

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8/10/19

Baltimore's Hostage

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.

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8/9/19

Chrome Alert

Looks like the Chrome browser no longer clears data and history. In order to do that you will have to use other third party software to remove this information.

Hopefully, this will clear this problem up soon, or do they really want to?

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8/8/19

Online Forms and Surveys

Need a simple and easy way to make online forms and surveys. This site will show you where you can go to create these forms and surveys and tells you their differences when compared to other sites.

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8/7/19

Console Games

Looks like some console games are now easily available for users to play online. Here is what you need to know to be able to play these games online for free.

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8/6/19

NextDoor App

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.

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8/5/19

Prime Drones

Looks like delivery drones are going forward with the help of Amazon. And if all goes well this could be the start of affordable shipping as we know it.

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