Security Tango™

The Security Tango is my name for the dance you have to do every time you want to assure yourself that your computer is free of viruses, spyware, keystroke loggers, backdoors, trojans, and other forms of malware (click the Definitions button in the menu to see what all those things mean). It’s something you need […]

What is tablet mode in Windows 10?

Let’s take a look at exactly why you need tablet mode and, when the time comes, how to use it. Source: What is tablet mode in Windows 10?

Asgardia Space Kingdom

Asgardia is the prototype of a free and unrestricted society which holds knowledge, intelligence and science at its core along with the recognition of the ultimate value of each human life.

Use Google Drive files offline

If you aren’t connected to a Wi-Fi or mobile network, you can still view and edit files, including: Google Docs Google Sheets Google Slides

Re:scam – Netsafe: Online safety for New Zealand

Introducing Re:scam – an artificially intelligent email bot made to reply to scam emails. Re:scam wastes scammers time with a never-ending series of questions and anecdotes so that scammers have less time to pursue real people. Source: Re:scam – Netsafe: Online safety for New Zealand

Android-x86 – Porting Android to x86

This is a project to port Android open source project to x86 platform, formerly known as “patch hosting for android x86 support”. The original plan is to host different patches for android x86 support from open source community. A few months after we created the project, we found out that we could do much more […]

November 18, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-11-18 Mark – Greece, NY – Frontier Velocity Ken – Webster, NY – Cloud Printer Joe – Webster, NY – Win – Dell desktop – MB failed after 2 mo – bought Office online from 3rd party – Dell only reloaded Win10 – when tried reloading […]

November 11, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-11-11 Larry – Rochester, NY – wants to know more about Krack virus Mark – Greece, NY – wireless printers – check for firmware update | Samsung Chromebook 3 – doing Android apps! Victor – Irondequoit, NY – HP Deskjet 2540 – stopped scanning – error: […]

How do I create an SSH public key for a Windows PC?

There are three main ways to generate a public key in Windows. We’ve tried them all with Windows 7, but given the PuTTY tools are most popular, they are documented first. Whichever method you choose, email your generated key to your designated manager and they will notify you when your account has been created. Note, if you have multiple […]

The GNU Privacy Guard

GnuPG is a complete and free implementation of the OpenPGP standard as defined by RFC4880 (also known as PGP). GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command […]

Move your old photos from Google Drive to Google Photos to save space – CNET

Over at Ghacks, Martin Brinkmann discovered by way of a tweet from Google Photos that the unlimited storage option of Google Photos is not applied retroactively to any photos and videos you may have previously uploaded to Google Drive. And I can add from my own experience that this policy also applies to any photos […]

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