Waze – Free Community-based Mapping, Traffic & Navigation App

Waze is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. Join other drivers in your area who share real-time traffic and road info, saving everyone time and gas money on their daily commute. Source: Free Community-based Mapping, Traffic & Navigation App

Vtin Bluetooth 4.0 Hands-Free Car Kit Car Stereo Adapter Music Receiver

Rotatable Control ! Easy to control and volume up/down,with ergonomically designed knob controller: Just twist the multifunction button to switch to the next or previous songs, or twist and hold it to adjust the volume. (Long press “MFB” about 3-4 seconds to activate Siri.) Source: Amazon.com: Vtin Bluetooth 4.0 Hands-Free Car Kit Car Stereo Adapter […]

July 29, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-07-29 Carl – Pottstown, PA – wireless speakers – Bluetooth or WiFi – don’t need a computer? Vivian – Livonia, NY – iMac – Security Tango – got notice on iPad – you are being infected Scott – Buffalo, NY – using intego for years – […]

Fast & Safe Web Browser | Opera

Fast, secure, easy-to-use browserTry the Opera browser – now with a built-in ad blocker, battery saver and free VPN. Source: Browser | Download Free | Fast & Safe Web Browser | Opera

Why Is Chrome Using up So Much RAM? (And How to Fix It Right Now)

If you’ve done any research at all into different browsers, you’re likely familiar with the fact that Chrome can be a bit of a resource hog — looking at Task Manager or Activity Monitor, you’ll often see Chrome at the top of the list.But why does it use up so much RAM, especially compared to […]

“Perverse” malware infecting hundreds of Macs remained undetected for years | Ars Technica

A mysterious piece of malware that gives attackers surreptitious control over webcams, keyboards, and other sensitive resources has been infecting Macs for at least five years. The infections—known to number nearly 400 and possibly much higher—remained undetected until recently and may have been active for almost a decade. Source: “Perverse” malware infecting hundreds of Macs […]

July 22, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-07-22 Larry – Greece, NY – laptop randomly shuts down Doug – Holley, NY – 6-yr-old NAS drive 2 1T drives – one has failed Mark – Greece, NY – SlimCleaner – SlimDrivers Sherry – Chili, NY – HP Touchsmart notebook – problems with Touch Pen […]

Malware Attacks on Macs Up 744% in 2016, Mostly Due to Adware

Malware attacks on Macs were up 744 percent in 2016, according to the latest Threat Report shared by McAfee Labs [PDF]. Mac users don’t need to be overly alarmed, though, because much of that huge jump can be attributed to adware bundling. macOS malware samples jumped up 245 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 […]

Slimware Utilities SlimDrivers FREE

Crowd-sourcing to spider and aggregate millions of devices.SlimDrivers not only detects when a driver needs updating, but also identifies the proper executable for your system and initiates the driver install automatically. – Note: Individual Driver updates are free. The Plus version called DriverUpdate allows for “Download All” and advanced automation functionality. Source: Slimware Utilities – […]

July 15, 2017

Sound Bytes: Your Computer User Group of the Air! 2017-08-15 Ed – Ithaca, NY – iPhone5C – looks like the battery exploded – Carl – Pottstown, PA – Chrome browser – when bring up IE, it asks if want Chrome | Google Home – Bud – Greece, NY – Malwarebytes – pro – update, now […]

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