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Windows 10 Creators’ Update

Windows 10 update to version 1703 is out, and there are some hidden features:  thetechbeard.com/windows10-creators-update-hidden-features.  Get the Windows 10 update here: www.windows.com.

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TSA is Asking for Social Media Passwords

This is odd, but apparently, since Trump’s executive order on international travel, there are stories about TSA not only checking that laptops and mobile devices are turned on and working, but are now also asking for your social media logins … Continue reading

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QuickTime for Windows is Dead

Just a reminder, if you still have Apple QuickTime installed on your Windows computer, you need to remove it. Apple no longer updates or patches QuickTime for Windows, making it a vector for infection.  Read more HERE and also HERE.  

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What Is an LCD Mura?

Have you ever owned a laptop that developed one or more white or dark spots on the screen?  Not a sharp dot or pixel, but more of a fuzzy white or dark area?  It’s called an LCD Mura.  Also known … Continue reading

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Read Mac Hard Drives on Windows

Need to access your Mac USB hard drive on Windows? Mac uses a different default file system than does Windows, but with these free and paid solutions you can read and write data to/from your Mac USB drives on a … Continue reading

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QuickTime for Windows is Dead and Dangerous

If you live in the Apple world you’re familiar with and probably use Apple’s QuickTime platform for viewing media.  In the Windows world QuickTime has also been a presence for some time, but Apple has stopped developing it and has … Continue reading

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Android Keyboard Choices

Use Android? Still looking for that perfect Android keyboard? Here’s an article with some good options for those of us who prefer something other than a stock Android keyboard: http://www.cnet.com/pictures/best-keyboards-for-android/

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Keep Your Data, Computers, and Accounts Secure

With the continued proliferation of computer malware, including the ever-increasing threat of ransomare, I want to share with you my concern, and the importance of regularly doing AND checking multiple forms of data backup.  Please protect your data! Ransomware is … Continue reading

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Hackers Steal Gmail, Yahoo, Other Email Logins

Hackers recently obtained many online logins and passwords, including some Gmail, Yahoo, and other mail service logins. Those at greatest risk are those who use the same password for their email as they do on other websites where their login … Continue reading

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Please Update AVG

If you’re using AVG Antivirus, either the free home version or the paid home or commercial version, please update your software to the latest version as soon as possible.  AVG released a statement today saying that they are offering free … Continue reading

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