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How to Share Your Wi-Fi Password (7/25/2021)
Help your guests connect to your network without typing a thing. From Wired.com
How to Share a Clip of a YouTube Video (7/24/2021)
How to send part of a video from How-to-Geek
An update from Tech Hive
How to Convert a JPG to PDF on Windows 10 (7/23/2021)
A how-to article from How-to-Geek
How to Create a Task Checklist with Amazon Alexa (7/23/2021)
Helpful info from How-to-Geek
Helpful information from xda-developers.com for those of you with Chromebooks
If you have an iPhone, make sure your AirDrop settings do not allow anyone in dropping range to send unsolicited images. Article is from Gizmodo.
One of the best weather apps just got better (7/22/2021)
The Best Video Doorbells for 2021 (7/2021)
PC Mag rates video doorbells available July 2021
The article from Advanced Television has another update regarding Starlink.
Komando.com describes how this can be done on Alexa devices.
Article from Wired.com
Article from Tech Radar
The best 5G phones for 2021 (7/15/2021)
Are you in the market for a new 5G phone? Check out PC Mag's recommendations.
How to sell your old tech gear (7/15/2021)
If you've acquired a collection of old tech items, this article from PC World might be useful.
Information from PC World
Information from PC World
Tech Radar explains this in their article.
Information from Review Geek
TPM 2.0 & Secure Boot explainer (7/12/2021)
A security expert explains this topic in this YouTube video.
If you have a Samsung watch, the article from How-to-Geek may be useful.
A how-to guide from PC World
Information from PC Mag
Information from PC Mag
This is from AARP on 6/25 but still useful.
How to set up a Wi-Fi extender (7/8/2021)
Tips and tricks from PC Mag
Information from XDA Developers
Information from How-to-Geek
What is a web crawler and how does it work? (07/09/2021)
Explanation of web crawlers from How-to-Geek
Are USB-C cables all the same? (07/08/2021)
Comparison of $9 and $19 Amazon basic cables from PC World
If you need to move documents between these two operating system, this article from How-to-Geek may be useful.
Review from How-to-Geek
Article from PC Mag
Reasons to consider switching to Microsoft Edge (07/05/2021)
New features and improvements described in an article from AZCentral.
Sony WF-1000XM4 Earbuds Review (07/05/2021)
Review Geek claims these are the best earbuds but have the worst name.
It's 2021, you should be using a password manager (07/04/2021)
Tech Talk's 6/21/2021 issue had links for reviews of different password managers. "Android Authority" has additional info on this topic.
Article from Robert Triggs at Android Authority
Hands on with the First Windows 11 Insider Preview (07/02/2021)
A review from Review Geek
How to Tune Up Your Windows 10 PC for Free (07/01/2021)
Article from PC Mag
Ring Outdoor Smart Plug Review (06/29/2021)
Article from PC Mag
He is also hoping to reduce the cost. Article from PC Mag
Fitbit Luxe Review (06/29/2021)
A review of Fitbit's thinnest and most stylish tracker from PC Mag
Apple's List of Devices to Keep Away from Pacemakers (06/28/2021)
PC Mag article
Everything We Know About Windows 11 So Far (06/27/2021)
News from Review Geek. More info about Windows 11 will be coming out in future issues of Tech Talk.
The best VR headsets to try and some to avoid (06/26/2021)
The editors at Wired.com review some of the available virtual reality headsets here
How Identity Theft can Ruin Your Life (06/24/2021)
A recent newsletter had an article about password managers. Keeping our data protected online is crucial. Read PC Mag's article about how identity theft can affect you here.
The best phone 2021 from CNET (06/23/2021)
The CNET editors have hand-picked the best phones for 2021. Check them out here.
Hidden Chrome Features that will make your life easier (06/22/2021)
If you use Google's Chrome browser, you will want to check out these hidden features here.
The best laptops according to PC World (06/17/2021)
The updated review includes premium laptops, budget laptops,2-in-1s, and more. Check them out here.
E-Commerce Pivots with Voice Shopping (06/15/2021)
PC Mag describes voice shopping using virtual assistants such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri. Details can be found here.
Windows 11 rumors & Windows 10 retirement set for 2025 (06/14/2021)
Microsoft's Windows 10 will be supported until October 2025. Read more about that and Windows 11 here
Apple quietly reveals 7 new iPhones coming this year (06/14/2021)
Read about new iPhones coming out soon. A "huge" camera and pink color are two of the new features. Check them out here.
How to recalibrate iPhone batteries on iPhone 11 (06/12/2021)
If you have one of the versions of iPhone 11, you may be interested in this info regarding the batteries. Read more here.
How to turn off news and interests in Windows 10's taskbar (06/11/2021)
If you want to remove weather and news headlines from the taskbar in Windows 10, PC World has instructions here.
How to See Who's Using Your Streaming Passwords (06/10/2021)
Is someone using your streaming passwords for Netflix, Hulu, and others? The article from PC Mag will provide information on how to determine if someone is using your streaming services without your permission AND how to boot them off. Read more here.
Relaunch of Educational Streaming Platform "The Great Courses Plus" (06/09/2021)
Cord Cutters News informs us that "The Great Courses Plus" is being relaunched under the name "Wondrium". They have expanded their collection. When it's too hot to be outside this summer, stay indoors and learn about something new. Check out the details here.
Amazon Echo Show 8 review from Tech Hive (06/08/2021)
Michael Brown from Tech Hive reviews the Amazon Echo Show 8 (2nd generation) here.
Sling is Integrated into "Live" Tab on Google TV (06/08/2021)
If you've already "cut the cord" and have a Google TV device, the article from Cord Cutters News about integration of the Sling streaming service into Google TV may be helpful. Are you planning to "cut the cord"? The article may have helpful information for you, too. Read more here.
NBCUniversal to Air 7000 Hours of Olympic Coverage (06/07/2021)
If you enjoy watching the Olympics, you may be interested in this article from Cord Cutters News that describes the network and streaming options for viewing the Olympics later this summer (7/23-8/8). Details can be found here.
Apps that Collect the Most Personal Data (06/04/2021)
Some apps collect more personal data than others. PC Mag has a report about which apps collect the most of your data and also provides some privacy-focused alternatives. You can read about it here.
Wikipedia: The Most Reliable Source on the Internet? (06/03/2021)
Well, that might have grabbed your attention. It sure did for your editor and former educator. Read this interesting perspective provided by PC Mag here.
Windows 11? (06/02/2021)
A new version of Windows will be coming out later this month. Read what Microsoft has to say about it here.
Information about Apple's services bundle, Apple One (06/01/2021)
Apple has several subscription services available. Macworld's article describes features and pricing for the Apple One services bundle which may save you some money. Check out the details here.
How to Rotate a Picture on iPhone and iPad (05/31/2021)
If you use an iPhone or iPad to take pictures but have difficulty rotating the pictures into the correct orientation, the article from How-To Geek may be able to help. Check it out here.
Twenty Addictive Mobile Games You Should Download Now (05/30/2021)
The people at PC Mag have created a list of 20 addictive mobile games you might want to download. Check out the fun list of options here.
What's the Difference between WiFi HaLow and Traditional WiFi? (05/28/2021)
Admittedly, your Club Webpage Editor wasn't familiar with WiFi HaLow, but for those of you who are, you may want to read the article from Electronic Design here.
What's the Difference Between Wi-Fi HaLow and Traditional Wi-Fi? (05/28/2021)
The people at Electronic Design have published an article about regular Wi-Fi and HaLow. If you didn't know HaLow exists, you're not alone, but you can read more about it here.
Slow VPN? Here's How to Make it Faster (05/27/2021)
If your VPN is slowing down your connection speed, the people at How-To Geek have some suggestions to speed things up. check out their article here.
Unlimited Storage for Google Photos Ends Soon! (05/25/2021)
Last Spring we shared information about Google Photos and how to have unlimited storage for your photos, but this unlimited storage ENDS on June 1! Upload your photos before June 1 to make most of this opportunity. Check out Geeks On Tour for some videos and help with Google Photos here. PC Mag has an article on the topic here.
The 10 Best Wi-Fi Routers for 2021 (05/24/2021)
If you need a new Wi-Fi router or just want to upgrade the one you have, check out the 10 best Wi-Fi routers for 2021 according to How-to-Geek. Click here for more information.
Why You Should (and Shouldn't) Buy a Budget 4K Streaming Device (05/23/2021)
Cord Cutters News has a comprehensive article about budget 4K streamers with everything from what they are to a review and comparison of various options. Check out their article here.
How to Avoid App Store Scams (05/23/2021)
Hopefully you have never been a victim of an app store scam. The people at "Wired" explain how to avoid these scams in their article from May 23. Learn more by clicking here.
Windows 10 Tips and Tricks to Help You Get Stuff Done Faster (05/21/2021)
If you are a Windows user, you won't want to miss PC World's article about tips and tricks to help you get things done faster. Check out their article here.
Password Managers, Are You Doing this Wrong?? (05/21/2021)
A UC Berkely study found that many people are using lazy password habits which makes password managers less effective. Read about best practices for password management here from the people at PC Mag.
The Many Faces of Malware (05/16/2021)
The people at PC Mag sent out a link with information about identifying malware. This article was originally published in April. Read about how to identify and protect yourself against malware here.
PC Magazine's Best Live TV Streaming Services for 2021 (05/15/2021)
We have talked about "cord cutting" and using less expensive alternatives to cable and satellite TV. PC Magazine has compiled a list of what they think are the 7 best streaming services. They include the best streaming services for streaming video, streaming sports, and their choice for the best free video streaming service. Check it out here.
Starlink Download Speeds reported by PC Magazine (05/05/2021)
We talked about Starlink during our last program in April. Michael Kan from PC Magazine reports results from Speedtest, which mapped out download rates for Starlink users across North America. Read about it here.
Do you have a Chromebook? Here are 12 things you may not know about from Gizmodo (04/28/2021)
Here is an article from Gizmodo promoting 12 things you may not know you can do on your Chromebook. Check out their list here.
The Best Smart Home Devices for 2021 from PC Magazine (04/26/2021)
We talked about home automation and different devices available at one of our meetings this Spring. Click here to find out which devices PC Magazine thinks are best.
The Best Free Google Extension according to PC Magazine (04/25/2021)
Extensions allow you to customize you experience online. The editors at PC Magazine published their list of what they believe are the best among the extensions available for Google Chrome. Some are specific to Google, but others work on multiple platforms. The article was updated on 03/29/2021 but was in their newsfeed again on 04/25/2021. Click here to check out their list.
How to Make Your Windows PC Boot Faster from PC Magazine (04/17/2021)
The editors at PC Magazine have some tips to get your Windows PC to boot faster. Click here for more information