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SB Computer Club Tech Cafe
July 7, 2020
Tuesday
9:00AM (Zoom Only,Virtual Meeting)

Note: This is an encrypted session.

1: Video Editing; Laptops or Desktops, what is best. How much processing power do I need?

Desktops are best since they can always be upgraded and you get more computing power for less money.

1a: Desktops:  https://www.thetechlounge.com/best-computer-for-video-editing/  and for the Mac: https://www.macworld.co.uk/feature/mac/best-mac-video-editing-3449141/

1b: Best video editing laptops in 2020: https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/best-laptops-for-video-editing

1c: CPU vs. GPU, what is best for video editing: https://www.pcpartguide.com/gpu-for-video-editing/

1d: What is the Best GPU for Video Editing and Rendering: https://www.cgdirector.com/best-gpu-for-editing-rendering/

1e: How to choose a processor for video editing: https://www.punchtechnology.co.uk/how-to-choose-a-processor-for-video-editing/

1f: 10 Best CPUs for Video Editing: https://www.techsiting.com/best-processors-for-video-editing/

2a: Video editing software, Paid & Free

The Best Paid Video Editing Software for 2020:

https://sea.pcmag.com/video-editing/14625/the-best-video-editing-software-for-2020

24 Best Free Video Editing Software Programs in 2020: https://www.oberlo.com/blog/best-free-video-editing-software

2b: The Beginner’s Guide to Editing YouTube Videos:     https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/how-to-edit-youtube-vidoes

2c: How to Edit Videos Using the YouTube Video Editor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43Nvd12yqxU

2d: Best Video Formats: https://www.uscreen.tv/blog/the-quest-for-the-best-video-format-how-do-you-know-whats-best-for-you/

2e: Video Compression Secrets: https://learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/1203/video-compression-secrets-smaller-files-better-quality

2f: What is the Best Compressed Video Format with High Quality: https://videoconverter.iskysoft.com/compress-video/compressed-video-format.html

2g: 7 Best Free Video Compression Software for Windows and Mac: https://www.geekdashboard.com/best-video-compression-software/

3a: Benchmark your video card (GPU) (Dave L): https://benchmarks.ul.com/3dmark

3b: Check out this video in 1080 HD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zrTDPOlnjwk

4: 10 Factors to Consider When Selecting A Monitor for Video Editing: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/video/tips-and-solutions/10-factors-to-consider-when-selecting-a-monitor-for-video-editing

5: When is 5G for cell phones going mainstream?  When will we have it in SB?

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/technology/personaltech/5g-mobile-network.html

https://www.lineup.com/newsroom/whats-preventing-5g-from-becoming-mainstream/

https://techcrunch.com/2019/11/12/5g-flaws-locations-spoof-alerts/

6: When you look at properties of a drive…

Properties > Customize > Optimize this folder for:

Options include: General Items, Documents, Pictures, Music, and Videos

What is actually being changed to optimize a drive for file types (Richard B)?

https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/16694/customize-the-five-windows-folder-templates/

 7a: The Tools They Carry: Wildland Firefighters’ Most Important Gear: https://www.outsideonline.com/2100186/tools-they-carry-wildland-firefighters-most-important-gear

7b: Does Using Airplanes to Put out Forest Fires Actually Work: https://priceonomics.com/does-using-airplanes-to-put-out-forest-fires/

7c: https://www.wildfirex.com/fire-gear/

7d: Bighorn Fire Information Dashboard: https://bit.ly/3eU6U5d

 Interwebs or news around the tubes

 Jitsi Meet is a fully encrypted, 100% open source free video conferencing solution: https://meet.jit.si/    easy to use, but requires a Chromium based browser to work properly.

80,000 printers are exposing their IPP port online: https://www.zdnet.com/article/80000-printers-are-exposing-their-ipp-port-online/  Port Scanner (free): https://www.advanced-port-scanner.com/  You are looking for Port 631/TCP on your printer.

 Apple adds support for encrypted DNS (DoH and DoT)(finally): https://www.zdnet.com/article/apple-adds-support-for-encrypted-dns-doh-and-dot/

 New Mac malware spreads disguised as Flash Player installer via Google search results: https://www.grahamcluley.com/mac-malware-flash-player-google/

 Microsoft ignored feedback about broken Fresh Start feature in Windows 10 May 2020 Update: https://mspoweruser.com/no-surprise-microsoft-ignored-feedback-about-broken-fresh-start-feature-in-windows-10-may-2020-update/

AT&T Ditches $15 TV Service It Used As Regulator Bait To Seal Time Warner Merger: https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200625/11325544783/att-ditches-15-tv-service-it-used-as-regulator-bait-to-seal-time-warner-merger.shtml

How the Mac Will Switch From Intel to Apple’s Own ARM Chips: https://www.howtogeek.com/678940/how-the-mac-will-switch-from-intel-to-apples-own-arm-chips/

With YouTube Music, Google is holding my speakers for ransom (GaryW): https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/06/youtube-music-library-transfers-your-purchased-music-is-not-welcome-here/

 

8 responses to “SBCC

  1. Steve, this might be interesting to discuss at the next tech breakfast…David

    http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/27/the-fcc-is-going-to-war-over-set-top-boxes/

  2. Steve, this looks like the ultimate in a secure OS…David

    http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/27/edward-snowdens-os-of-choice-gets-a-major-update/

  3. Steve, have you played with Google’s Cardboard VR? It’s really quite amazing. I have the VR headset and can show it at a tech breakfast sometime. Here’s a recent VR article.

    http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/27/google-cardboard-5-million-users/

  4. Did I send this earlier? These “compute sticks” are starting to look interesting.

    Intel Compute Stick
    http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/22/intel-compute-stick-2016-review/

    Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 review

  5. Steve check this out.
    Google keeps you safe from sneaky download buttons on the web.

    http://www.engadget.com/2016/02/04/google-safe-browsing-fake-download-buttons/

  6. Hi Steve, check out this new way to hack into your cmputer…
    Mousejacking Hackers Could Seize Control of Your Wireless Mouse or Keyboard – Popular Mechanics https://apple.news/AbLmWev81S9eZgTXG8ovtIA

  7. Hi Steve,
    This is interesting…
    http://www.engadget.com/2016/03/06/first-known-mac-ransomware/ First known Mac ransomware reaches the wild

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