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SB Computer Club Tech Cafe
May 11, 2021 (this will be the last session till Fall)
Tuesday
9:00AM (Zoom Only, Virtual Meeting)

Note: This is an encrypted session.

 

Note: This will be the last SBCC Tech (Café) Discussion meeting for the summer. We will start up again in the fall.

 

1a: Transient & Surge protection for Coaxial Cable and VDSL over twisted pair

1b: Power Surge Protectors, Line conditioners and UPS

1c: Grounding and Bonding for cable (coax), DSL and other internet services

2: The Internet Archive: https://archive.org/index.php and the Wayback Machine: https://archive.org/web/

 3: Windows 10 update will completely remove Adobe Flash Player in July: https://www.cnet.com/news/windows-10-update-will-completely-remove-adobe-flash-player-in-july/

4: How to use Cortana to dictate a letter or dictate an eMail.

Settings>Privacy>Speech>Hey Cortana

Win Key +H to turn on dictation.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/use-dictation-to-talk-instead-of-type-on-your-pc-fec94565-c4bd-329d-e59a-af033fa5689f

https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/101902-turn-off-online-speech-recognition-windows-10-a.html

 5: New version of Libre office is out now: https://www.libreoffice.org/   How many of you have this great program installed on your computer? There is even a portable version of this that will run on a USB Flash drive.

 Interwebs or news around the tubes

 Plasma Lighters Are Better Than Butane: https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets/a31133313/how-plasma-lighters-work/

Bring your blurry, noisy shots back to life with these new editing tools in Google Photos: https://www.androidpolice.com/2021/04/23/bring-your-blurry-noisy-shots-back-to-life-with-these-new-editing-tools-in-google-photos/

Apple TV 4K: Every upgrade coming to the new streaming box: https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-tv-4k-every-upgrade-coming-to-the-new-streaming-box/

Microsoft pushes emergency fix for Windows 10 KB5001330 gaming issues: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-pushes-emergency-fix-for-windows-10-kb5001330-gaming-issues/

 Even Calibri’s (Font) Creator Is Glad That Microsoft Is Moving On: https://www.wired.com/story/calibri-default-font-microsoft-moving-on/

 

5 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/

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