SB Computer Club Tech Cafe
July 7, 2020
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.
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:
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
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?
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)?
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/
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/