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SBCC Tech  Discussion
January 21, 2020
Tuesday
Mesquite Grill   Catalina Room
7:00AM

1: 5 popular Windows 10 settings tweaks you need to quit using: https://www.zdnet.com/article/5-popular-windows-10-settings-tweaks-you-need-to-quit-using/

2: Microsoft launches new tool to help you find the perfect Windows 10 computer: https://betanews.com/2020/01/13/find-your-new-windows-10-computer/  and get the tool: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/help-me-choose

3: New Windows 10 ‘Extraordinarily Serious’ Security Warning For 900 Million Users: https://www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2020/01/14/windows-10-extraordinarily-serious-security-warning-for-900-million-users  and  https://www.zdnet.com/article/proof-of-concept-exploits-published-for-the-microsoft-nsa-crypto-bug/

4a: Goodbye Microsoft Edge, welcome Microsoft (Chromium) Edge:   https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/01/goodbye-microsoft-edge-welcome-microsoft-chromium-edge/  and https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-kicks-off-staged-rollout-of-chromium-based-edge-what-to-expect/  and download here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/edge

4b: Microsoft Edge (Chromium) now supports both HTTPS Everywhere and UBlock Origin Extensions.

4c: Use Microsoft Edge with IE mode: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/deployedge/edge-ie-mode

5: Google plans to drop Chrome support for tracking cookies by 2022: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/01/google-plans-to-drop-chrome-support-for-tracking-cookies-by-2022/

6: Best VPN’s (recap): https://www.pcmag.com/picks/the-best-vpn-services

7: Google Docs, how do they work (Doug S.): https://www.google.com/docs/about/

Interwebs or news around the tubes

 Browser Extension that lets you instantly see book and e-book availability from your local library: https://www.libraryextension.com/     Chrome or Firefox

Arduino launches a new modular platform for IoT development:

https://techcrunch.com/2020/01/07/arduino-launches-a-new-modular-platform-for-iot-development/

Apple Platform Security PDF here: https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1902/en_US/apple-platform-security-guide.pdf

Apple’s security and privacy is good, but could be even better: https://www.macworld.com/article/3513379/apples-security-and-privacy-is-good-but-could-be-even-better.html

 

 

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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