PC Outlaws Meeting
Feb. 18, 2019
Shipley Center Class/Art Room
1:a Wireless Home Security Systems, do they work? Are they easy to use? Here is one Mfg: https://simplisafe.com/ and another: https://www.arlo.com/en-us/products/arlo/default.aspx
1b: What resolution camera should I get: https://www.rtings.com/tv/learn/what-is-the-resolution 720 dpi, 1080 dpi or better? Do I have enough bandwidth (internet connection)?
1c: What router should I be using with the above and why?
1d: Network IP Security Camera System Bandwidth Calculator: https://www.supercircuits.com/resources/tools/network-ip-security-camera-system-bandwidth-calculator
1e: IP Camera Bandwidth Calculation: Easy Formula & Quick Tips to Reduce Bandwidth usage: https://reolink.com/ip-camera-bandwidth-calculation/
2: Wireless IP cameras vs. a DVR with 4, 8 or 16 cameras. What is the best value?
3: Ring CEO talks video doorbells, sensor technology, and the total home security of the future: https://mashable.com/video/mashtalk-ring-doorbell-camera/#WL8nBW.6gsq4
4: Everything New in Windows 10’s April 2019 Update: https://www.howtogeek.com/402569/everything-new-in-windows-10s-april-2019-update/
Interwebs & News around the Tubes:
Hacked Nest Cam convinces family that US is being attacked by North Korea: https://www.cnet.com/news/hacker-uses-nest-cam-to-convince-family-us-is-under-north-korean-missile-attack
Google Proposes Changes To Chromium Browser That Will Break Content-Blocking Extensions, Including Various Ad Blockers: https://tech.slashdot.org/story/19/01/23/0048202/google-proposes-changes-to-chromium-browser-that-will-break-content-blocking-extensions-including-various-ad-blockers
Windows Phone users: Your reminder that support ends in December 2019: https://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-phone-users-your-reminder-that-support-ends-in-december-2019/
Steve Jobs Never Wanted Us to Use Our iPhones Like This (BT): https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/25/opinion/sunday/steve-jobs-never-wanted-us-to-use-our-iphones-like-this.html
Vizio confirms AirPlay 2 & HomeKit support is coming to all SmartCast TVs since 2016:
Google Voice VoIP call support starts rolling out to all users: https://goo.gl/pb9Zsm