PC Outlaws Meeting
May 10th, 2021
(Note: Jitsi-Meet Only, Virtual Meeting)
Monday 9:00 AM (PDT)
Note1: The following (Chromium based) browsers will work with either Jitsi-Meet, Google or Skype Meeting. These are the optimum browsers, others may cause video streaming problems on your end. Microsoft Edge Google Chrome Opera & Opera GTX Brave, but you MUST disable “Shields” first. Vivaldi Amazon Silk
Note: This will be the last outlaws meeting for the summer, I have been doing this for the last 12 years and need a break. If someone wants to step up and put together an agenda twice a month and moderate it that is OK with me.
1: How to use Cortana to dictate a letter or dictate an eMail.
Win Key +H to turn on dictation.
2a: Transient & Surge protection for Coaxial Cable and VDSL over twisted pair
2b: Power Surge Protectors, Line conditioners and UPS
2c: Grounding and Bonding for cable (coax), DSL and other internet services
4: 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/
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/
The RFI Menace And Reduced Noise Antennas (Jerry B.): https://radio-timetraveller.blogspot.com/