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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.

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

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

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

 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/

 

One response to “SPCUG

  1. Just to be clear about the new office app, it’s a front end menu for office users. In itself it doesn’t have any word processing capabilities or anything like that. It’s just a new clean menu interface for office when you first login .I’ve been using it for sometime because it’s actually already embedded in office it’s just not prominent, you can choose to have it as your landing spot or not but in the near future version there will not be a choice. It will be the landing page for your login.

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