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PC Outlaws Meeting                                
January 20, 2020
Ely’s Cafe

Monday 9:00 AM

1: 5 popular Windows 10 settings tweaks you need to quit using (BruceT): 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/  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: Google Docs, how do they work: 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

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

 

 

 

 

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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