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More cool websites to check out

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Time for another set of cool websites! I like to do this every once in a while, just to tell you about some websites I’ve run across that I think you might find interesting, informative or entertaining.   1. Online solitaire for free http://solitaireforfree.com/ Everyone’s favorite game – and now you can play directly […] Read more »

A warning about copyrighted images, and a great story

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If you ever have a need to publish photos online, such as on your website or a social media account, you need to be VERY careful to make sure you have the right to do that. Otherwise, it could be a very expensive lesson.   When you need a picture for some project such […] Read more »

Another big reason to use an ad blocker

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I’ve used ad blockers for years. If you’re not familiar with that, what this means is that when I visit a website that has advertising, I don’t see the ads. I just see the website content.   As you might know, ad blocking software has generated a controversy. Website visitors┬álike the blockers┬ábecause websites are […] Read more »

More cool websites

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Enough Windows 10 nonsense – let’s have some fun with some great websites!   Every few months I do a blog and podcast about some interesting websites I’ve come across. There’s no exact criteria for what makes the list. I just look for ones I find interesting, entertaining, or educational.   FotoJet www.FotoJet.com If […] Read more »

Quick way to see if a website is malicious

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Every day, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of new malicious websites coming into existence on the internet. It’s very common now, when you do a Google search, for many of the search results to be websites that you should definitely not click on. You’d think Google would have that figured out by now, so that […] Read more »

More cool websites you might like

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Every so often I do a post where I feature several websites that are interesting, informative, funny or just somehow intriguing in some way.   Documentary Addict http://documentaryaddict.com/ Whenever I go on Netflix, and I don’t have anything specific in mind to watch, I tend to browse through the documentaries. And Netflix does have […] Read more »

Some cool websites I’ve come across recently

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Sometimes I like to take a break from my “regular” computer tips and just show you some of the interesting websites I’ve run across recently. These are a few sites that are either helpful or informative in some way, or just plain entertaining.   Account Killer https://www.accountkiller.com/en/# You probably have a lot of online […] Read more »

I discovered 2 handy services in one place

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Many of the things I cover here on my blog and on my podcast are products or services that I discover just in my routine daily work. Recently I came across a couple of handy things – one is an online service, the other is a product that’s sold online – and I know that […] Read more »

Where’s a good hacker when you need one?

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Want to find out your roommate’s Facebook password? Need to have a few “below average” grades removed from your college transcript? Would you like to have some embarrassing pictures removed from Google search results? If you find yourself in need of these or similar services, what you really need is… a hacker!   One […] Read more »

Hackers’ most effective route to your computer: website ads

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There used to be a traditional set of guidelines that you could go by, and by doing so you could be reasonably sure that your computer was safe from being attacked or infected by a virus or malware. Use a good antivirus, don’t open email attachments, don’t click on a link unless you know for […] Read more »