Quite possibly THE COOLEST SITE ON THE INTERNET because you can come and go as you please without being bombarded with pop-ups asking you to join any lists, and our pages are not full of ads, just a few! an online friends & family newsletter

RSS feed Try the TEST version of this site here!

Moscow Among Top 20 Best 'tech Cities' In Europe

( education / news / rss )
The Russian capital has made it into a list of the top 20 European cities with the most promising prospects for start-ups, tech and innovation investment, according to the Tech Cities of the Future ranking. Read Full Article at RT.com ... read more

Tech Experts Warn Of New Mac Ransomware Spreading Via Internet Piracy & Taking Files Hostage

( education / news / rss )
Security experts have warned of new Mac ransomware being spread via pirated software from torrent sites. The virus is so new that there is currently no known way to recover lost files. Read Full Article at RT.com ... read more

1947 French Film Predicts Modern-day Technology Addiction

( education / news / rss )
A 1947 French film predicts modern-day technology and how we behave with such devices. The clips shows people glued to screens in public and a crash that results from distracted ... read more

Disney Demonstrates Deepfake Technology That Can Swap People's Faces In High-resolution

( education / news / rss )
In a recently published paper, Disney Research Studios described a facial-swapping technology that uses an AI algorithm to realistically alter one's facial features in ... read more

Russian Tech Company Yadro Surpasses China's Huawei On Domestic Data Storage Systems Market

( education / news / rss )
Russias data storage systems market enjoyed rapid growth in the first three months of 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic, allowing domestic developer Yadro to outpace Chinese tech giant Huawei, a recent study has shown. Read Full Article at ... read more

Locust Swarm INVADES Tech & Financial Hub Outside India's Capital (VIDEOS)

( education / news / rss )
Footage shows a massive swarm of locusts invading the Indian city of Gurugram, located just southwest of New Delhi. The cloud of insects is a rare sight in the city a posh financial and technology hub. Read Full Article at RT.com ... read more

Big Tech Censorship & Potential Anti-Trust Law Violations

( education / news / rss )
A lot of these big tech censorship operations are directed and targeted at president Trump and conservative organizations like Judicial Watch on the insistence of government officials who benefit from the censorship, Fitton stated in last weeks Weekly ... read more

Boston Becomes The Second Largest City In The US To Ban Facial Recognition Software

( education / tech / computers )
Boston will become the second major city in the US to ban facial recognition software for government use after a unanimous city council vote, citing concerns of racial ... read more

The AI That Could Keep You Happy At Work: Ex-Google Team Reveal Software That 'nudges' Workers

( education / tech / computers )
The startup, called Humu, uses machine learning to parse through employee data and then 'nudges' workers to help them improve in areas that might make their work lives ... read more

Vizio Points To Outdated Chromecast Software As Potential Cause Of Streaming Problems With Disney

( education / tech / computers )
After connectivity issues with the Disney during its launch yesterday, Vizio has announced it's working on an update for its SmartCast TVs that could help some users access the ... read more

Converting Colors

( education / tech / computers / internet )
Another useful site for HTML tips, etc. See convertingcolors.com/ ... read more

Cassette Tape Converted To MP3

( culture / music / tech )
Cool! I am getting one of these. I am including an affiliate link here. This sounds like a scam post, but I really am going to buy this!... read more

5G To Provide High-speed Cell Phone Connectivity To 65% Of Global Population By 2025 — Ericsson

( education / tech / phones )
A total of 190 million 5G subscriptions globally are expected by the end of this year, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report. The figure will surge to 2.8 billion in just the next five years, it has projected. ... read more

The 24-person Triton Submarine With Huge Windows That Will Take Tourists To Depths Of Up To 328ft

( education / tech / computers )
The vessel is made by Florida-based Triton Submarines, which built the Limiting Factor submersible that made a record-breaking dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench last year. ... read more

Metal Surfaces Can Now Be Instant Bacteria Killers, Thanks To New Laser Treatment Techni

( education / people / rss )
Researchers from Pursue University have come up with a simple method of turning everyday metal surfaces into bacteria-killers.Metal Surfaces Can Now ... read more

These New Solar-Pavement Driveways Made Of Plastic Bottles Can Power The Average Househo

( education / research / tech / solar )
You've already heard about solar-paneled rooftops, but now, a company from Hungary is powering residential homes with solar driveways.These New Sola ... read more

How To Support This Website

( culture / tech / computers / internet )
...should you be so inclined: Buy one of my books at Amazon or SmashWords, or Buy me a (virtual) cup of coffee... read more

Support This Site

( education / tech / computers / internet )
How to support this website...should you be so inclined: Buy one of my books at Amazon or SmashWords, or ... read more

We Have No Reason To Believe 5g Is Safe

( education / tech / phones )
via Scientific American "The technology is coming, but contrary to what some people say, there could be health risks" See also ... read more

5g Coming To OH And TN

( life / health / tech / environment )
And that's not a good thing. See also ... read more

So, You Dropped Your Phone Into The Toilet?

( education / tech / phones )
Yep, that is what just happened to me. Here is some advice on what to do: wikihow.com/Dry-Out-a-Wet-iPhone. Luckily, the toilet had already been flushed and the phone was too big to go down the hole. Still... remind me to spray it with Lysol when I get home! Speaking of ... read more

USB Turntable

( culture / music / tech )
... read more

Lingmo Language Translator

( education / language / tech )
Wow, I want one of these! Real-time language translation device whispers into your ear in real time as it's listening to the person speaking.... read more

Running Windows In A Linux Virtual Machine

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software )... read more

Windows In Virtual Machine

( education / tech / computers / software )
Running Windows in a Linux virtual machine- ( software ) ... read more

Another Website/page Of Mine

( education / tech / computers / internet )
It's a site called Patreon where they help creative people find patrons to support their work. My page is here: Patreon "It would be amazing if I had any fans at all to help finance what I do!... read more

Linux On Chromebook

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software )... read more

Facebook Creeps Me Out

( education / tech / computers / internet )
Every time Facebook shows me one of those notices saying something like "Hey there, we've been going through all of your posts and thought you might like to share this compilation," I feel like I'm being approached by some creepy guy on the street opening his trench coat to show me all of the compromising photos of me that he' ... read more

Solar Freakin' Roadways!

( education / tech )
Amazing! I love this! See youtu.be/qlTA3rnpgzUAnd a nice song at the end, too! Here's their website:   solarroadways.com... read more

Court To Feds, Explain Marine's Facebook Postings Arrest

( education / tech / computers / internet )
via Court to feds: Explain Marine's Facebook-postings arrest. "Brandon Raub's case exposes the seedy underbelly of a governmental system that continues to target military veterans for expressing their discontent... read more

Cool, Not Cool

( education / tech )
- Cool! But bad news for locksmiths? keyme stores a copy of your house key in the cloud Not cool ... read more

Upgrading To Windows 7

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software )... read more

Which Website Would You Choose?

( education / tech / computers / internet )
NEWLY UPDATED version of this poll, here. If you were on a deserted island with an Internet connection and a pug, but could only access ONE website, which site would it be? (BTW, the pug is irrelevant, I just like pugs!) Facebook ... read more

The Gravitylight Lighting For Developing Countries

( education / tech / help / charity )
The gravitylight, lighting for developing countriesGravityLight: lighting for the developing countries on VimeoThis is so cool! ... read more

Some Facebook Users Dislike Being Used In Online Advertising

( education / tech / computers / internet )
Some Facebook users 'dislike' being used in online advertising- ( , technology, , ) ... read more

Whatever Happened To WordStar

( education / tech / computers / software )
I barely used it, but I found this interesting because I was once a word processor (human, not program) back in the mid-80s to early 90s.Whatever happened to WordStar... read more

Technology Which Could Save The World

( education / tech )
via Technology which could save the world "... read more

Solar Power Without Solar Cells

( education / tech )
Cool! via Solar power without solar cells: A hidden magnetic effect of light could make it possible. "You could stare at the equations of motion all day and you will not see this possibility. We've all been taught that ... read more

Computer Stuff

( education / tech / computers )
Well, I've spent the better part of this long weekend trying to get not just a server setup, but a server with VMware setup. VMware is very cool virtualization software that's all the rage in the corporate world where I'm seemingly forever searching for a job in this crappy-ass economy. So, if I can learn it well, it will serve... read more

Which Airports Have Body Scanning Technology

( life / travel / tech / health )
Which airports have body-scanning technology?- Airports to avoid, if at all possible: Which airports have body-scanning technology? - CNN.com At least my airport, Nashville Int'l, uses the ... read more

Plleeaassee Reeaadd! It Was On Good Morning America!

( education / tech / computers / internet )
It's a very old hoax. Anything with a headline like that and mentioning Microsoft, AOL and Good Morning America in the same email almost HAS to be a hoax these days, and this one is. On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 8:05 PM, wrote:This is probably a hoax, but just in case it's not, I'm forwarding it. Filed under: Internet... read more

Technology

( education / tech )
Technology-related articles on this site Wolfram Alpha research tool Out there sort of stuff... read more

New MP3 Player For My Car

( culture / music / tech / auto )
I am now the proud owner of this very cool device, here.Thanks to Heather and Brady for the suggestion!... read more

Website Visibility Tool

( education / tech / computers / internet )
Thanks to GoDaddy phone support, I discovered this very useful site: megaproxy. One of my domain names was not resolving correctly from home. I went to... read more

New German Laptop

( education / tech / computers )
Very cool! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v7H0K1k54t6A ... read more

File Sharing Between XP Home And XP Pro

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software ) ... read more

Fixing Profile Problems In Outlook 2003

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software ) ... read more

Saving Word Documents

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software ) ... read more

Special Characters In Word Perfect For DOS

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software ) ... read more

How To Convert An MP3 To A Ringtone

( education / music / tech / phones )
Now that I have finally joined the 21st century and gotten a Blackberry (free through Radio Shack and Sprint), I'll probably start posting tips like the following: How to convert an MP3 to a ringtone ... read more

How To Make Outlook 2003 Open To Your Calendar By Default

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software )... read more

How To Restore Contacts In Windows Live Mail

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software ) ... read more

Human Resource Management Software

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software ) ... read more

Transferring ITunes To New Computer

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software ) ... read more

Hackers Leak 6.5 Mln LinkedIn Passwords

( education / tech / computers / internet )
Hackers leak 6.5 mln LinkedIn passwords Time to change your LinkedIn password. eHarmony, too, apparently. ... read more

Open Dialog Default Sort Order

( education / tech / computers / software )
- ( software ) ... read more

Removing Windows Desktop Search

( education / tech / computers / software )
Removing Windows Desktop Search- ( software ) ... read more

Save Yourself A Lot Of Trouble

( education / tech / computers / repair )
... read more

Screensavers

( education / tech / computers / software )
- ( software )... read more

Set Email To Forward To Someone Else

( education / tech / computers / software )
- ( software ) ... read more

Show Desktop Icon Missing

( education / tech / computers / software )
Show Desktop icon missing- ( software ) ... read more

A New Search Engine

( education / tech / computers / internet )
Here's a good reason to use StartPage) instead of Google: newstrust.net/stories/2685319/toolbar?refhp ... read more

Access Your Zune Directly

( education / tech / computers )
Access your Zune directlyGreat info here:roysac.com/blog/2007/10/access-your-zune-from-windows-explorer.htmlYou can only delete one song at a time, thoug ... read more

Adding Safe Mode To Your Boot Menu

( education / tech / computers / software )
Adding Safe Mode to your boot menuWindows VISTA and 7 require BCDEDIT for this.  With XP (and NT and 2000), you can use any old text editor.  First make sure the file is not marked Read Only.  Then open and edit your boot.ini file.& ... read more

Install Multiple Apps At Once Without Toolbars Or Clicking Next

( education / tech / computers / software )
Install multiple apps at once without toolbars or clicking Next- ( software )... read more

AOL Through Outlook Using IMAP Folders

( education / tech / computers / software )
AOL through Outlook using IMAP folders- ( software ) ... read more

Loud "BEEP" Sound

( education / tech / computers / software )
QUESTION: Is there any way to turn off the loud BEEP sound that occurs when Intel Proset detects a wireless network? I've tried going to control panel and muting all the sounds, but that doesn't seem to work.ANSWER: Try going into Intel ProSet Wireless, Tools, Application Settings, uncheck Show Alert Notifications.If that doesn't fix it, try g ... read more

Can't Paste Anything Into Outlook

( education / tech / computers / software )
QUESTION: I can't paste anything into Outlook, but I can into Word, etc.ANSWER: Open Microsoft Word, go to TOOLS OPTIONS Select the SAVE tab and uncheck Embed smart tags.Also, there's a security feature in Outlook that, in certain situations requires that you have a New Mail window open first, THEN paste into. In other words, you can't c ... read more

Can't See Sent Items In Outlook

( education / tech / computers / software )
QUESTION: I can't see any of my Sent Items in Outlook () anymoreANSWER: Try the following:Click ViewArrange ByCurrent ViewCustomize Current ViewFilter OFF ... read more

Go Green & Save The Environment With 4 All Memory

( education / tech / computers / hardware )
Go Green & Save the Environment with 4 All Memory ... read more

"Environmentally-responsible" Ink

( education / tech / computers / hardware )
This looks promising, environmentally-responsible ink from Dell.  Ihave no idea if it's any good.  Leave a comment below and let us know: ... read more

Do NOT Visit These Sites (unprotected, Anyway)

( education / tech / computers / internet )
Just visited these sites, and my antivirus popped-up saying it had blocked a Trojan Horse coming from there (or one of their links): http://thefrist.org http://fixit.in I'll add to this list whenever it happens again.... read more

CDs/DVDs Not What They're Cracked Up To Be

( education / tech / computers / hardware )
Probably ought to save things to other computers and/or external hard drives and/or sign up for an online storage account. Here's the ar... read more

Fix For "ytimg" Browser Hang

( education / tech / computers / internet )
Got a tip, thought I'd share it here. Add the following to your HOSTS file (C:WindowsSystem32driversetchosts): #fix for ytimg.exe browser hang problem 74.125.162.39 static.cache.l.google.com s.ytimg.com Then from a Windows command prompt (DOS box), run: ipconfig /flushdns ... read more

Yes, That PC Cleanup App You Saw On TV At 3am Is A Waste

( education / tech / computers / software )
"their next play is to make it seem like everything is wrong with your PC" via Yes, that PC cleanup app you saw on TV at 3am is a waste Ars Technica. ... read more

ComputerHelp! Updated

( education / tech / computers )
A new look! Now, if I could just get people to look! :) http://www.computersavior.com "For in-home/on-site computer repair service in and around Nashville (remove viruses, connect to the Internet, setup new systems, fix myriad problems)." ... read more

How To Get People To Stop Forwarding Stuff To You

( education / tech / computers )
Go to http://www.stopforwarding.us/ ... read more

Bogus Ransom Emails

( education / tech / computers )
Just because the From is spoofed, it doesn't mean your email account is compromised. See: Ask Leo And here's a complete example, though they vary slightly: ... read more

Mailbox Over The Limit

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Cat5 RJ45 Cable Pin Outs

( education / tech / computers / advice )
CAT5 RJ-45 Cable Pin-Outs ... read more

Missed Appointment

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Most Popular Site On The Internet

( culture / tech / internet )
... read more

Converting IP V4 To IP V6

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Cool Feature Just Discovered On Google Translate

( education / language / tech / internet )
... read more

Countertop Dishwasher

( culture / writing / tech / appliances )
... read more

Netgear R6120 Router Scheduled On-off Not Working

( education / tech / computers )
Well, after going round and round with firmware updates, rebooting and factory resetting, the Scheduled Off feature on the R6120 Router (Firmware Version V1.0.0.66) simply DOES NOT work. And that was the only reason we bought this rather than use the WiFi function that came with our AT&T router. Oh well, just FYI. ... read more

Data Recovery

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

No Annoying Prompts

( education / tech / computers / internet )
Aren't you glad we don't have any of those annoying pop-up ads asking you to join our newsletter? Ironic, isn't it, given that we are an online newsletter? ... read more

Online Backup

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Down For Everyone Or Just Me?

( education / tech / computers / advice )
Downforeveryoneorjustme? ... read more

Duplex Printing

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Engineer Makes A DIY Cell Phone With Rotary Dial So She Doesn't Have To Use A Smartphone

( education / tech / phones )
Engineer Makes a DIY Cell Phone With Rotary Dial So She Doesn't Have to Use a SmartphoneMy hero! via rotary dial "Rather than learn to live wit ... read more

External Hard Drive Gone Bad

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Ransomware

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Your Cell Phone Might Detect A Credit Card Skimmer

( education / tech / phones )
"When you're next to the pump, try connecting to Bluetooth, and if you see a long string of numbers trying to connect... then that's probably not good, says Sid Miller." via Cell phone... read more

Requiring (or Not) A Password In Windows

( education / tech / computers / software )
( software )... read more

Free Remote Control Software

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Free Vector Graphics Editor

( education / tech / computers / software )
- ( software ) ... read more

Software Updater

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Wireless Not Working

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Stop 5g On Earth And In Space

( life / health / tech )
Stop 5G on Earth and in space"We the undersigned scientists, doctors, environmental organizations and citizens from (-) countries, urgently call for a halt to the deployment of the 5G (fifth generation) wireless network, including 5G from space satellites. 5G w ... read more

Your Old Electronics Might Not Be Worthless After All

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Your Outgoing Mail Server

( education / tech / computers / advice )
... read more

Hard Drive Manufacturers Slash Warranty Periods

( education / tech / computers / advice )
Hard Drive Manufacturers Slash Warranty Periods ... read more

Kaspersky Free Virus Scan

( education / tech / computers / advice )
Kaspersky Free Virus Scan ... read more

Turn Your Computer Into A Chrome Device

( culture / tech / computers )
... read more

URL Expander

( education / tech / computers )
You might find this as useful as I just did: expandurl.net ... read more

Other tech-related sites


1