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Steve Costello
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Interesting Internet Finds - Week Ending April 4, 2014

My interesting internet finds for the week are posted:
http://ctublog.sefcug.com/tag/interesting-internet-finds/

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Is there software that will allow me to keep all the software on my machine up to date?

Windows XP is not Y2K…or is it?

5 Productive Things You Can Do With Your Smartphone Without a Signal

Download PDF Files Directly By Disabling The PDF Viewer In Chrome & Firefox

A Free Windows XP Alternative

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What are your memories of the days before the internet, if like me you are of that age?
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Thought provoking!
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Interesting Internet Finds - Week Ending March 14, 2014

My interesting internet finds for the week are posted:
http://ctublog.sefcug.com/tag/interesting-internet-finds/

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How To Make a To-Do List in Gmail

Going Paperless Quick Tip: Append to Existing Notes in Evernote via Email

The Complete Guide to Samsung S Voice and How to Use it Effectively

4 Classic Operating Systems You Can Access In Your Browser

HOWTO: Make a System Repair Disk, NOW!

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The April 2014 issue of the Boca Raton Computer Society Boca Bits newsletter has been posted at http://brcs.org/bocabits.htm.
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Interesting Internet Finds - Week Ending March 28, 2014

My interesting internet finds for the week are posted:
http://ctublog.sefcug.com/tag/interesting-internet-finds/

Titles:

Metadata in Your Files May Reveal Hidden Personal Information You Didn’t Know About

Simple Smartphone Photo Tips

5 Tools To Migrate Your Data From Windows XP

Switch from Photoshop to GIMP: Tips From A Pro

Security Questions Are Insecure: How to Protect Your Accounts

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Interesting Internet Finds - Week Ending March 21, 2014

My interesting internet finds for the week are posted:
http://ctublog.sefcug.com/tag/interesting-internet-finds/

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Beginner Geek: Hard Disk Partitions Explained

Download Office 2013 From Microsoft Using Product Key

Is it safe to download from download sites?

Security Expert Bruce Schneier On Passwords, Privacy and Trust

Simple Questions: What is the BIOS & What Does It Do?

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If you would like to find a computer user group near you in Australia, Canada, or the US, I have made a short video of how to use the APCUG User Group Locator Service (UGLS) to do so.

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Computer user groups keep users informed, join one and become an active participant.
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Something to know before going on vacation in Italy, I guess.
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  • Retired
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  • Florida Association of Computer User Groups
    Director, 2011 - present
  • Boca Raton Computer Society, Inc.
    President / Newsletter Editor, 2003 - present
    Also moderate the Freeware/OpenSource SIG (Special Interest Group)
  • Broward County Public Schools
    Clerk Specialist IV (County), 1988 - 2014
  • Broward Personal Computer Association, Inc.
    Director, 1993 - 2013
    Previous postitions: Newsletter Editor, Vice-President, Program Chair, Secretary, Treasurer
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Computer user groups keep users informed, join one and become an active participant.
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Computers, Technology, and User Groups

Creative Writing and Book Reviews

 

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Retired, grandfather, blogger, participating in creative writing prompt blogs, and love to read.
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    1967
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Learn To Build With PHP: A Crash Course
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3 Fantastic Free Extensions to Improve Wikipedia on Google Chrome
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As an avid Wikipedia user, there are two tools I have found quite helpful in my research, and another one which I believe makes Wikipedia fa

5 Things You Should Do With A New Android Phone
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Getting started with a new smartphone is always an adventure. You'll want to familiarize yourself with its capabilities and make the most of

Ergotron WorkFit-S Dual with Worksurface+ Review and Giveaway
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Your chair is killing you, or so recent studies would have you believe. Sure, you could just prop up your monitor on a box and work while st

3 Projects To Use Computer Downtime While Re-Installing Windows
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It's creeping up on you like the dark and suddenly you notice it has happened again: It's time to re-install Windows! When the lack of speed

Cartoon: The hot new technology
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A cartoon about social media, business and how we live & work in a digital world

6 Warning Signs Of Digital Identity Theft You Shouldn’t Ignore
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What would you do if you checked your bank account and saw a $0 balance? Identity theft isn't too rare of an occurrence these days, yet we o

Preparing For Your Digital Afterlife
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Death comes to us all. But only a small fraction of people have thought about what happens to their social networking accounts after they pa

This Portable USB Charger Battery Pack Can Also Jump Start Your Car
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The other day we wrote a guide to help people choose a battery pack for recharging their mobile devices, but we never considered that some p

How I Nearly Got Conned Via A Western Union Transfer Scam
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Here's a little story about the latest "Nigerian scam", which is all too obvious in hindsight and yet so believable when you're on the hook.

Apple iPad Mini With Retina Display Review and Giveaway
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The $399 iPad mini (16 GB Wi-Fi) with Retina display is over $100 more expensive than the 16GB Nexus 7. It's also $100 more expensive than t

What Happened When I Went Completely Offline For A Week
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Any day now, some biologist will declare that the DNA of the average 21st-century person is organized not into chromosomes, but into IP addr

Windows To Go Creator feature in AOMEI Partition Assistant Free
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Partition Asistant Standard Free Edition now includes a new feature, Windows To Go Creator. Install Windows 8 to removable flash drive. Crea

Wikipedia Introduces A Draft Feature For New Articles
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Wikipedia seems to be determined to raise their accuracy standards, because they are now introducing the ability to write a page in "draft"

Mount and Use .IMG Files With These Free Tools
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Don't let the terminology mislead or turn you off! .IMG files are useful for everyone who uses software or game CDs / DVDs on a regular basi

Google Glass Review and Giveaway
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Wearable technology has become a new hot topic, which has so far produced just one consumer-ready device: the smartwatch. However, smartwatc

LastPass 3.0 Launched With New Design & Shared Family Folders
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Password management app LastPass has updated to v3.0, which comes with a bunch of new features and a whole new look. The app has been redesi

4 Ways You Could Be Making Better Use of Your Smartphone Camera
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How often do you use your smartphone camera? With every new model that comes out, it seems like camera quality is often a huge selling point

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Review and Giveaway
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Quite recently, Amazon released their latest Kindle product -- the Kindle Fire HDX. The company

We were at the Publix and decided to try it. When we got inside, we found that you could dine in, take-out, or have delivery. We decided the easiest would be to get the take out, and go home with it. I had the pork lo mein dinner, and my wife had the chicken lo mein dinner, which came with fried rice and an egg roll. It took about ten minutes to get the order, and we were able to watch it being cooked, so we knew it wasn't just something being warmed up. When we got it home it was still at a good temperature. My only criticism would be that there was not as much of the pork or chicken as expected. Overall, a decent price and portion size. We will be back again.
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reviewed 2 months ago
Had a work luncheon Friday November 15, 2013. Food and service were very good. Liked so much that I returned the next evening on the way home from the convention center. Will be returning soon.
Public - 5 months ago
reviewed 5 months ago
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My wife and I were at Kelly's Landing in May for our anniversary. We just wanted seafood, and had not been in that area of town for a long time. I had a bowl of New England clam chowder to start. It was the best I have had since our last visit to Cape Cod. The combination of clams, scrod, shrimp and scallop (Kelly's Fried Combo" entrée was also excellent, with my only complaint being there was too much to eat, so brought most of the scrod home for lunch the next day. My wife had baked scrod, and had the same problem of having too much. We both had a Killian's Red draft with the meal. The wait staff was very attentive. The restaurant has a very small capacity, so get there early (before 5PM), or you might have to wait a while.
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Food: ExcellentDecor: Very goodService: Excellent
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago