2020-11 Online SIG Meeting

In Saturday’s session, I’ll discuss what happened to me when I reinstalled Windows 10 on my desktop PC using instructions posted by Fred Langa on the AskWoody web site. Spoiler alert: there were a few things missing, and I got to learn some new things you can do with...

2020-10 Online SIG Handout

How Wireless Transmission Works (YouTube) The definitive guide to the 5G network rollout (Tom’s Guide) What’s the best CloudReady device? The one you already have (Neverware) Amazon Sidewalk and Bridges (Amazon) What’s new in the Windows 10 May 2020 Update...

2020-09 Online SIG Links

The Password Managers spreadsheet used in the September Internet/Windows presentation is available here. Password managers reviews: The best password managers in 2020 (Tom’s Guide) Best password manager to use for 2020 (cnet) The Best Password Managers for 2020 (PC...

2020-08 Online SIG Links

What the internet looks like if you block Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Apple: Life Without the Tech Giants (Gizmodo) Tech’s Frightful Five: They’ve Got Us (NYTimes) Which Tech Giant Would You Drop? (survey with feedback) (NYTimes) Google account security...

2020-07 Online SIG Topics & Links

These are the article links that Glynn Brooks used during the July presentation Domain Name System Why You Shouldn’t Use Your ISP’s Default DNS Server (How-To Geek) DNSBench testing program (Gibson Research) How to Choose the Best and Fastest Alternative DNS Server...

2020-06 Online SIG Topics & Links

How to choose a cloud storage service Best Cloud Storage: Picking The Right Service in 2020 (Cloudwards) Dropbox vs Google Drive vs Onedrive: Comparing the Big Three in 2020 (Cloudwards) Windows 10 after 5 years – Ed Bott video Windows 10 after 5 years Status of...

2020-05 Preparing for a life of web conferencing

Web Conferencing Equipment: Best Headsets For Video Chatting and Conference Calls (Rolling Stone) Best Wireless Headset For The Office (Wirecutter) Best Webcams (Wirecutter) Best Wi-Fi Routers  (Tom’s Guide) Best Wireless Routers (Lifewire) What do I use? Pluggable...

2020-04 Online SIG Topics/Links

Internet Topics Guide to looking good in web-based video conferencing (Medium) Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Tracker Microsoft launches its Bing Coronavirus Tracker (ghacks.net) https://www.bing.com/covid Windows 10 Topics Download current and any previous version of...

April 2020 – Windows 10 News Items

Here are recent Windows 10 articles that I found interesting. Click the “more” link to see the list of articles. Microsoft Halts All Non-security Patches for Windows 10 Due to Coronavirus Pandemic – Motley Fool Windows 10 is now on 1 billion devices – CNET...