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Did You Know?

How’s your home Wi-Fi these days? Fast enough? Stable enough? If you’re not as happy as you could be, there’s hope! Wired has a rather extensive collection of tips to get things moving: AS WE ALL shelter-in-place and work from … Continue reading

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How many times have you been at the store lately, and totally forgotten to take off your face mask when it’s time use Apple Pay? Arrrgh! Fortunately, there’s a fix. Rocket Yard’s Steve Sande feels your pain: In the course … Continue reading

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Way back when (when I worked at Sears in Brand Central, the electronics department (in the early 90s)), one of the big selling points for car phones vs hand-held cell phones was that car phones had better coverage because they … Continue reading

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Photos can take you places! On TidBITS this morning, Donald C O’Shea had this to say on the subject: On a recent trip to Barcelona, my wife and I saw two T-shirts in a shop window: the Muppets as Reservoir … Continue reading

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iPhones can do a lot of stuff these days; almost makes you wonder if they’ll stop being called phones at some point. Bree Fowler has a very interesting piece on Consumer Reports with some very interesting talents iPhones have these … Continue reading

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From Consumer Reports: Latest Ways to Deal With Robocalls The number of these nuisance calls is exploding, but you have more options than ever to fight back I don’t know about you, but I’ve been getting a ton of these … Continue reading

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If not, you need to! iOS 11.4 is the latest and greatest version of the iDevice operating system, and does some really cool stuff. From being able to access Messages on devices and Macs, to taking-photo hints, to typing??? into … Continue reading

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Sir Tim is also not content to let (wonderful as they might be) matters lie. From Wired this morning: …When Berners-Lee created the web, it was a decentralized platform. Anyone could publish a website and link to any other site. … Continue reading

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The inventor of the World Wide Web, as opposed to the inventor of the Internet, is alive and well and being richly-rewarded for his pioneering efforts: Sir Tim Berners-Lee is this year’s recipient of the A.M. Turing Award, the computer-geek … Continue reading

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Just in time for Hallowee’n… In his post, Google Gets Creepier, David Sparks brings up (via ProPublica, by way of Daring Fireball) recent changes in Google’s terms of service (have you read them lately?): …Traditionally, Google has kept web-browsing information … Continue reading

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