This year on July 4th I deleted all my “social” media accounts except for MeWe. The most freeing one to declare my Independence from was Facebook. It is truly amazing to me just how much of a time sink it had become maintaining just that one singular account, and it has been an incredible week … More unSocial Media
I found this interview to be interesting, if a bit long-winded. Can’t share it on Facebook as they blocked the link entirely, which IMHO just makes it more credible. You can obviously decide for yourself. https://www.brighteon.com/0acf7fee-a68a-4413-a719-dd0cdbd04bd6
I once had an Amish PC. The case was wooden, the motherboard was wooden, the power supply was wooden. The only problem was, it wooden turn on! Sorry I’ll get me coat!
If you are still running a version of Windows older than Windows 10 you should probably stop using them NOW! Change isn’t easy, but these older versions are unlikely to be patched to deal with the latest Wikileaks CIA vulnerabilities, the source code for which will likely be released in the near future. Windows … More Using Windows 10 yet?
Are you sure your website is secure? This little lesson comes to us courtesy of Coast Central Credit Union in Eureka, California who apparently had in unpatched content management system. Source: Breached Credit Union Comes Out of its Shell — Krebs on Security
A new ransomware strain called Locky hides in Microsoft Word files and encrypts all documents including unmapped network drives. Source: It’s Here. New Ransomware Hidden In Infected Word Files I’ve not seen this one yet, and hope I never do. This one appears to be viciously fast and quite pricey since Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center paid … More It’s Here. New Ransomware Hidden In Infected Word Files
There are a lot of people that use Microsoft’s OneDrive and OneDrive for Business (ODFB) cloud services. The differences between the two are subtle, but critical; OneDrive is consumer oriented and uses Microsoft’s Live platform for authentication while ODFB is business oriented and based on SharePoint. Both services work well in their niche, but as … More OneDrive and OneDrive for Business
So I’ve been using Windows 10 since the Consumer Previews released via the Windows Insider Program (of which I’m still a member) with only a couple minor glitches and a single actual blue screen of death. I know that because it is Windows this post will have lots of people who disagree with it. More … More Windows 10 Software Choices
I finally unpacked my Surface Pro 3 today, it’s been sitting in it’s box for about 9 months. First order of business was upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 which I’ve had on my first generation Surface Pro since Wednesday evening. Had to do 2 other sets of updates before I was able to … More Technology changes for better or worse.
So I thought I’d wet test my Samsung Note 4 today. Full dunk style wet test while attached to my hip no less. I was busy running my high wheel trimmer around the fire pit by the water’s edge and while pulling backwards I walked/fell into the lake; phone, trimmer, and all. Gave quite the … More Wet phone survival…