A member asked, "Why VPN?" Virtual Private Networks have been around for some time. In short, you encrypt everything you send and receive through the Internet and work through a server the VPN hosts. If you use cyber cafes or just wonder if your own Internet service and wifi at home is secure, using … Continue reading Why Virtual Private Network? (VPN)
We work with any computers that come our way at EPCUG and lately we have been playing with Chromebooks and various versions of Linux on laptops. Just for fun I'm going to give away a (2006 I think) Toshiba laptop and power supply with Peppermint Linux installed. It will do all a Chromebook will do … Continue reading Linux laptop vs. Chromebook
First I need to apologize for having cancelled last week's meeting. It wasn't intentional so I’ll make it a lesson on using Google Calendar. After setting up our new Google Group as a maillist I saw that it would connect to Google Calendar and I set up my EPCUG calendar to have the meeting dates … Continue reading Woops! Sorry…
This graphic, which is linked below, has some examples of how to use Google Search to get the results you are looking for. Some are not what you may have thought so if you don't have an eight year old in your house to tell you about these things you may find this graphic very … Continue reading Get more from Google
One "guru" I like to watch is Bob Rankin. He's been a geek since before the Internet and has a good online newsletter that includes this very good description of how to upgrade memory. How to Upgrade Your Memory. Have a look!
Most of us are running Windows computers, I have been the lone Linux holdout unwilling to give M$ my money. But I took M$ up on its Family package (3 installs of Family Premium) and have been looking over the Windows only services available for a change. A visit to Live.com lists an a number … Continue reading Windows Live Programs
Follow this link to get either a downloadable PDF book or link to the Scribd page for the book from MakeUseOf's website. The (Very) Unofficial Facebook Privacy Guide [DOWNLOAD] I like the MakeUseOf website very much for good information and I am impressed they made this particular book available free. The topic is … Continue reading A new Facebook – Privacy ebook…
Computer America Radio Show Home PageWe learned from John tonight about this radio program on 1320am and at this website. Good advise in a fun format!
Image via CrunchBaseTVKim- Watching: Kim on Komand- Set up Facebook to keep your privacyYou need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video(i.e. Apple iPod and iPad users need not apply... that's another post.)Our Mail list received a post from Gary Smith today about privacy settings on Facebook that deserves a post here … Continue reading Kim Komando on Facebook Privacy
Instant screen sharing, web conferencing, remote support, desktop remote control and messaging. No downloads for participants!I'm always looking for ways to have meetings, webinars, with everyone in a manner that would let us have folks at the cafe, at home or work, anywhere be able to join us and share. To make that work I … Continue reading Yuuguu at next meeting