Friday, October 24, 2014

October 14 meeting Links

Photo tips and tricks

Back your photos up to the cloud:  For example: flickr, One Drive, Google drive, etc

Photo Gallery can be added to in Windows 7 and 8
to edit...

Smartphone app for printing photo albums

A free online slide show creator

Flickr (owned by yahoo) gives you 1 terabyte of free online storage:

Here is some information on editing the details of an image file

Some of the online photo editors available :

Seven things you should know to keep your computer safe: Plain Dealing

Sheryl Harris writes about Consumer Affairs for the Cleveland Plain Dealer.  We have arranged to have Sheryl come and talk at one of our meetings next spring.  This week the Consumer Affairs department offered an online chat about Computer Security with
  • Ganpat "Gunner" Wagh, a member of the FBI's cyber crime task force
  • Cary Root, president of the IT-management firm Root-InfoTech 
  • Greg Kelley, a digital forensics expert and chief technology officer at Vestige
  • Sue Workman, vice president of information technology services at Case Western Reserve University
Here is recap of this  computer security live chat held this week:  Check this article "Seven things you should know to keep your computer safe".

Follow Sheryl Harris on facebook where she regularly shares consumer information (including computer issues).

Sunday, October 05, 2014

September 9 2014 "So now you've got a new Computer, Now What?"

Bob Gostischa's September program on "So now you've got a new Computer, Now What?" has lots of great information in it.  He has provided us with the URL  to all the links he gave during his talk and I encourage you to check them out:

Please find Instructions to successfully install avast! and other helpful links and tips at:
Don't forget to scroll down to see all of the information. 

Although he stated that the free version should be fine for most of us, for those who want to get the paid version at a special 40% discount, simply go to:   Coupon_Security_Buy_Links-Bob.html

You can also pass along Avast!'s offer to protect our Schools, Libraries and Collages by giving them theavast! Endpoint protection free of charge.
More details about this program are available at: