Monthly Archives: March 2014

Security Tips to Keep the Bad Guys Away

I am going to use this page to keep track of all my security tips so I can have them in one place. Windows – Run as a Standard User Create a new Administrator account and then change your regular … Continue reading

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TV in the Basement

It looks like our local cable company Charter is going to force people to go to an all digital signal and that means using one of their boxes to decode the signal. Unfortunately, that also means they will be charging … Continue reading

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Free Phone Calls on a Nexus 4 without Cell Coverage

Another way to make free Wifi phone calls on an android phone which doesn’t have cell coverage is this procedure. Install Google Voice from the Play store. Install Groove IP Lite from the Play store. Follow the prompts. Now you … Continue reading

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Making Free Phone Calls with Gmail

If you don’t have an “Unlimited” phone plan, you may need a 2nd option for making phone calls which may be quite long. One way to do that is to use the phone feature in Gmail. You may need a … Continue reading

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Deleting Files From Google Storage

While 15 gb seems like a lot, the more I use Google, I find I’m slowly but surely closing in on that 15 gb limit. I have found a couple of links and tips to delete files in the Storage. … Continue reading

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Google Storage Gets Cheaper

Since I use Google Drive for most of my documents these days it was good to learn that their storage prices have gone down. Here’s the link. Here’s the basics. 15 gb – Free 100 gb – $1.99/mo. 1 tb … Continue reading

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Free Web Graphics from Getty Images

Getty Images now allows web bloggers to use their graphics with an embed link. Not all pictures are allowed, but many are. ┬áHere’s the page which describes this new option. http://www.gettyimages.com/Creative/Frontdoor/embed Below is an example of how the pictures will … Continue reading

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