Category Archives: Misc

Shodan – Information and Tips

Shodan is a search tool that both white and black hatters use to find vulnerabilities on internet-enabled devices. Wikipedia has lots of great information, so I’m not going to re-hash all the basics. The main question each of us should … Continue reading

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VLC – Screen Capture

VLC is the program I use to play video content, but it also has other capabilities. This tutorial shows how you can capture your screen as you work on the computer. Unfortunately, this doesn’t seem to work on a chromebook.

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Turn Off Audio in Automatic Videos

One of my irritations using Chrome on web sites is when you click on a link. It takes you to a site where the video and audio start playing automatically. I then have to go to the video and turn … Continue reading

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Acer Spin 5 Touchscreen 2-in-1 Laptop

I decided to buy this laptop as a replacement for my aging HTPC that struggled to use Skype. Here are some of the Positive Features. LOTS of ports forĀ  connections – Standard SD card slot, 1-USB-2, headphone jack, 2 USB-3, … Continue reading

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Battery Management

Here are some guidelines to keep your batteries in tip top shape. Other Battery Articles Popular Science

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What’s in Your Wallet?

If you’re ever lost your wallet/purse or had it stolen, one of the first things you need to do is to call all the credit card companies, banks etc. The problem is, how do we remember every card that is … Continue reading

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How Fast is Your Internet?

It’s always good to know how fast your internet connection is before you start trying to diagnose problems. Here are a few speed tests I use. My speeds are 34 Mbps down and 5 Mbps up which are not the … Continue reading

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