Boca Bits – February 2013

bocabits_small_header-halfThe February 2013 issue of the Boca Raton Computer Society Boca Bits newsletter has been posted at http://brcs.org/bocabits/bb02_13.pdf

Some of the Contents

  • President’s Message
  • Who Is Tracking What You Do Online?
  • The Seventh Son Of Windows
  • Warning: 81 Apps Accessed My Personal Info Online
  • Mac Tips Of The Month
  • Interesting Internet Finds

 

BPCA PortableApps Presentation

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013, I gave a presentation to the Broward Personal Computer Association, about Portable applications for the Windows OS.

Portable Applications for MS Windows from Steve Costello

License

The presentation is under a Creative Commons License shown on the next to last slide.

If you are with another computer user group and wish to use this as a basis of a similar presentation, go to the contact page of this blog, and request that I send you the notes.

Please include your name, title, the club’s site address, and any other information that I can verify.

Summary of Presentation

  • What a portable app is.
  • Why to use a portable app.
  • Where to get portable apps.
  • What I consider essential portable apps.
  • A practical demonstration of installing the PortableApps.com Platform, and adding portable apps, to a blank USB drive.

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Note: Updated March 20, 2013 to replace PDF copy, with a link to the Slideshare presentation.

Do you use portable apps?
What are your favorites, or what you consider essential?