Interesting Internet Finds – WE August 22, 2014

I publish Interesting Internet Finds monthly in the Boca Raton Computer Society’s Boca Bits monthly newsletter, and share them through APCUG‘s PUSH program  with other computer/technology user group newsletter editors.

Computers, Technology, and User Groups Blog Interesting Internet Finds Word Cloud

Each month, I find many more things than I can use, so have decided to start publishing some of those that were not used for the newsletter on this blog most Fridays.

I do not go into much depth about each one, I just put them out there. I do not go into much depth about each one, I just put them out there for you. Check them out for yourself and let me know what you think.

CC License and Reuse

Creative Commons License
This work by Computers, Technology, and User Groups Blog is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

As long as you are using this for non-commercial purposes, and attribute the post, you can use it in part, or whole, for your newsletter, website, or blog.

If you do use this post, or parts of it, please let me know via this blog’s contact page.

Titles, Links, Short Description of Finds

Be Prepared: Create a Recovery Drive for Windows, Linux, Mac, or Chrome OS
Think making a recovery drive is for Windows only? If so, check out this HowToGeek post and learn how and why to create one for other operating systems you might be using.

Do You Need a Disposable Email Address?
If you don’t already have, and use, a disposable email address read this post from Bob Rankin to learn how they can help cut down on spam and keep your main email account private.

Desperately Seeking Closure
Leo talks about closing email accounts, why it might not be a good idea, and what to probably do instead.

How to Make the Most Out of Evernote Web Clipper
Are you an Evernote user? Do you use the Evernote Web Clipper extension? If you answered yes to the first and no to the second, you must read this post!

How to Manage Your Google Location History
If you use an Android device, you should be aware of how to manage your Google location history. I have turned mine off, but you might like to check yours, or event turn it off as I have.


I have not necessarily checked each link or process out, but if listed I have used the site enough to trust them.

That said, please let me know if something doesn’t work correctly, or the listed site has incorrect information.

Feedback Requested

Were any of these finds helpful for you?

Have you had any personal experience, good or bad, with anything related to the above links?

Do you know of other sites with information relevant to these links? If so let me know, so that I can add them to my RSS feeds.

Recent 2014 Finds

President/Editor/SIG Leader, Boca Raton Computer Society, Inc.. Retired, grandfather, blogger, participating in creative writing prompt blogs, and love to read.