Interesting Internet Finds – WE December 6, 2013

I have published 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, for some time now.

Each month, I have many more than I can use, so have decided to start publishing some of those that were not used here. I do not go into much depth about each one, I just put them out there for you to check out yourself.

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Titles, Links, Short Description

What’s a browser cache? How do I clear it? Why would I want to?
Confused about browser cache? Leo clears things up in this post.

How do I resize a photograph or picture in Windows?
Dave explains how to resize a photo in Window 7 and above, without third-party software. Simple, but not something most Windows users are aware of.

5 ways to check for & update Browser plug-ins, extensions, add-ons
Specific instructions for Chrome and Firefox, and information on some third-party options. I used the Chrome instructions right away, and now all my extensions are up to date.

FREE EBOOK: Research Your Family Tree Online
If you are thinking about researching your family tree, and don’t know anything about how to do it, get this free ebook from MakeUseOf.

How to Run a Last Pass Security Audit (and Why It Can’t Wait)
If you use LastPass as your password manager, HTG has a lot of important information for you in this post. (Note: I performed my LastPass Security Audit during the Thanksgiving break.)


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

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

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