Interesting Internet Finds – WE February 7, 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.

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 for you to check out yourself.

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Titles, Links, Short Description

Free Remote Access and Screen Sharing
Bob talks about several remote access and screen sharing applications available for various operating systems. Check them out and find the one that suits your use.

Auto-play is Evil
Leo rants about video and audio auto-play on websites. He brings up many points with which I totally agree. Please read the post and then let Leo and myself know what you think.

Search Sent Messages in Google Gmail?
I have used Gmail for a long time, but Dave provides a search tip I didn’t know about. If you are a Gmail user, this will come in handy when you need to search for something you sent.

5 Things You Need to Do Immediately After Plugging in Your New Router
You just got a new router and plugged it in. What do you need to do now? HTG provides some important information for your situation.

Using Google Image Search to License Photographs
This post explains how to use Google Image Search to find images you can then use in your work. It is not to license your work, rather it would help you get the correct provisions for using another’s image, which may involve payment.


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 helpful for you?

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

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

2 thoughts on “Interesting Internet Finds – WE February 7, 2014

  1. The Google search info in sent mail displays a Google Search Box that I don’t see.
    It is interesting info, but where is the Google banner that he displays”

    • Jack,

      That is not a banner. It is a screenshot of the top of his GMail screen, and the downward arrow he is referring to is just to the left of the magnifying icon shown to the right of the search box.

      I hope this helps.

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