Interesting Internet Finds – WE July 25, 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.

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Titles, Links, Short Description of Finds

How to Make Google Now Reminders from Your Desktop Browser
If you are like me, and don’t set Google Now reminders because you are busy and can’t get to your phone, check out this greenbot post showing how to set it from your browser.

The Linux Advantage: 5 Websites You Should Head To For Learning Linux
Are you using Linux now that XP has been retired? Want to learn more about Linux? This MakeUseOf post, has some ideas of where to look.

How to Take Great Photos Using Your Android Phone
Do you find yourself taking photos a lot more with your Android phone, but not getting good results. If so check out this post from MakeTechEasier for some Android phone photo taking tips.

How to take a Selfie
For all you narcissists out there that want to post some selfies but don’t know how, The Windows Club has some instructions for you. Note: You really don’t need to be a narcissist to take and post selfies.

HTG Explains: Understanding Routers, Switches, and Network Hardware
These days most people are already using routers and switches in their network whether they know it or not. This HowToGeek post explains what they are and what they do, so you can understand the functions, and recognize them if necessary.


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.

Other July 2014 Finds

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