Interesting Internet Finds – WE September 5, 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.

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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

Understanding and Creating Google+ Circles

http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/understanding-and-creating-google-circles.html
Just starting out with Google+? Don’t really understand Google+ Circles? Then, read this post from dummies.com.

The New Way Thieves Can Steal Your PIN Code and the Easy Way to Thwart Them!

http://www.wonderoftech.com/pin-code-theft/
If there is a way to steal someone will always find it. I don’t know if this is real or not, but there is nothing on snopes.com that I can find. I don’t use a debit card, so only have to worry about it with my bank ATM card, but I like to be aware of new security issues.

10 Tips and Tricks for Google Docs

http://www.howtogeek.com/195463/10-tips-and-tricks-for-google-docs/
HowToGeek provides some good tips and tricks for using Google Docs, most of which I did not already know. Some of these might get me to use Google Docs more.

Microsoft Fix It Solution Center

http://askbobrankin.com/microsoft_fix_it_solution_center.html
If you run a Windows machine, and have heard about the Microsoft Fix It Solution Center but don’t know where to get it, or what it does, check out this post from Bob Rankin. Bob does a good overview.

Can I Remotely Stop Dropbox Sync On Old Devices?

http://www.askdavetaylor.com/can-remotely-stop-dropbox-sync-old-devices/
In this post Dave Taylor helps someone who logged in to his Dropbox account on another’s iPad log out and disable sync remotely for that device.

Disclaimer

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.

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