Interesting Internet Finds – WE April 21, 2017

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 for you. Check them out for yourself and let me know what you think by leaving a comment.

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Titles, Links, Short Description of Interesting Finds

How To Stabilize Your Videos With Google Photos

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/04/17/how-to-stabilize-your-videos-with-google-photos/
I don’t take too many videos but, stabilizing them makes them better. If you have Google Photos and video that needs stabilizing give Google Photos a try.

Beware The Driver Update Scam

http://askbobrankin.com/beware_the_driver_update_scam.html
Bob talks about the popups telling you that warn about drivers being out of date. He also discusses when and how you should actually update drivers if hardware is not working correctly.

Stay Safe: Fake VPN Services Are Trying To Scam You

http://www.addictivetips.com/vpn/fake-vpns-stay-safe/
Check out this post if you are thinking about getting a VPN. Don’t get scammed!

Microsoft Paint Tips & Tricks For Windows Users

http://www.thewindowsclub.com/microsoft-paint-tips-tricks
If you use Windows, and are like me, you have probably forgotten about Microsoft Paint. This post has reminded me of how useful it is.

How Important Are Surge Protectors For PCs?

https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-important-are-surge-protectors-for-pcs/
Do you just plug your PC in to an available outlet? If so, check out this post and start using a surge protector. Also, the post explains what you should look for when buying one.

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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.

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