I have published Interesting Internet Finds monthly in the Boca Raton Computer Society’s Boca Bits monthly newsletter, and share them through the APCUG 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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Interesting Internet Finds
The Final Showdown: Google+ vs. Facebook, Which One Is REALLY The Best? http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-plus-vs-facebook-which-one-offers-more-features-and-a-better-experience-si-x2/
An interesting comparison of the two social networks.
How To Add Documents to Google Play Books http://www.groovypost.com/howto/add-documents-google-play-books/
If you use Google Play Books, and would like to upload your own documents, this post is for you.
Remove the Background of a Picture with Microsoft Word http://www.thewindowsclub.com/remove-the-background-picture
I did not know MSOffice could do this. It can come in handy, when you just can’t use a dedicated image editor.
Debunking Battery Life Myths for Mobile Phones, Tablets, and Laptops http://www.howtogeek.com/169669/debunking-battery-life-myths-for-mobile-phones-tablets-and-laptops/
Having a smartphone, a tablet, and several laptops, I thought this was good to know.
Defragging in Windows 7 (and later)
I get asked about defragging all the time. If it is XP, I recommend doing it at least once a month. If Windows 7 or better, I give about the same advice as this post from Leo Notenboom. And as to flash memory or SSD, I agree with Leo that they should not be defragged.
Were any of these helpful for you? Have you had any personal experience, good or bad, with anything related to the above links?
- Interesting Internet Finds – WE August 2, 2013 (ctublog.sefcug.com)
- Interesting Internet Finds – WE July 26, 2013 (ctublog.sefcug.com)
- More Interesting Internet Finds – WE July 12, 2013 (ctublog.sefcug.com)