Interesting Internet Finds – WE February 17, 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

Gmail vs. Google Inbox: A User’s Real-World Comparison Of The Two
If you use Gmail and can’t decide whether to stay with it or switch to Google Inbox, check out this post comparing the two.

How To Force Flash Updates In Chrome
Flash should be automatically updated in Chrome, but sometimes it doesn’t happen. This post tells you how to force the update.

How To Say Goodbye To Hotmail Spam For Good
I haven’t used Hotmail myself for quite awhile. But, I know there are a lot of you who still do. This MakeUseOf post explains how to get less spam.

6 Different Ways To Load eBooks On Your Kindle
This post explains that you are not locked in to a specific way of getting your ebooks onto your Kindle. I only use 3 of these methods, but it is nice to know about alternatives.

Why I’m Not A Full-Throttle FOSS Advocate
The opinions given in this article resemble my own.
Like Robin, I use whatever is best for me.


5 Interesting Internet Finds for the week ending February 17, 2017 (Click to Tweet)


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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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.

Leave a comment on this post with your thoughts, or contact me directly using the Contact page.

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