Interesting Internet Finds – WE February 24, 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

Streaming vs. Downloading: Which One Should You Use

https://www.maketecheasier.com/streaming-vs-downloading/
I know it sound silly, but there are people who don’t know the difference between the two. This post explains that. And, gives advice for when you should use which one.

Difference Between Modem And Router And Advantages Of Using A Router

http://www.guidingtech.com/64661/modem-vs-router-advantages-of-router/
I know from experience that some think a router and a modem are the same thing. This post explains the differences between them and why you should use both even with a single PC.

How To Disable YouTube’s Annoying Annotations

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/disable-youtube-annotations/
I don’t use YouTube very much but, being able to turn off the annotations makes it enjoyable when I do. Check out this post to learn how to do it for yourself.

How to Find Kindle eBooks Alexa Can Read to You

https://www.groovypost.com/howto/how-to-find-kindle-ebooks-alexa-can-read-to-you/
I have an Echo Dot, that I received for Christmas. This post explains how to find eBooks that it can read to me. Now that I have read this post, I can have Alexa read one of the many eBooks I have to me.

Chrome: The “HoeflerText” Font Wasn’T Found Scam

https://www.ghacks.net/2017/02/24/chrome-the-hoeflertext-font-wasnt-found-scam/
If you use the Google Chrome browser, which most of my readers do, be aware of this scam.

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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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