Interesting Internet Finds – WE March 13, 2015

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.

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Titles, Links, Short Description of Finds

What the Heck Do 4G+, 4GX, XLTE, LTE-A, and VoLTE Mean?

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/what-the-heck-do-4g-4gx-xlte-lte-a-and-volte-mean/
If you have ever wondered about what these acronyms of internet speeds and services mean, you should check out this post.

15 Things You’Ve Forgotten How To Do Thanks To Your Smartphone

http://www.greenbot.com/article/2894713/15-things-you-ve-forgotten-how-to-do-thanks-to-your-smartphone.html
This post really makes you think about how a smartphone affects things in your life.

Scamming the Scammers – How to Handle Fake Tech Support Calls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVQoAlQrnSg
Watch this video to learn how fake tech support calls work. Watch it a few times even, so you can recognize these. I got this through the APCUG PUSH program and just had to add this.

New Ways to Get Free Windows-Installation Media

http://windowssecrets.com/top-story/new-ways-to-get-free-windows-installation-media/
This free top story from Windows Secrets, by Fred Langa, tells Windows 7 and Windows 8 users how to “download copies of the full, free, official, 100 percent legitimate Windows install/setup files”.

How to See Exactly Where a Photo Was Taken (and Keep Your Location Private)

http://www.howtogeek.com/211427/how-to-see-exactly-where-a-photo-was-taken-and-keep-your-location-private/
In this HowToGeek post they show you how to find the GPS location where the photo was taken, if the taker has not disabled the feature. Also, how to remove the location data before sharing, and disabling the feature on your smartphone.

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?

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