January 16, 2018
Here are the “Best Sellers” of software at Amazon right now…
BEST SELLERS – Software
January 16, 2018
Thought this to be worthwhile to share… Android Central has a review of 4 document scanners for your smartphone. My favorite is CamScanner. Most people do not realize there are apps out there that are exclusively made to scan documents, pictures, etc… How good are these scanners? Well, let’s just say, I don’t have a scanner hooked to my computer anymore and exclusively use CamScanner to scan, store, share, and email my documents.
Keeping track of bills and important documents is easier once they live in the cloud, and these apps can help you out. Here are the picks for the best document scanning apps as reviewed by Android Central:
Source: Best document scanning apps for Android | Android Central
January 15, 2018
Click&Clean is a free browser extension for the Google Chrome browser that helps you to delete your browsing history, cache, cookies and enhance your security and privacy online. What caught my attention with this particular browser extension is that, in the Google Chrome Store, this extension is rated 5 Stars by over 55K people, with a user base of nearly 3.5 million users.
– Scans your PC for Malware
– Deletes your browsing history,
– Removes download history,
– Erases temporary files,
– Clears cookies and Empty cache,
– Deletes client-side Web SQL Databases
– Removes Flash Cookies (LSOs)
– Protects your privacy by cleaning up all traces of your internet activity,
– Cleans up your hard drives and Free up more disk space, including secure file deletion using external applications, like CCleaner or Wise Disk Cleaner.
Source: Click&Clean | Extension for Chrome
January 12, 2018
Found this Google Chrome extension (called “AddToAny”) at the Google Chrome store that is a “must have” extension; especially, if you are a blogger, facebook user, twitter user, Pocket, etc… What this extension does is install a button on the toolbar that helps automate sharing to services (such as WordPress, Facebook, Twitter and a ton more)… The extension is very customizable so that you can add and quickly get to the services you desire to share information with. For example, after finding and installing this extension, I clicked on the share button, selected WordPress and it pushed the information to my WordPress editor where I could quickly put this post together.
If you use Google Chrome or have a Chromebook, definitely install and teach yourself how to use this. Real timesaver…
Source: AddToAny: Share Anywhere – Chrome Web Store
January 4, 2018
I am big on privacy and security and never wanted anything to to with Facebook; HOWEVER, this past year I caved in. I am actually enjoying Facebook and have used the site to promote the blog (click here) and another public Facebook page I am experimenting with, called “Protection of Our First Amendment Rights – The Fake News Daily“. Again, I am big on privacy and security; AND, one downfall with Facebook is navigating the menus to turn privacy and security features “on and off”.
For example, after seeing how my private Facebook page looked on the public side, I noticed there were posts on the public page that I did not want there. As a matter of fact, I didn’t want any of my private (friends only) posts on the public page and commenced researching “How can I reset all “PAST” public posts on Facebook to be friends-only posts?
Here is the instructions I found and decided to post them here on the blog for others:
- Open up your Facebook page
- Click on the small triange in the upper right corner of the blue bar (at the top of the window)
- On the menu click on “Settings”
- On the left sidebar, click on “Privacy”
- When the privacy window opens, on the right side, click on “Limit Past Posts” (to expand that section).
- Click on “Limit Old Posts” (click on graphic below to see example)
- Click on “Confirm” (see graphic further below)
January 2, 2018
Here is an Android app, called Firefox Focus, that I highly recommend for your Android-based smartphone, tablet, and Chromebook. Firefox Focus, built by the same maker (Mozilla) as the Firefox browser, has been engineered for our Android mobile devices with privacy, safety, and security in mind. When you browse with Firefox Focus it automatically will block a wide range of online trackers; AND, will automatically erase your history, passwords, and cookies (which, by the way, is the method used to bombard you with unwanted ads). I use this browser a lot, to supplement my regular browser when I am shopping on the internet to prevent the cookies from haunting me with ads. The install on this is small (less than 3 MB) and works great on all Android devices, including the Chromebooks that support Android app installations.
SOURCE: Google Play Store – Firefox Focus: The Privacy Browser