Read more (see source link below) about a promising new battery technology that would allow you to charge your smartphone in only a few seconds; would last a week between charges; and can be recharged more that 30,000 times without degrading.
New customers of Google Play Music and YouTube Red can snag a deal that will let them fully access and try these services for a period of four months…
Microsoft introduced the computer version of Solitaire back in 1990, with the intention “to soothe people intimidated by the operating system,” and at a time where many users were still unfamiliar with graphical user interfaces, it proved useful in familiarizing them with the use of a mouse, such as the drag-and-drop technique required for moving cards” [Source: Wikipedia]…
I encourage you to click the link below to learn about Microsoft’s NEW Solitaire (collection) app for the Android and iOS platforms…
Harmony is a free desktop music player for Windows to stream music from Spotify, SoundCloud, Play Music, Last.fm, Deezer, and Hyper Machine.
I am all in when it comes to making Windows 10 work better.
These tips and tricks will make the parts of Win10 that you actually use work better…
Nice PC Optimizer with FREE offer to download the full version license, which is good for a year! Found this at The Windows Club (see source link below).
Wise Care 365 Pro for Windows comes with five tools – disk cleaner, registry cleaner, PC optimizer,& privacy protector. Download full version FREE!
Nice (portable 32bit / 64 bit) screen capture utility.
Free Alarm Clock is a free, full-featured and user-friendly computer alarm clock for Windows.
Source: Free Alarm Clock for Windows
This is a “Need To Know” article:
Powershell is becoming the new default command line. It’s more powerfull and computers and operating systems always change. Before you get started, you may want to update it. Right click yo…
Download media (videos, music, picture,etc) from the internet, save it to your USB drive/memory card/HDD then play it through your HD TV easily with the YKS HDMI Digital Media Player. There are several other brands of these players out there, but this one is the least expensive of the bunch. I purchased one of these and have been very happy with the quality and performance. This player is a 1080P Full-HD Ultra Portable Multi-function Media Player that is capable of playing numerous video and image formats.
The Windows Downloader ISO Tool is the easy way to download genuine Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, as well as Office 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016 disk images (ISO), directly from the Microsoft’s Server. This tool is a must have if you are the person who is called upon to help others that is a definite timesaver.
Google Play Newsstand, typically known as a mobile app (on Android and iOS platforms), is now available on the web (click here). Google Play Newsstand is a personalized news reader that provides a single destination for browsing the topics, news sources, and magazines you care about.
Two years ago Android Auto was launched and was available only in certain model cars. Soon, through the Google Play Store, you will be able to get Android Auto for your Smartphone (Android 5.0 and later) as an app. Android Auto provides a “driver friendly interface to access the key stuff you need on the road ― directions, music, communications ― without the distraction of things that aren’t essential while driving”. You can read more about this HERE and when it will become available.
Typically, most folks use the image viewers/editors that is built into Windows, that can be, in my opinion, quite confusing. The viewer that is on all of my PC’s is FastStone Image Viewer. Been using it for years… Available as a full install or portable app!
FastStone Image Viewer is a fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor. It has a nice array of features that include image viewing, management, comparison, red-eye removal, emailing, resizing, cropping, retouching and color adjustments. Its innovative but intuitive full-screen mode provides quick access to EXIF information, thumbnail browser and major functionalities via hidden toolbars that pop up when your mouse touches one of the four edges of the screen. Other features include a high quality magnifier and a musical slideshow with 150+ transitional effects, as well as lossless JPEG transitions, drop shadow effects, image annotation, scanner support, histogram and much more. It supports all major graphic formats (BMP, JPEG, JPEG 2000, animated GIF, PNG, PCX, PSD, EPS, TIFF, WMF, ICO and TGA) and popular digital camera RAW formats (CRW, CR2, NEF, PEF, RAF, MRW, ORF, SRF, ARW, SR2, RW2 and DNG).
I can attest to the Cricket Wireless service (which is affiliated with AT&T) as being a great alternative (low cost) service. This past week Cricket Wireless sweetened the pot even more by announcing that their $50 rate plan now includes 8 GB of High Speed Data. If you are an existing customer of the $50 rate plan, as I am, you can take advantage of the new feature by visiting your nearest Cricket Wireless branded store or cricketwireless.com, through your MyCricket app, or by calling Cricket Customer Care… READ MORE. I was able to bump up to 8 GB from 5 GB by visiting their website and simply changing my existing 5 GB plan to the new 8 GB plan.
Also, I encourage you to read article I posted about Cricket Wireless and the LG Stylo 2 Smartphone… CLICK HERE. Cricket Wireless is able to keep the costs down by throttling down data speeds; which, from my findings has no noticeable impact on web browing, watching videos, etc… The service uses AT&T towers which means you have service just about everywhere. I have been very impressed with the service…