Here is a video (about 30 minutes) that demo’s a useful tool for ALL club members that want better security. Why? For two reasons mainly:
To protect your computer from common user mistakes . . . and
To protect your computer from modern Malware (that is undetectable by AV’s like Norton, McAfee, Kasperky, MalwareBytes, yada yada . . )
This OS does not replace your current OS or change it in any way if installed on an external SSD such as the one the Club raffled off during our Christmas Meeting (the SanDisk 500 Extreme . . SanDisk Link)
Seems like a step in the right direction. CR isn’t supported by ads . . which is a major plus – so the ratings are more likely to be accurate.
Continue reading “Consumer Reports to grade tech products on security, privacy”
This is the kind of stuff Raspberry Pi Clubs work on and why it’s such a versatile learning tool. With it’s small form factor & low price, these projects become “doable” . . . Can even combine projects into phases and use PC’s/Mac’s/Tablets for back-end processing.
More good news from the Raspberry Pi folks . . . . putting the “thrill” back into computing (like “back in the day”). . . . !
Continue reading “Raspberry Pi Celebrates 5 Years of Existence with Release of Raspberry Pi Zero W”
See mindmap below for outline of our next meeting agenda:
As usual, Jack Wallen writes easy to read & understand articles of general tech interest. This article explains some key differences betwixt ChromeOS and Android.
The info, I think, is especially appropriate for the plethora of Android and ChromeOS users we have in the club (e.g., Chromebook, Samsung Tablet & Android Phone Users).
Very worth a 2-3 minute read.
Continue reading “Why a Chrome OS and Android merger isn’t what we really need”