What Is Signal, and Why Is Everyone Using It? – By Chris Hoffman howtogeek.com
Signal is a secure encrypted messaging app. Think of it as a more private alternative to WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, iMessage, and SMS. Here’s why you should seriously consider switching to Signal.
Signal vs. Telegram: Which Is the Best Chat App? – By Chris Hoffman howtogeek.com
At the start of 2021, Signal and Telegram are on top of the app store charts. Both chat apps promise more privacy than WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS. But there are some big differences between the two. Here’s what you should know—and which you should use.
Mint is getting new features for tracking subscriptions and managing transactions – By Ian Carlos Campbell theverge.com
Mint, the free personal finance app from Intuit, is receiving an update today, adding more automated features like subscription tracking and new “insights” to keep you informed where your money is spent, Fast Company reports. Mint’s new features may bring it more in line with the competition from banks and companies like Google that have been nipping at its heels with built-in budget tracking features and other services over the years.
How to enable Chrome’s new secret Read Later feature – By Catalin Cimpanu zdnet.com
The latest version of the Google Chrome browser, v86, released earlier this month, contains a secret Read Later feature reminiscent of the old Set Aside function from the classic Microsoft Edge browser and the current Pocket integration from Firefox.
Auto-Redial Apps Call Busy Phone Lines Over & Over Again
I used the “Auto Dialer Expert ” app on my Android phone to get through to the county Covid reservation line. The articles below describe it and several other auto dialer apps. Glenn
- These apps are for Android phones Auto-Redial Apps Can Call Busy Phone Lines Over & Over Again for You Until You Get Through
- iPhone options Redial Busy Phone Lines Automatically on Your iPhone or Android Phone
Busy phone lines are nothing new. Just ask any radio station that holds a viral call-in contest. These days, however, the most active lines around aren’t so fun — your state’s unemployment office is receiving record-shattering numbers of calls, making it extremely challenging for you to get through. However, there are apps out there that can help you break through the noise.
You need to continually check the Lee County site for available dates.
- Lee County Community Vaccination Site (Ages 65+ / healthcare workers only)
The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) is offering COVID-19 vaccine to high-risk frontline health care workers and those 65 and older.
Nearby County Covid-19 Vaccine Registration WEB Sites
- Collier COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
- Charlotte County COVID-19
- Hendry County Emergency Management
- Port Charlotte, FL COAD
- COVID-19 Info by WINK News
Publix supermarket chain began offering vaccinations in Collier County and other locations.
Covid-19 Vaccine Availability In Florida
During the first phase of vaccine administration, vaccinations will go to the following populations:
- Long-term care facility residents and staff;
- Persons 65 years of age and older; and
- Health care personnel with direct patient contact.
Can non-residents get the vaccine in Florida?
Jason Mahon, the spokesman for the Florida Department of Health, said “All Florida residents and non-residents who meet the current eligibility requirements can be vaccinated in Florida.”
Your Password Manager Can Do More Than Just Store Passwords – By Suzanne Humphries reviewgeek.com
It’s common sense that everyone should be using a good password manager (we hope, at least). It’s also worth noting that password managers have tons of other amazing features that you might not be using. These features are both convenient and security-centric, and they can help you stay safe online and get the most out of your password manager.
How to Quickly Resize Multiple Images on Windows 10 – By Benj Edwards howtogeek.com
Need to resize a group of images quickly on Windows 10? With Microsoft’s PowerToys utility, you can do it directly from File Explorer with a right-click—no need to open an image editor. Here’s how to set it up and use it.
Google Docs Beginners Tutorial 2020 – By Flipped Classroom Tutorials youtube.com VIDEO
This is a complete overview of Google Docs with all the later features ready for 2020. Review, learn and find out about some of the key features for Google Docs.
Follow These Steps to Send a Website URL Through Your Email Client – By Heinz Tschabitscher lifewire.com
Sharing a URL is the easiest way to point someone to a specific web page. You can email URLs through any email client, like Microsoft Outlook, Gmail, Windows Live Mail, Thunderbird, Outlook Express, etc.
How to view apps or browser tabs side-by-side on a Chromebook – By Kevin C. Tofel aboutchromebooks.com
Given how long other operating systems have supported side-by-side app viewing, I’m surprised how many Chromebook users don’t realize that Chrome OS supports the same feature. Not a month goes by where I don’t get an email asking about this.
7 Useful Websites You Should Be Using Right Now! – By Simpletivity youtube.com VIDEO
Sometimes you just need a website for a specific task. No signup, no download or payment, just get what you need so you can get on with your workday. In this video, Scott Friesen shows you 7 websites that will help you save time (and money) so you can get more done and enjoy less stress.
12 incredibly useful Gmail settings you didn’t know you needed – By JR Raphael fastcompany.com
Make Gmail more effective than ever with these out-of-the-way advanced settings and adjustments. Every feature-rich app has its share of easily overlooked settings. But Gmail—man, oh man. Gmail has a virtual labyrinth of underappreciated options.
7 Things You Should Do with Google Keep (Setup Guide) – By Simpletivity youtube.com VIDEO
Notes in Google Keep can be set up in many different ways. But there are some things you should always do with your Keep Notes setup. In this video, Scott Friesen shares a Google Keep setup checklist to make sure you get the most out of your notes, lists, and checklists.
7 Google Calendar Display Tips Every User Should Know! – By Simpletivity youtube.com VIDEO
To get the most out of Google Calendar, you need to customize your view. In this video, Scott Friesen shows you how to display time zones, maps, and the best keyboard shortcuts.
Gboard gets ‘enhanced voice typing’ w/ new Google Assistant – By Abner Li 9to5google.com
After we first spotted in August, Gboard is now rolling out an “enhanced voice typing” experience that features the new Google Assistant found on the latest Pixel phones.
Google Drive web opening docx, Office files in editing mode – By Abner Li 9to5google.com
Google’s editing applications can open and edit Microsoft files, with that capability recently coming to Android. When opening Office files from the Drive web client, Google will now directly open them in editing mode.