The Windows 10 Creators Update—also known as Redstone 2—is due to hit PCs in April, 2017. Like other updates to Windows 10, it’s free, and includes a host of new features.
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Project Fi is Google's high speed phone service which uses a combination of Wi-Fi networks and data from carriers like Sprint and T-Mobile to always keep you connected.
- Project Fi plan starts with the Fi Basics for $20 per month + $10 Gb of data.
- Nexus 5X – Pay $249 over time $10.38/mo for 24 months
- Pixel (5" display) – Pay $649 over time $27.04/mo for 24 months
|Total cost for a single line and a new phone over 2 years|
|Carrier||Activation||$650 phone||Monthly line charge||Monthly data plan||Month||Total Two years|
|ATT&T||$25||$27/month||$20/month||3GB – $40/month||$87||$2113|
|Verizon||$30||$27/month||$20/month||5GB – $35/month||$82||$1998|
|Sprint||$25||$27/month||$25/month||3GB – $25/month||$77||$1873|
1GB – $10/month
|Note: * With Project Fi if you’re under your monthly data allotment, they credit the money back to your account. And if you’re over, there are no penalties, you get charged at the same rate of $10 per GB.|
|The Nexus 5X phone costing $249 is $10.38/mo, $20/month line charge, 1GB – $10/month
$40.38/month or Total for two years $969
|All prices exclude taxes, surcharges or other regulatory fees, my Project Fi monthly charge for these in Pennsylvania are about $4.50 a month.|
|My monthly bill For my Fi service is under $30 including taxes and fees. I connect to Wi-Fi at home and whenever I can when out and about. Connecting to Wi-Fi at restraunts, airports, hotels and any place I regrulary visit helps keep data use down.|
Android is famously open to customization, but you may not know that Google keeps a few more settings tucked away in a hidden menu called the System UI Tuner.
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- Acer – 15.6" Chromebook – Intel Celeron – 4GB Memory – 16GB Solid State Drive – Linen White Model: CB5-571-C4G4 SKU: 4262900 1920 x 1080 Full HD $249.00 FREE SHIPPING
- Same computer on Amazon – Acer Chromebook 15, 15.6-inch Full HD, Intel Celeron 3205U, 4GB DDR3L, 16GB SSD, Chrome, CB5-571-C4G4 on Amazon $ 279 99
- Asus – C300SA 13.3" Chromebook – Intel Celeron – 4GB Memory – 16GB eMMC Flash Memory – Cool black Model: C300SA-DS02SKU: 5304400 1366 x 768 HD resolution $229.00
- Asus – C201PA 11.6" Chromebook – Cortex-A17 – 4GB Memory – 16GB eMMC Flash Memory – Pearl white Model: C201PADS02PWSKU: 5577788 1366 x 768 HD resolution $199.00
- Samsung Chromebook Plus Convertible Touch Laptop with Pen XE513C24-K01US 2400×1600 pixels Amazon $449.00
- "Samsung Chromebook Plus Convertible Touch Laptop with Pen XE513C24-K01US" at BestBuy $449
ProtonMail Review 2017 – Free Secure Email by Lifewire – lifewire.com
ProtonMail offers free, end-to-end encrypted email through a web interface and mobile apps. Exporting emails or accessing them by any other means is challenging, though, and ProtonMail could offer more productivity features itself.
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In addition to providing secure web-based email, ProtonMail also provides encrypted email on your mobile device. Mobile applications are available for download from both the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store.
Mobile apps are compatible with both smart phones and tablets.
The top 5 best printers for Chromebooks reviewed – Updated 2017 by http://platypusplatypus.com
So you want to print from your Chromebook, and you want the best printer for your Chromebook.
Maybe you’ve just purchased your new Chromebook and now you need to print out some docs, pics, or sheets.
Or maybe you’ve had your Chromebook for a while and now you want to hook up a Chromebook-compatible printer…
- Canon MX492 Wireless All-IN-One Small Printer with Mobile or Tablet Printing, Airprint and Google Cloud Print Compatible – Price:$44.92 Free Shipping for Prime Members
- Canon Office and Business MX922 All-in-one Printer, Wireless and mobile printing – Price:$84.47 Free Shipping for Prime Members
Setting up a new Chromebook is much easier than setting up a PC. Chromebooks don’t require major updates or antivirus software. You start simply by signing in with your Google Account (or creating that account, if you don’t already have one).
Born as pure conduits to the web—showcases for Gmail, Drive, and other Google cloud services—Chromebooks have been stuck with a reputation that they’re useless offline. The basic complaint is that Chromebooks become nothing more than dumb, worthless, keyboard-equipped pieces of glass if your Internet dies off.
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Some Windows 10 devices ship with “Device Encryption”, but other PCs require you to pay another $99 to get BitLocker on Windows Pro for full-disk encryption. If you’d rather not, you can use the free and open-source VeraCrypt software to get full-disk encryption on any version of Windows.
You’ve been emailed a document, and you have to sign it and send it back. You could print out the document, sign it, and then scan it back in and email it. But there’s a better, faster way.
Font With Slashed Zero
Which fonts in Google Docs has a zero with a line through it like this /.?
For some printouts it may be beneficial to use a zero with a slash through it rather than the standard zero without a slash. This is called a "slashed zero", and while not every font has one, several of the fonts installed in Google Docs do.
A solution is to simply change to a different font that uses a slashed zero in place of the regular zero. There are any number of such fonts already be installed in Google Docs. They are Consolas, Inconsolata, Roboto Mono and Share Tech Mono fonts. You'll need to experiment with whatever font you select to see what looks best for your document.
How to Add Fonts to Google Docs
- Go to the fonts drop-down menu.
- Select "More fonts" at the bottom.
- Make sure "Show all fonts" is selected at the top.
- Look for the font you want in the fonts list.
- Click on the font you want to add it to the "My Fonts" list at the right.
- Click the blue OK button to close out the box.
Why I celebrated iPhone's 10th birthday by buying a Pixel by Campaign US
Also, with the Pixel you can use this thing called Project Fi, which means you don't need an account with Verizon, AT&T or any of those other crappy man-like carriers.
4 ways to send encrypted messages on Android by TechRepublic
If you happen to use the Android platform, worry not…there are plenty of means to that end. These are four ways you can send an encrypted message on the Android platform. The sending methods will vary, but the end results will be the same: encryption.
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It's been almost three years since I switched from Outlook to Gmail. To be honest, it's hard to understand how I could have ever gone so many years living in Outlook.
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