The news may not be getting much ‘better’ but I recently installed a solid and free RSS Reader called RSS Owl. I know that I recommended Quite RSS some time ago but my last scan for that freeware at VirusTotal.com suggested a virus. It could be a ‘false positive” (i.e. not really a virus) but… Read More Monday Morning News Wrapup – It’s getting better all the time..?
Originally posted on Just My Stuff:
VLC Media Player is an amazing piece of free software. I advocated it at Earthpages well before anyone else saw how good it was. People are afraid of new software, and rightly so. If you scan a lot of free software at VirusTotal.com, you will indeed find some Trojans…
The other day I vowed to leave Windows 10 behind but that didn’t work out. So I returned to Win 10 but have got it trimmed down so it feels more like Windows 7—faster, sleeker, and far … Source: Make Windows 10 more like Windows 7? – Just My Stuff
With Windows 10, that is. I have never been married but I thought a catchy headline would be fun for this. After the last Windows 10 update, I realized there was too much bloat and garbage I would never want nor use. For high-end biz people, I understand. But for me, a lone blogger trying… Read More My Messy Divorce
I am so tempted to leave Windows 10 once and for all. I use a modest Pentium i3 laptop that worked perfectly and filled all my needs with Windows 7. Windows 10 still works fine but it feels like a bloated ad and maybe is a bit slower. Mind you, Windows 7 slowed down too… Read More Blame it on the music! | Opinion
So do I but it seems the gurus at Chrome are dead against it. I’m not sure why. Many of us have 8 to 10 inch tabs that provide enough ‘real estate’ to make a bookmarks bar feasible. Even phones are getting bigger, blurring the line between phone and tablet size. Here’s a partial solution… Read More So you want a bookmarks toolbar with Chrome mobile?
Several years ago I tried out Puffin Browser on some mobile devices and was pleased to see how it revived an old iPad. The free version of Puffin is no longer supported on iOS but the Android app is even better than it used to be. If you have an old Android phone or tablet… Read More More ways to pass the time, save time
Intro Normally I would post this kind of stuff at my personal blog, michaelwclark.com, but these are unusual times and most of the news is about the pandemic. Alt news seems somewhat ancillary today. We all just want to get back to normal and laugh and love in the sun, right? The Tale Well, we’re… Read More Brave Browser – More Geeky Tales and Tips from the unofficial ‘King of Freeware’
Free VST production tool. And win more plug-ins every day by getting the highest score on Arcade Game Source: sonible gives out free ‘stay@home’ plug-in and hosts daily contest – MusicTech Opinion: This is a pretty specialized freebie for our stay at home days. But I know that some of my readers are interested in… Read More sonible gives out free ‘stay@home’ plug-in and hosts daily contest – MusicTech | Opinion
The Northeast Astronomy Forum is holding a free “virtual experience” and you can watch it live online, and maybe even win some prizes! Here’s how. Source: Marvel at the universe with the free Northeast Astronomy Forum Virtual Experience today! | Space