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Technology
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extending our reach around the World
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 Thanks to technology,
 - the People can monitor the details of Gov't spending for
   a 100% transparent democracy
 - we can redistribute the wealth saving the global economy
   from collapse


High-Tech Expert

 Kenneth Selin (say'leen), É(eh)PC President/Party Leader
 was a high-tech troubleshooter of
 - the Internet for Sympatico
 - the Compaq presario PC
 - cabel modems for Time Warner

 Top high-tech magazines in Canada+the USA published
 his letters to the editor.

The Myth of AI (Aritificial Intelligence)
Computers only execute instructions.



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tip: to avoid the spread of a virus, delete your browser cache history
tip: before shutting your computing device

Weather

https://www.windy.com
https://www.wunderground.com


Hurricane Tracking
https://weather.com
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov
https://www.accuweather.com


BEST gas prices
https://www.gasbuddy.com


Zello walkie-talkie app
https://zello.com/app


Tech Gadget Guide
https://www.tomsguide.com


High-tech News
https://flipboard.com



FREE ebooks
https://www.gutenberg.org


Tech Dictionary
https://www.webopedia.com


Search Engines
https://www.search.com
http://www.dogpile.com high-tech



Anonymous Searches
search.disconnect.me
https://duckduckgo.com


FREE VPN
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.torproject.android&hl=en

Privacy Online
https://geti2p.net
https://play.google.com
https://www.hotspotshield.com
https://www.neowin.net/news/tor-browser

How to enable private browsing mode on different browsers
https://en.softonic.com/articles/how-to-enable-private-browsing-mode-on-all-browsers


WARNING: every Internet surfing device has a *traceable* ID #

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Browser Hotkeys
Ctrl + D
Add current site to favorites
Ctrl + I
See all your favorites in the Hub
Ctrl + T
Open a new tab
Ctrl + W
Close the current tab
Ctrl + Tab
Switch to the next tab



FREE Browsers
Opera
(only browser with a built-in VPN)
http://www.opera.com 
EXCELLENT

Maxthon5 BEST
http://www.maxthon.com


Slimjet
with a photo effects app
+a built-in video downloader
+online screaming video recorder

https://www.slimjet.com


Chrome
https://www.google.com

Coolnovo
(newer version of Chrome)
http://coolnovo.en.downloadastro.com
Feature-rich Chromium based alternative web browser for Windows
http://www.thewindowsclub.com/coolnovo-browser-review-download


Microsoft Edge vs Google Chrome Security Test
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqFlz5YcU20

Microsoft Edge Tips
https://microsoftedgetips.microsoft.com/en-ca/1/

Browse in Private (Microsoft Edge)
https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/4026200/windows-browse-inprivate


FREE E-books
Can be Used with Microsoft Edge.
http://www.feedbooks.com/publicdomain

Firefox
the alternative browser
https://www.mozilla.org
Mozilla, a not-for-profit Internet organization, promotes AN OPEN WEB.
Firefox Add-ons (Extensions)
https://addons.mozilla.org

NEW Fox Quantum Browser
http://mashable.com/2017/11/14/firefox-quantum-release

Avant
http://www.avantbrowser.com

Midori
http://midori-browser.org

Vivaldi
https://vivaldi.com/?lang=en

K-Meleon
http://kmeleonbrowser.org

Pale Moon
https://www.palemoon.org

Sea Monkey
https://www.seamonkey-project.org

Waterfox
https://www.waterfoxproject.org


Accessing the Dark Net/Deep Web (inviting Police surveillance)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kIKcL0eGQM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySQF1b5eOAo
https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-deep-dark-web-and-how-do-you-access-it
https://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2014/05/25/315821415/going-dark


Beginner's Guide To The Deep Web and The Dark Web
http://www.effecthacking.com/2016/03/beginners-guide-to-deep-web-and-dark-web.html

Tor Browser
https://www.neowin.net/news/tor-browser
It's all gravy for the onion router as Tor Browser beefs up security
https://www.scmagazineuk.com/its-all-gravy-for-the-onion-router-as-tor-browser-beefs-up-security


According towww.Mozilla.orgbots make up 52% of all web traffic.

Google
Your FREE Google Apps
chrome://apps

FREE G-mail Apps for Windows
https://inbox.google.com


Your Google History

https://myactivity.google.com/myactivity

HOW Google Tracks You
https://medium.com/productivity-in-the-cloud

SWITCH OFF Google tracking
http://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/how-see-everything-google-knows-11008397


WHAT Google Knows About You
https://www.computerworld.com/article/3148794/personal
http://www.businessinsider.com/everything-google-knows-about-you


5 Special Things of Google Earth
https://en.softonic.com/articles/5-things-you-didnt-know



Malware-filled Chrome extensions
https://en.softonic.com/articles/malware-filled-chrome-extensions


It's all gravy for the onion router as Tor Browser beefs up security

https://www.scmagazineuk.com/its-all-gravy-for-the-onion-router-as-tor-browser-beefs-up-security


20 Twitter tips: Become a social media pro
https://en.softonic.com/articles/20-twitter-tips-become-a-social-media-pro


FREE Messaging Apps
https://viber.en.softonic.com
https://skype.en.softonic.com
https://hangouts.en.softonic.com
https://whatsapp.en.softonic.com
https://telegram-for-desktop.en.softonic.com

Use your WhatsApp with a landline
https://en.softonic.com/articles/hold-the-phone-you-can-now-use-whatsapp-with-a-landline
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Emphasizing words
in messaging apps+commenting on YouTube
- to underline a word, add __ before and after the word
- to highlight a word (in italics), add * before and after the word
- to highlight a word (in bold), add ** before and after the word
- to strikeout a word (put a line through a word), add - before and after the word



FREE Songs
https://www.emp3c.co
https://m.songslover.club
https://my-free-mp3.net
http://mp3.com
https://www.last.fm
https://www.jamendo.com
http://freemusicarchive.org
http://beemp3s.org
http://www.openmusicarchive.org


Hotkeys
Computer Keyboard Shortcuts
https://www.computerhope.com/shortcut.htm
https://www.computerhope.com/tips/tip79.htm
https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/best-keyboard-shortcuts
https://www.gcflearnfree.org/techsavvy/keyboard-shortcuts/1
https://www.hongkiat.com/blog/100-keyboard-shortcuts-windows
https://www.computershopper.com/feature/the-best-computer-tips
video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpDyDwTPEzo&vl=en

Keyboard shortcuts in Windows
https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/12445/windows-keyboard-shortcuts

Windows Keyboard Combos
WindowsKey+L locks the screen
WindowsKey+arrows moves the screen in that direction

Arrow Key Combos
CTRL+ALT+(left/right arrow) moves the cursor to the next word
CTRL+SHIFT+(left/right arrow) highlights the present word
                 (and the next word with each repetition of this key combo)
CTRL+i docks your bookmarks to the side of browser (Microsoft browser+Firefox)

The Middle Mouse Button
- middle-click on an open tab to close it
- click on a link to open it in a NEW browser tab

Tab Key Combos
ALT+F4 closes the browser
CTRL+SHIFT+t brings back the closed tab
CTRL+w or CTRL+F4 closes the current tab

ZOOMING
CTRL+0 for the default setting
CRTL+(plus sign) zooms in
  (increases the font size on the Web page)
CRTL+(minus sign) to zooms out
  (decreases the font size on the Web page)

FULL Screen: press F11

YouTube
K to play orpause
J 
to go back 10 seconds
L 
to go forward10 seconds
Download YouTube Videos
https://clipgrab.org/faqs/howto-download-youtube-video

InterestingYouTube Videos
https://www.youtube.com/user/Howcast
https://www.youtube.com/user/intrigano
https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcourse/featured
https://www.youtube.com/user/minutephysics/featured


A person's daily screen time in front of high-tech devices is 10 hours.

Windows 10
Improve PC Performance in Windows 10
https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/4002019/windows-10-improve-pc-performance
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4 Tips to Make Your Windows 10 Computer Run Faster
https://fieldguide.gizmodo.com/4-tips-to-make-your-windows-10-computer-run-faster-1759839684

Family Features
https://account.microsoft.com/family/faq

Windows Hello?
(biometric sign)

https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/17215/windows-10-what-is-hello

Protecting Your PC
https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/17187/windows-10-protect-your-pc

Outlook Keyboard Shortcuts
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Keyboard-shortcuts-for-Outlook

Freeing Up Drive Space
https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/12425/windows-10-free-up-drive-space

The Snipping Tool Captures Screenshots
https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/13776/windows-use-snipping-tool

Microsoft Hidden Files
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14201/windows-show-hidden-files

Windows Autostart Utility
https://docs.microsoft.com

Windows 10 - How to Disable Startup Programs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wY-oW9sepNQ&feature=youtu.be


FREE Online Storage
https://www.box.com
https://onedrive.live.com (pre-installed on Windows 10)
https://www.mediafire.com
https://www.google.com/drive


FREE Internet Speed Optimization
http://www.wikihow.com
https://www.lifewire.com
https://www.pointstone.com
http://www.trustedreviews.com


FREE WiFi Checking
https://whoisonmywifi.com/windows
https://wireless-network-watcher.en.softonic.com

How to Secure Your Wi-Fi Network
https://en.softonic.com/articles/how-to-secure-your-wi-fi-network-part-1
https://en.softonic.com/articles/how-to-secure-your-wi-fi-network-part-2


Fixing an Internet Connection
http://www.spectrum.net
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com
http://www.centurylink.com
http://www.techadvisor.co.uk


Anti-virus
7 Security Tips
https://en.softonic.com/articles/every-day-tips-security-eng

Making Your Online Accounts Safer
https://en.softonic.com/articles/how-to-check-your-online-accounts-are-safe

BEST FREE Anti-virus Program
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isZ7wgOjePw

Does Windows 10 Need Antivirus?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gL4BJoA9L7M

FREE Antiviruses
https://www.avg.com
https://www.bitdefender.com
http://antivirus.baidu.com/en
https://www.360totalsecurity.com

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Top 10 
Antivirus Software 2018
https://www.top10bestantivirus.com


Best 
FREE Antivirus Software 2017-2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_U4scfVtyWs


FREE Malware Removal App
https://www.avg.com/en-us/homepage



Keep Your Antivirus UP-TO-DATE
https://en.softonic.com/articles/your-antivirus-update-it-immediately


Microsoft Safety Scanner
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/wdsi/products/scanner


Microsoft Word Virus
https://en.softonic.com/articles/virus-that-attacks-your-pc-through-microsoft-word


HOW to Remove a Computer Virus (malware)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J66pjLEaMWk



Get Started with CCleaner
Windows Autostart Utility
https://docs.microsoft.com
https://en.softonic.com/articles/get-started-with-ccleaner




E-mail
FREE Opera E-mail Client
http://www.opera.com

FREE Firefox e-mail client
https://www.mozilla.org

FREE Claws multiplatform e-mail client
http://www.claws-mail.org


FREE
 Windows Programs
Office Suites
https://www.libreoffice.org (BEST)
https://www.openoffice.org


Image Editor
https://www.gimp.org
https://www.getpaint.net


Music/Sound+Editor
http://www.audacityteam.org

Media Players

https://mpc-hc.org

Music Manager+Player
https://getmusicbee.com

Multimedia Player
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html


FREE File Manager Software
https://www.ghisler.com
http://multicommander.com
https://explorerplusplus.com
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FREE UPDATING Apps
https://ninite.com
http://softwareupdater.com
http://filehippo.com/download_app_manager
https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/15081
https://www.pcworld.com/article/226112/How_to_
https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/5529/how-to-


FREE Syncing Files between Devices
https://www.goodsync.com/download
https://fullsync.sourceforge.io/download.php


FREE Excel Tutorials
http://www.veodin.com
https://play.google.com
https://play.google.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com (Office 2016 Tutorials)
https://excelexposure.com
http://www.excel-easy.com
https://www.gcflearnfree.org
https://en.softonic.com/articles
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Excel
https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/learn-excel


FREE Online Social Media Photo Editor
www.photofeeler.com


FREE Adobe Photoshop+Illustrator Courses
http://www.tastytuts.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com

https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com
http://www.creativebloq.com
https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator
https://www.howtogeek.com/howto
http://www.photoshopessentials.com
http://www.vectordiary.com/illustrator


FREE Drawing App
https://inkscape.org


FREE Online Add-text-to-pics Editor
https://ipiccy.com
https://picfont.com


FREE Funky Online Editing Tools
https://www.befunky.com


FREE Photo+Image Editor
http://hornil.com


FREE Photo Editor with Magic Enhance
https://www.movavi.com


FREE Photo Editors to Enhance Photos
http://www.fotor.com
http://www.photoscape.org

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PC
Building a Computer
https://www.youtube.com

Real Temp
(Intel processors)

https://www.techpowerup.com

Core Temp
http://www.alcpu.com/CoreTemp

Open Hardware Monitor
http://openhardwaremonitor.org

FREE Hardware Monitoring Chips Video+Apps
CPU, GPU fan speeds+temperatures tutorial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGh4luebWbE


How to make your pc/laptop run faster
(3 simple steps)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1ePF1q-TTk&feature=youtu.be

How to Make Your Windows Computer Run Faster
https://wiredimpact.com/blog/how-to-make-your-windows-computer-run-faster

How to speed up your computer by deleting temporary files
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_NTUXn_QJ8&feature=youtu.be

Password Checker
https://haveibeenpwned.com

FREE Data Recovery
http://www.cgsecurity.org

Uninstaller
https://www.zsoft.dk

FREE Driver Apps
https://drp.su/en
https://sdi-tool.org

PROTECT Your Motherboard
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article

FREE PC Optimizing Apps
https://www.iobit.com
https://wiredimpact.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.youtube.com
https://www.bleachbit.org
https://soluto.en.softonic.com
http://fieldguide.gizmodo.com
http://www.techadvisor.co.uk

FREE PC Cleaning Tools
https://privazer.com
https://singularlabs.com
https://www.bleachbit.org
https://soluto.en.softonic.com
https://www.cleanmasterofficial.com

5 free ways to clean up your PC or laptop
https://www.techadvisor.co.uk/how-to/windows/5-free-ways-clean-up-your-pc-or-laptop


Coding
SublimeText Editor
https://www.sublimetext.com

Sublime Text 3:
Setup, Package Control, and Settings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVLJfrIwEP8

FREE Web Coding
https://www.w3schools.com

Basic HTML+CSS Website for Beginners
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tGWdjWhyWPM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tzyJEwO9Os

FREE Code Learning
https://bento.io
http://exercism.io
http://www.bbc.co.uk
http://upskillcourses.com
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource
https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource

Learn to Code: Web Development 101
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OuPksq4eO0

Web Development Tutorial for Beginners (#1)
How to build webpages with HTML, CSS, Javascript

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JluqTojuME

Create a sample program with Code::Blocks
https://en.softonic.com/articles/create-a-sample-program-with-codeblocks

The basics of debugging in Code::Blocks
https://en.softonic.com/articles/the-basics-of-debugging-in-codeblocks

Troubleshooting common problems when using Code::Blocks
https://en.softonic.com/articles/troubleshooting-common-problems-when-using-codeblocks

Introduction - Intro to Machine Learning
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICKBWIkfeJ8&list=PLAwxTw4SYaPkQXg8TkVdIvYv4HfLG7SiH

Software Forum for Developers

https://stackoverflow.com
updated February 22nd 2018
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