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Introduction: Quick Index, Links to IT Dictionaries & Selected Widgets & Feeds

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    Telecommunications/IT Glossaries and Dictionaries:
  • Internet Glossary [http://www.matisse.net/files/glossary.html]
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  • PARTITIONS (for Hard Drive)
    • Resize Your Partitions" Washington Post, June 22, 2010 "Windows 7 and Vista come with a partitioning tool that will allow you to resize existing partitions. To get there, click Start, right-click Computer, and select Manage. In the resulting Computer Management program, click Disk Management under Storage in the left pane. Right-click the partition you want to change and select either Extend Volume or Shrink Volume."

  • PASSWORDS

  • Phishing [Wikipedia]

  • PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Photokina 2010: Report by dpreview

  • Photoshop Lightroom (Adobe)

  • Picasa Picasa is a free photo editing & organizing software from Google. Facilitates the sharing of your best photos with friends and family!
  • Video intro to Picasa 3
  • POP [incl. "POP3"] [Wikipedia]

  • Port Ludlow

  • Port TOWNSEND


    Q

  • QUICKEN


    R

  • READERS / READING DEVICES

  • RECIPES

  • RECYCLING

  • ROCKMELT
    • Wikipedia [RockMelt is a social media web browser developed by Tim Howes and Eric Vishria and backed by Netscape founder Marc Andreessen. It is based on Chromium. New in November 2010]

  • RSS


    S

  • Save your Memories at MemoryHub | MemoryHub on Facebook "Because your memories are not getting any younger Your photos and videos are deteriorating every day. Let MemoryHub save your memories with no hassle and no risk. We will digitize them and safely store them online in your password-protected MemoryVault. You will enjoy peace of mind and memories that never fade."

  • SCHMIDT, ERIC (GOOGLE)

  • SEARCH ENGINES

  • SEO: Search Engine Optimization
    • www.seomoz.org/ SEO & Social Monitoring: Made Simple. SEOmoz PRO combines SEO management, social media monitoring, actionable recommendations....
    • SEO refers to the process of modifying a website so that pages appear in top positions on the Search Engines Results Pages (SERPs) for a particular search query.

  • Seattle Times: Business & Technology

  • Secunia [provider of Vulnerability Intelligence and Vulnerability Management tools]

    Security News



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  • SECURITY on the Internet

  • SECURITY ESSENTIALS (Microsoft)

  • SENIORS & COMPUTERS

  • SHIELDS UP: Have you visited "Shields Up" lately?

  • SHOPPING

  • SHORT CUTS: see "Key Shortcuts"

  • SILVERLIGHT

  • SkyDrive [Wikipedia]

  • Smart Phone Review (C-Net)

  • SMILEYS
    • Smileys for your Email
    • Smileys: Windows Smiley Tools "Do you like to insert a laugh in your emails with a smile, to pep them up with a funny emoticon, to add some wit with a wink? These tools let you insert animated, graphical smileys in your emails easily."

  • SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) [Wikipedia]

  • Snag it | Snip it [tools for capturing screen shots]

  • SOCIAL NETWORKING / SOCIAL MEDIA SPACE(S)

  • Speakers (for computers): CNet Review

  • SPEED TESTS FOR INTERNET TRANSMISSION

  • SPOOF: "How to recognize spoofed Web sites"

  • Streaming versus Downloading [YouTube Video]

  • SYNC: see under "Windows Live Sync"

  • SYSTEM RESTORE


    T

  • Technology & Seniors

  • TED CONFERENCES
    • TED Conferences: Ideas worth spreading [Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world. Try our new platform for sharing ideas: "Ted Conversations"
    • TED Conversations [To join or start a conversation, you'll need to sign in]
    • Wikipedia TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) is a global set of conferences curated by the American private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to disseminate "ideas worth spreading." Since June 2006,[1] the talks have been offered for free viewing online,... As of July 2010, over 700 talks are available free online.
    • Bill Gates & Malaria Mosquitoes

  • Telephone Services: Alternatives?

  • Temperatures: Core Temp [... is a compact, no fuss, small footprint program to monitor CPU temperature.]

  • Templates (Microsoft Office, for Brochures etc.)

  • "Tiny URL":
    Enter a long URL to make tiny:

  • TRAVEL & TECHNOLOGY


    U

  • UNINSTALLER(S)

  • UBUNTU & a variation: KUBUNTU
    • Wikipedia
    • UBUNTU/Linux [Open Source Operating System belonging to the LINUX family] " Super-fast and great-looking, Ubuntu is a secure, intuitive operating system that powers desktops, servers, netbooks and laptops. Ubuntu is, and always will be, absolutely free.
      Whether you're an experienced Linux user or you're just getting started with open-source software, there are lots of ways to get involved with the Ubuntu community."


    V

  • VIDEOS

  • VIRUS PROTECTION & INFORMATION


    W

  • Webcams Worldwide ["Online Tourism - Explore without leaving home"]

  • WIDGETS

  • WI-FI

  • WINDOWS (Microsoft)

  • WINDOWS LIVE
    • Windows Live [Wikipedia] Windows Live is the collective brand name for a set of services and software products from Microsoft, part of their software plus services platform. A majority of these services are Web applications, accessible from a browser, but there are also client-side binary applications that require installation on a user's PC.
    • Microsoft’s new free apps beat Google, Apple in some ways (June 2010) Windows Live Mail / Windows Live Photo Gallery (which will take on Apple’s iPhoto and Photoshop Elements by adding facial-recognition software... Craziest feature: It lets you merge several photos of the same group of people into one picture that includes everyone’s best face) / Windows Live Movie Maker & more.
    • Windows Live Messenger
    • Windows-Live SkyDrive [Wikipedia]

  • Windows 7

  • Windows XP

  • (Disk) Wipe Software (CNet)

  • WORD (Microsoft)


    X

  • Xfinity (Comcast) [Wikipedia]


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  • YOUTH

  • YUBICO: "The key to the clouds" Yubico is the company behind the YubiKey; an authentication key for simple and secure access to networks and services.


    Z

  • Zeus (banking) virus is back!

  • What is a .zipx file? "ZIPX (.zipx) is a file extension for a compressed file that can be created/opened with WinZip C (they first introduced the format) or Bitzipper. A Zipx file is basically a zip file but created using advanced compression methods..."
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    Last Updated: July 2012