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Computers, like basically all electronics, don’t get along well with liquids. This can present difficulties when disinfecting computer, cell phone, and tablet surfaces, especially on shared-use devices. During cold and flu season, or when a pandemic hits, shared computers/devices are getting a lot of extra attention and for good reason.[...]
(PS — the good news… we are technically in Spring!) Things are definitely interesting right now! With coronavirus, COVID-19, sweeping the news right now with recommendations to stay home in certain areas, recommending social distancing, as always, washing your hands, and self quarantining if sick… What do you do if[...]
If you’re still running Windows 7, the End-of-Life (EOL) is January 14, 2020… less than 2-months from now, so if you haven’t thought about upgrading to a newer Operating System or purchasing a New Computer, the time is now. It is not a good idea to delay dealing with this past[...]
We wanted to let everyone know we are handing out candy 🍭 this Halloween, and everyone is welcome!   Why the teal pumpkin picture? Teal Pumpkins let people know that you have candies, treats, as well as non-food items (like toys, stickers, and other fun things) for those with food[...]
While many consider ditching Google, including its web browser Chrome, due to privacy concerns and in response to recent actions, Firefox has been one of the primary alternate options. A recent Firefox exploit demonstration that uses a combination of a malicious HTML file, ClickJacking, iframe and SSH bugs may change[...]
We’ve done numerous Windows 10 Build 1903 Updates, ranging from new machines just out of the box to systems that are several years old.   Biggest Tip for Keeping your Hair during the 1903 Update… The biggest factor we’ve seen that affects successful completion is the update status of the[...]

Facebook has just admitted that it has found many places – hundreds of millions of places, maybe – where it saved users’ passwords to disk in raw, unencrypted form. In jargon terms, they’re known as plaintext passwords and it means that instead of seeing a password scrambled into a hashed form such[...]

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January 14th, 2020 is less than a year away. For many, this doesn’t seem to mean much, even though it should. Windows 7 is going End-of-Life on this date, meaning the end of extended support from Microsoft for this operating system. This doesn’t mean your Windows 7 computer will suddenly[...]

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Intel announced in April that they are stopping work on microcode updates for certain older processors in regards to Spectre Variant 2 vulnerabilities. While that likely doesn’t mean much to most people, it does pose an interesting dilemma. Next, even though some older computers can run Windows 10, there could[...]

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10:54 pm πŸŒ“ First Quarter Moon
πŸŒ“ First Quarter Moon
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10:31 am June Solstice
June Solstice
Jun 20 @ 10:31 am – 11:31 am
In the northern hemisphere, this marks the first day of summer and is the day with most hours of light in the year β€” when the Sun is farthest north. In the southern hemisphere, this is your winter solstice, marking the shortest day of the year. Click to print (Opens[...]
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all-day Mercury Retrograde Ends
Mercury Retrograde Ends
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1:40 pm πŸŒ• Full Moon
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This is the last of three supermoons for 2021. The Moon will be near its closest approach to the Earth and may look slightly larger and brighter than usual. (12% larger than when it is at it’s smallest and most distant from earth, or apogee.) This full moon was known[...]
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9:37 pm πŸŒ• Full Moon
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In the northern hemisphere, Native American tribes called this the Buck Moon because the male buck deer would begin to grow their new antlers at this time of year. This moon has also been known as the Thunder Moon and the Hay Moon. In the southern hemisphere, this is the[...]
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all-day Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower
Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower
Jul 28 all-day
BUMMER! The nearly full moon will block all but the brightest meteors. But if you are patient, you should still be able to catch a few of the more exciting ones. Best viewing will be from a dark location after midnight. Meteors will radiate from the constellation Aquarius, but can[...]
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8:16 am πŸŒ— Last Quarter Moon
πŸŒ— Last Quarter Moon
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