Digital Inclusion

Buzzwords Digital inclusion = activities necessary to ensure that all individuals and communities, including the most disadvantaged, have access to and use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) (NDIA) Lessons from New Zealanddigital.govt.nzdigitalinclusion.nz2020.org.nz National Digital Inclusion AllianceThe National Digital Inclusion Alliance – digitalinclusion.org – is a unified voice for home broadband access, public broadband access, personal …

Audio Speakers

Speakers = apparatus that converts electrical impulses into sound, typically as part of a public address system or stereo equipment Also see: loudspeaker HeadlinesThe real cost of smart speakers – Voxhttps://gizmodo.com/video/3593490 Companiesbose.comsonos.com Videos SPEAKER WIRE GAGUE GUIDE: 12 AWG vs 14 AWG vs 16 AWG vs 18 AWG Macshttps://support.apple.com/guide/mac-help/if-you-cant-hear-sound-from-your-speakers-mchlp1439/mac support.apple.com/en-us/HT203186 HeadlinesThe real cost of smart …

Macs Links

Buzzwords Links related to Macs presented in a somewhat random fashion: Compareapple.com/mac/compare September 14 Apple Event ProfilesWhy Is There Suddenly A Profile Section In System Preferences On My Mac & Why Is There An iMovie Profile In It? Merginghttps://www.macworld.com/article/234614/how-to-merge-two-macos-accounts-into-one.htmlhttps://youtu.be/MAkxZ0Rt2z8 How to delete an apple id alias?https://discussions.apple.com/thread/251697950 Android ConnectionsText people from your Mac, even if they use …

Computers

Photo: Experimax Computer = Electronic device that stores and manipulates information Translating: What is a computer?Spanish: ¿Qué es una computadora? Apple is running an ad where a kid asks, ‘What’s a computer?’ — and people find it infuriating … Why? We are abandoning desks and laptops for mobile screens. The commercial is not irritating but …

TV Links

Photo Links related to TV presented in somewhat random fashion: TV = Radio with pictures HeadlinesNielsen’s National Ratings Accreditation Suspended by Media Rating Council“Roadrunner” Review: The Haunting Afterlife of Anthony Bourdain – New YorkerHow to Clean Your Flat-Screen TV – Consumer ReportsThe falling price of a TV set is the story of the American economyroundtable-of-hackers-dissects-mr-robot-season-4-episode-1-unauthorized …

Firefox

Logo Let’s talk Internet tech. Here’s a personal testimonial. In 2021 my fave browser, the primary go-to, is Firefox from Mozilla – mozilla.org. There’s also Safari and Chrome on my laptop and smartphone, but used less often. This page shows how to make the most of Firefox and features the latest snippet. An accompanying Firefox …

Technology Links

Photo: Paseo Verde Library Links related to technology presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesGadgets have stopped working together, and it’s becoming an issueThe enduring allure of retro tech – VoxIn our focus on the digital, have we lost our sense of what being human means? Genevieve Bell Obsolete TechnologiesWikipedia Obsolete ObjectsThe exhibit runs from August …

iPhone

Buzzwords Spotlight on the iPhone with links to features presented in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThis app will tell you if your iPhone has been hackedhttps://www.cnet.com/news/iphone-se-vs-iphone-11-comparing-cameras-both-phones-specs/Apple sells several different iPhone models — here’s how much they all costPictures don’t appear in text messages? Here’s the fix! Key Linksapple.com/iphone/compare iphone 12 https://arstechnica.com/cars/2020/10/the-technology-behind-the-iphone-lidar-may-be-coming-soon-to-carshttps://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2020/02/03/apple-iphone-12-pro-max-release-date-design-camera-price-iphone-11-upgrade/#2dcad2b46d70 iphone 11https://www.apple.com/shop/buy-iphone/iphone-11Send and Receive …