Cloud PC Is Coming

Microsoft is was set to announce a new product Cloud PC. Cloud PC is a virtualized desktop-as-a-service offering that will enable customers to use their own devices as thin clients which can access a remote Windows desktop and use software like Microsoft Office.

What is OBS Ninja?

OBS. Ninja is an open-source and free web-based program designed to bring live video from an external source into OBS Studio or a web-browser (similar to Zoom). It does this using WebRTC, a framework within browsers and mobile applications that lets you communicate in real time with little to no lag.

New Pixlr Editor

The New! Pixlr E is a online image editor much like Photoshop with many of the same great features but with none of the price or hassle of installing software. You can use the Pixlr editor on any computer as long as it has a web-browser; including Chromebooks. Unlike Photoshop, which can be intimidating for…

New Dropbox

Dropbox is a file hosting service operated by the American company Dropbox, Inc., headquartered in San Francisco, California, that offers cloud storage, file synchronization, personal cloud, and client software. Dropbox has software for pretty much any platform including Windows, Mac and Linux. Also there are apps for Android and iOS. There is a very useful…

What is Google Stadia?

Stadia is a cloud gaming service operated by Google, claimed to be capable of streaming video games up to 4K resolution at 60 frames per second with support for high-dynamic-range, to players via the company’s numerous data centers across the globe, provided they are using a sufficiently high-speed Internet connection. It will be accessible through…

Google Drive To Glacier

I’ve been using Google Drive to do a cloud backup of my files for years. Though reasonable priced I felt I could do something more comfortable. Glacier is a file storage service by Amazon Web Services for those just wanting to archive files for safe-keeping. Glacier however is not really for the “normals”. It is…

DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo is an Internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers’ privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results. DuckDuckGo distinguishes itself from other search engines by not profiling its users and by showing all users the same search results for a given search term, and emphasizes returning the best results, rather than the…

Free Tax Services

It’s that time again. Time to get out your receipts and your calculator and fill out the old 1040 and the myriad of other tax forms required by Uncle Sam. You can visit your tax account or H&R Block to take care of it for you. All of these are reasonable choices depending on your…

Lightweight Speed Test From Netflix

Netflix America’s favorite use for Internet bandwidth has created a free speed test at Fast.com that is very light because it contains no ads. The results are very similar to SpeedTest.net but the site is much faster.

What is Sway?

Office Sway is a presentation program and is part of the Microsoft Office family of products. Generally released by Microsoft in August 2015, Sway allows users who have a Microsoft account to combine text and media to create a presentable website. Users can pull content locally from the device in use, or from internet sources…