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Let me start today by wishing you all a safe, and joyous long holiday weekend! I know many are happy to see the arrival of Fall.

First up: The other day I mentioned Rick Robinette has been quite actively posting on his What’s On My PC..  site. Here’s two more I think you may want to look at.

* NEW FEATURE – Android CM Security Now Includes An App Lock, Phone Finder and Family Locater

I am often asked what security app do I use on my Android devices (tablet and smartphone)? Answer: I highly recommend CM Security (by Cheetah Mobile). Two of my biggest fears with that computer in my pocket (called a smartphone) is data security and losing my phone. With CM Security and their recently added components, I […]” Read more..

* DON’T MISS OUT ON THIS – Some Really Good, FREE, and Tasty Software

One of my passions is software and when I come across something that is professional in stature and FREE, I really get excited. Software developers are a completely different breed of people that are dedicated to a building process that can literally require years of devotion to get it just right or to keep up […]” Read more..

[ There’s a media convertia/YouTube downloader some may want to look at.]

Bonus reading:
* The executive order that led to mass spying, as told by NSA alumni

Feds call it “twelve triple three”; whistleblower says it’s the heart of the problem.” Read more..

* Does Technology Cause ADHD?

Some experts believe that technology has a role in the rising rates of ADHD — but whether it causes the disorder is still being debated.Read more..

 [ There’s kinda a Rule.. if you have to ask the question, the answer’s “yes”. Example: “Do I look fat in these jeans?” ]

* CNET presents the 100 hottest devices of the month

CNET 100 is a tech-filled list of the latest and greatest products that give you a look into how they are trending, in real-time using our exclusive algorithm. From the most talked about products to the obscure fascination, you can keep up with the newest tech obsession.” Read more..

Friday Fun Videos (Yes. Plural.)

This first was sent to me by a reader.

And this Fail compilation was posted just two days ago.

Today’s quote:Man is the most intelligent of the animals – and the most silly.” ~ Diogenes

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August 29, 2014 - Posted by | Android, anti-spyware, antivirus, cellular, computers, consumer electronics, digital Video, free software, mobile, privacy, security, software, tablet PC, tech | , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

4 Comments »

  1. TechPaul,

    Thank you (again) for the mentions… Have a safe Labor Day Weekend…

    Rick

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    Comment by Ramblinrick | August 29, 2014 | Reply

    • Rick,
      It’s my pleasure and, I’ll repeat: it’s nice to see you active (on the blog) again.

      My best to you and yours!

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      Comment by techpaul | August 29, 2014 | Reply

  2. TechPaul, I noticed a link under this recent post about the internet causing ADHD in children & i don’t mean in anyway, shape or form to make light of this serious illness, which thank God is treatable; having known friends and family members who struggle w/ this particular disorder daily & it IS a struggle, especially for the parents. Having said that, i still find myself thinking of comedian Steven Wright who had said in a more recent stand up show that because of the advances in internet technology, his friend who had suffered w/ adhd has now advanced to HDADHD & any and/or all episodes he experiences are now in “High Def”!

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    Comment by augie | August 29, 2014 | Reply

    • augie,
      .. “HDADHD” .. I like that.

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      Comment by techpaul | August 29, 2014 | Reply


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