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ResourcesForLife.com News 201907

ResourcesForLife.com News 201907

ResourcesForLife.com – News 201907 | 31 Jul 2019 | Wednesday Dear Friend, I hope you’re doing well. Thanks for taking time to read this month’s newsletter. New Subscription Form If you’d like to receive a monthly email notification about this newsletter you can click...

Mobile Phone Cellular Wireless Carrier Provider Signal Strength Maps

Mobile Phone Cellular Wireless Carrier Provider Signal Strength Maps

If you're thinking about choosing the best mobile phone service provider for your needs, you'll want to become familiar with which company offers good coverage where you live and travel. Organizations like OpenSignal and DeadCellZones gather user feedback about...

Verifying Authenticity of Windows Update Notifications

Verifying Authenticity of Windows Update Notifications

You may receive Windows notifications about updates similar to the one shown below: "Restart and update to stay in support. Support for the Windows 10 April 2018 Update ends in November 2019. Restart to install a supported version of Windows." Because Windows...

Moto X4 – Check for Android System Software Updates

Moto X4 – Check for Android System Software Updates

With most computers, smartphones and other mobile devices, some updates happen automatically. However, it's a good idea to check monthly for any pending updates and manually install them. The Moto X4 smartphone runs the Android operating system. Follow the steps below...

Google Fi – The Best Mobile Phone Service is Now $20 Per Month

Google Fi – The Best Mobile Phone Service is Now $20 Per Month

Summary Google Fi lets you have excellent mobile phone service for as little as 20 per month, and $15 per month for each additional phone. Data rates are $10 per 1GB used (up to 6TB then free beyond that). Here are some helpful links and resources for the Google Fi...

Microsoft Edge Browser Tips and Tutorials

Microsoft Edge Browser Tips and Tutorials

If you're interested in learning more about Microsoft Edge, visit the Edge tips and tutorials page provided by Microsoft. You can learn about the latest productivity features for staying organized and secure online. [Visit Now]

Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard Review

Logitech K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard Review

SUMMARY Below are some observations from two weeks of using the Logitech K380 keyboard on various devices. For more details, see the owner’s manual, user guide, and product support page. Overall the keyboard is very comfortable, portable, inexpensive, and easy to use....

Printer Selection as of July 2019

Printer Selection as of July 2019

Summary This page offers some suggestions and considerations for color printers. Here's a short list of printers that are available at Staples for pickup in store: Epson WorkForce ET-4750 EcoTank All-in-One Supertank Printer – with 2-years of high capacity ink...

ResourcesForLife.com News 201906

ResourcesForLife.com News 201906

ResourcesForLife.com – News 201906 | 30 Jun 2019 | Sunday Dear Friend, I hope you’re doing well. Thanks for taking time to read this month’s newsletter. New Subscription Form If you’d like to receive a monthly email notification about this newsletter you can click...

Promoting Alcohol and Tobacco by Advertising to High School Students

Promoting Alcohol and Tobacco by Advertising to High School Students

It's getting more difficult for companies to advertise tobacco and alcohol products. Tobacco ads are no longer permitted on television.(1) On websites and YouTube, age verification is required to view content purportedly targeting an adult audience. The tobacco...

Apple iPhone Notes Storage: Choosing iCloud or Internal Storage

Apple iPhone Notes Storage: Choosing iCloud or Internal Storage

Introduction The Notes app on the iPhone is a very convenient way to store and organize notes. Notes synchronized with your iCloud account can be available on your Apple computer and iPad. Apple provides encrypted security in transit and on their servers for iCloud...

“A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

“A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

As of June 2019, this music video from October 2011, has had 1.3 billion views. The song was made popular from the Twilight Saga series of films. If you've not seen it already, or even if you have, here it is for your enjoyment.

MICRO BUSINESS – Solar Powered Lawn Care

MICRO BUSINESS – Solar Powered Lawn Care

Introduction Starting a solar powered lawn care business requires a relatively small investment that could be recovered in a fairly short time. Electric powered cordless lawn care appliances produce less noise, have zero emissions, and require less maintenance since...

Apple iPhone – How to Turn Off Siri

Apple iPhone – How to Turn Off Siri

These instructions show how to disable Siri on the iPhone. The instructions below are written based on the current iPhone operating system as of June 2019. If when you read this your iPhone is newer or older, the screens may appear differently for you. STEP #1 - From...

ResourcesForLife.com News 201905

ResourcesForLife.com News 201905

ResourcesForLife.com – News 201905 | 31 May 2019 | Friday Dear Friend, I hope you’re doing well. Thanks for taking time to read this month’s newsletter. New Subscription Form If you’d like to receive a monthly email notification about this newsletter you can click...

Introduction to Google Drive and Sharing Files or Folders

Introduction to Google Drive and Sharing Files or Folders

Here’s an introduction to Google Drive cloud storage and how to create a folder you can share with other people. The video also includes mention of DropBox, Microsoft OneDrive, and Box.com cloud services. Video created by Greg Johnson (11 May 2019)