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What You Need to Know About The General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union regulation to standardize and strengthen data protection policies for residents of EU member nations.  This went into effect in May 2018 and it includes data collected via eMail and websites. The full text of GDPR can be found here. http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32016 It is an 88 page PDF.…

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Top 10 IOS Apps for 2018

Over the years I’ve shared my top ten iPhone apps. It is hard to believe but, the last article was almost 4 years ago. This is an updated list in no particular order of my favorite IOS apps. They run on iPhone, iPad and/or Apple TV. Many of my old favorite apps are still favorites.…

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Rock like a Guitar Hero!

Many people have assumed over the years that I was in a band or at least I was musical. When asked if I play any musical instruments I’ve replied, yes I can play… actually, press play on an iPhone. I don’t mean to brag, but I can play with iTunes, Pandora, Spotify and even Amazon…

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The Robots are Here

I’ve been intrigued by robots for as long as I can remember. What kid didn’t think that R2-D2 was awesome?! I knew he looked like a shop vac, but he was so cool. The lights. The movement. The sounds. He had a personality all his own. I remember making robots out of legos and even…

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Shopping for Your Geek

Christmas is almost here, but what have you got for your favorite geek? They can be tough to shop for because they are geeks. Don’t let this dampen your Christmas spirit. I have a few ideas to help. Ho Ho Ho. Blast from the past: Check out my 2016 gift guide. Gadgets first, right? Not…

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Is Adobe Photoshop Dead?

Adobe created Illustrator in 1985. Photoshop, the industry standard graphics editor, was created in 1988. I preferred Macromedia Freehand, but Illustrator is certainly the more widely used vector graphic editor at this time. Why the history lesson? These Adobe products (and others) are excellent software and have been refined and improved upon through the many…

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