Woodstock Wire: Tech Tickler

February 17, 2020

How to install the Chromium based version of Brave browser on Linux

AddictiveTips -- The company behind Brave has switched the browser from its own, in-house rendering engine to Chromium. As a result, all installation methods...

February 17, 2020 06:02 PM

Closed Ham Radio Peripheral Reveals Its Windows Secrets

EE -- Hackaday - The student radio society in Trondhjem owns a Flex 6500-radio, with its associated Maestro panel peripheral. This is a software defined...

February 17, 2020 06:01 PM

GM shuts Australia, NZ operations; sells Thai plant to Great Wall

Media -- Reuters - Business - General Motors Co said it would wind down its Australian and New Zealand operations and sell a Thai plant in the latest...

February 17, 2020 05:52 PM

Hotels use 28% less energy with connected lighting systems

Tech -- FutureIoT - The hotel industry faces the challenge to reduce its carbon emissions by 66% by 2030 and 90% by 2050 to stay within the 2C...

February 17, 2020 05:28 PM

At $499, this Certified Pixelbook Go is the perfect alternative to buying new

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - Daily, I check every retailer we can think of to see if I can find a legitimate deal on Google's Pixelbook Go. With the exception...

February 17, 2020 02:05 AM

AmateurLogic 140: New Stuff & Old Stuff

Tech -- AmateurLogic.TV - George, Tommy and Wayne make nice finds at the Capital City Hamfest....

February 17, 2020 02:05 AM

Chromebooks will soon have a PWA Help App

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - Chrome OS developers continue to make tweaks and refinements to the user experience and overall layout of how apps and settings...

February 17, 2020 02:02 AM

Prices for .com domains likely to jump thanks to Trump

Tech -- Mashable - The price of .com domains could be about to go up and you can thank President Donald Trump.

Thanks to a new contract, Verisign can...

February 17, 2020 01:53 AM

How to improve LDAP security in AWS Directory Service with client-side LDAPS

Enterprise -- Amazon AWS Blog - You can now better protect your organization's identity data by encrypting Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) communications...

February 17, 2020 12:56 AM

Stanley Black & Decker appoints T-Mobile and Ericsson for IoT connectivity

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - US manufacturer Stanley Black & Decker is working with T-Mobile and Ericsson to connect its industrial tools and household...

February 17, 2020 12:52 AM

February 16, 2020

3 web apps I use every single day on my Chromebook [VIDEO]

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - I get asked quite often what things I use on my Chromebook. The truth is, I leverage Android and Linux very little as I am...

February 16, 2020 07:34 AM

Can you learn to code in a college Computer Science program with a Chromebook?

Tech -- About Chromebooks - "Can I get through a Computer Science program and learn to code with a Chromebook?" It's a common question on various forums...

February 16, 2020 07:31 AM

Code a Kung-Fu Master style beat-'em-up | Wireframe #32

EE -- Raspberry Pi Blog - Punch and kick your way through a rabble of bad dudes in a simple scrolling beat-'em-up. Mark Vanstone shows you how


February 16, 2020 04:41 AM

Microsoft Office hits pause on forcing Bing search in Chrome, Firefox

Web Marketing -- Search Engine Land - Rather than automatically changing default search engines for Chrome and Firefox, administrators are required to opt-in...

February 16, 2020 04:18 AM

Time to Update the Software Engineer Stereotype

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - According to a survey of 1600 software engineers conducted by job search site Hired as part of its annual State of Software Engineers...

February 16, 2020 03:55 AM

Microsoft's Edge browser is speedy on Snapdragon, and that's good news for Chromebooks

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - In a recent video from Dieter Bohn over at The Verge, he took the Surface Pro X for a spin a second time around, only instead...

February 16, 2020 03:39 AM

Galaxy S20 Ultra vs. Note 10 Plus: Which Samsung phone is best for business use?

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - As Samsung unleashes its latest flagship phone, Galaxy Note 10 Plus users will naturally start to question whether the new Galaxy...

February 16, 2020 02:49 AM

GoDaddy acquires Uniregistry and Frank Schilling's domain portfolio

Domains -- Domain Name Wire - Major acquisition shakes up domain name investor landscape.

GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) is acquiring the Uniregistry registrar and...

February 16, 2020 02:11 AM

February 14, 2020

Ubuntu Install Tinc and Set Up a Basic VPN

nixCraft -- How do I install Tinc and Set Up a Basic VPN on Ubuntu Linux 18.04/20.04 LTS server?

February 14, 2020 07:41 PM

Guy Makes Contact with the ISS Using a Ham Radio and Talks with an Astronaut

EE -- Adafruit Industries - via TwistedSifterToday I was able to make a quick contact to astronaut Serena Aunon on board the international space station...

February 14, 2020 07:36 PM

Google's plan to buy Fitbit runs into issues with antitrust and privacy concerns

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - Google's plan to buy Fitbit Inc. is running into a wall of antitrust and privacy worries in the U.S., Europe...

February 14, 2020 07:05 PM

February 13, 2020

Four Storytelling Techniques to Bring Your Data to Life

Think -- MIT Sloan Management Review - The adage that "our world runs on data" means that decisions are being based on vast amounts of statistics....

February 13, 2020 10:08 PM

Better Together: WP Engine and Flywheel Make Local and Genesis Products Available to All Customers

Business Wire -- WP Engine announced two updates to simplify the workflow of developers and enable them to create world-class digital experiences.

February 13, 2020 09:41 PM

How to Use Google Assistant's Ambient Mode on Android

Life -- Lifehacker - Our smartphones can display tons of information and provide helpful shortcuts even when they're locked, and Google Assistant's Ambient...

February 13, 2020 09:15 PM

Can I install the Brave Browser on my Chromebook?

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - If you're using a Chromebook, chances are high that you're perfectly comfortable using the Chrome browser as your default portal...

February 13, 2020 08:25 PM

Dashlane Password Manager has extension temporarily removed from Chrome Web Store

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - Another day, another password manager suffers an unfortunate hiccup in Google's Chrome Web Store. On the heels of LastPass...

February 13, 2020 08:19 PM

Apple may still unveil next generation iPhones on schedule despite possible production delays, say sources

Media -- DIGITIMES - Apple is likely stick to its plans to unveil its next generation iPhone devices on a product event in September as it did in past...

February 13, 2020 07:42 PM

February 12, 2020

Grab one of these premium Chromebooks at Best Buy and save $200

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - Best Buy has become one of the most consistent retailers to score savings of $100 or more and any number of "flagship" caliber...

February 12, 2020 08:12 PM

A factory reset of a Microsoft Surface Go reminded me why I love Chromebooks

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - I get the question quite often. It comes in multiple forms; some inquisitive, some derogatory, some genuine, some not. "Why...

February 12, 2020 08:10 PM

Microsoft is pissing off Firefox users by trying to convince them to switch browsers

Tech -- BGR - Internet Explorer has obviously been a punch line for much of its existence, but when Windows 10 arrived a few years ago, Microsoft wanted...

February 12, 2020 08:05 PM

Phenom People and Docebo Accelerate Learning & Development for Employee Experience

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Partnership leverages artificial intelligence to drive employee engagement and growth Partnership leverages artificial intelligence...

February 12, 2020 08:05 PM

Samsung unveils Galaxy S20, Plus, and Ultra with beastly cameras

Media -- The Next Web - The Galaxy S20 is real. The company is announcing a multitude of devices today, including the smaller S20, the larger S20+, and...

February 12, 2020 07:25 PM

Why Digital Driver's Licenses Are the Future Of ID Verification

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Digital driver's licenses (DDLs) are gaining popularity in the U.S., where 12 states are working to develop and implement them.


February 12, 2020 07:13 PM

February 11, 2020

Web traffic increases in 2019 were driven by mobile; top 100 sites saw average of 223B monthly visits

Tech -- TechCrunch - Mobile adoption around the world is having a significant impact on the web's traffic. According to a new report from SimilarWeb,...

February 11, 2020 09:03 PM

Samsung's Galaxy Buds Plus detailed in new hands-on video

Tech -- The Verge - Samsung's upcoming true wireless earbuds, the Galaxy Buds Plus, have leaked again, this time in a hands-on...

February 11, 2020 08:51 PM

Save big on a refurbished Google Pixelbook Core i5: $599.99 while they last

Tech -- About Chromebooks - If the lower costing Pixelbook Go cuts too many corners for you over the Google Pixelbook, now's the time to nab the 2017...

February 11, 2020 08:46 PM

International Space Station upgrade brings near-real-time communication

Tech -- Digital Trends - The ColKa antenna is a high-speed radio link from the Columbus module to the ground

February 11, 2020 08:33 PM

Radiation-hungry fungi found in Chernobyl reactor could save astronauts

Tech -- BGR - The nuclear reactor meltdown at Chernobyl was a devastating blow to the region, forcing mass evacuations and necessitating a cleanup effort...

February 11, 2020 08:30 PM

WP Engine Appoints Lisa Box Senior Vice President of Corporate Development

Business Wire -- WP Engine announces the appointment of Lisa Box as the company's new Senior Vice President of Corporate Development.

February 11, 2020 07:16 PM

Wrike Joins Microsoft Ignite Tour 2020 To Help IT Professionals and Developers Expand and Develop New Skills for a New Decade

Business Wire -- Wrike, the most versatile collaborative work management platform, today announced its participation in the Microsoft Ignite Tour 2020. The Microsoft...

February 11, 2020 07:14 PM

Using Machine Learning To Gain Data Insights

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Today's consumers have little appetite for networks that go down, for electronic devices that fail, and for any kind...

February 11, 2020 07:04 PM

Inside The Fight For Digital Driver's Licenses

Media -- PYMNTS.com - Biometric digital identity verification solutions are becoming more and more commonplace thanks to their implementation in everyday...

February 11, 2020 06:14 PM

PowerGrasp project delivers wearable exoskeleton

Media -- New Electronics - Wurth Elektronik has successfully completed a research project on intelligent arm-hand orthosis.

February 11, 2020 05:53 PM

February 10, 2020

Ham College 61 - Extra Class Begins

Tech -- AmateurLogic.TV - Ham College episode 61 is now available for download.

Are you ready for Amateur Extra? Our 1st Extra Class episode. What's...

February 10, 2020 07:48 PM

Chromebooks could be getting this useful Macbook feature soon

Tech -- Chrome Unboxed - When it comes to desktop UI, Chrome OS is clearly the baby of the bunch. Its lifespan is only a fraction of more-established...

February 10, 2020 07:29 PM

Formula E reveals its new futuristic, electric hyper car

Enterprise -- Silicon Republic - Formula E - the electric vehicle (EV) racing equivalent of Formula One - has unveiled the latest generation of its hyper car....

February 10, 2020 07:12 PM

Portable Ham Radio Station | Raspberry Pi Field Computer

EE -- Adafruit Industries - OH8STN Ham Radio shared this video on Youtube!Hello Operators.

Todays topic takes us on an island expedition, for off grid...

February 10, 2020 06:51 PM

A new Raspbian update

EE -- Raspberry Pi Blog - The last major release of Raspbian was the Buster version we launched alongside Raspberry Pi 4 last year. There was a minor...

February 10, 2020 06:50 PM

Developing the spacesuit of the future

Life -- Phys.org - Researchers at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology have entered their third year of development of a wearable and wireless body...

February 10, 2020 04:52 PM

Victor Glover: Training for the Future

Life -- NASA Image of the day - NASA astronaut Victor Glover trains on POGO--the Partial Gravity Simulator at Building 9N's Space Vehicle Mockup Training...

February 10, 2020 04:52 PM