Saturday, April 30, 2016

Farhad and Mike’s Week in Tech: The Unstoppable Facebook


By FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/01/technology/farhad-and-mikes-week-in-tech-the-unstoppable-facebook.html?partner=IFTTT

Friday, April 29, 2016

#4: Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 2-in-1 Convertible 11.6-inch IPS Touchscreen Laptop(Tablet), Intel Quad Core Processor, 4GB DDR3L, 120GB SSD, HDMI, Bluetooth, Webcam, AC Wifi, Windows 10 Home

By: Amazon

TV Stations Agree to Sell Enough Spectrum to Meet F.C.C.’s Goal


By CECILIA KANG from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/30/technology/tv-stations-agree-to-sell-enough-spectrum-to-meet-fccs-goal.html?partner=IFTTT

A New Windows PC for an Old iTunes Library


By J. D. BIERSDORFER from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/30/technology/personaltech/a-new-windows-pc-for-an-old-itunes-library.html?partner=IFTTT

Cloud Services Show Their Value in Earnings Reports


By QUENTIN HARDY from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/30/technology/cloud-services-show-their-value-in-earnings-reports.html?partner=IFTTT

Thursday, April 28, 2016

#10: Fire, 7" Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB - Includes Special Offers, Magenta

Fire 7
Fire, 7" Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB - Includes Special Offers, Magenta
by Amazon
4.2 out of 5 stars(45742)

Buy new: $49.99

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By: Amazon

Amazon Posts Strong Profit, Thanks to Its Cloud


By NICK WINGFIELD from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/29/technology/amazon-q1-earnings.html?partner=IFTTT

The Great Google Car Crash of 2016

CarStuff's Scott Benjamin comes on to talk about Google's self-driving car causing its first car accident. What happened? And how will Google prevent future accidents?

Keeping Notes and Highlights From Kindle Books


By J. D. BIERSDORFER from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/29/technology/personaltech/keeping-notes-and-highlights-from-kindle-books.html?partner=IFTTT

Will Amazon Stand Apart From Weak Tech Earners?


By PUI-WING TAM from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/29/technology/will-amazon-stand-apart-from-weak-tech-earners.html?partner=IFTTT

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Taking the Stigma Out of Buying Used Electronics


By BRIAN X. CHEN from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/technology/personaltech/taking-the-stigma-out-of-buying-usedelectronics.html?partner=IFTTT

Facebook’s Profit Triples, Outpacing Forecasts and Its Peers


By MIKE ISAAC from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/technology/facebook-q1-earnings.html?partner=IFTTT

With Finality, F.B.I. Opts Not to Share iPhone-Unlocking Method


By ERIC LICHTBLAU from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/technology/with-finality-fbi-opts-not-to-share-iphone-unlocking-method.html?partner=IFTTT

With Dubsmash, Lip Syncing Like the Stars


By KIT EATON from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/technology/personaltech/with-dubsmashlip-syncing-likethe-stars.html?partner=IFTTT

Apple iPhone, Once a Status Symbol in China, Loses Its Luster


By PAUL MOZUR from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/technology/apple-china-iphone-earnings.html?partner=IFTTT

Android Faces Monopoly Claims as Its Users Tackle an Abundance of Choices


By FARHAD MANJOO from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/technology/android-faces-monopoly-claims-as-its-users-tackle-an-abundance-of-choices.html?partner=IFTTT

Turning Down an OS X Upgrade


By J. D. BIERSDORFER from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/technology/personaltech/turning-down-an-os-x-upgrade.html?partner=IFTTT

All Eyes on Facebook to Lift Tech’s Dismal Spirits


By PUI-WING TAM from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/technology/all-eyes-on-facebook-to-lift-techs-dismal-spirits.html?partner=IFTTT

Weather Tech, Part 2

How are weather predictions made? How does the tech used in meteorology work? And can we control the weather?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Twitter Narrows Loss, Adds Users and Misses Revenue Forecast


By MIKE ISAAC from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/27/technology/twitter-narrows-loss-adds-users-and-misses-revenue-forecast.html?partner=IFTTT

IPhone Sales Drop, and Apple’s 13-Year Surge Ebbs


By VINDU GOEL from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/27/technology/apple-q2-earnings-iphone.html?partner=IFTTT

Keeping Sanity in Your Twitter Feed


By J. D. BIERSDORFER from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/27/technology/personaltech/keeping-sanity-in-your-twitter-feed.html?partner=IFTTT

Consolidation in the Broadband World


By PUI-WING TAM from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/27/technology/consolidation-in-the-broadband-world.html?partner=IFTTT

Recent First on Google Forms

Ever wanted to see Google Form submissions in reverse order, Recent First? You can, with Google Sheets. For example, I create a survey. Then, I keep checking Google Sheets for recent submissions, but I don't like that I have to keep scrolling down every time. Recent First Create a Google Form (or use one you already have). Once you are able to view the responses in Google Sheets, create

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Monday, April 25, 2016

Charter Communications Deal for Time Warner Cable Said to Be Approved


By CECILIA KANG and EMILY STEEL from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/26/technology/charter-time-warner-cable-bright-house-cable-deal.html?partner=IFTTT

Obama Stresses Need to Monitor Data in Fighting Terrorism


By MARK SCOTT from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/26/technology/obama-europe-privacy-terrorism.html?partner=IFTTT

Removing QuickTime for Windows in a Hurry


By J. D. BIERSDORFER from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/26/technology/personaltech/removing-quicktime-for-windows-in-a-hurry.html?partner=IFTTT

Different Issues for Next Wave of Tech Earnings Reports


By PUI-WING TAM from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/26/technology/different-issues-for-next-wave-of-tech-earnings-reports.html?partner=IFTTT

Sunday, April 24, 2016

#10: Fire, 7" Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB - Includes Special Offers, Blue

Fire 7
Fire, 7" Display, Wi-Fi, 8 GB - Includes Special Offers, Blue
by Amazon
4.2 out of 5 stars(45102)

Buy new: $49.99

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By: Amazon

Facebook Aims to Drive Down Tech Prices to Expand Its Reach


By QUENTIN HARDY and MIKE ISAAC from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/25/technology/facebook-aims-to-drive-down-tech-prices-to-expand-its-reach.html?partner=IFTTT

#9: Fire HD 10, 10.1" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers, Black

Fire HD
Fire HD 10, 10.1" HD Display, Wi-Fi, 16 GB - Includes Special Offers, Black
by Amazon
3.9 out of 5 stars(5475)

Buy new: $229.99 $179.99
3 used & new from $117.53

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By: Amazon

#10: Roku Streaming Stick (3600R)

Roku Streaming
Roku Streaming Stick (3600R)
Roku
4.5 out of 5 stars(18)

Buy new: $49.99
6 used & new from $49.99

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By: Amazon

Was Your Dog Walked? Your Phone Can Show You


By NICK WINGFIELD from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/25/technology/was-your-dog-walked-your-phone-can-show-you.html?partner=IFTTT

Friday, April 22, 2016

Microsoft and Google Agree to Drop Mutual Complaints


By NICK WINGFIELD and MARK SCOTT from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/23/technology/microsoft-and-google-agree-to-drop-mutual-complaints.html?partner=IFTTT

Recovering a Lost Windows Password


By J. D. BIERSDORFER from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/23/technology/personaltech/recovering-a-lost-windows-password.html?partner=IFTTT

The No-Good Week in Techs (Hopeful) Trip to a Bright Future


By QUENTIN HARDY from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/23/technology/the-no-good-week-in-techs-hopeful-trip-to-a-bright-future.html?partner=IFTTT

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Uber Settles Cases With Concessions but Drivers Stay Freelancers


By MIKE ISAAC and NOAM SCHEIBER from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/22/technology/uber-settles-cases-with-concessions-but-drivers-stay-freelancers.html?partner=IFTTT

Apple No Longer Immune to Chinas Scrutiny of U.S. Tech Firms


By PAUL MOZUR and JANE PERLEZ from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/22/technology/apple-no-longer-immune-to-chinas-scrutiny-of-us-tech-firms.html?partner=IFTTT

Alphabet Earnings Miss Forecasts as a Key Google Ad Metric Stumbles


By DAVID STREITFELD from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/22/technology/alphabet-google-earnings.html?partner=IFTTT

Microsoft Sales and Profit Slipped in 3rd Quarter


By NICK WINGFIELD from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/22/technology/microsoft-earnings.html?partner=IFTTT

Moving PDFs to a PC From an iPad


By J. D. BIERSDORFER from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/22/technology/personaltech/moving-pdfs-to-a-pc-from-an-ipad.html?partner=IFTTT

A Hot App Discovers Virality and Its Downsides


By QUENTIN HARDY from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/22/technology/a-hot-app-discovers-virality-and-its-downsides.html?partner=IFTTT

No Anonymity for Plaintiffs Suing Ashley Madison Dating Website Judge Rules


By CHRISTOPHER MELE from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/22/technology/no-anonymity-ashley-madison-hack-case.html?partner=IFTTT

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Weather Tech Part 1

How are weather predictions made? How does the tech used in meteorology work? And can we control the weather?

Down To Lunch Founders Pursue Less-Traveled Path to Success


By VINDU GOEL from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/21/technology/personaltech/down-to-lunch-founders-pursue-less-traveled-path-to-success.html?partner=IFTTT

China Drone Users Beware: Maker Says It May Share Data With State


By PAUL MOZUR from NYT Technology http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/21/world/asia/dji-drones-china.html?partner=IFTTT