Change In Flight Plans

Flying. Once upon a time, this way of travel was as luxurious as it was quick. Full-service meals, recliners, lounges, even the airports were a simple affair. The so-called golden age of air travel of the 1950s and ’60s brings with it the nostalgia of Pan-Am, gourmet meals and most of all the legroom.

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Visit Exotic Locations Without Ever Leaving Home Daves

The name of the site is TravelByDrone, and the people behind it have aggregated drone-shot YouTube videos from all over the World into a simple yet innovative new “virtual travel” website. Want to see Paris by night, remote Australia, or fly through the Grand Canyon, all this and much, much more can be done via these terrific aerial videos.

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Change In Flight Plans

Welcome back. If you’ve read my previous article on the possible tech solutions to some of the bigger problems of air travel, well let’s pick right back up where we left off. Sure, it’s a big, bold and possibly unachievable task to try to curb the biggest issues in aviation, but I’m not one to say no to a …

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Send Free International SMS From Your Browser Daves

Yes, I have one, mostly turned off. I use it when I travel as a sort of insurance or if the wife and I are both out and want to keep in touch. I get so pissed when one of these things goes off while having a conversation with someone, or in a theatre, or when I see someone driving and using their device. I find many users have become down right

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12 Easy And Cool Things To Do With Google Earth Daves

Travel back in time. Many locations not only give current views but go as far back in time as 1930. Change the time of day in any location. What is Google Earth Google Earth. Let’s start with a description of what Google Earth is. It is a virtual globe that uses satellite imagery, airplane photography, and street view video from Google’s

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How to use TrueCrypt Daves Computer Tips

If you travel frequently with a laptop, then full-drive encryption is essential. Likewise, if you back up sensitive data to a USB flash drive, you’ll want to encrypt the whole thing. Flash drives are small and easily lost or stolen; in fact, USB flash drives have been the cause of serious data breaches.

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How To Test If Extensions Are Slowing Your Browser Daves

Why not travel around within those limits in a Ferrari instead of a Volkswagon bug? We will tell you how to speed test each of your browsers so you will know your fastest browser. After that, we will give you an excellent way to determine how much your extensions might be …

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How To Set Up A Community Forum Daves Computer Tips

Everyone is welcome in fact and I’ve recently added a gallery where members can post photos, mainly of travel shots. Mindblower. January 5, 2018 at 5:13 pm. Thanks Marc for shedding some light on some of the items one needs to do. Most are unaware of How To Set Up A Community Forum, or the hard work. Do believe you forgot to mention getting a

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Do You Post In Forums

Travel. Over the years I’ve done a fair bit of travelling and for the last 20 years have been a British expat living abroad– the last 13 of those living in Argentina. Good expat forums are far and few between with many failing due to a lack of interest and momentum.

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How To Use Google Maps On Smartphone Daves Computer Tips

Google Maps boasts satellite imagery, street maps, 360° panoramic views of streets, real-time traffic conditions, and route planning for travel by foot, car, bicycle, or public transportation. I am sure there are other Apps out there that do the same thing, but I am a dedicated Google Girl.

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How To Create Full System Images with Aomei Backupper

Aomei Backupper is so simple to use it probably doesn’t require an elaborate guide, however, I wanted to show less experienced users just how easy this process is in the hopes of encouraging more to take advantage of this ultimate fail safe – creating full system images.

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Top Games To Look Forward To Daves Computer Tips

Travel the world in amazing detail with over 2 million cities, 1.5 billion buildings, real mountains, roads, trees, rivers, animals, traffic, and more. Microsoft Flight Simulator has been around since the dawn of the PC with its first outing back in 1982. Due for release in August, MFS 2020 offers night flying, real-time atmospheric simulation

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Acer TravelMate – DCT Memorial Day Giveaway Daves

Acer TravelMate 11.6″ HD Laptop. Just in time for Memorial Day, Dave’s Computer Tips is proud to announce that we will be giving away one Acer TravelMate Laptop to one of our DCT Readers! Intel Celeron N3160 1.6GHz Upto 2.24GHz. 4GB DDR3L, 128GB SSD. Intel HD Graphics 400.

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Watch this Amazing Real-Life Hoverboard Flight (video

The future is now! Guinness World Records recently added an amazing new feat to its list of accomplishments. Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru’s propeller-based hoverboard managed to travel a total distance of 275.9 m (905 ft 2 in) to achieve a new Guinness World Records title for Farthest flight by a hoverboard.

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Are Modern Communications Ruining The English Language

A car built for racing can travel very fast, and is quick to reach its top speed. Trusting that this clarifies the use of the words in the correct manner for readers on the whole DCT article. Regards, Jonno. Rex E. December 4, 2020 at 9:23 pm.

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My 6 All Time Favorite TV Shows Daves Computer Tips

At home, they’re the stereotypical parents of stereotypical kids; at work, they pose as travel agents; but at night, they weave a web of confidants, lovers, dupes, and historical figures from the Reagan-era Cold War. The startlingly realistic plot twists force the viewer to consider the real cost of an undeclared war, what it takes to protect

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The Dangers Of Online Shopping! Daves Computer Tips

Jim is the resident freeware aficionado at DCT. A computer veteran with 30+ years experience who first started writing about computers and tech back in the days when freeware was actually free. His first computer was a TRS-80 in the 1980s, he progressed through the Commodore series of computers before moving to PCs in the 1990s.

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10 All Time Best Freeware Daves Computer Tips

Jim, I am retired network admin from CSUF and as such I have been using Eudora since 1994. When is was turned over to Mozilla I went with Eudora OSE and that is still my E-mail program except when I travel, the lap top uses Thunderbird. As you may know Thunderbird is the base for Eudora OSE. So that is my nomination for #10. BTW: No one hacks

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The Tech I Use As A Motorcycle Courier Daves Computer Tips

Using Technology To Plan My Routes. I started my motorcycle courier business a couple of years ago, but it wasn’t until the total lockdown was imposed on 20th March that business went off the chart. Since then, I’ve ridden about 15,000 miles, made around 750 deliveries and collections, and visited hundreds of locations in and around Buenos

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Are We Ready For Mars

Travel: Ion propulsion – This is important since gas is not cheap. We need to figure out a cheaper way we can get there and still be able to get back. Oxygen: Oxygen generation – we need to figure out how to create our own oxygen. Great thing is we already do this on the Space station.

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Adobe Reader and Flash

Adobe Reader and Flash – more to worry about! By John Guerin / March 19, 2013. November 12, 2015. / Security. Here in the real world, widespread adoption of the above two programs makes them irresistible targets for hackers and malware peddlers. But you don’t have to live with the threats that these can present.

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My Top 10 Favorite Sci-Fi TV Shows Daves Computer Tips

Wikipedia calls Science Fiction: “a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life.”. Today, I am thrilled at the full swing technology’s tentacles have swung and reached into mainstream television with well-produced, well

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Computer Specs: What the DCT Team Uses & Why Daves

I travel occasionally for work, less frequently for pleasure, and always need to have access to my work so portability is a key factor. With portability and power in mind I usually find myself purchasing 17″ laptops. They aren’t exactly light weight, but they sure beat lugging a …

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When Was The Last Time You Bought A Newspaper

The last time I bought a newspaper was likely about seven or so years ago when the English Buenos Aires Herald (now defunct) was still worth a read, but as the quality of its content went down the toilet when it was bought by an ultra-socialist and corrupt millionaire, I kicked it into touch. But the overriding factor is that all the news you

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Congressman: “You can’t have your privacy violated if you

Jim is the resident freeware aficionado at DCT. A computer veteran with 30+ years experience who first started writing about computers and tech …

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5 Best Reasons For Using A VPN Daves Computer Tips

It is important to remember that ALL VPN providers will slow your service slightly. This is because the number and distance of the relays your transmission has to travel through is considerably more than a non VPN connection. We are only talking a second or two but it is noticeable if you do not have a decent bandwidth through your provider.

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CloudFlare’s New Privacy-Focused DNS Service Daves

On April 1st this year, US-based security company CloudFlare announced its new privacy-focused DNS service. For the uninitiated, CloudFlare has been involved in Internet security for quite some time and has risen to prominence mainly on the back of its DDoS mitigation service.

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How To Be A YouTube Millionaire Daves Computer Tips

How To Be A YouTube Millionaire. Making money on YouTube is a serious business and requires full time dedication, a lot of content and hundreds of thousands of views. Production values and content appear to be moot points though, as both these aspects may be be interchangeable. For example, a cutesy video shot on a shaky cellphone which reaches

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SmartPhones: What the DCT Team Uses and Why Daves

Well, the writing was on the wall. By 2010 someone had punched a walrus sized hole in the hull of my beloved BlackBerry ship. It was time to man the lifeboats and look for an alternate mode of travel across the vast cellular ocean. In all honesty I was concerned, maybe even scared.

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9 Last-Minute Tech Gifts Daves Computer Tips

9 Last-Minute Tech Gifts. 1: First on the list is the LARQ Lightweight Self-Cleaning and Non-Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle with UV Water Purifier, 24oz. Here is something for that outdoors techie or even that workout one who wants to make sure their water is clean.

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How To Survive Arguments On The Internet Daves Computer Tips

On the other hand, Facebook is a little more restrained, is moderated up to a point and I once posted a few lines in a local bikers’ group about a stormy nocturnal journey I had once made in the outback, which provoked an outcry from some other bikers who became indignant at my apparent suggestion that it was okay to travel at night, on a

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Is Live Streaming a Funeral Appropriate

How this topic came to the forefront was that I recently attended the funeral of a friend’s 8 yr old son who passed away from an illness. The funeral was live streamed from South Dakota, many of the relatives were in Ohio and too elderly, sick, or financially not able to travel for the funeral.

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Windows File Manager Alternatives Daves Computer Tips

I have run into some quirks using the portable version but it could still be useful on a flash drive if you travel. Explorer++. There are so many benefits to using this file manager over the Windows version that there simply won’t be room in this article. For this reason, I will only touch on some of the more interesting and useful features

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7 Best Geek Gifts For Early 2017 Daves Computer Tips

Travel around knowing you won’t have to worry about your phone dying. QUICK CHARGE – Have you ever been traveling or taking a hike to find out your phone is about to die? Now you can stay prepared no matter what the situation. When fully charged, the Portable Phone Solar Charger can recharge your phone up to 40% so you can rest easy knowing

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Wunderlist: Making To-Do Lists that Work for You Daves

While I don’t mind using Tasks in my Outlook program for regular To-Dos, or Out of Milk for a quick grocery list, I found that I wanted something more efficient and separate when it came to less routine lists for things like travel packing or Christmas cards. I also wanted an app for my phone (to do the actual checking off) which had a

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uRex DVD Ripper Platinum giveaway

uRexSoft is currently giving away its DVD Ripper Platinum software. uRex DVD Ripper Platinum would normally sell for $39.95usd – giveaway expires on 30th May. “ Rip your DVD Movie to popular video file With fast speed and high quality. uRex DVD Ripper Platinum is a powerful and stable DVD ripping software that is compatible with Windows 8 (ready), Windows 7, Windows VISTA and …

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‘Net Neutrality ‘ Rules Passed

The first is a narrow, one lane road with a speed limit of 30mph costing $30.00 to travel on. The second, is a magnificent 6 lane highway with a maximum speed of 110mph but this road costs $300.00 to travel on. That’s basically the sort of system ISPs have been hinting at introducing.

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8 Best Tech Gifts For Mother’s Day Daves Computer Tips

3. Noise Cancelling Headphones: Your mom will be tickled with these Bluetooth noise-canceling headphones by Paww.Now Mom can listen to her favorite tunes without hearing all the craziness around her. This even comes with an airplane adapter, so if your mom loves to travel, then she will enjoy wearing these instead of the ones the airport sells you.

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Cortana Is Getting Better Daves Computer Tips

Cortana Is Getting Better. Being a Windows Insider is a double-edged sword. On the plus side, it gives you an early first-look at some of the upcoming improvements to Windows that will be introduced to regular users once the bugs have been ironed out. On the negative side, you are more likely to come face to face with conflicts that can cause

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DCT Stocking Stuffer Wish List 2016 Daves Computer Tips

I would also probably grab OontZ Angle 3 Bluetooth Portable Speaker Carry Case, Neoprene Travel Bag with Aluminum Carabiner, OontZ Logo on side & reinforced zipper to protect my investment when not in use. This gift is perfect for anyone who is looking for a compact speaker with a long battery life that is water resistant as well as Bluetooth.

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Get the Scoop on Word 2010 SmartArt Daves Computer Tips

Shape Fill: Changes the background color of the SmartArt object.WordArt Styles group: Allows you to change the style of the font, its outline and inner color, and add text effects.; WordArt Styles group: Allows you to change the style of the font, its outline and inner color, and add text effects.; To change the font size for all text on the SmartArt object, select the entire object and go to

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7 Father’s Day Tech Gifts for 2017 Daves Computer Tips

What You Get – PowerCore 5000, travel pouch, Micro-USB cable, welcome guide, our worry-free 18-month warranty and friendly customer service. Lightning cable for iPhone and iPad sold separately. 4. Worx 16-inch 14.5 Amp Electric Chainsaw – When your dad doesn’t like dealing with the gas of an old-school chainsaw. Easy to use and a great

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DCT Giveaway: Ashampoo Music Studio 4 Daves Computer Tips

Ashampoo stepped in and took care of all that clutter for me with just a few clicks! I’ve since made many many concert cds (including awesome covers, if I do say so myself), and have enjoyed them all when I travel from state to state. With Ashampoo Music Studio, I’m …

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