I just downloaded my copy of Astrophysicist Ethan Siegel’s Beyond the Galaxy: How Humanity Looked Beyond Our Milky Way and Discovered the Entire Universe from Amazon here. Our gracious April 21 guest speaker donated a hardcopy to the Toledo library, our advantage.
Wednesday Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch menu features BBQ Chicken with coleslaw and baked beans, berry crisp and biscuit, Friday chili and cornbread with a green salad and peach slices in jello. Nutrition Lunches Wednesday and Friday are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Cost is $3 for those 60+ years of age. Reservations required. Contact Diana, email@example.com or call (360)864-2112.
Toledo Park Board meets 3 p.m. second Wednesdays at City Hall. Public invited. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360)864-4564.
May 13 "Paint-Out" - Brian would like to invite anyone who is interested to a "paint-out" held at Camp Singing Wind on May 13th where you can join a small group of artists from the Portland area. Contact Brian, email@example.com
May 13 Toledo Food Bank open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. second and fourth Fridays monthly behind City Hall.
Tech Tuesdays: Are you familiar with Opera as an alternative to Chrome and Firefox? It’s my go-to for speed and lightweight operation. Until now, lack of an ad blocker relegated Opera to second place. Download a clean up-to-date version through Ninite here, then set the ad blocker as directed from trusted source Lifehacker here. Claim is, by integrating the ad blocker into the browser itself, rather than as an extension, you can get even more of a speed boost.
Check out this link if you suspect Things Have Gone Wrong with your computer: How To Check If You’ve Been Hacked Within Seconds, here, courtesy of A Grey Area Computer Repair in downtown Toledo.
And this one, much closer to home: If You Use One Of These Popular Internet Services, You Need To Change Your Password Right Now. Steel yourself and click here. Thanks once more to A Grey Area, on Facebook here. Better share this one with everyone.
Trusted source MakeUseOf.com is my first choice in tech problem solving, but they’re much more. Here, they review a iPad Mini knock-off and offer a chance to win one.
Want new tech gear but don’t know which reviews are legit? For my money, The Gadgeteer fits the bill. From devices and accessories to household appliances - yes, even those handheld stick vacuums and more - tested for you to save headaches. Link here. But don’t blame me if you come away with serious Tech Envy.
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