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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 1 hour 33 min ago rhiannon

I'm glad you like it. :)

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 1 hour 34 min ago rhiannon

I'm not seeing a big red download button on the Mara Photo site:
https://mara.photos/
To use any of the tools, just click or tap the name of the tool and will open inside your browser. You can upload an image and use any of the tools to edit or create effects for your image.
The top of this article is a screenshot of what the page looks like.

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Play 2500 MS-DOS Games in Your Browser for Free 3 hours 46 min ago not recognized

For some reason site contact form won't load, and nor will the 'contact individual author'. So no choice but to communicate here:

Dear Gizmo's writers,
sorry to seem to quibble. I speak from a place of genuine suffering: plurals don't get apostrophes (e.g "CDs")
https://theoatmeal.com/comics/apostrophe
https://www.englishforums.com/English/CdsOrCds/vbzjn/post.htm

Thanks for the good stuff.

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Best Free Media Player 18 hours 26 min ago amazonalexahelp

Are you searching for Alexa experts who can help you in doing Alexa Setup? Your search ends here. You have reached the right place. Alexa helpline is the best company that can help you in that. Our expert technicians can provide you proper guidance So that you will not face any Alexa related issues again in the future. https://alexahelpline.com/

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 20 hours 6 min ago skitty54

Love it! I had too much fun with the click and relax and the photo editor. Thanks!

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 20 hours 6 min ago 2oldfan

You say there isn't need to download software, but there is a big download button??? Don't we need to download the suite to use it?

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 days 12 hours ago rhiannon

Agreed MC. :)
Pothos is not the site I wrote up, however, I did visit all the listings offered on Pothos and ran the site through VirusTotal and it came up clean. That's one of the things I normally do before I write anything up - there's a lot of checking, testing, double checking, and research that goes into what I post, it's not quick or casual. For example, I tested every one of the 55 tools on Mara photos to make sure each worked and did what it said it did and to make sure there were no image quality issues that I could detect. With that said, I still miss things sometimes, and I'm grateful for the people who point out the errors. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
There's also quite a few programs and sites that don't make it all the way through testing for one reason or another.

I didn't download or test either of the programs that were listed on Pothos (Red Button and Christmas Elf). 
 

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 days 12 hours ago rhiannon

I did see their other freebies and checked them out. I didn't download and test Red Button or Christmas Elf but the others seemed ok. I liked the Click and Relax.

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 days 12 hours ago rhiannon

You're welcome Peter, I'm happy you like it. I like it because you don't have to hunt around to find what you want, it's all right there, a click away.

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 days 12 hours ago rhiannon

I'm glad you found it useful. :)

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 days 13 hours ago MidnightCowboy

Sorry - my mistake. Same analysis result however. MC - Site Manager.
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/98fe92fc120e5df74c1069d51cea952935d55...
https://www.urlvoid.com/scan/pothos.info/
https://zulu.zscaler.com/submission/6bb3082f-b5ca-46d7-b71a-c7fa68fcdd17

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 days 13 hours ago dwainwood

Thanks for the links. I was referring to pothos.info referenced by another member; not the Mara site.

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 days 20 hours ago MidnightCowboy

Of all the confusing commercial security software folks insist on paying for Malwarebytes tops the list. It's riddled with false positives and even if users read the documentation 95% of them will not be able to understand how these results are generated. This makes it IMO totally useless as a security tool. Forticlient Free 6.0 will give you better and more accurate results plus it provides custom settings for your web filters.
https://www.forticlient.com/downloads
Otherwise just use reputable online scanners. MC - Site Manager.
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/b96d57c87841d5d7c0e302086fc7575f6c627...
https://zulu.zscaler.com/submission/568e8216-0741-43df-996b-9592bf37cefc
https://www.urlvoid.com/scan/mara.photos/

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 days 20 hours ago dwainwood

Maybe it's a false positive, but Malwarebytes flagged the pothos.info site. See below warning:
Website blocked due to a suspicious top level domain (TLD)

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 days 20 hours ago Maurice Smith

Very easy to use. Very effective

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Best Free Email Software 2 days 21 hours ago Darmanto

How about POP Peeper?
I have been using it for years and it works fine for me.
Lightweight, not many restriction and many other features.

https://www.darmanto.com

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 2 days 23 hours ago pvilan

Thanks Rhiannon!
You are a genius! This tool is going to be the star of my box of online tools!
Best Regards
Peter

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How to Remove Pinterest and Other Sites From Google Search 3 days 7 hours ago nicole c

Found an extension that works great to exclude Pinterest searches
Unpinterested! (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/unpinterested/gefaihkenmchjmcpcbpdijpoknfjpbfe?hl=en)

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55 Free Online Photo Edit & Paint Tools in One Place 3 days 9 hours ago danielson

That's quite the jackpot you found Rhiannon!
Kind of reminds me of a StumbleUpon thing.

Have you noticed the link below to http://pothos.info/ ?
Full of freebies that could be helpful to some.

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Close All Open Programs With One Click 3 days 17 hours ago Katusch

You can avoid the interaction with that list and let closeall close everything without any second interaction by adding "/NOUI" to the target location:
https://www.ntwind.com/software/closeall.html

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Easily Convert YouTube Videos To MP3's For Free 4 days 4 hours ago twlanders

The real power of this program is that it allows you to login to your YouTube account to download your personal playlists and radio stations. Can optionally export right into iTunes as a playlist complete with artwork. Is amazing program and very lightweight. If you are having problems signing into your Google account, try this version: https://www.dropbox.com/s/a64jfhnmu10k89n/YouTubeToMP3.exe?dl=1

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Rotate JPEG Pictures Automatically With This Windows Utility 4 days 17 hours ago Australia

What an excellent find Rhiannon. Probably in the top 5 Hot Finds in the last 5 years

What I like?
Free, so far !
Simple right click option
Effective and fast, with instant results for single files
A Windows utility; rather than an upload service which grabs your personal photos, and can be shut down at any time
Probably a utility I would be using every week

The homepage feedback does suggest doing a backup of your original photos, and rotate a copy of your collection, in case of corruption

Rhiannon, I salute you ! Keep up the great work !

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Wallpaper of the Week: Glacier: Cold Night, Gentle Light 5 days 11 hours ago kumarduppati

so nice

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Wallpaper of the Week: Glacier: Cold Night, Gentle Light 5 days 11 hours ago kumarduppati

so nice

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Best Free Digital Image Viewer 6 days 2 hours ago g2mXagent

Zoner Photo Studio Free: compulsory registration before use!

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FREE CompuSec 6 days 5 hours ago webguy

Follow up on my recent post about Compusec:

I sent them the email below at the email on their contact page.. I got this system reply: Address not found. Your message wasn't delivered to de.sales@ce-infosys.com because the address couldn't be found, or is unable to receive mail. The response from the remote server was: 550 No Such User Here.

Don't know if they are out of business or their site was hacked or ??

== Email I sent ==
Subject: Your Free Compusec download link goes to a topless page
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2019 22:02:57 -0400
From: ***
To: de.sales@ce-infosys.com

Hi,

On your page here

http://www.ce-infosys.com/english/downloads/free_compusec

The download link at the bottom "If you wish to download any of it’s version, you can do it here ."

goes to an oriental language page which then redirects to a topless site.

= end =

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FREE CompuSec 6 days 5 hours ago webguy

You are welcome. Thanks for the follow up

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Best Free Drive Encryption Utility 6 days 6 hours ago webguy

Follow up on my recent post about Compusec:

I sent them the email below at the email on their contact page.. I got this system reply: Address not found. Your message wasn't delivered to de.sales@ce-infosys.com because the address couldn't be found, or is unable to receive mail. The response from the remote server was: 550 No Such User Here.

Don't know if they are out of business or their site was hacked or ??

== Email I sent ==
Subject: Your Free Compusec download link goes to a topless page
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2019 22:02:57 -0400
From: ***
To: de.sales@ce-infosys.com

Hi,

On your page here

http://www.ce-infosys.com/english/downloads/free_compusec

The download link at the bottom "If you wish to download any of it’s version, you can do it here ."

goes to an oriental language page which then redirects to a topless site.

= end =

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FREE CompuSec 1 week 19 hours ago MidnightCowboy

Interesting. Searching Softpedia for this product returns a page with an internal download link from Softpedia which also works but when I copied this page URL into our product details the link returns a 'page removed permanently' message. I did however find another working download link at Freeware Files and the result of this scans clean with Viris total. Many thanks for pointing this out to us.MC - Site Manager.
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/5fff82edd8a788b15f2906ff2e3aa864b3fb...

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FREE CompuSec 1 week 19 hours ago webguy

CAUTION: At the BOTTOM of Free CompuSec Page here
http://www.ce-infosys.com/english/downloads/free_compusec

is a download link titled "If you wish to download any of it’s version, you can do it here."

That 'here' link takes you to an oriental language page which then redirects to a topless image page.

There does not appear to be a good download link .

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 1 day ago rhiannon

I checked intermittently yesterday and it's still not up today. I am keeping an eye on it though. :)

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 1 day ago roadrunner

Any further info on whether the site is up and running again?

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Movie streaming giant Netflix has lost millions of its users this month, sccording to some reportd, A new website has appeared on thr movie streaming scene, and is quickly becoming an apparent threat to cable companies and other online competitors. read more >> https://movie.siteslikenetflix.com

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check out!
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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 2 days ago rhiannon

Yes, that message came up before the site went down. The site is still down, that's likely why the error message is appearing.

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 2 days ago cray4

If that was there when I posted my comment obviously not.

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago lvoin

The same security warning and blocked site in Chrome!

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KMPlayer 1 week 3 days ago ernestoch

Hallo, my office computer detected OpenCandy and deleted the executable. That was an old standalone version I had been using for years, suddenly the company switch to defender and it picked up KMplayer.exe. I thought about getting the latest version, and disappointment struck. The version I downloaded - installed - tested - unistalled right away, has nothing to do with the version I had been using. Condider kmplayer defunct. I'll keep using it at home, the good old standalone.

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago Rick_S

Thank you for checking.

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago rhiannon

The site is down right now. I've added a note at the top of the article. I'll keep checking it and will update when it comes back online.

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago Rick_S

Cray4, Did you read the top comment, before you commented?

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago rhiannon

I've updated the article to include the error message appearing only in Firefox. As MC says, I assumed that the site cetificate wasn't renewed or there was another benign error since virustotal didn't flag it and no other browsers gave a warning of any kind. The site is safe as far as I have been able to determine. As always, use your own best judgement whether to proceed or not.
I'll add that Firefox has repeatedly flagged sites that I've been visiting for years, indicating they are so dangerous Firefox would not let me add an exception and proceed to the site. I had to use other browsers to visit the site (none of which displayed an error message and which virustotal rated as safe). If Firefox throws a security warning I automatically assume it's an error on Mozilla's end, though I visit the site using a few other browsers and virustotal to be sure.¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago MidnightCowboy

It's likely they just haven't renewed their certificate. MC - Site Manager.
https://www.virustotal.com/gui/url/680c869e21015cc33df0b320ebd6b5bd85cca...
https://zulu.zscaler.com/submission/0becd9e5-ff61-4cdd-9bf3-63e574b828c7
https://www.urlvoid.com/scan/scrnrcrd.com/

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago Rick_S

Yes, but I trust the WOT rating.

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago rolandflorida

Yes. I tried today around noon EST and got the invalid certificate notice.
Firefox 69.0.2 64bit

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago cray4

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to scrnrcrd.com. If you visit this site, attackers could try to steal information like your passwords, emails, or credit card details.

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago nextexit

Firefox flags the site for having an invalid certificate. Anyone else have that problem?

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 3 days ago Rick_S

For some reason, I am getting a Server not found message on 10/7 at 2:19 UTC. I have tried it both in Firefox and Edge. I'll try again in half a day, then if that doesn't work, then a tomorrow.

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Perform Unit Conversions and Calculations With This Simple, Free Calculator 1 week 3 days ago godel

There's also Converber, a stand alone conversion program mostly for Windows but has an iPhone/iPad download link too.

They frequently publish update conversion files.

http://www.xyntec.com/unit-converter-download.htm

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Perform Unit Conversions and Calculations With This Simple, Free Calculator 1 week 4 days ago rhiannon

Yes, you can do many things using Google search and that's a good feature. DuckDuckGo has a similar function.
If you prefer more privacy using Google, you can use encrypted Google to search:
https://www.google.com/webhp

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Perform Unit Conversions and Calculations With This Simple, Free Calculator 1 week 4 days ago zachw

For folks that don't know, you can do conversions and calcs in the google search bar. You can also ask Alexa (or OK Google, or Siri I presume) to do conversions which is probably the fastest way to get an answer (though not good for calcs except for simple ones.)

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 6 days ago rhiannon

I'm glad you were able to make it work. It's a simple interface but it took me a little while to get comfortable with it so you're not alone.

Thank you for your very kind words. :)

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 6 days ago ank42

Hello again.
Firefox id my "browser of choice"
Thank you very much for your help. I will try these and let you know of the outcome
Thank you again.
Regards.

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 6 days ago ank42

Hello again.
Thank you many times. Following your advice, I managed to record a test.
Now I have to familiarise myself with it & iron "teething"* problems.
* (at 77yrs, it must be my 3rd (& virtual) set of teeth.).
Also, many thanks for your hard & wonderful work in bringing us all those very interesting & useful programs.
Kind regards.

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 1 week 6 days ago zep321

ank,

Did you scroll to the very bottom of the screen? There I found the various options including a "record" tab.

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 2 weeks 3 hours ago rhiannon

Do you have an ablocker or other extensions/add-ons that might be interfering? Which browser are you using?
I tested it in 5 different browsers and it worked in all of them, some I disabled adblocking and some I didn't. It ran with uBlock Origin installed and enabled.
I checked the URL but here's the direct link in case that's an issue:
https://scrnrcrd.com/

 

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This Free Screen Recorder Works in Your Browser 2 weeks 7 hours ago ank42

Hello.
Does anyone manage to make this prog work?
On opening the site, I get a poster-like image without any indication of "Record", "now share your screen", "Scrnrcrd" Tabs etc...
(Complete "dummy"). No error message appears. I tried Left & Right click, all in vain. What am I not doing right?
Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.
Kind regards.

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Free C#, .NET, and ASP.NET Videos and Tutorials for Beginners 2 weeks 20 hours ago johnmw1

Hi Rhiannon,

Thanks for the reply. I'm in Adelaide and currently, there is no local app, but according to Asthma Australia there soon will be one, which for me will be a blessing.

I have also d/l the app from Plume https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.plumelabs.air which seems to be okay.

I'm also a member of WU, which also has lots of useful info.

Cheers,
John

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Easily Blur, Pixelate or Black Out Parts of an Image 2 weeks 21 hours ago rhiannon

Thanks for the additional information. :)

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Free C#, .NET, and ASP.NET Videos and Tutorials for Beginners 2 weeks 21 hours ago rhiannon

That's great Panzer, thanks!

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Free C#, .NET, and ASP.NET Videos and Tutorials for Beginners 2 weeks 21 hours ago rhiannon

You're welcome, I hope you enjoy them.

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Free C#, .NET, and ASP.NET Videos and Tutorials for Beginners 2 weeks 21 hours ago rhiannon

C# is a programming language, ASP.NET is a framework to produce web sites, applications and services. .NET is also a framework, all are created by Microsoft.
I'm not sure what would work the best to create the app you want. Maybe someone here would know.

Have you looked at Asthma Australia's pollen apps?

If you're in Canberra, this one is available: Canberra Pollen App

There are more apps here: The Best Allergy Apps of 2019

I track pollen in my area at https://www.wunderground.com/. They are global with many local sites. They are quite accurate in this area, and often list what is blooming in addition to type (trees, grass, weed) and how high the counts are.

 


 

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Avast Free Antivirus 2 weeks 1 day ago MidnightCowboy

I don't use Winbdows and this thread is a bit old now but unless they've changed the opt-out system since, you might find your answer here. MC - Site Manager. https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=177231.0

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Avast Free Antivirus 2 weeks 1 day ago k31thw

About to uninstall AVAST as every time it updates, it installs Chrome automatically. Can't find a way to stop it so will replace it.

Very annoying!

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Easily Blur, Pixelate or Black Out Parts of an Image 2 weeks 1 day ago godel

Neat program, and monitoring comms with NetWorx it appears that nothing is sent from your computer.

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Free C#, .NET, and ASP.NET Videos and Tutorials for Beginners 2 weeks 1 day ago johnmw1

Hi,
I would like to be able to make an app for myself which displays daily pollen counts. For whatever reason, in my part of the country (Australia), there is not an app which shows this type of local information which is so important for us asthma and hayfever sufferers.

So my question would be is this where I would begin to learn how to make an app, as I have no idea what C#, ASP.NET or .NET actually are?

Cheers,
John

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Free C#, .NET, and ASP.NET Videos and Tutorials for Beginners 2 weeks 2 days ago Ronatola

These look really good thanks.
Going to show them to my 16 yr old Daughter and see if she wants to do a few together.

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Perform Unit Conversions and Calculations With This Simple, Free Calculator 2 weeks 2 days ago rhiannon

Thanks bunches. I'm not going to mention how many times I read that and it slipped right past my eyes. :-O

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Perform Unit Conversions and Calculations With This Simple, Free Calculator 2 weeks 2 days ago MidnightCowboy

I read this too and missed it. Amazing how some word or phrase errors trigger with certain people and not others. Had to look at this one twice too before it hit me. MC - Site Manager. https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/10038654/friends-primark-tshirt-typo/

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Perform Unit Conversions and Calculations With This Simple, Free Calculator 2 weeks 2 days ago Jojo Yee Thanks dwainwood for bringing up to our attention. The typo has now been fixed. view
Perform Unit Conversions and Calculations With This Simple, Free Calculator 2 weeks 2 days ago dwainwood

You may want to fix your typo in the headline. I think you meant to type "conversions" and not conversations.

Perform Unit Conversations and Calculations With This Simple, Free Calculator

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Listen to 30+ Channels of Commercials Free Music, for Free 2 weeks 4 days ago rhiannon

You're very welcome.

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It;s the WHOLE video for me, unless you pay for premium. Uninstalling!!

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Just pushed this through Roku. Thank you very much

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Listen to 30+ Channels of Commercials Free Music, for Free 2 weeks 5 days ago B.Elsner

MalwareBytes on my MacBook Air detected a PUP add-on having to do with this extension. Word for "PUP.Optional.Mindspark" was a PUP. I removed it.

Prefer myTuner Radio app at Appstore.

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I took a look at this but Linkman is crazy dated. There are better browser based bookmark managers now such as Bookmark OS https://bookmarkos.com

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Listen to 30+ Channels of Commercials Free Music, for Free 2 weeks 5 days ago B.Elsner

Malwarebytes found a PUP program.

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/217055-removal-instructions-for-radiorage/

https://www.myantispyware.com/2017/04/09/how-to-remove-radiorage-chrome-firefox-ie-edge/

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Listen to 30+ Channels of Commercials Free Music, for Free 2 weeks 5 days ago rhiannon

I've checked out radio garden a few times. I'm glad it works so well for you. I've looked at it a few times over the past year or so. The only ads I know of are the ones the radio stations themselves run, the site itself doesn't seem to have ads, at least not in a browser with no add-on or extensions.

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Listen to 30+ Channels of Commercials Free Music, for Free 2 weeks 5 days ago rhiannon

There are some good music apps on mobile.

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Listen to 30+ Channels of Commercials Free Music, for Free 2 weeks 5 days ago Geekomatic

I sent through a link to radio.garden, as well. No, it's not commercial-free, but you can listen to stations all over the globe, which is cool- it even tells you the local time there. It's nice if you know a station you like from another spot and if they are online, you can listen from anywhere!

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Sandboxie Is Released As Freeware, Soon To Be Open Source 2 weeks 5 days ago abrandt

After I came to understand the security and safety benefits of Sandboxie (thanks to @bo elam )... I gladly subscribed to the PRO version without reservation. SEE: https://win10.guru/toolkit-item-sandboxie-by-guest-author-bo-elam/

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Listen to 30+ Channels of Commercials Free Music, for Free 2 weeks 6 days ago rhiannon

I like that one too.

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Sandboxie Is Released As Freeware, Soon To Be Open Source 2 weeks 6 days ago rhiannon

Good points.
Releasing code to open source is actually a good thing. It let's anyone see what's in the code - people see if there's something wrong so it can be fixed, see if something has been added that shouldn't be there, and can make suggestions for additions.
Lots of eyes on the code is a good thing. The other thing that's good is that anyone with the skills can improve the program and add features.

There are some good programs that create a virtual machine in your computer (Virtual Box comes to mind), one of the differences between Sandboxie and a virtual machine is that Sandboxie has an option that allows you to keep some aspects of the Sandbox session. If you download a program and opt to keep it, it will still be there when you close Sandboxie.
Virtual machine programs don't, as far as I know, retain any changes from any session - if you download a program I believe it disappears. I haven't used one for a while so I'm not 100% sure about that, I'm going on past experience.

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99 Practical Tech and Life Hacks and Tips 2 weeks 6 days ago rhiannon

Thanks for the tip. :)

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99 Practical Tech and Life Hacks and Tips 2 weeks 6 days ago rhiannon

You're welcome. :)

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Listen to 30+ Channels of Commercials Free Music, for Free 2 weeks 6 days ago rhiannon

It's rare to find a site with good music that doesn't have ads and/or registration.

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View Plants of the World Online Database for Free 2 weeks 6 days ago rhiannon

I love plants and gardening, I spent a lot of time there. I'm glad you like it.

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Sandboxie Is Released As Freeware, Soon To Be Open Source 2 weeks 6 days ago mchldpy

at rhiannon,
Something To Be AWARE Of -
Some years ago when Tzuk still owned it, (before Sophos ended up with it) there were (a few) Malicious Code Writers that figured out how to have their M S/W look for the indications that they were in a sandbox.. The germs would then lay low/remain doormat until the user (thinking the s/w was clean) would then install it into their system. Thankfully not every germ writer knew how to do this and Tzuk was able to change something (in his code?) that made it harder or impossible for the germs to tell when they were in a virtual environment.

Sophos announced that they were going to release the [Source Code] to the project when they announced there were no more paid versions the other day.

I may not be the sharpest knife in the drawer but won't this make it easier for Malicious Cogwaddlers to defeat the program?
There used to be a couple of standalone programs that created temporary virtual environments, StorageCraft also had one as did Acronis True Image ("Try It and Decide" or something) but were abandoned because of the
difficulty in not letting the Malware know they were in a sandbox.
Except Sandboxie.
Seems like that could change if the code is released.

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