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Interesting Internet Finds

Steve Costello

While going through more than 300 RSS feeds, I often run across things that might be interesting to other user group members. The following are some items I found during August 2021.

Internet Problems? Here’s How To Tell If It’s Your ISP’s Fault

https://www.howtogeek.com/740382/internet-problems-heres-how-to-tell-if-its-your-isps-fault/

It is a matter of when not if you will have internet problems. Do you know how to tell if it is your ISP’s fault or your fault? Check out this article to find out how to know whether it is you or them.

Download Foxit PDF Reader (Offline Installer) Latest Version for PC

https://techviral.net/downloaf-foxit-pdf-reader/

I have been using Foxit PDF Reader (free) for years. It is lightweight and can notate PDF files. My main use today is to download lists of books by authors I read and notate as to where they are stored and if read or not. If you would like to learn more about Foxit PDF Reader and get the online installer for Windows or macOS.

How To Improve Your TV’s Speech And Get Rid Of Muffled Dialogue

https://www.cnet.com/tech/home-entertainment/how-to-improve-your-tvs-speech-and-get-rid-of-muffled-dialog/

As we age, it seems dialog gets increasingly muffled from TV. For me, things improved when I got a soundbar. However, I don’t have a soundbar on the spare TV. Things improve after following steps in this post.

Your Earbuds Are Nasty—Here’s How To Clean Them

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/649228/how-to-clean-earbuds

Do you know how to clean your earbuds? If not, check out this post to learn how. If you have never thought about cleaning them before, you might be surprised that they last longer before they need replacing if cleaned regularly.

How To Print An Article Without Ads In All Major Browsers

https://www.digitalcitizen.life/print-page-website-without-ads/

You don’t need special software to print articles from your web browser without ads, most of the time. Check out this article to find out how.

Tired Of Paying For TV? Try These Free TV Options

https://askbobrankin.com/tired_of_paying_for_tv_try_these_free_tv_options.html

Most of the free TV options listed in this post will have ads. Some of the options will allow you to watch without ads for free. (I use several of the options listed and find the ads are not as intrusive as cable or regular TV.)

Effective Ways To Stop And Bypass Bandwidth Throttling With VPN

https://trendblog.net/effective-ways-to-stop-and-bypass-bandwidth-throttling-with-vpn/

Are you having problems with your ISP throttling bandwidth? If that is the case, read this article to learn how to bypass that throttling.

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