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  • Deleting large emails in GMail with the GMail APIDeleting large emails in GMail with the GMail API
    Introduction I am a long time user of Gmail, and I usually don’t delete any email, I just archive the emails after reading and processing them, to keep my inbox clean. Last week, I got a notice from Gmail that I was reaching the 15GB free limit and, in order to continue receiving emails, I […] Read more »
  • Add or Remove Details tab in File Properties in Windows 11
    You can right click on a file and click/tap on Properties to see a Details tab. The Details tab allows you to see metadata information about the file. This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Details tab from file properties for all users in Windows 10 and Windows 11. Read more… Read more »
  • Reset Details and Preview Pane Width to Default in File Explorer in Windows 11
    The details pane in File Explorer shows you the most common properties associated with the selected file. File properties provide more detailed info about a file, such as the author, the date you last changed the file, and any descriptive tags you might have added to the file. The preview pane in File Explorer shows you the contents of […] Read more »
  • Reset Navigation Pane Width to Default in File Explorer in Windows 11
    The navigation pane is the far left pane in File Explorer used to find files, folders, and drives on your PC or network. You can drag the right border of the navigation pane left and right to increase or decrease its width in File Explorer. Starting with Windows 11 build 25136 and build 22621.160, Microsoft is introducing a refreshed layout […] Read more »
  • Apple iPhone Pro Max – Version model 14 v. 13 comparison
    The top Pro Max models for Apple iPhone are compared for version model 14 v. 13  iPhone 14 Pro Max VS iPhone 13 Pro Max! Full Compare! – YouTube Compare the iPhone 13 Pro Max against the all-new 2022 iPhone 14 Pro Max including performance, display, the Dynamic Island, cameras, and much more!  Chapters  0:00 […] Read more »
  • FTC – Hurricane donation SCAMS after IAN and FIONA alert
    It is always a best practice to give to mainstream organizations (e.g., Red Cross, Samaritan’s purse, Salvation Army, etc.).  With almost every disaster special websites pop-up immediately that may be completely fake or where major portions of the $$$ don’t go to the intended recipients.  Avoid scams in the aftermath of Merbok, Fiona and Ian […] Read more »
  • FTC – social engineering tactics used in online purchases SEP-2022
    An excellent 48 page PDF by the FTC, shares how social engineering tactics that may be present in online purchases.  Safer purchases can be made by thorough research & patiently reviewing special free trials, “too good to be true discounts”, and researching past customer experiences How companies manipulate you online – and what the FTC […] Read more »
  • Microsoft – File Locksmith utility added to Power Toys suiteMicrosoft – File Locksmith utility added to Power Toys suite
    Microsoft is adding a new utility called File Locksmith.  It will show which processes are using a file you’re trying to delete for example. Microsoft Is Developing a New PowerToys Utility Called ‘File Locksmith’ | PCMag Microsoft is working on a new and very useful PowerToys utility called File Locksmith.   PowerToys is a freeware collection of […] Read more »
  • Microsoft Exchange – new ZERO DAY exploit circulating SEP-2022
    A new Microsoft Exchange ZERO DAY exploit has just been discovered & a patch will be forthcoming in the future.  Thankfully, a published workaround to lock down URL rewrite capabilities is documented in links below. Exchange Server 0-Day Actively Exploited – SANS Internet Storm Center In a blog post, Vietnamese security company GTSC noted that […] Read more »
  • View User Account Details in Windows 11
    Full details of user accounts would include: AccountType, Description, Enabled or Disabled, Domain, FullName, InstallDate, Lockout, LocalAccount, Name, PasswordChangeable, PasswordExpires, PasswordRequired, SID, SIDType, and Status. This tutorial will show you how to quickly view full details about all user accounts on your Windows 10 and Windows 11 PC. Read more… Read more »
  • Hack USA bounty program – Finds 349 vulnerabilities for Department of Defense
    While the USA DoD websites were already well defended a major contest/bounty program was made public called “Hack U.S.” found 349 vulnerabilities that could be better improved & awarded a total of $110,000 Department of Defense Forks Over $110K to Hackers Who Discovered 349 Bugs | PCMag The US Department of Defense (DoD) has paid […] Read more »
  • FTC – Student loan forgiveness SCAM alert SEP-2022
    Details & even challenges are still emerging for the $10,000 college student loan forgiveness program & many SCAMs are actively circulating.  The FTC warns to work only with the official application process & avoid locking into other 3rd party resources until more facts emerge. Got student loans? Spot scams related to the Sweet lawsuit | […] Read more »
  • FTC – Be careful with online product and service reviews SEP-2022
    When researching products & services online, it is important to use multiple evaluations & esp. reviews from trustworthy sites.  Fake reviews can be submitted, regardless of whether a product is “good” or “bad” & extra time evaluating with due-diligence can be valuable Should we trust online reviews? | Consumer Advice ( When’s the last time […] Read more »
  • Windows 11 v22H2 – Overview of new features release SEP-2022
    USA Today’s technology site shares an overview of new features release found in the Fall 2022 release v22H2. Microsoft Windows 11 update: What you need to know about the changes ( To help commemorate the operating system’s first anniversary in early October, Microsoft has just rolled out its first major update to Windows 11.  Dubbed […] Read more »
  • Azure Virtual Desktop – will feature Single Sign-On SEP-2022
    The latest beta version of Azure Virtual Desktop features a new SSO capability for organizations to pilot test (but not use in production extensively yet) Azure Virtual Desktop Gets Tagging and Single Sign-On Previews — The SSO preview for the Azure Virtual Desktop service offers the following options, per the announcement: Enable a single […] Read more »
  • INTEL – new 6.0 GHZ Core i9 CPU for high end computing SEP-2022
    The forthcoming new INTEL Raptor Lake Core i9 is rated as one of the most powerful CPUs for the highest end computing needs. Intel Core i9-13900KS runs circles around Ryzen 9 7950X in CPU-Z benchmark – News Intel’s upcoming Core i9-13900KS processor scored 928 and 18,453 in CPU-Z’s single and multi-core tests, respectively, effectively […] Read more »

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