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I Love Technology and Doing Fabulous Geeky Stuff With it

Apple Watch
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DavidAllenWizardgold

iOS Update 13.3.1 – Terrible!

When is an update not an Update? When things get worse instead of getting better. With iOS 13.3.1 Apple introduced behaviour making the use of the iPhone and Apple Watch worse.
Not smooth right from the first minutes of the update. Stuff was happening which shouldn’t have. It settled down by the next day but still there were changes I don’t like.

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Easy Text Encryption Everywhere

Encrypt the text you want to send in an email or messenger app. Email is insecure and you need to take steps to protect your digital identity. Paranoia Text Encryption is so easy to use and it is available to use on all platforms including in a web browser. It also performs steganography.

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Threema Secure Message app
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DavidAllenWizardgold

Safest Messenger App – Threema

Threema app for secure messages with end to end encryption is the best of the bunch technically. It’s inexpensive and well worth having and using if your privacy and security are paramount.

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Onion Share
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DavidAllenWizardgold

How To Move Files With OnionShare

Send and Receive Files Securely.
Using OnionShare is one of the most secure ways to send and receive files. Easy to set up and use. Your recipient doesn’t need OnlyShare, only the Tor Browser.

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Swiping for Typing

Writing On The iPhone By Swiping Really love the swipe keyboard we have now since iOS 13. It’s so much faster typing this way than tapping on the keyboard. Not quite as fast as dictation on my Mac, but impressive all the same. I’ve pulled into a nearby town to test the public electric car charging facility. I’m enjoying the heated

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Using Voice Control
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DavidAllenWizardgold

Dragon Dictate vs Voice Control Dictation

Testing Voice Control Last night I did a test of Voice Control dictation. I’m now comparing it by doing this dictation using DragonDictate. The difference is kinda small and yet also kind of big. Voice Control dictation is fairly good in terms of accuracy, but not very good in terms of control. If I need to make some corrections in the text

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Setting up the Poll
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DavidAllenWizardgold

Using Telegram Secure Message App

Working with Telegram Secure Messages When you have a group of people it’s nice to have somewhere to chat all together. There are a number of applications you could use to do this. I have used WhatsApp with a group in the past. I had to leave the group and stop using it because I was getting annoyed with all

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DavidAllenWizardgold

Technology is great when it works

Technology is great when it works This morning I’ve been delving into tech goodness. The leader of our choir asked me to take some scanned pages and put into a PDF. I decided the best way to do this would be to use the application Pages. I considered using <a href=”https://goodandgeeky.com/probably-the-best-pdf-reader-for-ipad/”>PDF Pen Pro</a> and it would have worked, but I think

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Good and Geeky Book about ENCRYPTION on Amazon.

Learn More about PGP
& Securing Your Emails

This is a practical book with links to videos to show you how to do it. I also will work with you. Send me an encrypted email and I will send you one back,

Got any questions? let me help you become proficient in encryption of your communications

Click on the book to see this in the Amazon Store.