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 =====Where To Find It===== =====Where To Find It=====
-A list of web places of interest.  This is a work in progress, do you have some favorite site(s) you'd like to share?  Let us know or add them here yourself.+A list of web places of interest.  This is a work in progress.  Join in!
  
 [[lexingtoncomputergroup|Return to LCTG page]] [[lexingtoncomputergroup|Return to LCTG page]]
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 |Cuttler, Kenneth|6/7/2019|[[https://www.dashlane.com/|Dashlane Password Manager]]|free and paid versions. Can generate complex passwords and store them. Works with both PC and smart phone (paid version).| |Cuttler, Kenneth|6/7/2019|[[https://www.dashlane.com/|Dashlane Password Manager]]|free and paid versions. Can generate complex passwords and store them. Works with both PC and smart phone (paid version).|
 |Isenberg, Steve|6/7/2019|[[https://keepass.info/|KeePass]]|Free, open-source, lightweight, easy-to-use password manager.\\ Put your passwords and other info (like answers to "secret" questions) in one encrypted file. Copy the file to your PC, Mac, phone, or place it in Dropbox, etc and reference from them. There are many version available on many platforms; no central company has control of your password file.  \\ "Best I've Found and at a price ($0) I can afford" --steve isenberg| |Isenberg, Steve|6/7/2019|[[https://keepass.info/|KeePass]]|Free, open-source, lightweight, easy-to-use password manager.\\ Put your passwords and other info (like answers to "secret" questions) in one encrypted file. Copy the file to your PC, Mac, phone, or place it in Dropbox, etc and reference from them. There are many version available on many platforms; no central company has control of your password file.  \\ "Best I've Found and at a price ($0) I can afford" --steve isenberg|
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 ^  Miscellaneous  ^^^^ ^  Miscellaneous  ^^^^
 |Cuttler, Kenneth|6/7/2019|[[https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/|Spot the Station]]|See the International Space Station when it is overhead. Free. Enter zip code once when you register. Receive email notices with time and direction to view ISS, usually twice monthly.| |Cuttler, Kenneth|6/7/2019|[[https://spotthestation.nasa.gov/|Spot the Station]]|See the International Space Station when it is overhead. Free. Enter zip code once when you register. Receive email notices with time and direction to view ISS, usually twice monthly.|
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 |Patrick, Gary|5/21/2011|[[http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Bedford&state=MA&site=BOX&textField1=42.4833&textField2=-71.2667&e=1|http://forecast.weather.gov]]|7-day weather forecast for Bedford, MA area from NOAA National Weather Service.| |Patrick, Gary|5/21/2011|[[http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Bedford&state=MA&site=BOX&textField1=42.4833&textField2=-71.2667&e=1|http://forecast.weather.gov]]|7-day weather forecast for Bedford, MA area from NOAA National Weather Service.|
 |JJ| |http://lexmaweather.info/|Weather specific for Lexington MA| |JJ| |http://lexmaweather.info/|Weather specific for Lexington MA|
-|Patrick, Gary|5/21/2011|[[https://www.time.gov/]]|Official Time from NIST (using your location; the link updated 12/2019)| +|Patrick, Gary|5/21/2011|http://nist.time.gov/timezone.cgi?Eastern/d/-5/java|Real-time Clock - Official U.S. Eastern Time from NIST (needs Java plug-in to display time)| 
-|Rudy/Gamota|5/2/2011|http://Snopes.com|The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. |+|Gamota, George|5/2/2011|PissedConsumer|The best consumer product reviews and complaints site. Write Review and share opinions about products and customer service| 
 +|Rudy/Gamota|5/2/2011|Snopes|The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation. |
 |Sherman, Al|11/16/2008|http://maps.huge.info/zip.htm|ZIP Code maps| |Sherman, Al|11/16/2008|http://maps.huge.info/zip.htm|ZIP Code maps|
-|Sherman, Al|5/10/2016|http://www.zamzar.com/|Convert files to different formats| +|Sherman, Al|5/10/2016|www.zamzar.com/|Convert files to different formats|
 |Sherman, Al| |Web based email client (free) | |Sherman, Al| |Web based email client (free) |
 |Sherman, Al|4/22/2012|http://www.ConsumerFraudReporting.org|Useful information for dealing with fraud | |Sherman, Al|4/22/2012|http://www.ConsumerFraudReporting.org|Useful information for dealing with fraud |
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 |Isenberg, Steve|6/6/2019|[[http://www.lexingtonma.gov/town-clerk/pages/precincts-voting-locations|What Precinct Am I In?]]| |Isenberg, Steve|6/6/2019|[[http://www.lexingtonma.gov/town-clerk/pages/precincts-voting-locations|What Precinct Am I In?]]|
 |Isenberg, Steve|6/6/2019|[[https://www.nomorobo.com/|NoMoRobo]]|Intercepts most annoying marketing calls| |Isenberg, Steve|6/6/2019|[[https://www.nomorobo.com/|NoMoRobo]]|Intercepts most annoying marketing calls|
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-^  Technical                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   |||| +^  Technical  ^^^^ 
-| Sherman, Al      | 11/16/2008  http://www.NWTools.com                                                                      Domains, IP, traces, etc.   (Network Tools)                                                                                                      +|Sherman, Al|11/16/2008|www.NWTools.com Domains, IP, traces, etc.   (Network Tools)|  
-| Sherman, Al      | 5/6/2012    | http://browserspy.dk/                                                                       | how much information can be retrieved from your browser just by visiting a page. Tells how much your browser reveals about you and your system.  +|Sherman, Al|5/6/2012|http://browserspy.dk/|how much information can be retrieved from your browser just by visiting a page. Tells how much your browser reveals about you and your system. | 
-| Sherman, Al      | 5/6/2012    | http://www.howtogeek.com/98601/easily-monitor-your-computers-internet-connection-activity/  | How to See What Web Sites Your Computer is Secretly Connecting To                                                                                +|Sherman, Al|5/6/2012|http://www.howtogeek.com/98601/easily-monitor-your-computers-internet-connection-activity/|How to See What Web Sites Your Computer is Secretly Connecting To| 
-| Isenberg, Steve  | 6/6/2019    | [[http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/|Jewish Holidays Calendar]]                                                                                                                                                                                 +|Isenberg, Steve|6/6/2019|[[http://www.hebcal.com/holidays/|Jewish Holidays Calendar]]| 
-Lewis, Paul      7/4/2019    | [[https://www.malwarebytes.com|Malware Bytes]]                                              | virus and malware protection                                                                                                                     | +| |
-| Lewis, Paul      | 7/4/2019    | [[http://www.winpatrol.com|WinPatrol]]                                                      | protects against ransomware and malware.  Interesting that this site does not allow https.                                                       | +
 ^  Shopping and Purchasing  ^^^^  ^  Shopping and Purchasing  ^^^^
 |Sherman, Al|11/16/2008|www.mobissimo.com|Airline schedules prices|  |Sherman, Al|11/16/2008|www.mobissimo.com|Airline schedules prices|
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 |Sherman, Al|3/23/2012|http://www.uship.com/|Ship Anything, (US and Canada) Shippers compete to offer bet best rates.  See video explanation.| |Sherman, Al|3/23/2012|http://www.uship.com/|Ship Anything, (US and Canada) Shippers compete to offer bet best rates.  See video explanation.|
 |Sherman, Al|4/7/2015|http://www.trivago.com/|Search for hotels| |Sherman, Al|4/7/2015|http://www.trivago.com/|Search for hotels|
-|Isenberg, Steve|6/6/2019|[[https://www.pcmag.com/article/361952/how-to-talk-to-a-real-person-the-ultimate-customer-support|Talk to a Real Person in Customer Support]]| +|Isenberg, Steve|6/6/2019|[[https://www.pcmag.com/article/361952/how-to-talk-to-a-real-person-the-ultimate-customer-support|Talk to a Real Person in Customer Support]]|  
-|Gamota, George|5/2/2011|[[https://www.pissedconsumer.com/|PissedConsumer]]|The best consumer product reviews and complaints site. Write Review and share opinions about products and customer service| +| |
 ^  Financial  ^^^^ ^  Financial  ^^^^
 |Patrick, Gary|1/30/2012|http://www.depositaccounts.com|Free view of bank financial health ratings, 1-to-5 stars, and shows some financial data and rating measures, as your search result. Site also offers CD rates.\\ In the main page, click on Banks, Bank Health Rating tab; type in the name of the bank you want, then select from the "hits" by address.  Click on the "Health" tab near the bottom of the view that comes up.| |Patrick, Gary|1/30/2012|http://www.depositaccounts.com|Free view of bank financial health ratings, 1-to-5 stars, and shows some financial data and rating measures, as your search result. Site also offers CD rates.\\ In the main page, click on Banks, Bank Health Rating tab; type in the name of the bank you want, then select from the "hits" by address.  Click on the "Health" tab near the bottom of the view that comes up.|
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 |Patrick, Gary|2/27/2012|http://www.bankrate.com/rates/safe-sound/bank-ratings-search.aspx?t=cb|BankRate.com's ratings of banks or credit unions.  Once you obtain the star-rating result, click on "memo" link to see quite a lot of its measures for this bank.\\ After selecting between bank/credit union, and typing in bank name, look for the red,"See Results" button low on the web page.| |Patrick, Gary|2/27/2012|http://www.bankrate.com/rates/safe-sound/bank-ratings-search.aspx?t=cb|BankRate.com's ratings of banks or credit unions.  Once you obtain the star-rating result, click on "memo" link to see quite a lot of its measures for this bank.\\ After selecting between bank/credit union, and typing in bank name, look for the red,"See Results" button low on the web page.|
 |Patrick, Gary|2/27/2012|http://www.bauerfinancial.com/home.html|Bauer's ratings of banks, 1-to-5 stars.  Any further info costs at least $10 however. Bauer seems to be an easier grader than the others; 4 or 5 stars is common.\\ Click on "Bank Star Ratings." You do need to know the home state of the bank, however.| |Patrick, Gary|2/27/2012|http://www.bauerfinancial.com/home.html|Bauer's ratings of banks, 1-to-5 stars.  Any further info costs at least $10 however. Bauer seems to be an easier grader than the others; 4 or 5 stars is common.\\ Click on "Bank Star Ratings." You do need to know the home state of the bank, however.|
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 ^  Charity ratings and info  ^^^^  ^  Charity ratings and info  ^^^^
 |Sherman, Al|7/30/2012|www.hgrm.org|Household Goods Recycling of Massachusetts| |Sherman, Al|7/30/2012|www.hgrm.org|Household Goods Recycling of Massachusetts|
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