RV Giveway Hoax

WARNING!!! Another RV giveaway making the rounds on Facebook.


If you check into this giveaway stuff you will notice, there is no info about the company! No location given! No contact info! No rules or regulations with lawyer terms!

THINK!!! A prize this big, would have all that information listed somewhere!!!!

The whole purpose of some of these is to build traffic to this page or group. Then once there are a ton of likes or members, they sell the page or group to someone else who has a product or service to sell. Or to gain access to your info and send you spam, etc! And sometimes to hack your account and contacts.


“Follow Me” Faceboox Hoax

Another HOAX 😡 post making the rounds on facebook! Have you seen it? It says something like this…

“Did ya know???
Just learned something new …if you go to Facebook settings, account settings, blocking, block users, and type in “following me” without the quotes, you might be surprised who is following you.” … 

Supposedly it will show you a list of all who are following you, without your knowledge. Then you click on “block user” to stop them from following you!

Truth is, it doesn’t work like that unless you have allowed public follows on your profile! This just pulls up users who had the words “follow me” on something they posted public or somewhere in the name of the facebook page, etc. Check it out. Type “pizza” in there and hit enter. You should see results that show the word “pizza” in the profile name, post or something. So, you just blocked those people for probably no reason.

However, there is a way to actually see who “follows” you, besides your friends. But only if you have the feature turned on. Click this link here to learn more!

Please don’t help spread this stuff! Check it out before interacting and share the post!

WPA2 Encryption WIFI Security

Your wifi may be vulnerable to hackers! Be sure and watch for a security update from your ISP or your routers manufacturer. You might want to check with the brand name’s website, to see if a security patch is available and how you can implement it.

See this post for more news on this attack!

Raspberry Pi Zero W – Now with Wifi and Bluetooth!

Yep! The NEW Raspberry Pi Zero W, now comes with onboard Wifi and Bluetooth!

wifi bluetoothraspberry pi zero w, with wifi and bluetooth

Great, it will no longer need a wifi and bluetooth dongle! And for one of my projects, the zero controlled external speakers, I won’t need a usb hub anymore! It can also take over as the media player on my TV in place of the Pi 3, so I can use it in other potential projects where I might need more processing speed and memory.

There is also now an official Pi Zero case!

raspberry pi zero w, official case

Now all it needs is a way to add a speaker (for projects like a homemade mp3 player or pigrrl zero) without needing a hat/dac or usb sound card, or reconfiguring the GPIO pins. Maybe next upgrade? lol!

Anyway! You can learn more about the NEW Raspberry Pi Zero W @ raspberrypi.org!