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Directories:
Web: Yahoo | Open Directory | Virtual Library | I want to...
People: AnyWho | WhitePages | 411.com | USA People Search | ZABAsearch | Pipl | Spokeo | Facebook | from Phone # | from Address
Businesses: YellowPages | Search Bug | 800-Numbers | Toll-Free Directory
All: Hospitals | Funeral Homes | Nursing Homes | Public Schools | Private Schools | Colleges | Cities & Towns | Roads & Streets
Codes: Area Codes | Country Calling Codes | Zip Codes | Verify Address | ZIPskinny
Maps: Google | Bing | MapQuest | Rand McNally | vPike
Search engines:
Google | startpage | Bing | Yahoo! | DuckDuckGo | Ask | Reverse Image Search | exalead | Newsgroup search | Message Boards search
Meta Search: Dogpile | Mamma | Search.com | Kartoo | Langenberg | Surfwax
Search with Privacy: Ixquick
News: Google | Topix.net | Lycos
Pictures: Google | Bing | Yahoo
Audio & Video: AOL On | Bing | Sounds
Blogs: Google | Technorati | Blogdigger
Search Tips: Search Engine Watch | Search Engine Showdown
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News:
Yahoo | CNN | MSNBC | Fox | USA Today | Orlando Sentinel | Others...
Sports: ESPN | Sports Illustrated | CBS Sports | Yahoo! | Central Florida
Weather: Orlando | National: (1) (2) | Weather Radar (MCO = Orlando) | Time
Other: Gizmodo
Internet:
Anti-virus: McAfee | Symantec(Norton)
    Free: Avast! | AVG | Avira | PC Tools | Microsoft Security Essentials
    Free online scanners: HouseCall | ActiveScan | Norton Power Eraser | QuickScan | Windows Defender Offline | ESET Online Scanner
    One file scanners: VirusTotal | Jotti | Metascan
    Virus removal tool: Kaspersky
    Rootkit checker: Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit | aswMBR | TDSSKiller | Sophos (Use them all)
Bad web site?: Google Transparency Report | Comodo Web Inspector | Zulu URL Risk Analyzer | Virus Total | Unshorten URL
Blogs: Google Reader | Omea Reader | Blogger | WordPress
Browsers: Internet Explorer | Edge | Mozilla Firefox | Opera | Google Chrome | Others
Browsing: Instapaper | Pocket | Google Translate | JustPasteIt
Cybercrime: Cybercrime Support Network | FraudSupport
Downloads: Ninite | Softpedia | MajorGeeks | FileHippo | DonationCoder | Download Crew | FileHorse | FilePuma | SnapFiles
Fact Checker: Media Bias/FactCheck | PolitiFact | FactCheck.org | Lead Stories | FullFact.org (UK)
Firewall: Comodo | ZoneAlarm
Font Identifier: Font Squirrel | MyFonts | FontSpring | Identifont
Free: Gmail | Other E-mail | ISPs | Storage | Web Pages | Bookmarks | Diigo | Business Cards | TheFreeSite | Text Reader | Desktop Search Tools | Online Image Editor | Fill Any PDF Form | Google Calendar
Info: About.com | Country Codes | Error Messages | Email Address Checker | FAQ's | Internet Archive | Internet Traffic | Whois | Domain Tools | Website Tools | Your IP Address | File Sharing News | I want to ...
Lists: Tile.Net | CataList | Usenet Newsgroups | Yahoo! Groups | Yahoo! Message Boards | Internet Tourbus | Scout Report
Malware: 10 Steps to Take | SpyChecker | Spyware Guide | BleepingComputer | Ad-aware | SpyBot | Malwarebytes | Online Spyware Scanner | Microsoft System Sweeper
Myths & Hoaxes: Snopes | Urban Legends | Hoax-Slayer | Truth or Fiction
Online Backup: Carbonite | Mozy | SafeSync
Online Cloud Storage: Mega | Dropbox | OneDrive | Google Drive | HighTail | Box | Symform | MediaFire | ADrive | FileLocker | 4Sync | MiMedia
Online File Converter: Zamzar
Password Manager: LastPass
Phone service: Skype | magicJack | Vonage | Bright House | VoIP Review
Portals: iGoogle | myAOL | My Excite | My MSN | My Yahoo! | Symbaloo
Privacy: Cookies | CAUCE | Stop Spam | Spam Primer | BugMeNot | Do Not Call | Stop Catalogs | JustDeleteMe
Productivity: Google Docs, etc. | Microsoft Office Online | Zoho | IFTTT | Todoist | Evernote | OneNote | Google Keep | RescueTime | Google Hangouts | Join.me | UpWork | A Soft Murmur
Ransomware: No More Ransom!
Scams: Fraud Alerts | ScamBusters | On Guard Online
Security: Safety on the Internet | Secure Florida | Shields Up! | AuditMyPC | Firewall Guide | Password Checker | Phishing | SiteAdvisor | ThreatExpert | Security Now | HaveIBeenPwned
Shorten URL: TinyURL | Bit.ly | goo.gl | tiny.cc | is.gd | | What is the original URL?
Speed tests: Speedtest.net | PC Pitstop | Bandwidth | Broadband Reports | CNET | YourSpeed | Toast | McAfee
Temporary e-mail address: Mailinator | 10 Minute Mail
Tutorials: Becoming WebWise | December's Guide | Downloading | Outlook Express | Searching | WWW
Updates: Microsoft Updates | Update Problems?
Web Mail: Windows Live | Yahoo! | mail2web | Gmail
Wi-Fi Hotspots: Free | Orlando | Cable Providers | AT&T | Community Wireless
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Computer:
Microsoft | Other Companies | CNET | ZDNet | PC World | Slashdot News | DealsGuy | PC Pitstop | Belarc Advisor | Advanced SystemCare Free | Tech Support Guy | Elder Geek | How-to Geek | Tech Support Alert | Free Help | Tom's Hardware | Karbo's Guide | Answers That Work | Computer Hope | Computer Gripes | Kim Komando | Windows Support Center | Computing.Net | MS Newsgroups | Fix Your Printer
Windows Tips: Chami | Annoyances | ActiveWin | Bob Cerelli
Ergonomics: Guidelines | UCLA | OSHA | Office Ergonomics
Reference: Webopedia | FOLDOC | WhatIs? | Acronyms | Emoticons | File Types | Computer Beep Codes | Startup Programs | File Database | EasyDOS | Shortcuts
Data Encryption: Axcrypt (single files) | TrueCrypt (multiple files)
Downloads: DLLs | Device Drivers (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Shareware: SnapFiles | CNET Download | Download Shareware | Jumbo | Pass the Shareware | WinPlanet | TUCOWS | PC World | Major Geeks | HandyArchive | FileForum
Freeware: Best Windows Software | Softpedia | FileHippo | Free Downloads Center | Freeware Files | Freeware Home | Freeware Web | Gizmo's Freeware | NoNags | Last Freeware Version | Portable Freeware | Free Font | For Developers: (1) (2) | Free Codecs | Freecode | GitHub | SourceForge
Free Office Alternatives: LibreOffice | OpenOffice | Ashampoo Office 2010 | Google Docs
Other Alternatives: AlternativeTo
Free Utilities: Bluefive | I want to...
Favorite Freebies: CDBurnerXP Pro | CutePDF | EditPad Lite | Firefox | Foxit PDF Reader | Gadwin PrintScreen | Google Pack | Hard Drive Eraser | HJ-Split | Home Inventory | IrfanView | NVu Web Editor | Picasa | Radio Sure | Stamina Typing Tutor | Thunderbird | Winamp
Computer Instruction: Goodwill Learn Free | TechBoomers
Mouse exercises: SeniorNet | Mousercise | Mousing Around | Advanced Exercises
Learn to type: Learn2Type | Online Typing Course | TypingLessons-Online | Goodtyping | Keyboarding Resources | Other Typing Tutors
Clubs: Central Florida Computer Society | Florida Macintosh Users Group
Consumer:
Consumer World | ConsumerSearch | Epinions | Consumer Reports | BBB | FTC Safe Shopping | Credit Cards | PayPal | Missing Money | Unclaimed Property (by state) | Consumer.gov | Clark Howard
Customer Service: How to complain | Company & Executive Contacts | Get a Human
Stores: Amazon | Best Buy | craigslist | eBay | Etsy | HSN | IKEA | Newegg | Office Depot / Office Max | Overstock.com | QVC | Staples | ThinkGeek | ViaBox | Wal-Mart | Wayfair | Yahoo! Shopping
Tech Reviews: Wirecutter | C-NET | PC Magazine | Mobile Tech Review
Price Comparisons: Google Shopping | PriceGrabber | Invisible Hand | Price | | The Camelizer | Price.com
Shoppers: CNET Shopper | mySimon | NexTag | Price Watch | Shopping.com | Shopzilla
Hot Deals: Amazing-Bargains | DealCatcher | Deal News | Deals of America | Deal Taker | Woot!
Free Coupons: Coupons.com | RedPlum | Smart Source | Jill Cataldo | Tech Bargains
Discount Coupons: Groupon | Living Social | Restaurant.com | Senior Discounts | AARP Discounts
Gift Cards: Cardpool | Gift Card Granny | Raise | CardCash
Books: AllBookstores | BookFinder4U | DealOz | Barnes & Noble | BAM! | Powells | E-books | BookFinder | BookCloseOuts | BooksPrice | Textbooks | Free Textbooks | Read Kiddo Read
Magazine Subscriptions: BestDealMagazines | Price Search
Cars: NADA Guides | Kelly Blue Book | Edmunds | AutoTrader | Driven Car Reviews | Recalls
Check Out Charities: Charity Navigator | GuideStar | BBB
Shipment Tracking: US Postal Service | United Parcel | FedEx | DHL/Airborne | Yellow/Roadway | Purolator
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Senior resources:
Seniors Now Computer Learning Center | Third Age | Senior.com | SeniorJournal | AARP | Suddenly Senior | Growing Bolder | SeniorNet | SeniorLaw | LawInfo | Senior.Com | Finance for Seniors | Preventing Identity Theft | SeniorSite | Senior Planet | FirstGov Seniors | Administration on Aging | Benefits CheckUp | Social Security | Medicare | VA | Today's Seniors | National Care Planning Council | ElderCare Locator | SeniorsSearch | ElderWeb | Nursing Homes | Housing & Care | Assisted Living Directory | Eldercare Mediators | Caregiver Alliance | Aging Solutions | Generations United | Mind Tools | Pen Pals
Retirement: Retirement and Good Living | Retirement-Online Community | Retirement Revised | RetirementLiving.com
End of life: Your Final Wishes | The Conversation Project | Checklist | Growth House | "On Our Own Terms" | Prepare For Your Care | Aging Life Care Associates | Caring Connections | Next Step in Care | Hospice | Funerals | Obituaries | Grief Net | Loneliness
Senior Discounts: AARP | Orlando | Restaurants | Brad's Deals | Deal News
Orlando: Senior Resources | Marks Street Senior Recreation Complex | Renaissance Senior Center | City of Orlando Senior Centers | Retired Military | Senior Resource Alliance | YMCA
Florida: Elder Affairs | AARP | Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Links: OCAT | 100 of the Best Aging Resources
Home & Leisure:
Ticketmaster | Paperboy | Fun With Words | Optical Illusions | Boing Boing | Gadgets | Cool Tools | Engadget | Kickstarter | Nature Field Guides | Old Time Radio | Bored.com | The Straight Dope | Very Strange Things on the Web | StumbleUpon | I Waste So Much Time | MakeUseOf
Audiobooks: LibriVox | Internet Archive | Librophile | Lit2Go | Loyal Books (was BooksShouldBeFree) | Open Culture | Free Classic Audiobooks | Audible | AudioBooks.com | Simply Audiobooks | Tales2Go
Books: Google Books | Bartleby | Project Gutenberg | Gutenberg Australia | Open Library | Tech Books | Feedbooks | Univ of Penn | Bibliographies | Poetry | Bibliomania | GoodReads | Kindle | Pixel of Ink | Nook | ManyBooks & tools | AZ Book Finder | PaperBack Swap | Library Thing | BookBub | eReaderIQ | Blinkist | Book Riot | WhichBook
Cooking: Epicurious | All Recipes | Food411 | CopyKat | FoodPair | Food Network | Cooking Channel
Crafting: Craftster | Craft: | HGTV Crafts | Matt & Shari | Instructables | Knitting | Crochet Me | Make a Card
Decorating: Pinterest | Houzz | HGTV | Home Decoration Concepts
Education: Open Culture | Academic Earth | Coursera | Udemy | Khan Academy | TED | Kialo | Quora | Lynda | DuoLingo | Instructables | Make | Information Is Beautiful | StackOverflow | Coding classes
Finance: Stocks (Yahoo | Google) | Quicken | Mint | Bankrate | Nerd Wallet | Money Saving Expert | Expensify | TaxAct | Annual Free Credit Reports | Free Credit Score | Finance Calculators | Financial Planners | Broker Check | Smart Check | Identity Theft
Games and Puzzles: AARP | Arcade Games | Brain Games | Brain Teasers | Bridge | Card Games | Chess | Free Rice | Jigsaw Puzzles (1) (2) | Kongregate | MSN Games | Online Games | Parachute | Pogo | Puzzlemaker | Tilt Mazes | Web Sudoku
Gardening: Tom MacCubban (1) (2) | Florida Extension Service | Florida Gardener | Plant Data | Catalogs | Vegetable MD | Florida Garden Forum | Floridata
Hobbies: Drawing | Fishing | Fishing Works | Genealogy | Geocaching | Ham Radio | Kites | Model Trains | Take Me Fishing
Home: Home Tips | Clean Anything | Fold Anything | DIY Network | HGTV | Remodeling
Home Contractors: Angie's List | Consumer's Checkbook | HomeAdvisor | Houzz | Porch
Humor: Comics | Cracked | Jumbo Joke | the Onion | Strange New Products | Borowitz Report | Dan's Daily Cartoon
Internet Radio: Live365 | SHOUTcast | Slacker | Radio Stations | OmniRadio | Public Radio | Streaming Radio
Magazines Online: BusinessWeek | National Geographic | People Magazine | Prevention | Reader's Digest | The New Yorker
Movies: Movies | Internet Movie Database | All Movie Guide | Rotten Tomatoes | ScreenRant | Film Reference | Netflix | Amazon Prime Video | YouTube Movies | Short of the Week
Music: All Music Guide | Pandora | Spotify | TuneIn | SoundCloud | SongKick | MOG | Last.fm | AARP Music
Music Downloads: iTunes | Amazon MP3's | eMusic | Sideload | Classical
Online Florists: BloomNation | Bloom That
News: The Conversation | Reuters | Google News | Reddit | Quartz | Hacker News | FiveThirtyEight | BuzzFeed | Axios
Online Savings: Ally | Marcus | PurePoint
Photography: Shutterfly | Flickr | Digital Camera Reviews (1) (2) | NASA | Hubble | Panoramas | Northern Lights | Links
Real Estate: Realtor.com | Zillow | Trulia | Yahoo! Real Estate | Home Values | Prepare Your House for Sale
Social Networks: Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn | Tumblr | Instagram | Pinterest | WhatsApp | Meetup | Imgur | Tumblr | Buffer | Others | News
Transfer Money: NerdWallet | TransferWise
Tutorials: Khan Academy | expii | wikiHow | iFixit | FixYa | eHow-to's | Howcast | WannaLearn.com | MakeUseOf Guides | Instructables | Find Tutorials | TechTutorials | Learner.org | Knowledge Hound | HowStuffWorks | How Products Are Made | SoYouWanna | Help.com | Linux | Statistics | Drawing
TV: Zap2it | TV Guide | International TV
Web Cams: Index | Florida | Orlando | Key West | Winter Park | New Smyrna
Video: Google | YouTube | Flixxy | Wimp | Hulu | HitBliss | LiveStation (news) | Veoh | Crackle | Bore Me
Video On Demand: Netflix | HuluPlus | Amazon Video On Demand
Video Search: Blinx | Online Video Guide | SnagFilms
Volunteering: Heart of Florida | Retired & Senior Volunteer Program
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Travel:
Wikitravel | Travel Library | About Travel | Tourism Offices | USA Tourist | Smarter Travel | Brochures | AAA | Rough Guides | Lonely Planet | Citysearch | Trip Advisor | I Go U Go | Tipping | America's Byways | Roadside America | National Geographic | Orlando International Airport (latest info) | Orlando Sanford Airport | FlightView | FlightAware | FlightArrivals | Airliners | Airline Seating | Amtrak | Foreign Exchange Rates | Currency Converter | Speed Traps | Gas Prices (Orlando) | Traffic | Florida Traffic | 511 Info | I-95 Info | Passports | Vital Records | Do I Need an Umbrella?
Airfare Search: Airfare Watchdog | FareCompare | fly.com | SkyScanner | Google Flights (tips) | Hipmunk | Kayak | Mobissimo | Momondo (cheap flights) | Best Apps for Booking Flights
ATMs: Visa/Plus | MasterCard/Cirrus | Star | Citibank
Hotels: Kayak | Trivago | Hotels.com | Trip Advisor | Stay.com | Yahoo! | Hotel Tonight | B&B's | Airbnb | Campgrounds | PetsWelcome | Pet Friendly
Car Rental: AutoRentals.com | BookingBuddy
Online Travel Agents: Expedia | Travelocity | Orbitz | Hotwire | CheapTickets | Priceline | Last Minute | Amtrak | Tours | TravelZoo | Arline Consolidator
Restaurants: Zomato | OpenTable | Restaurants.com | Zagat | Chowbaby
Local Info: Yelp | Living Social
Seniors: Road Scholar (nee Elderhostel) | AARP
Travel Insurance: InsureMyTrip | SquareMouth
Orlando and Central Florida:
Orlando Info | Yahoo! Orlando Guide | Orlando Weekly | About:Orlando | Central Florida Getaways | Central Florida Events | Yelp Orlando | Shopping | Orange County Parks | Lynx (transit) | Orlando Recreation Bureau | Genealogical Society
Attractions: Walt Disney World  See also AllEarsNet, DIS, The Daily Disney, Park Hours
                   Universal Orlando, hours | Wet 'n Wild, hours
                   Sea World, hours | Discovery Cove | Aquatica, hours
                   LEGOLAND, hours, directions
                   Kennedy Space Center | NASA Launch Schedule
                   Gatorland | Beaches
Museums: Cornell Fine Arts Museum | Morse Museum of American Art | Leu Gardens | Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens | Maitland Art Center | Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center | Mennello Museum of American Folk Art | Orange County Regional History Center | Orlando Museum of Art | Orlando Science Center | Central Florida Zoo | Fantasy of Flight | Disney Wilderness Preserve | Canaveral National Seashore | Florida Heritage Collection | Museum of Online Museums | Web Gallery of Art | The Google Art Project
Performing Arts: Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center | Shakespeare Theatre | Orlando City Ballet | Orlando Philharmonic
Colleges and Universities: University of Central Florida | Rollins College | Stetson University | FAMU College of Law | Barry School of Law | Seminole State College | Valencia College | DeVry | LIFE Learning Institute at UCF | U.S. Colleges and Universities
Sports: Magic | Predators | UCF | ESPN Wide World of Sports | Amway Center | Citrus Bowl | Orlando City (Lions) Soccer Club
Government: Orange County | Apopka | Belle Isle | Edgewood | Maitland | Ocoee | Orlando | Windermere | Winter Garden | Winter Park | Seminole County | Altamonte Springs | Casselberry | Lake Mary | Longwood | Oviedo | Sanford | Winter Springs | Osceola County | Celebration | Kissimmee | St. Cloud | Lake County | Clermont | Eustis | Leesburg | Montverde | Mount Dora | Florida Index
Libraries: Orange County | Seminole County | Osceola County
Property Appraisers: Orange County (interactive map) | Seminole County | Osceola County
Supervisors of Elections: Orange County | Seminole County | Osceola County
Tax Collector: Orange County | Seminole County | Osceola County
Orange County Registered Contractors | OC Consumer Fraud Unit | OC Court Records
Florida: MyFlorida.com | Consumer Help | State of Florida.com | Visit Florida | State Parks | Florida Secrets | Florida Public Records | Florida Statutes | Florida Offender Alert | Online License & Registration Renewals | Florida Lottery (all states) | Cyber Security | Identity Theft | Identify a Florida Snake
Nationwide: Public Records by County | USA Facts
Federal: USA.gov | White House | Postal Service | National Parks | Savings Bonds | Consumer Info | IRS | Fed Stats | Identity Theft
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Health:
Mayo Clinic | MedicineNet | MedScape | National Institutes of Health (Medline Plus) | WebMD | InteliHealth | Family Doctor Symptom Checker | UpToDate | The Merck Manual, Home Edition | Women's Health | Quack Watch | AMA Doctor Finder | Nutrition | Nutrient Data | Gray's Anatomy | Lab Tests | Clinical Trials (1) (2) | Alternative Medicine
Directories: NIH Senior Health | MedLine+ | MedWebPlus | HealthFinder
Diseases: Alzheimer's | Cancer | Depression | Diabetes | Heart | Skin Cancer | Sleep Disorders
Drugs: FDA | Drugs.com | RX List | Prescription Abbreviations | On-Time-Rx | Check Interactions
Drug Prices: DestinationRx | Pharmacy Checker | GoodRx | WeRx
Fitness: Fitness Online | Fitness Magazine | FitDay | Real Age
Pets: Pet Health | HealthyPet
Ratings: Florida Health Finder | Hospital Compare
Hospitals (senior program): Florida Hospital (Premier Health) | Orlando Health (Life Rewards) | Health Central | Celebration | Central Florida Regional
Lists of links:
All My Faves | Hewie's Favorites | Internet Public Library (Librarians' Index) | Intute | CEO Express | HotSheet | Pocket Internet | Assignment Editor | NY Times Navigator | RefDesk | WorldSwitch | Jim Anderson | Journalist Express | Jacob Richman | SeniorJournal links | Internet TourBus Best of Everything
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Reference:
Wikipedia | Yahoo Answers | WikiAnswers | Answers | Quora | TED | Dictionary | Free Dictionary | Thesaurus | Almanac | Old Farmer's Almanac | Abbreviations | Acronyms | Quotations | Words of Wisdom | Rhymes | AllWords | Word Play | Meta Dictionary | Grammar | EveryRule | Biography | PeopleSpot | LibrarySpot | Noodle Tools | Columbia Encyclopedia | Encyclopedia Britannica | Science | Library of Congress | CIA World Factbook | Academic Info | Academic Earth | Open Culture | iTunes U | Encyclopedia Astronautica | Topography of Faith | Religions | The Bible (NRSV) | Shakespeare | Slang | Plain English Legal Dictionary | Translator | History | Pseudonyms | Timelines | History of Computing | Computer History Museum | WolframAlpha | Statistics | Conversions | Guinness World Records | Ripley's Believe It or Not! | Baby Names
Maps: Atlas | National Geographic | Google Earth | Gazetteer | National Atlas | Tiger Maps | Maps.com | Old Maps | Landforms | National Mapping Info
Class material:
Goodwill Learn Free
Friends:
Seniors Now Computer Learning Center
Seniors Now Volunteer Web Pages
Orange County Parks & Recreation
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