Archive for the 'Hint' Category

How to set up a new Mac securely and update an older one | Macworld

December 23, 2016

http://www.macworld.com/article/3088570/macs/set-up-a-new-mac-securely-and-update-an-older-one.html

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Two-factor authentication for Apple ID – Apple Support

December 22, 2016

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204915

Amazon.com: PiKo-1 Electronic Peak Flow Meter and FEV1 Meter: Health & Personal Care

December 3, 2016

https://www.amazon.com/PiKo-1-Electronic-Peak-Flow-Meter/dp/B0002W2A1I

Piko-1 Digital Lung Function FEV-1

http://www.quickmedical.com/downloads/nspire-piko1_manual.pdf

takes 2
type 357 silver oxide button batteries

using eduroam

December 3, 2016

http://library.law.yale.edu/news/eduroam-wifi-other-universities-or-here-your-guests

International Dialing/Area codes calculator

November 12, 2016

https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/dialing.html

Protecting Your Digital Privacy – Consumer Reports

November 5, 2016

Protecting Your Digital #Privacy
http://www.consumerreports.org/privacy/protecting-your-digital-privacy-is-not-as-hard-as-you-might-think 66 hints, from evaluating password entropy to determining
https://HaveIBeenPWNed.com

http://www.consumerreports.org/privacy/66-ways-to-protect-your-privacy-right-now/

things l liked from the site:

QT:{{”
Your Long-approved list of paperwork to shred includes any documents containing the following:

• Social Security number (even just the last four digits)
• Birth date
• Credit card numbers
• Account numbers from financial institutions
• Medical insurance numbers
“}}

http://dmachoice.org

https://haveibeenpwned.com/

Password-entropy (bigger is better) = log2 ([alphabet-size]^[password-length])

Faking your address for some sites:
QT:{{”
For an address, may we suggest Bart Simpson’s—742 Evergreen Terrace? “}}

Carpet Squares & Carpet Tiles | FLOR

October 17, 2016

https://www.flor.com/carpet-tiles/all-tiles

good & bad chrome extensions

October 16, 2016

Non default ones to add:

Inbox by Gmail
LastPass: Free Password Manager
Auto Text Expander for Google Chrome
Cisco WebEx Extension
Tabr – only tab management I’ve found useful

Reset your Chrome sync – Chrome Help

October 16, 2016

Found this useful after profile corruption – I noticed it deleted & recreated a new profile directory in ~/Library/Application
Support/Google/Chrome/

also useful:
https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/142059?hl=en

https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/6386691?hl=en

i10 How-To: Print to PDF from anywhere in iOS using 3D TouchOS

September 23, 2016

HowTo: Print to PDF from anywhere in iOS using 3D Touch https://9to5mac.com/2016/09/18/how-to-print-to-pdf-from-iphone-and-ipad-ios-10 Useful for converting anything to #PDF via preview exporting