Archive for the 'Hint' Category

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
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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

Find the Best Web Browser for Your Devices: A Review of Chrome, Safari and Edge – WSJ

September 12, 2016

http://www.wsj.com/articles/find-the-best-web-browser-for-your-devices-a-review-of-chrome-safari-and-edge-1462297625

Garmin Vivosmart HR Plus review | TrustedReviews

September 5, 2016

waterproof

http://www.trustedreviews.com/garmin-vivosmart-hr-plus-review

TOTD importing events to google calendar using csv

September 2, 2016

importing events to google calendar using csv

1. download csv attachment
2. edit contents
3. gcal > setting > “Calendars” tab > Import calendar

https://support.google.com/calendar/answer/37118?hl=en

How to de-authorize devices linked to your iTunes account | iMore

August 15, 2016

doesn’t seem to work for my old ios devices

http://www.imore.com/how-deauthorize-devices-linked-your-itunes-account

How to reinstall OS X – Apple Support

July 17, 2016

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Start up from OS X Internet Recovery by holding down Option-Command-R immediately after turning on or restarting your Mac. Release the keys when you see the Apple logo. Startup is complete when you see the OS X Utilities window.

Open Disk Utility from the OS X Utilities window, then use Disk Utility to erase your built-in hard disk using the OS X Extended (Journaled) format. Quit Disk Utility when done.
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https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204904