Archive for the 'Hint' Category

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

– – X+Q is Art, X+Q is Gifts

June 27, 2016

Balancing Blue Bunny – wonderful office decor

http://www.xiqiart.com/en/XJArtGifts/Show/224.html

https://www.google.com/search?q=xiqiart&espv=2&biw=1298&bih=806&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi_2IDoh77NAhVKRSYKHTJqAagQ_AUIBygC#tbm=isch&q=xiqiart+blue+bunny&imgrc=ZWFM6utxhPZHDM%3A

http://xiqiart.com/en/DesignGifts/L/134.html

How to Enable Text-to-Speech on the Kindle for iPhone App : Kindle & iPad – YouTube

January 30, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h953gJCjzpQ is useful

some additions:
* triple click is now in separate menu
* the new IOS has “Accessibility/Speech” in addition to VoiceOver * Use Alex as the voice (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203077)