Archive for the 'Hint' Category

The complete list of Siri commands – CNET

February 20, 2017

Some ones l liked.

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Schedule or cancel a meeting. Ex.: “Schedule a meeting with [name] tomorrow at 11:30 a.m.” or “Cancel my 5 p.m. appointment.”

Set location-aware reminders. Ex.: “Remind me to remember my keys when I leave,” or “Remind me to feed the dog when I get home.”

Set alarms. Ex.: “Set an alarm for 1 a.m.” or “Set an alarm for six hours from now.”

Delete/turn off all alarms. Ex. “Delete all alarms” or “Turn off all alarms.”

Check the number of days between dates. Ex.: “How many days until October 6?” or “How many days between April 3 and June 16?”

Send an email. Ex.: “Send email to [name] about [subject] and say [message].”

Set a timer. Ex.: “Set the timer for 10 minutes.”
Check the weather. Ex.: “What’s the weather like today?” or “Do I need an umbrella?”

Random tips and tricks:

Find out what airplanes are currently flying above you. Ex.: “What airplanes are above me?”
Roll a die or roll two dice.
Tell me a joke.
What does the fox say?
Knock knock.
Who’s on first?
Why did the chicken cross the road?
What is zero divided by zero?
Learn how to say my name.
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https://www.cnet.com/how-to/the-complete-list-of-siri-commands/

Accessing Google Takeout MBOX Files in Thunderbird | Division of Information Technology

February 11, 2017

importexporttools-3.2.4.1-sm+tb.xpi

https://it.stonybrook.edu/help/kb/reading-mbox-files-from-google-takeout-take-your-email-messages-with-you

Google

January 10, 2017

Google tips
setting of alarms & timers looks interesting….
https://get.google.com/apptips/tips/

Frequently asked questions about iCloud Keychain – Apple Support

December 28, 2016

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204085

this describes how to change the security code
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z51h7DRkAeY
http://www.imore.com/forgot-your-icloud-keychain-security-code-heres-how-change-it but I can’t seem to do this…

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

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:

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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:
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For an address, may we suggest Bart Simpson’s—742 Evergreen Terrace? “}}