Category Archives: Tips-n-Tricks

How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How to Protect Yourself From It)

How Hacking Works How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How to Protect Yourself From It) Daniel Oberhaus Nov 20 2017, 11:43am https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/pa39xv/pineapple-wifi-how-to-mitm-hack The Wi-Fi Pineapple enables anyone to steal data on public Wi-Fi networks. Here’s how it … Continue reading

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5 New Productive Gmail Apps and Extensions You Should Try

5 New Productive Gmail Apps and Extensions You Should Try Mihir Patkar October 28, 2017 5 New Productive Gmail Apps and Extensions You Should Try http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/productive-gmail-apps-extensions/ Gmail is the email service of choice for most of the world. Google has done … Continue reading

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You Never Thought of Using Your Windows Start Menu Like This!

You Never Thought of Using Your Windows Start Menu Like This! Christian Bonilla October 24, 2017 You Never Thought of Using Your Windows Start Menu Like This! http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/windows-start-menu-tweaks/ You don’t use your Start Menu much, do you?Windows 10 Start Menu Not Working? Here’s … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can Still Clean Install Windows 10 with a Windows 7/8.x Key

Yes, You Can Still Clean Install Windows 10 with a Windows 7/8.x Key Posted on October 28, 2017 https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/142616/yes-can-still-clean-install-windows-10-windows-78-x-key by Paul Thurrott in Windows 10 Readers routinely ask me whether it’s still possible to clean install Windows 10 with an unused Windows 7 … Continue reading

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The Beginner’s Guide to IFTTT

The Beginner’s Guide to IFTTT Michael Franco Today 9:00am https://lifehacker.com/the-beginners-guide-to-ifttt-1819624556   IFTTT In our new series Getting It, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on … Continue reading

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Foiling Electronic Snoops in Email

NOV. 18, 2015 Photo Credit Minh Uong/The New York Times By BRIAN X. CHEN http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/19/technology/personaltech/foiling-electronic-snoops-in-email.html?emc=edit_ct_20151119&nl=personaltech&nlid=55148309&_r=0 IT didn’t take much for Florian Seroussi, a technology investor in Manhattan, to become suspicious of his email. His misgivings were sparked late one night … Continue reading

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Outlook: Strain out spam and safeguard senders

By Katherine Murray on June 5, 2013 https://windowssecrets.com/top-story/outlook-strain-out-spam-and-safeguard-senders/   Spam is such a looming presence in the world’s email, you’d be hard-pressed to find a mail application that doesn’t include some sort of spam management. Here are the tools and … Continue reading

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Krebs’s 3 Basic Rules for Online Safety

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2011/05/krebss-3-basic-rules-for-online-safety/ Krebs’s 3 Basic Rules for Online Safety Yes, I realize that’s an ambitious title for a blog post about staying secure online, but there are a handful of basic security principles that — if followed religiously — can blunt … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Way to to Sign Documents Electronically

What’s the Best Way to to Sign Documents Electronically (Without Scanning Them)?  Whitson Gordon Dear Lifehacker, I’m tired of printing out a document and scanning back in just to put my signature on it. Is there a better way to … Continue reading

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RPV: Win7′s least-known data-protection system

You deleted a file yesterday; now you really need it back. Your Windows recycle bin is empty — what now? Your next-best option is the Restore Previous Versions tool — a truly great, automatic data-protection feature buried in Win7. I say “buried” advisedly; most … Continue reading

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