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Tech Tip: LastPass

Price: Free.  Premium $12/yr. I find passwords are a pain.  I want them to be tough for everyone else, but easy for me.  I do not want to use the same password for every site, nor use a system that someone can figure out.  For years, I used RoboForm to manage my passwords.  However, this did not help me out if I needed to access something from someone else’s computer.   The same was true for my browsers ‘Remember Password’ feature, plus that is not very secure.  So, I switched to LastPass. LastPass quite simply fills in all my passwords and forms and does so securely.  It works with [...]

Tech Tip: Use Dropbox to End the File Shuffle

Price: Free for 2GB with extra storage for referrals. $10/mth for 50GB. Use this link for an additional 250MB free. As part of my collection of useful technology, gadgets, toys and electronic relics, I have my desktop computer, a large laptop, my iPad and a netbook. I work with business files on all four. While email and the USB stick shuffle kept those files mobile, ensuring that I had the most up-to-date version of a document on any one computer was a hassle. Thankfully, along came Dropbox to the rescue. Dropbox syncs each of my business files as soon as [...]

2016-10-13T05:29:49-04:00Tags: , |0 Comments

You Can Still Change the New White Twitter Background

The New and Plain Twitter Background Twitter recently changed the background of your timeline. You used to be able to customize it and now it is plain white. I found this too bright and wanted a softer background. After some quick searching, I found just the tool if you use the Chrome or Firefox web browsers. Above you can see the new while white background. Below, you will see that I have changed the background to a soft blue. Change the Twitter Background Colour via 'Stylish' You have long been able to make similar temporary changes [...]

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