The age-old password rules have changed dramatically over the years and are barely relevant in the modern days, many thanks to the hackers that keep their weapon sharpened when it comes to cracking passwords. Here are a few good readings and materials that summarize very well how to choose a good, strong and secure password in the modern world. How […]
Spiceworks has a new series called Extreme IT and it has a pretty special topic in May just to honor the military sector and the work IT pros offered in that area. Quite interesting read. Here are some of the highlights: The differences between military and civilian IT In the military, the scale of IT is larger. In the military, the […]
via Gizmodo: Computer specs can be a baffling mix of acronyms and numbers at the best of times, but it’s worth learning something about them: It’ll help you choose a new computer, troubleshoot your old computer, and generally understand more about the relationship between the specs on the page and the experience you’re getting. Such is the complexity of the […]
A great write-up from a 56-year-old cool dude who decided to start learning to code: I’m 56 years old and learning to code. Why? Because I love it. And I’ve got a knack for it. That doesn’t mean it’s easy. It’s hard. And that’s OK. I love losing myself in an algorithm challenge. I love squeezing in a few extra […]
After every big hack — like when Yahoo announced last week that 1 billion accounts were compromised — experts tell us to stop using the same password for every website. In fact, they tell us to stop memorizing our passwords altogether. Instead, they tell us to use something called a “password manager.” And that’s where most of us stop reading. […]
Aside other nice things about the new Yoga 3 Pro laptop from Lenovo, I am quite fascinated about its charging port that combines both USB and charging port into one. The power adapter that comes with the laptop has a special charging connector that has two extra pins on each side, matching two extra pins on the Yoga’s charging port. […]
Having more than one email drafts saved in your mail app on your iPhone or iPad? Here is how you can get access to it very easily and quickly. Hold down the Compose icon in the lower right corner of your screen, and it’ll quickly jump to a list of your drafts. I use this feature all the time.
I wish I’d known about it sooner. When you’re typing in a web address, just hold down the “.” at the bottom of your keyboard, and a menu will pop up showing a list of web suffixes (.com, .net, .edu, etc.)