Monthly Archives: December 2013

TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Router Installation

I just installed installed this router as a replacement for a D-Link which died. I had a number of problems in the setup and thought I would document them so that this might help some other people. I installed from … Continue reading

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Google Drive Plus Axcrypt to Save Secure Documents

After a disaster, there is a good chance that you won’t have many of the necessary papers and documents you may need to get your life back into order. One way around this is to scan your documents NOW and … Continue reading

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App Data Usage Per Month

I was talking to a friend who was complaining about going over on her 200 mb data limit. While most of that is probably related to downloading pictures, some of it may be the apps running in the background. KnowMyApp.org … Continue reading

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LastPass – Firefox vs Chrome – Secure Notes

Lately I’ve had a few problems with using a feature of LastPass called Secure Notes. The way I use it is to create a “Secure Note” for my drivers license or any other sensitive document by attaching the jpg file. … Continue reading

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Make Free Donations via Amazon

Amazon Smile is a new program whereby any purchase you make via their Smile.Amazon.com website will donate .5% of the purchase price to a charity of your choosing. Right now, only physical products, not digital, are included. The problem I … Continue reading

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Gmail – Turn Off Images

Apparently Google has unilaterally decided to show all the images in Gmail. This featured has been turned off in the past, but now has been turned on by default. I personally don’t like to look at images on most of … Continue reading

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Sanboxie – sandbox your web browser

I’m using a program which “Sandboxes” your applications. http://www.sandboxie.com Note that there is a FREE version of the program without all the bells and whistles. The free version is OK if all you want to do is surf the web … Continue reading

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