Here’s a situation: you create a Facebook account. You fall in love with said account. You’re on it all day, every single day. And then, your computer explodes. You go to login on a new machine, and you realize that your minty fresh browser has no recollection of your Facebook password. At this point, you’re probably pondering the point of taking another breath. Evidently, Facebook understands your dilemma, and in the coming weeks, it’ll be testing out a new password recovery system for those who can’t / won’t take advantage of the existing methods. Christened [...]
You don’t have to be overly careless to lose your laptop – it can happen to the best of us – but that doesn’t mean you should just accept the fact that you your beloved machine is gone forever.
With the open source package Prey, you can pull a fast one on the thief. You can keep an eye on the perp’s whereabouts and see how he or she is using your device – information that will come in handy when you’re reporting the theft to the authorities.
Prey works on several operating systems, including recent releases of Windows, Mac OS X, and even Linux distributions. [...]
Apple has released Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 build 11C62 to developers which they can grab through Apple Developer Center by providing their Apple ID and password.
There are no known issues announced for Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 build 11C62.
Download OS X Lion 10.7.2 Build 11C62
Pages is Apple’s word processing and page layout app, part of the iWork productivity suite for the Mac.
It’s extremely easy to use but is also very powerful – here’s our list of useful tips and tricks to help you get more from Pages.
1. Tables of Contents (TOCs)
Tables of Contents are useful for longer documents, and so easy to do.
First, make sure you use defined paragraph styles for your headings. Now place the insertion point where you want it to be added, then use the Insert > Table of Contents command. This displays the TOC tab in the Document Inspector, and you [...]
Each tool is described by one ore more attributes:
Generally costs money. A free limited/demo/trial version may be available.
Works natively on Linux
Works natively on OpenBSD, FreeBSD, Solaris, and/or other UNIX variants
Works natively on Apple Mac OS X
Works natively on Microsoft Windows
Features a command-line interface
Offers a GUI (point and click) interface
Source code available for inspection.
Please send updates and suggestions (or better tool logos) to Fyodor. If your tool is featured or you think your site visitors might enjoy this list, you are welcome [...]
Many of us have a love-hate relationship with passwords. They’re great for dissuading youngsters from logging onto our machines and wreaking havoc with our files, but they’re just as likely to turn around and bite us. Forget an obscure, intricately crafted password and you’re in a world of pain.
It’s true that all versions of Windows enable you to create password recovery discs, but what do you do if you find yourself locked out without that disc? There are several tools out there that can help you recover the forgotten password, and the best of the lot is Ophcrack.