Stuff I saved in 'Reader' on February 8, 2011


Learn the Basics of Photoshop in Under 25 Minutes

The video above is your lesson. It’s short considering how much it covers and long considering it’s on the internet. In the video, we take a look at every tool in the toolbar, your palettes on the right side of the screen, and what you’ll find in the menus. Below you’ll find a reference for this lesson. Once the lessons are over, we’ll provide everything all in one place and a downloadable PDF file containing references for each lesson.

Choosing a smart password

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Phishing, a topic that’s been in the news, is unfortunately a common way for hackers to trick you into sharing personal information like your account password. If you suspect you’ve been a victim of a phishing attack, we recommend you immediately change your password, update the security question and secondary address on your account, and make sure you’re using a modern browser with anti-phishing protection turned on. Keep an eye out for the phishing warning Gmail adds to suspicious messages, and be sure to review these tips on how to avoid getting hooked.Creating a new password is often one of the first recommendations you hear when trouble occurs. Even a great password can’t keep you from being scammed, but setting one that’s memorable for you and that’s hard for others to guess is a smart security practice since weak passwords can be easily guessed. Below are a few common problems we’ve seen in the past and suggestions for making your passwords stronger.

You can follow the ‘via’ link to get all of Google’s ideas on creating smart passwords…

First Verizon iPhones now being received, FedEx now awaiting your impatient calls

Will Verizon help flagging iPhone sales or will Android continue to dominate. What do you think?

Go, Pack, Go!

We salute the Green Bay Packers!

Stuff I saved in 'Reader' on February 7, 2011

Red Devils on

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