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Paprika Recipe Manager

Paprika Recipe Manager
As a self proclaimed software junkie, one application I’ve used for about 27 years is Mastercook recipe manager.  It was (and remains) a  great desktop app.  But when they ventured into the realm of cloud syncing so that the recipes sync between a desktop, tablet and phone, they failed miserably.  Since I’m a loyal customer, I str [...]

Password managers

Password managers
Having spent 39 years in IT, here are my suggestions regarding online passwords. First, do not use passwords that are comprised of family names, pet names, birthdays, anniversaries, etc.  DO use strong, complex passwords.  (A password manger will make this VERY EASY.) Second, NEVER use the same password for multiple accounts.  (A password man [...]

Facebook tutorial 0010 – a frie...

Facebook tutorial 0010 – a friend’s account has been cloned (cloning vs hacked)
When you get a friend request from someone who’s already one of your Facebook friends, it’s most likely a cloned account.  This is not the same as their account being hacked.  Hacked generally means someone was able to glean the login credentials & can take over the account & make posts & add photos to the hacked accou [...]

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