MyAppleMenu - Sun, Feb 22, 2015

Sun, Feb 22, 2015 The KCIA-from-Valencia Edition

Once upon a time, there wasn't a YouTube to make your videos go viral, but there was a Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (sans writers) to show how you could sneak into the Oscars.

Enjoy your 87th Academy Awards tonight.

48 hour warning: I will be livetweeting #Oscars2015 like a sonofabench on Sunday night.

— Andy Ihnatko (@Ihnatko) February 21, 2015

Prevent Your Mac Password from Being Bypassed

Matt Elliott, CNET:

One is a software-based encryption tool, and the other is a hardware-based encryption tool, both of which are built-in utilities of OS X. The software tool is a utility called FileVault, which you may already be using. The hardware tool is a firmware password you can set in Recovery Mode.

How Your iPhone Can Help Keep Your Financial World in Check

Geoffrey Goetz, GigaOM:

But when you get right down to it, you are the only one that can protect your own information. And simply balancing your checkbook once a month is not enough to ensure that your financial identity is secure. It all begins with understanding how consumer reporting agencies financial institutions and creditors see you as a consumer. You need to take the time necessary to make sure that they all know you as the consumer you think you are.



Parting Words

Thanks for reading.