There is always something to learn.
I found this list of 25 free macOS apps every Mac user should have, which I found on my twitter feed, interesting.
I already use some apps like Wunderlist, Slack and VLC mentioned in that list. But one app that I felt I could use is Itsycal. It shows the calendar from the menu bar; something I wish the default time date / time app on Mac showed. Itsycal also connected to the calendar app on the Mac and synched all the events. I am no longer using the default time app on the menu bar. Now my calendar is just Ctrl + I away.
Today is my 1000 th day playing Elevate.
I broke the streak once in June 2016, not because I slacked but because I was stuck on the dated iPhone 4 running on dated iOS 7 on which the Elevate app was slow and crashed repeatedly. I was also traveling and didn’t have reliable internet. I couldn’t let all this break my 610 day streak at that point. So once I am on the reliable phone and internet, I completed a handful of games retrospectively to fix the streak. And of course, playing Elevate is a fun way to improve vocabulary and math skills little bit everyday.
Here are the earlier milestones.
I usually don’t offer free advice. But I will make an exception this time for the greater good.
Don’t connect your phone and computer to public WiFi networks without VPN.
Install VPN software in your computer and phone and turn that on every time you are about to hook on to public WiFi.
But how? Ask Google. There are many free VPN services for Windows and Mac; iPhone and Android.
Using any VPN software is magnitude better than using none to protect your privacy and security. You don’t need to be a celebrity to get snooped or hacked.
I changed the domain of my photo blog from chait.pics (53 USD per year) to chait.photo.blog (free).
The current domain also aligns better with the name of the soon-to-be-changed domain of this blog.
Hit the 800 day streak on Elevate today. Between moving the phones and traveling, I lost the streak in June. So I used the cheat to restore the streak and never missed a day ever since. Here’s to 1000 days.
Just read a well-balanced post about WordPress, on Medium, today.
Check WordPress Without Shame.
The wait is over. Apple delivered my iPhone 7 today.
First Facebook, then this post on my blog reminded me that six years ago today, I received my first iPhone 4. What a coincidence!
I am not as excited as I was at that time. Even so, excited to lay my hands on the new iPhone. As an aside, this iMore post reassured me that I picked the right screen size.