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Posts Tagged ‘computers

Disabling a Mac Book Pro’s Optical Out

Posted by: meaplet on: July 31, 2008

A couple of days ago the headphone jack on my MacBook Pro started to glow an eerie red, and my internal speakers stopped working. Below, I’ve provided a brief explanation of what happened, and the steps I followed to resolve the problem. Apparently it’s a common issue on MBPs. Clever folks that they are, the […]

Lessons in password security

Posted by: meaplet on: May 26, 2008

I learned a few lessons about password security over the last week, and thought I’d share them. I’m well acquainted with the standard techniques of password security, and I always use medium to long passwords with a combination of upper and lower-case letters, and numbers. I’m not quite comfortable yet with using special characters in […]