Do Not Use CloudMounter with Backblaze B2!

I use Backblaze B2 as one of my offsite backup destinations. I have my photo collection there as well as a bunch of other archival stuff. As part of my Setapp subscription I found CloudMounter as one of the apps included. In short CloudMounter will take your OneDrive, Dropbox, etc. accounts and make them lookContinue reading “Do Not Use CloudMounter with Backblaze B2!”

VSCO and Hipstamatic: Too many preset options?

See that long screenshot off to the left there? That’s the full preset filter list (thanks Tailor!) for the VSCO camera app on iOS. I’m a total camera app junkie. I have tons of them and generally buy most in-app purchases in them (think I have all of the films/lenses/flashes they’ve offered in Hipstamatic sinceContinue reading “VSCO and Hipstamatic: Too many preset options?”

VS Code and git, problems with ssh keys

I kept running into a problem after completely wiping my Mac and reinstalling software: I could not get Visual Studio Code to push or pull to repositories in my GitLab account. It turned out the solution was pretty easy. Visual Studio Code uses the system git. In my case that git client was installed viaContinue reading “VS Code and git, problems with ssh keys”

Apple and the next round of ad privacy

Apple and the next round of ad privacy Apple and the WebKit team have been doing some fantastic work in the ad tracking space as of late. Starting with Intelligent Tracking Prevention in Safari on Mac and iOS now they’re working on something called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution. What makes this latest round moreContinue reading “Apple and the next round of ad privacy”

Android leading the way to mobile, password-less logins

This was an interesting read on Wired. FIDO2 support on a huge platform like Android will hopefully get Apple off it’s butt for iOS support of this standard. I hope it also pushes a lot more websites to support U2F. It would go a long way to making the web a much safer place. IContinue reading “Android leading the way to mobile, password-less logins”