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Boss  ·  1346 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trip itinerary, would love your input

Well you can get help of apps like hipmunk and mezi. There's one more startup that suggests you how you should plan your trip based on yoir budget but I can't remember the name unfortunately.

Boss  ·  1695 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Where do you find content?

I use Flipboard where I've subscribed to different topics of my interest.

Boss  ·  1716 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: LastPass password app hacked

On a related topic, how do you guys feel about using an unusual way of storing password only at client side as a prevention from keylogging etc? I've been thinking about this from a few days now.

1) Thinking of passwords as key:value pairs.

2) Values being the actual passwords

3) Assigning keys to these passwords that are memorable/derivable for you. For example, if my password is MatrixHasYou1984 I could map it to MHY84 or M@rix#u1984

4) Use text expander utility to map these key:value pairs

5) Enter the key as password instead of actual password.

So unless someone knows what I'm doing I can save myself from keylogging or someone slyly looking over my shoulder "accidentally" knowing my password, they'll always get the wrong password.

I very well know this isn't perfect at all, won't prevent from attacks on the servers or maybe from network. I also know this basically equals to writing down of the password and has exposure risk.

But I think it's very unusual for others to figure it out so it may be a good preliminary level defense? I mean Lastpass got hacked because it's an app that stores passwords. It's not unexpected outcome to me. But I would be really surprised if textexpander app got hacked.

What do you guys think?

Boss  ·  1720 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Track on spotify only available for paid users

Move to Rdio!

Boss  ·  1720 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are some good Android apps?

I use Pocket extensively for reading things offline.