Posted by Mayank on May 29, 2018 in International Payments

google_ad_client = "ca-pub-6768296095576837"; google_ad_slot = "1166025475"; google_ad_width = 300; google_ad_height = 250; Before moving to Australia, I transferred money from my USD account to my AUD account over several months and I did this over several months (actually years). Why did I transfer money over several months and not just a single transaction? Well the answer is simple – I wanted to average Read More...

0 comments

Posted by Mayank on September 28, 2017 in Apple

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus pre-bookings in India opened earlier this week and shipping starts September 30 2017. Great news for all the iPhone lovers who’ve been looking forward to this great phone. Guess what is better than getting a new iPhone?  Getting an iPhone for dirt cheap price… Because of Reliance Jio, there is an amazing offer out there, which will leave you with no excuse not to buy this phone. Lets have a look aRead More...

0 comments

Posted by Mayank on July 7, 2017 in Security

Securing your online accounts with two-factor authentication is not enough. A cheap device called YubiKey can help keep you from being hacked. Two-factor authentication is great but it has limitations too. Most of the commonly used platforms like Facebook, Gmail, Amazon etc. not only support but force you to use two-factor authentication, also known as 2FA. If you haven’t noticed it yet – it is the process wherein you need to authenticate usiRead More...

1 comment

Posted by Mayank on March 23, 2017 in Linux

TeamViewer is a great option to access your Linux machine remotely but until you set it to auto start, it may always need some manual intervention to start TeamViewer when say the Linux machine restarts. It does not matter which platform you’re accessing your Linux machine from using TeamViewer — it works well from all of them. I like using TeamViewer because it is reliable, works very well and is free for personal use. In case of freRead More...

0 comments

Mac

How to Disable Mac SIP and Enable Editing plist Files

Introduced in OS X El Capitan and also present in current Mac operating system, MacOS Sierra has an inbuilt security […]

Visa

us visa

US Visa Dropbox Option – Steps to Ensure a Hassle-Free Experience

USCIS has taken several commendable steps over the last few years to simplify the process of getting a US Visa […]

Posted by Mayank on February 27, 2016 in How To

You may have a need to transfer your Google Analytics acccount to another person or entity because you sold your website or you are transferring your responsibility to someone else. Whatever may be the case, the steps to transfer your Google Analytics account are the pretty much similar. You need to be cautious when you’re doing so because one mistake can cost you precious historical data. Here in 4 simple steps, I’ll show you how to Read More...

0 comments

Posted by Mayank on February 4, 2016 in Books

Sweden is distributing translated copy of author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book, “We Should All Be Feminists,” to every 16-year-old student in the country. This is the book I would have wanted to get for all the guys in my class when I was 16 years old,” said Swedish Women’s Lobby chair Clara Berglund in the announcement. “That is why it is so important that we contribute to this project. It is a gift to all students,Read More...

0 comments

Posted by Mayank on January 12, 2016 in Books

Getting more done in lesser time is the mantra that drives not only companies but also individuals. We all strive to be our better selves tomorrow. There are a lot of tools in the market today to help you become better at whatever you do. I found a book that is a great compilation of productivity tools for your office work. We spend at-least one third of our adult lives slogging it out in office work – why not have the best resources at ouRead More...

0 comments

Posted by Mayank on December 17, 2015 in Visa

When collecting passports from US Travel Docs (or Team Stanley), you will need an authorization letter if collecting passports for someone else. Even if you did a family application and a husband goes to collect passport for his wife and/or child – an authorization letter will be need for them. Here is a sample authorization letter. Best is to fill up one letter per applicant. In case of a minor, the parent can sign on the child’s behRead More...

0 comments

How To

How to Disconnect MacBook Pro from Apple TV Remote

Apple products work seamlessly with each other. It is a great thing most of the time but not always. MacBook […]

How To

How to Resolve iPhone Podcast Crash Issue after iOS 9.0.2 Upgrade

In September 2015 came the iOS 9 upgrade. I was quick to upgrade my phone the very first day. Unfortunately […]