All Posts by Date or last 15, 30, 90 or 180 days.
also by Lloyd: diglloyd.com photography and WindInMyFace.com

Thank you for buying via links and ads on this site,
which earn me advertising fees or commissions.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Other World Computing...
B&H Photo...
Amazon
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Upgrade the memory of your 2020 iMac up to 128GB
877-865-7002
Today’s Deal Zone Items... Handpicked deals...
$2798 $2198
SAVE $600

$348 $278
SAVE $70

$389 $299
SAVE $90

$322 $322
SAVE $click

$2098 $1298
SAVE $800

$1499 $1129
SAVE $370

$322 $242
SAVE $80

$1499 $1129
SAVE $370

$1299 $949
SAVE $350

$330 $330
SAVE $click

$498 $398
SAVE $100

$180 $140
SAVE $40

$1299 $949
SAVE $350

$500 $275
SAVE $225

$180 $136
SAVE $44

$130 $110
SAVE $20

$2997 $2497
SAVE $500

$3498 $2998
SAVE $500

$370 $280
SAVE $90

$4899 $4499
SAVE $400

$1000 $1000
SAVE $click

$1699 $1149
SAVE $550

$280 $230
SAVE $50

$1899 $1499
SAVE $400

$4499 $3499
SAVE $1000

$2198 $1998
SAVE $200

$3998 $3498
SAVE $500

$1799 $1699
SAVE $100

$18599 $16599
SAVE $2000

$1149 $799
SAVE $350

$650 $450
SAVE $200

$199 $119
SAVE $80

$280 $200
SAVE $80

$1399 $1049
SAVE $350

$1199 $779
SAVE $420

$250 $200
SAVE $50

$1699 $1149
SAVE $550

$1499 $999
SAVE $500

$200 $130
SAVE $70

$76 $46
SAVE $30

$120 $30
SAVE $90

$189 $159
SAVE $30

$3899 $1499
SAVE $2400

$2999 $1999
SAVE $1000

$1699 $849
SAVE $850

$1698 $1198
SAVE $500

$1149 $799
SAVE $350

$1399 $1049
SAVE $350

$1498 $998
SAVE $500

$2797 $2497
SAVE $300

$280 $230
SAVE $50

$899 $549
SAVE $350

$1699 $1149
SAVE $550

OWC Black Friday Deals

Upgrades, sound, iPad/iPhone, computing, storage, more!

Newfangled Popup Password Dialogs Defeat Password Managers

I’m a delighted user of 1Password for managing all my passwords.

But two aggravating design trends have emerged within the past year, and seem to be growing:

  • Web sites that hide login fields and force the user to click on a Login button or login link in order to reveal the username/password fields.. Major sites are doing this now. It’s particularly aggravating when a visual scan is needed to find that “Login” link in 8 point type buried among the detritus.
  • Web sites that do the “hide” thing above, and then (worse) pop up a password dialog that won’t work with a password manager, at least not 1Password.

It’s classic “form before function” (very 'Apple'). But MPG can’t blame this one on Apple, because it’s popping up in too many places. It’s some mass design idiocy murmuration at play.

Update: 1Password is working for me now in the popup window. It did not work the day I wrote this, which puzzles me, and I have seen it not work on other sistes. Update 2: Sometime in the past few days, the B&H site had a major facelift (product pages change dramatically); something must have changed in regards to the login dialog too. The good news is login works with 1Password.

Workaround for popup password dialogs

Shown below is what B&H Photo Video does (B&H is my recommended vendor for all things photographic). 1Password won’t fill in this popup password dialog on the B&H site, nor other sites that use this approach.

Workaround as shown at right: right click (control click) on Login, choose Open in New Window.

Popup password dialog that will not allow password manager entry of login info
B&H Photo Black Friday Deals

Photo, video, television, far more!.
OWC Thunderblade Thunderbolt 3 SSD

Blazing fast, up to 16TB.

YEE HAH!



√ No more slow and noisy hard drives!
OWC Accelsior 4M2 PCIe SSD
6000 MB/sec!
Mac or PC.


Ideal for Lightroom, Photoshop, video.
Capacity up to 16TB!
OWC Envoy Express

World’s first Thunderbolt 3 M.2 NVME SSD enclosure.

Super fast, bus-powered, 3.3 oz, DIY easy, rugged and compact!


See also OWC Express 4M2
√ No more slow and noisy hard drives!
OWC Envoy Pro EX SSD
Blazingly fast Thunderbolt 3 SSD!

Up to 4TB capacity, USB-C compatible.

USB-C model also available


Great for travel or for desktop!

Save the tax, we pay you back, instantly!
View all handpicked deals...

Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise-Canceling Over-Ear Headphones (Black)
$348 $278
SAVE $70

diglloyd.com | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
Mailing Lists | RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2020 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.
Display info: __RETINA_INFO_STATUS__