Terrible with names? Can't remember the lunch specials at your favorite take-out spot? These kinds of reminders, the kind you don't necessarily want everyone to know you use, are perfect for the edge of a Moleskine, a paperback, or, if appearances aren't that important, your tourist guidebook.
9. Keep cat litter inconspicuous
8. Make a cable-free workspace
Do a little creative stashing of those cables and cords. Here a cordless workspace idea that’s a good starting point.
7. Hide webapp features you don't need
6. Keep certain files out of Windows' Recent Documents
NirSoft Utilities' FileTypesMan is a powerful tool which can, for example, keep any videos you've played from being interspersed with actual text documents, spreadsheets, or emails you need access to.
5. Stash your money safely
4. Hide the Mac Dock and menu bar
Those who want to maximize their screen real estate for Photoshop or keep their desktop looking clean and minimalist can do so with these step-by-step editing instructions.
3. Stash your workspace when you aren't using it
2. Hide sensitive files
Don't rely on pocket thumb drives or craftily-named, deeply-hidden files. Download and use the best free methods of protecting private files, like TrueCrypt, 7-Zip, and other methods of password-protecting, encrypting, or archiving those files meant for your eyes only.
1. Hide sensitive data inside files
Steganography uses both raw mathematic power and clever social disguising to hide data inside harmless-looking files, like digital pictures, generically titled Word documents, and other items not destined to be picked through.