Twitter Announces Official Support For Tweetstorms

Recently, Twitter gave us a huge shock by doubling their 140 character limit to 280. And as we recover, another shock comes full-on: Official Tweetstorming support. In case you didn't know, Tweetstorming is a technique of breaking up one tweet over multiple tweets to do one of two things: Portion tweets into different bits (like … Continue reading Twitter Announces Official Support For Tweetstorms

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How To Protect Yourself From Online Cryptocurrency Mining

The web is full of consumer danger. In fact it seems that the seco0nd we tackle a problem, a new one pops up. First the popup ads (which AdBlock got rid of), then HTML5 canvas fingerprinting, AKA the Supercookie (which Firefox 58 will be taking care of). But now, a new danger rises: Online cryptocurrency … Continue reading How To Protect Yourself From Online Cryptocurrency Mining

The Best Firefox Yet Has Arrived

Does anyone here remember my previous article about Firefox 57? It was entitiled Firefox 57: Does It Deserve The Hype? and as I recall, I said yes, it does. Well, I am pleased to tell you that Firefox 57 is now here!!! And I should care because? Because it's much better. Mozilla have replaced their … Continue reading The Best Firefox Yet Has Arrived

How to stop the volume buttons controlling the ringer volume on iOS

We've all been there, haven't we? Your volume's really loud, so you try to turn it down. But it turns the ringer volume down instead of the media. Sigh. Why do you even NEED those buttons for the media volume To silent my phone, for one thing No, you don't. Have you ever seen the Silent Switch? … Continue reading How to stop the volume buttons controlling the ringer volume on iOS

Google Allo Web (Finally) Realesed

Yup. Allo on the Web is finally here. Finally. Ever since Nick Fox, head of Google Allo, tweeted a screenshot of Allo on the Web, all Google fans (myself included) have been watching with bated breath, watching, hoping, longing for Allo's web interface. Unfortunately, it wasn't what I thought it would be. Shame. Hold it. Let me … Continue reading Google Allo Web (Finally) Realesed