This week has been full of surprises, hasn't it? On Friday, This Week's Leaks came out, as did some surprise MacBook upgrades (which I'm sure John will tell you about soon). And now for a new surprise: Google Chrome has an interface upgrade! In this post, I test it to see what we're in for.
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
In case this hasn't been clear previously, I love Android. The main reason I love it is because apps have loads of freedom to do whatever they want, and this makes it customisable. But that is about to change. The problem is the accessibility features. Google, like most people, want their phones to be usable … Continue reading Android Apps To Lose Functionality
Wanna tattle on those who nearly crash into your car when texting? There's an app for that. Texting and driving are a problem. Self-described "Internetainers" Rhett and Link made a very good video about the problem, involving two drivers (Rhett and Link) who distract themselves from driving, call themselves "Textperts" and repeatedly assure the viewer … Continue reading Tell On The Textperts With This New App
The myth "Linux can't game" has been abolished many times. And now, there's another new kid on the block. Or at least there would be, but for the evilness of a gaming company. Does anyone know about Minecraft: Story Mode? You don't? Well, I don't have time to tell you about it, so I'll just point you … Continue reading Minecraft Story Mode Pronounced Ready For Linux Release
I discovered Grammarly while aimlessly shopping on the Chrome Web Store, and I never looked back. Here's why: Grammarly was started in 2009 by two dudes named Alex Shevchenko and Max Lytvyn. It is a truly awesome piece of software, which, as well as checking spelling, it checks words against over 250 grammar rules, and it … Continue reading Why every bad speller should be using Grammerly
Yes, you heard me right. Ubuntu is on the Windows Store, just as Microsoft promised at Build 2017. If anyone here remembers (well, I do) Microsoft announced that Ubuntu, Fedora and OpenSUSE would all be sold on the WIndows Store come the Fall Creators Update. Well, I'm pleased to say that Microsoft have kept their … Continue reading Ubuntu Is Now On The Windows Store
Despite many, many articles around the web declaring Google Chrome to be the greatest RAM hog of all time, they forget about Mozilla Firefox. In fact, the browser of open-source greatness is also a bit of a RAM hog. Find out how to troubleshoot Firefox's RAM usage with this guide. Step 1: Troubleshoot The Problem … Continue reading How To Fix Firefox RAM Usage