Rollerblade-style wheels don’t resist movement and help you stay slightly less inactive while spending hours in your office chair.
Projector bulbs have a limited life-time, and getting hold of them can be difficult. Here are my experience from owning three projectors over the last decade.
The battery on my seven-year-old MacBook Pro 15″ had begun to swell and replacing it myself was way cheaper than via an authorized dealer.
zram-generator’s default configuration is 50% of RAM or 4 GB. You may want to explore increasing these limits if you’re throttled by low memory or swap performance.
Super glue is heat-insulating and shouldn’t be used to attach an aluminum heatsink to thermal hotspots on your Raspberry Pi. Use thermal glue/pads instead.
An automated naming scheme intended to rid the security research field of “sensational names” predictably creates sensational, ambiguous, and suggestive names.
A configuration error made the TeamViewer RPM repository vulnerable to an attacker-in-the-middle substituting TeamViewer with its own GPG keys and software.
Twitter tried to reduce load times for external links, but made things slower instead. It mistakenly normalizes domain to a point where they’re no longer useful.
Your computer’s thermal compound (paste/grease) is slowly displaced by the “push-out” effect. It must be replaced periodically to maintain high performance.
Six percentage of each music files you’ve bought from Apple Music (iTunes Store) contain, literally, nothing. Why is Apple padding their music with zero-bytes?
The new Microsoft Edge doesn’t currently support Windows Timeline. Here’s an extension that reintegrates the browser with Windows Timeline/Task View.
Exploring whether deduplicating file systems or other deduplication alternatives can be used to reduce the storage cost of duplicated media content.
Update (): Corrected table to reflect that Cloudflare does not support asynchronous background revalidation.
Update (): Both Brave for Linux, macOS, and Windows; and Onion Browser for iOS has added support for Onion-Location. Neither browsers are affiliated with the Tor Project, but can connect to the Tor Onion network.
Update (): The above assumption is no longer the default. Starting with version 33, Fedora no longer creates a swap partition by default, but relies on ZRAM instead. You still need a storage drive backed swap partition as you still can’t swap volatile memory into itself when the system powers down.
Update (): Firefox 81 (due for release in 2021-Q1) will introduce a new default omnidirectional root margin of 300px.
Update (): I published this article right before the release of Firefox 71, so I completely missed that preconnect stopped working in the very next version! It still doesn’t work today in Firefox 81.
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