Prevent your Android phone’s screen from turning on while it’s connected to a USB-charger or Qi wireless charging mat.
I wasn’t aware modern games enabled the microphone by default, and held a little concert for an unwilling online audience.
Learn how to touch-type quickly using a free browser-based game called Typerdick.
This web browser extension for Opera always takes you to the front page of any website with the press of a button.
I overheard a conversation on how a relationship ended due to geolocation tracking.
My keyboard has a detachable MicroUSB connector, and I love it! It makes it so easy to charge my devices.
Improve your privacy and get exposed to new things by randomizing which search engine you use every time you search.
Preserve your Nikola blog posts for the future by auto-submitting new ones to the Internet Archive.
My new Opera extension lets you share the current page by email at the press of a toolbar button.
Opera 15 removed a lot of unique browser features. Here’s how to get some of them back using replacement web apps.
Office apps support different file formats depending on your operating system. They don’t interoperate with each other. Here’s a format comparison.
macOS has a weird default browser plug-in that loads itself into all web browsers. Apple uses the plugin to monitor what web browsers people are using.
Don’t rely on third-party hosts like YouTube and embedded widgets create privacy risks for your visitors. Host it yourself!
I’ve taken note of how few of the websites for my local restaurants include any allergy and special dietary needs information on their online menus.
Plugin uses open-source text-to-speech syntheses to automatically generate a podcast from your Nikola-powered blog posts.
Nintendo is discontinuing support for games for the Nintendo Wii, and I fume over vendor lock-ins and other consumer-hostile practices in the game industry.
Opera re-releases new builds for Linux desktop users after dropping support for one year during the Presto–Chromium transition.
Safari 8 wants you to use more than one search engine. Its address field auto-discovers and installs OpenSearch providers to get you where you’re going quicker.
Here’s how to make your website appear as a suggested search provider in Safari’s new Quick Website Search feature.
Join astronaut Mark Watney on Mars.
Microsoft should let paying customers download Windows as an ISO-file instead of forcing them to purchase it on physical media.
XML stylesheets can help visitors learn about and make better use of your RSS feeds by helping them get set up.
The new Preloading feature in Internet Explorer 11 is designed to speed up your web browsing. It also transmits a lot of information to Microsoft.
Learn how to use macOS built-in keyboard shortcuts to measure pixel-lengths on the screen.
Entice and reward RSS feed subscribers with early access to new blog posts before everyone else.
Apple adds command-line support for high-efficiency file compression format.
Game release dates are a hot search topic. Online gaming outlets rush to produce the best garbage result to fill the niche.
The open and save dialogs may become too large for you to reach the Open and Save buttons. Here is how to get them back to the normal size.
First-party analytics on websites generally isn’t a privacy problem. However, third-party analytic platforms tracking you across different websites is.
Drivatars are a light-AI ghost colon of your friends, and they want to race you in Forze.
A new browser extension for Opera and Chromium browsers lets you archive any webpage in the Internet Archive at the press of a toolbar button.
I speculate on how Google Search won over the multilingual European markets, and came to dominate search across Europe.
Apple knows malicious software will try to change your default web browser. However, do the new settings-preserving protections go too far?
Apple wants you to use Safari real bad and send aggressive marketing notifications if you’re using a third-party web browser.