For one thing, it dropped the lawsuit against Amazon for using the name ‘App Store’. Secondly, it is giving away popular apps and games.
Data Dealer is a web game where you strive to climb the market dealing and profiting from private information. Think Farmville for personal data.
Amazon introduced “Collections” recently. It’s a little bit Wish List and a little bit Pinterest.
Upon accessing a UNC path to a server, you may get the error: Access to the resource ‘[UNC path]‘ has been disallowed.
Rust-Oleum NeverWet is a superhydrophobic coating that has made it to the consumer market. As the name implies, a coating of NeverWet repels liquid and causes it to bead around rather than get absorbed.
This new theme utilizes FontAwesome, an iconic font, to adapt to new locations and devices more easily. For example, the search magnifying glass, the RSS feed icon, and a few other icons around the site come from FontAwesome.
As you well know, Google Reader was retired yesterday. It went from the most popular RSS feed reader to defunct in a matter of 3.5 months. Now when you visit google.com/reader, you see the following message:
While implementing the new theme for 404 Tech Support recently, I was running tests through Pingdom’s full page test. Upon looking over the results, I saw a few external requests taking up time for Disqus, the third-party comment system I use. This isn’t a criticism of Disqus because they provide a useful service. While testing […]
In case you have chosen to procrastinate, Reader, the popular RSS feed reader, is being put out to pasture by Google tomorrow. If you have been idling despite notification in mid-March, the time to migrate services is now.
While WordPress.org and other sites offer a great selection of quality free themes, I was also willing to pay for a reasonably priced premium theme. I ultimately paid for three.
Since mid-April, www.404TechSupport.com has been struggling through a significant decrease in traffic. The number of site visits has been cut in half and ad revenue has been reduced to about one-tenth. Most frustrating, I cannot find a reason for the change.
You can watch the keynote speech at Microsoft’s BUILD conference live and learn about the new features in Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2.