Archive For July 7, 2017

How to Stop Your iPhone’s Portrait Mode From Making Multiple Files

How to Stop Your iPhone’s Portrait Mode From Making Multiple Files

The iPhone 7 Plus’ Portrait Mode is really awesome. In the right circumstances, it makes it possible to take portraits that look like they were shot using a DSLR and a wide aperture lens just using your iPhone. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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Web Development Reading List #188: Real-World Accessibility, Flexbox Madness, And The Ephemerality Of Things We Build

Web Development Reading List #188: Real-World Accessibility, Flexbox Madness, And The Ephemerality Of Things We Build
Smashing Conf Barcelona

You know, we use ad-blockers as well. We gotta keep those servers running though. Did you know that we publish useful books and run friendly conferences — crafted for pros like yourself? E.g. our upcoming SmashingConf Barcelona, dedicated to smart front-end techniques and design patterns.

CSS is an amazing tool which we constantly use but we don’t seem to honor it appropriately. Whenever I see the growing browser support of the :focus-within selector, the much wanted justify-content: space-evenly for Flexbox or how great CSS Grids already work, I feel really grateful to have such awesome tools available to work with. read more

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How to Use the Built-in Windows Defender Antivirus on Windows 10

How to Use the Built-in Windows Defender Antivirus on Windows 10

Windows 10 has built-in real-time antivirus named Windows Defender, and it’s actually pretty good. It automatically runs in the background, ensuring all Windows users are protected against viruses and other nasties. Here’s how it works. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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10 Handy Uses for Your Old iPad or Android Tablet

10 Handy Uses for Your Old iPad or Android Tablet

Tablet sales are slumping at the moment, probably as a result of big smartphones and convertible laptops chip away at a tablet’s usefulness. But if you have one or more tablets at home gathering dust while you happily poke away at your giant smartphone, there are probably some good ways to put them to use rather than selling them or recycling them. Here are a few ideas. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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What’s New in iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad, Arriving Fall 2017

What’s New in iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad, Arriving Fall 2017

iOS 11 is on its way, and Apple announced a number of new features and changes at WWDC 2017 this year. From improvements to Messages and Apple Pay to powerful multitasking and file management on the iPad, here are the best new features of iOS coming this fall. You can play with them yourself today if you install the iOS 11 public beta. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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Don’t Be Fooled: Cheap Third-Party Apple Watch Bands Are Terrible

Don’t Be Fooled: Cheap Third-Party Apple Watch Bands Are Terrible

So you spent a few hundred dollars on an Apple Watch, but spending another $50 on a new band just seems excessive. There are third-party versions designed to look and feel nearly the same as the real thing, but are a quarter of the cost. Unfortunately, “nearly the same” isn’t really all that accurate. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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Geek Trivia: In Early America, What Kind Of Entertainment Was A “Mud Show”?

Geek Trivia: In Early America, What Kind Of Entertainment Was A “Mud Show”?

Think you know the answer? Click through to see if you're right! Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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How to Set Up Network File Sharing on macOS, Without Sharing Your Username and Password

How to Set Up Network File Sharing on macOS, Without Sharing Your Username and Password

Sharing files over the network is convenient, but not without risks. If you leave permissions open, anyone on the network can see all of your files, which isn’t ideal on large networks. But if you lock things down you’ll have to share your Mac’s user account with anyone who needs access to the files. That’s not ideal for all sorts of reasons. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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How to Make Your Echo Show Play a Sound When You Say “Alexa”

How to Make Your Echo Show Play a Sound When You Say “Alexa”

By default, when you say “Alexa” near the Echo Show, it displays a blue line on a screen. If you’d prefer something a bit more obvious, you can make your Echo Show play a sound every time you invoke it. Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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Surge Protectors vs. UPS: Do You Really Need a Battery Backup for Your PC?

Surge Protectors vs. UPS: Do You Really Need a Battery Backup for Your PC?

Most PC users understand that a power surge, blackout, or other sudden loss of electricity has the capacity to seriously hurt your computer. But exactly what one should do to protect against it gets a little fuzzier. The two most common means of protection are a standard surge protector, sometimes (wrongly) called a power strip, or an uninterruptible power supply, usually shortened to UPS. (No connection with the delivery guys in the brown shorts.) Article is shared from https://howtogeek.com/...

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