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themer
takes a set of colors and generates text editor themes, terminal themes, and desktop/device wallpapers.
mac  tool  themes  tidbit 
august 2017 by rmateu
Apple's Winning iPhone Formula Is Perfecting Its Rivals Best Ideas
While Apple invented the modern smartphone, it has since mostly played catch-up with competitors.
iphone  apple  tidbit 
august 2017 by rmateu
Firefox new super fast CSS engine: Quantum CSS (aka Stylo)
This is the first big technology transfer of Servo tech to Firefox. Along the way, we’ve learned a lot about how to bring modern, high-performance code written in Rust into the core of Firefox.
browsers  css  engine  tidbit 
august 2017 by rmateu
Luna Display
The only hardware solution that turns any iPad into a true, wireless second display.
video  mac  ios  tool  tidbit 
august 2017 by rmateu
Google Officially Unveils Next-Generation 'Android Oreo'
Android Oreo includes dozens of new features, ranging from notification improvements to picture-in-picture support to new emoji.
tidbit 
august 2017 by rmateu
Second Phone Number
Add a second phone number for your business today. It is easy to add a second phone line that works with your smartphone!
tool  business  app  tidbit 
august 2017 by rmateu
Developer earnings from the App Store top $70 billion
Apple announcing App Store numbers a week before WWDC probably means a packed keynote. Oh yeah.
tidbit 
june 2017 by rmateu
Ask HN: What do you use to align your daily todos with your long term goals?
>Advice from my physics professor: make a detailed plan and then discard the plan and do what you feel.
>This doesn't mean the plan was unnecessary...rather the plan carves out the neural pathways in your mind

Have been coming back to this a lot this week.
productivity  tidbit 
march 2017 by rmateu
Duet Adds Touch Bar
This is cool. If you have a 9.7in iPad, it's fairly good Touch Bar test.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Spotify Updates Mac App With Full Touch Bar Support for MacBook Pro
That was fast. Sadly no AppleTV or Apple Watch version in sight.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Blade Runner 2049 Announcement
I'll allow myself excitement over this. The look is right and feel right – as in uncomfortable.
video  tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Evernote reverses privacy policy that allows employees to read users’ notes
There has to be more to this story – maybe an upcoming technical feature poorly explained. Otherwise, this was a stupid change from the start.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Yahoo discloses hack of 1 billion accounts
I find it hard to believe that they found out from law enforcement. Irresponsible.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
'Apple Support' App Launches in U.S. App Store
Simple app with very useful pourpose. Will be testing it soon.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Google has reportedly stopped developing its own self-driving car
Not surprising. Seems all self-driving _rumored_ projects are getting a reality check.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Google Signs Deal With Cuba to Speed Services (Paywall)
Now even Cuba will play faster YouTube videos than Venezuela. I'm not bitter.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Microsoft: more people are switching from Macs to Surface than ever before
No numbers, so it's a marketing statement. But still not surprised.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Microsoft demonstrates full Windows 10 with Photoshop on ARM chips
ARM tablet/notebooks are full of compromises for desktop use, but this is a significant advance.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
httpster - totally rocking websites.
Httpster is an inspiration resource showcasing totally rocking websites.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Mr. Robot Killed the Hollywood Hacker
Hacking is not magic, it's hard _ingenious_ work.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Mac OS X Welcome Videos
So many good memories of the excitement for upgrading MacOS X devices.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Play music from Spotify straight to Sonos with Spotify Connect
Really happy with my Sonos, and this is going to make me even happier.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Apple Watch sales to consumers set record in holiday week, says Apple's Cook
A lot of noise of regarding the overall trend of the wearables category.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Google Wifi review: Wi-Fi that works
It does appear to be a solid performer vs eero at $200 less for the 3 pack ($299).
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Google’s new Trusted Contacts app lets you share your location during emergencies
More or less a relaunch of the old Latitude app. But since it's Android only, I don't see any advantage over iOS’s Find My Friend.
tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Inside the world of Chinese science fiction, with “Three Body Problem” translator Ken Liu
The _Three Body Problem_ trilogy has been one of the most mind-bending books I've read recently. I've since added a few more Chinese Sci-Fi books to my queue.
interview  tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Why all world maps are wrong
Ever since seeing the bit on West Wing I've been fascinated by the UI of maps. Great overview video of the _issues_.
video  tidbit 
december 2016 by rmateu
Amazon LightSail – Simple Virtual Private Servers on AWS
Interesting and competitive. But no reason to run from Digital Ocean.
tidbit 
november 2016 by rmateu
Amazon Polly – Text to Speech in 47 Voices and 24 Languages
They don't sound amazing, but the option of having this as a service is very powerful.
tidbit 
november 2016 by rmateu
Netflix finally lets you download shows and movies to watch offline
We will never do it. We are not considering it. No comment. It's coming soon. It's live! History of a feature announcement.
movies  tidbit 
november 2016 by rmateu
Wired magazine’s creative director is joining Apple
If he doesn't like aluminium and glass, this could get interesting.
tidbit 
november 2016 by rmateu
Google+ Featured Photos Screensaver for Mac
Looks very nice. There must be a – bored – Mac loving product manager in google somewhere.
tidbit 
november 2016 by rmateu
Wi-Fi Mesh Systems Compared: eero, Orbi, AmpliFi
Good overview, the short version: eero wins when price is discounted, Orbi has the most potential, and AmpliFi is a safe option.
tidbit  hardware  wifi 
november 2016 by rmateu
Canopy – Keyboard Case and iPad Stand
Glad I don't have one of the new keyboards or iPads, otherwise it would have been hard to talk myself out of this one.
tidbit 
november 2016 by rmateu

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