The Tech Deck archive for Dec. 2013

FRIDAY, DEC. 27, 2013

Follow Friday

Sometimes I find Twitter accounts that are just too awesome to not share. Here are a few of my faves: You can’t please everyone all of the time. But you can beat the crap out of some people most of the time. — The Batman...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 20, 2013

How to add Spokesman.com to your mobile desktop

What's that? You got yourself a brand spankin' new phone for a gift? You'll probably be playing with it for the next 24-36 hours straight, without sleep, without showering, muttering "grph moar apps" under your breath like a downtown hobo grumbling about aluminum cans. Whilst...

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Browser slowing down?

Take this as a warning kids, I'm a professional. If your computer is running slowly, and you're using Firefox, Chrome, Safari or that other one, the problem is probably in your computer's fleshware*, and I have a bugfix for you. But first, the problem. So...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2013

A few of my favorite Spokesman things

The Spokesman-Review has been printing the local news for 130 years, but in the past few years we've been able to stretch out a bit on the web with cool features that you can only find online at spokesman.com. As the new guy here I'm...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 6, 2013

Fonts.com Fontacular sale (last day)

You need to buy some of these fonts today from Fonts.com Fontacular Sale, which ends today. Some of them are darn good deals. I purchased Freight Display, because the Freight family is amazing and I need to start somewhere. This one is a headline font,...

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Google autosuggest A to Z

For giggles, I decided to see what Google autosuggested for the phrase "is <insert letter here>." Here are the results: My thoughts: Must be chemistry finals? Does no one wonder about the women celebrities? The answer is to the question "Is 'vaping' safe" is: You...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 5, 2013

Man of Steel vs Batman Comic Con reveal

I hadn't watched this until today, but if you're going to reveal to the world that Batman is going to be the, uh, villain? in the next Man of Steel movie, you couldn't do a better job than how Zach Snyder and Harry Lennix announced...

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