A colon followed by a parentheses is widely used to express emotions. It’s especially popular in short messages like a text message or Twitter post. One place it doesn’t seem to have gained much traction is in search queries. Not that the search‐engines would have understood it anyways.
Getting a new laptop means taking on new Linux configuration challenges. Here is a collection of the issues I’ve had and workarounds I’ve found for my new Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro.
This is my review of the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro‐1370 after six weeks as my primary computer. The Yoga 3 Pro is Lenovo’s interesting and convertible premium laptop/tablet/tent hybrid.
This is a little mini‐rant aimed at game developers who poison my otherwise clean and neat user home folder. Stop ruining my attempts at keeping things organized!
I’ve been using Pocket Casts as my preferred netcast/podcast player for years now. I just found out there is a new paid webapp version of this gem too. I decided right away to give the webapp a try. I’ve been using the Android app version for several hours every day for several years. A desktop/web version that can synchronize my netcast subscription and episode playback positions with my mobile phone sounded almost too good to be true.
I have lost the habit of nervously pressing Control–S every few minutes to save documents changes. However, when disaster strikes or you leave your computer without saving; how do you recover an unsaved document from a running instance of gedit document through the console?
Turn any webapp into a sidebar extension for Opera in minutes with this easy to configure template.
If you are using Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, or Xbox One; the answer to the title is likely a resounding “yes”. The real question is whether you even knew about it and whether you consent to it now that you do.