Category Archives: Linked

July 24, 2015

Comments Off on Linked: “I love The Verge, but man…”

via Imorchard: Wow. Devtools performed a second reload of the page to get an overall performance analysis. This time it downloaded 12MB – a little over 7MB in that is JavaScript! I run ad blocking software and Ghostery on every browser (soon in iOS9 once it ships) the reason is not that I don’t believe […]

July 24, 2015

Comments Off on Linked: “The Story of My 20s, as Told in Amazon Purchases”

via Gawker: I first started using Amazon when I was 22, in 2003. I don’t have many specific memories from this awkward transition into adulthood; in a pre-Facebook world, it was much easier to forget life’s little moments, especially the painful ones I had no interest in remembering. I’ve been wanting to do this for […]

July 22, 2015

Comments Off on Tech: TomTom adds Geo-Tagged Image support to Map Share Reporter

via TomTom Map Share Reporter: NEW Add a photo of the situation A geotagged photo helps us to process your report and update our map. I work for a pretty cool company. We make maps for ourselves and a lot of very cool companies. When a customer tells us there’s a change in the map […]

July 14, 2015

Comments Off on Linked: “iOS 9 and Safari View Controller”

via MacStories & Daring Fireball:  Safari View Controller looks a lot like Safari: when users tap a web link in an app that uses Safari View Controller, they’ll be presented with a Safari page that displays the address bar at the top and other controls at the bottom or next to it – just like […]

July 8, 2015

Comments Off on Linked: “Why not Google?”

via Marco: There’s a widespread assumption that heavy use of Google products is unavoidable and that they’re always the “best”. That hasn’t been my experience. I’m still very happy with DuckDuckGo for search, and Apple Maps has been no worse than Google Maps for me recently. My standard IMAP email host, FastMail, works great, and […]