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A blog and links to articles that look at product and marketing trends and ideas in the technology and media spaces. And other random stuff that I think about.

5 Powerful Tips And Tricks For Print Style Sheets

Smashing Magazine--Print continues to be treated somewhat cursorily by most Web designers, who tend to be obsessed with pixels rather than printers.
September 18, 2018 Go to Smashing Magazine

Chrome 69 kills off www in URLs: Here's why Google's move has made people angry

ZDNet--Chrome users protest Google's decision to cut out the www in the address bar.
September 07, 2018 Go to ZDNet

Skype finally adds call recording

TechCrunch--Skype is the communication tool of choice (and necessity) for millions, but it has always lacked a basic feature that no doubt many of those millions have requested: call recording. Well, Microsoft finally heard our cries, and recording is now built into Skype on both desktop and mobile.
September 04, 2018 Go to TechCrunch

6 Ways Google Chrome Changed the Way We Web

Gizmodo--So, Chrome is ten years old. Officially in the double-digits. Soon it’ll be getting wispy chin-hairs and its voice will be cracking. That said, Google’s browser has accomplished a lot in the ten years that it’s been around. It went from a latecomer in the Browser Wars, with just a 1-percent market share early on launch, and now it’s the most-used browser in the world, with around 60-percent market
September 02, 2018 Go to Gizmodo

Skype drops Snapchat-like feature since people weren't using it

Engadget--Skype is going back to basics by dropping Highlights and focusing on what you actually use.
September 02, 2018 Go to Engadget

Internet of Things (IoT) Cheat sheet

TechRepublic--Learn about IoT's benefits for businesses, IoT security risks, IoT-related jobs, how industries and smart cities are using IoT, and more.
August 23, 2018 Go to TechRepublic

In China, Microwave-Sized Robots Take Over Waiters At Restaurant

NDTV.com--The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in low, mechanical tones, "Enjoy your meal."
August 05, 2018 Go to NDTV.com

10 ways to extend your Android phone battery life | ZDNet

ZDNet--With a few simple tricks, which are already in your Android smartphone, you can get hours more life from your device.
July 29, 2018 Go to ZDNet

Record-breaking solid state memory stores data at 100 times the density of Blu-ray

newatlas--A new technique can store bits as single hydrogen atoms, reaching a data density a thousand times greater than commercially available magnetic and solid-state drives.
July 28, 2018 Go to newatlas