Sunday, November 18, 2018

Sunday Post - Season 2 ep. 10

Vine creator announces the name of his new app and it bites... er, it's byte!

If you're one of the many people who miss the looping video app Vine, we have some good news for you. Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann has just confirmed his plans to bring the popular app back are coming to fruition. On Wednesday, he tweeted out that the new looping video app will simply be called byte (with a lower-case "b").

Google confirms dark mode is a huge help for battery life on Android

We've known for a long time that dark mode / night mode apps can prolong battery life on smartphones with OLED screens. And now, Google has shared some data that underlines these benefits on Android. The company's own apps use a lot of white, but Google has increasingly started offering dark mode to its users.

40,000-year-old cave art may be world's oldest animal drawing

Countless caves perch atop the steep-sided mountains of East Kalimantan in Indonesia, on the island of Borneo. Draped in stone sheets and spindles, these natural limestone cathedrals showcase geology at its best. But tucked within the outcrops is something even more spectacular: a vast and ancient gallery of cave art.

Photopea is a Free Photoshop Clone That Runs In Your Browser

Want a Photoshop-style image editor without paying any money and without downloading any software? Check out Photopea. It's a free Photoshop clone that runs right in your Web browser. What's astonishing is the fact that the app was created and is being developed by a single person: Ivan Kutskir, a 28-year-old programmer based in Prague, Czech Republic.

Turkey Joke

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Sunday Post - S2 e9

The 5 biggest announcements from the October Apple event

After a busy fall announcement season, Apple has unveiled what's expected to be the last of its hardware refreshes this year with the introduction of a new iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini. All new devices are available for preorder today with a ship date of November 7th.

iPad Pro 2018 vs. iPad Pro 2017 vs. iPad 2018: Here's what's new and different

Riding high on the launch of its iPhone XS and iPhone XR, Apple announced the much-anticipated iPad Pro 2018 this week. There's just one problem. With two screen sizes, two connectivity options and four storage capacities, separating specs get confusing fast.

Snapchat launches 26 new premium video series in the UK

Snapchat has just announced the launch of 26 premium video series for its UK audience which could rival the likes of Instagram's IGTV and YouTube. Rami Saad, head of international content partnerships at Snap, told Mashable at an event on Tuesday that the company is expanding its Snapchat Shows product with local video-on-demand programming.

How to stop sites from autoplaying videos on your desktop

One of the pesky things about surfing the internet is the recent barrage of autoplaying videos on websites. You might be at work, opening a website to read some news, and suddenly a video will blast through your speakers. Worry not, we've got you covered.

Otakon 2016 Interview: LeSean Thomas

I had the pleasure of interviewing LeSean Thomas at Otakon 2016, where he was debuting his new animated short, Cannon Busters. Though we didn't talk much about Cannon Busters itself, I was pleased to find out about his life as an artist, his philosophy on art and anime, and even his family.
Pumpkin Pie Joke

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

#TechTipTuesday - Go VOTE

Before the day is over please make sure you take the time to get to the polls and vote.

Lyft and Uber are offering free or discounted rides to those who are looking to get to the polls
Even Lime is offering free bike rides to get people to the polls.

Check out the articles below to learn how to use them

Uber and Lyft Are Giving Discounted Rides to Vote on Tuesday. Here's How To Get One

Uber and Lyft have discounted rides to vote in the midterm elections on Election Day 2018, while other services are offering free rides.

Lime offers free bike and scooter rentals on Election Day

If you're looking for a way to the polls this Election Day, you can snag a free ride via bike or scooter from Lime. The company is offering free trips on its fl...
While you are waiting in line, if you have already read up on all your ballot options, check out my recent updates as I travel my way through #NanoWriMo #NanoBloMo using the Series feature inside Medium

Tech on the Side, perpetually beta testing.

Tech on the Side, perpetually beta testing., a Medium series by Jason P. Heisel