When throwing shade is deemed a bad thing in pop-culture, Apple is updating their products to throw shade for better sleep and happier days! In our previous post, we discussed how viewing your tablet has been linked to later nights, and sleepier days. Apple has a feature to help all you night-time iPad readers and phone screen watchers! It's called Night Shift. Can it really … [Read more...] about Apple is Throwing Shade – and it’s Great!!
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Is your website secure? Does your favorite websites practice safe web surfing? Now it's easier than ever to tell because Chrome, Firefox, and other browsers are branding sites as "not secure" without the encryption provided with an SSL certificate . Browser shaming for websites not using HTTPS protection has been out there for a while. But now it goes one step further. … [Read more...] about Your Browser is Outing Insecure Websites
Hands-free laws are all the rage, whether we like it or not. Here's a list of some common questions that we can answer for you. Can I Make Calls? You can only make or receive calls if you are using the speakerphone function of your phone, or have external devices such as headphones, blue-tooth headset, wireless headphones, or if your phone is connected to your … [Read more...] about Look – No Hands! Hands-Free Driving Laws
Size DOES matter for picture files used on a website. In this case, smaller is better! There's a lot "talk" (and jokes) about size when it comes to the male anatomy. But size really matters for picture files used on a website. In this case, smaller is better! Bloated pictures files can negatively impact website performance and hurt your Google ranking! To help insure … [Read more...] about Size Matters for Pictures on a Website
Clocks move forward for daylight saving time. Clocks is a hit song by Coldplay, written by front-man Chris Martin. But there is a deeper connection. As we gain an hour of sleep and lose daylight in the evening, we can blame, or thank, William Willet. He is credited as the pioneer of daylight saving. In 1907 William published a pamphlet "The Waste of Daylight" using … [Read more...] about Clocks, Coldplay, and Daylight Saving Time