Archive for May 2016

Google Inbox

Everyone thought Google was pulling a fast one over us on April Fools’ day in 2004 with Gmail. One gigabyte of storage? They can’t do that! Eleven years later and it’s still going strong. To me the stand-out features of Gmail are never deleting anything (and the search all your emails instantly that goes with […]

Posted on May 11, 2016 at 12:05 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: M@'s Picks, Mobile App, Web Site

PYKL3 Radar

I’m fairly interested in the weather, mainly thunderstorms and tornados. So I end up following the radar fairly closely, even if there’s not anything in my immediate area. Your typical weather sites will have an animated radar image that gives you an idea of where it’s raining and where it’s not. But the big deal […]

Posted on May 10, 2016 at 6:02 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: M@'s Picks, Mobile App

uBlock Origin

A few years ago I discussed Adblock Plus. At the time this was a great tool, but it has become somewhat bloated and will now allow advertisers to bypass its filters if they pay Adblock Plus. The replacement is uBlock Origin. It does the same ad blocking (right down to using the same curated lists […]

Posted on May 10, 2016 at 8:16 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Broswer Plugin, M@'s Picks

Feedly

Unfortunately, Google has shut down Google Reader. But the team at Feeldy has stepped in and created a brand new web app and matching mobile app that perfectly fill the void left by Google. I still use it to keep tabs on the local news, a few comics, and several blogs.

Posted on May 9, 2016 at 9:01 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: M@'s Picks, Mobile App, Web Site

WindowSpace

Windows 7 added some nice features that help you to arrange windows on screen. But I find that WindowSpace does an even better job. Even though I usually work with dual monitors, I find myself needing to put windows side by side, top and bottom or maximize them vertically. By dragging a window or resizing a […]

Posted on May 8, 2016 at 8:56 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Desktop App, M@'s Picks, Tweak