Ads. The word probably draws your mind towards ‘Hot singles in your area’ or ‘Free movies – no viruses’, but for me, it’s a reminder of how great the internet is. With all its faults aside, the internet is all too often unappreciated these days – the wealth of information available anytime, anywhere (provided you have internet access) for free, with a few hidden costs. Chiefly, online advertisements. They come in many forms: from little boxes in the sidebar of a page to obnoxious full-screen pop-ups and yet, they’re still almost universally hated.Continue reading
WordPress MyLinks is an amazing, free Linktree alternative. If you don’t know what Linktree is, it’s a link hub service that allows you to put all your links in one place, whether that’s your other social media profiles, a recent post, or anything you want. Here’s why you need one and how you can make your own for free.Continue reading
Hey all! Sorry for the lack of posts lately (once again). Despite having more time at home during lockdown, I’ve been getting lots more work recently and have been struggling to fit in making more content. However, I did manage to record a quick video sharing my thoughts on iOSContinue reading
Due to the coronavirus quarantine, many of us are finding that we have to work from home. However, with Netflix at our fingertips, this can make it hard to get anything done.
The solution? Forest. Forest is a productivity app where you set a timer for a specific amount of time, and in this period you are not allowed to use certain apps, or your phone at all, should you choose to set it up in that way.Continue reading
I’ve never owned a mechanical keyboard before. The closest I’ve come to one is the Logitech G213 Prodigy fake-mechanical keyboard because I was fooled into thinking that it was one. Well, after about two years of suffering, I decided to bite the bullet and switch to a true mechanical keyboard.
OK, so I started the search. Initially, I looked into a Razer keyboard, but I was frustrated. Many were saying that the switches – even the yellow “silent” ones – were far too loud. This immediately repelled my interest, and- combined with the extortionate prices, I looked elsewhere.Continue reading
February 11th marked Samsung’s annual Unpacked event where they announce new products.
This year was very exciting. Lots of new products were released, including the S20 line and even a new foldable phone.
But what else did they release? Check out the headings below where I’ll go into a bit more detail about what’s been released this year. There’s quite a lot here, so get ready!Continue reading
So, it’s been a few months: what are my thoughts on the Galaxy Buds? I’ve enjoyed them. After seeing quite a lot of negative reviews, I was nervous that they wouldn’t be as good as some of the other reviews had made them out to be.Continue reading
Do you ever find yourself looking at the Play Store for some new games, but have no idea where to start?
Well, here are my picks for the top 5 Android games, in no particular order. These will be a wide variety of games from lots of different categories and some of these will be available on iOS as well, but the focus here is Android games. Let’s get right on with the list.Continue reading
Another day, another hoax. A few days ago, many Instagram celebrities, politicians and regular users fell for an Instagram privacy hoax from 2012.
On August 15th, @TeamYouTube on Twitter announced that they were making some hotly-anticipated changes to the copyright system. The tweet describes the new policy that will prevent copyright owners, such as much-hated UMG, from making money on manual claims on unreasonable grounds, including short song clips and unintentional audio.
Many YouTubers have been speaking out about the broken copyright system on YouTube for years now, as large media corporations have been taking advantage of this broken system by using manual claim farms, basically where people are paid to watch big YouTuber’s videos and listen for any remotely claimable content, and then manually claim all of the video’s ad revenue.Continue reading