Chrome DevTools Device Mode / Emulation

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Device Mode is an awesome tool for mobile web dev. Google Chrome browser’s Dev Tools are fantastic. The “Device Mode” in particular is very helpful for testing mobile UX. It’s better than just modifying your UA (e.g. via “User Agent Switcher” or other plugins), because it has presets for lots of popular devices, and lets… Read more »

Good OSX Software for managing HDDs

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Here is some OSX software I’ve found helpful for managing hard drives, in no particular order (yet). At some point I may write up the whole saga of how I turned my early-2008 Mac Pro tower from a huge doorstop into a terrific media server and home workstation… but in the short term I wanted… Read more »


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There’s a tool that can cut your image filesizes in HALF without meaningfully degrading their appearance. But hardly anyone seems to be using it. TL;DR: TRY IMAGEOPTIM! [Disclaimer: I had intended this to be a lengthier and more technically detailed post about image optimization. I saved a draft of it two months ago… then got… Read more »

How to get your gmail inbox settings back

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Lose your customized gmail inbox settings after trying the new category tabs? I did. Here’s how to restore them. I tried Gmail’s new inbox tabs, didn’t like them, and tried to revert back to my original settings by unchecking all the tabs. But there was a surprising, unwanted side effect: my “inbox type” reset to… Read more »

Lesswatcher tool on Github under Caredotcom account!

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I am pretty stoked about this milestone. Here is a lightly-edited email I sent around at this morning: Last night I published’s very first Open Source software on Github! (Github is the primary “social coding” platform for open source software projects, where developers — ranging from individual coders to huge companies — share… Read more »