1. Squire HTML5 Rich Text Editor [Link]

    September 04, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    The folks at Fastmail know how to make awesome web tools. They've made a freely available HTML5 based text editor called Squire and it's available on Github

    The general philosophy of Squire is to allow the browser to do as much as it can (which unfortunately is not ...

  2. Blind Tasting the best IPAs [Link]

    September 03, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    I don't really agree with the rankings but it's hard to argue with a blind tasting, not to mention these are some of the best IPAs on the planet.

  3. Ad Free Hulu [Link]

    September 02, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    From the Hulu press release:

    Today Hulu is offering a commercial-free option to subscribers. Viewers now have the choice to watch Hulu commercial free for $11.99 per month or with limited commercials for $7.99 per month

    The primary reason I don't like Hulu is that their commercials ...

  4. Scanbot 4 With Workflows

    August 31, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I scan A LOT. Everything. It's part of my routine to archive everything and get rid of paper. I use a ScanSnap for most of my scanning but I'm also a die hard Scanbot user when I'm not at my desk.

    Version 4 of Scanbot adds new ...

  5. Crystal iOS Ad Blocker Performance [Link]

    August 26, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    Crystal is an upcoming ad blocker for iOS 9. Even early results are staggering.

    On average, pages loaded 3.9x faster with Crystal and used 53% less bandwidth. Just by having Crystal installed, I saved a total of 70 seconds and 35MB of data on these 10 pages.

    This is ...

  6. ImageMagick Support for RAW Files

    August 22, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    I have minimal experience with ImageMagick but the new version 7 seems like a big upgrade. In particular, it now supports reading from many RAW image formats such as NEF, ORF and ARW. Maybe this is old news, but I just discovered it, so it's new to me.

    Here ...

  7. Spotify's Terms of Service are Pretty Creepy [Link]

    August 21, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    From Wired:

    Like a jealous ex, Spotify wants to see (and collect) your photos and see who you’re talking to. What kind of media files Spotify will collect from you is vague, and why the company needs it is unclear, but it’s doing it regardless. Also, the fact ...

  8. How Your Credit Score May Change Your Insurance Rate [Link]

    August 21, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    From Consumer Reports:

    Car insurers didn’t use credit scores until the mid 1990s. That’s when several of them, working with the company that created the FICO score, started testing the theory that the scores might help to predict claim losses. They kept what they were doing hush-hush. By ...

  9. Acorn 5 Released [Link]

    August 21, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] | ℳ↫

    I'm not a designer or artist, but I know what a good app does. It should make it easy for a non-expert to do something great. Acorn does that for me. It's the application I turn to on my Mac when I need to fuss with images. It ...

  10. Inside Amazon

    August 17, 2015 by Gabe | [mmd] |

    Amazon has long been derided for employment practices governing blue-collar workers in their warehouses but now The NYT takes a look at their management of information workers.

    A woman who had thyroid cancer was given a low performance rating after she returned from treatment. She says her manager explained that ...