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Pocket Casts For iOS Gets A New Look, Adds Volume Boost And Dark Theme

iOS: Up until recently, Pocket Casts was our favourite podcast manager for the iPhone. While it’s not our favourite any more, it’s still very good, and if you’re a regular user, you’ll be happy to see a few improvements arrive today.


Fancy Hosting Your Own Hackathon?

Hackathons are about gathering groups of like-minded people together and giving them a limited amount of time to either solve problems or find better ways of doing things with the use of technology. There are a number of hackathons hosted by larger companies that are open to external participants but there’s no reason why your company can’t host its own event that may end up being more beneficial.


The Speedtest Chrome Extension Tests Your Internet Speed Without Leaving The Page You're On

Chrome: The Speedtest web site has long been the go-to method of quickly testing your download speeds, but if you find yourself doing it a lot, you might want a more accessible solution. The Speedtest Chrome extension does just that.


Know When To Stop Perfecting Your Product When You're Launching Your Start-Up

You’ve got a great start-up idea and you’ve been working on your product for the past eight months now but it’s just not quite up to scratch yet. You need to know when to stop otherwise you’ll never be able to launch your start-up.


TimeResQ Saves You Time, Brings You Groceries And Supplies While You're On Holiday

Part of travelling is eating out, enjoying the city and experiencing local cuisine — but eating out every night may not be in the budget, so you’ll need some supplies for your hotel room or Airbnb. That’s where TimeResQ comes in. They will bring you groceries, toiletries or other supplies.


Happy SysAdmin Day! Time To Place Your Pizza Orders

July 29 is the 17th annual System Administrator Appreciation Day. Yes, that’s today. It’s a day to celebrate all the good work that your system administrator and their team has put in all year to keep the tech in your company running smoothly. The best way to say “thank you” is with a generous serving of pizza.


Why I Had My Babies With A Midwife Instead Of A Doctor

“Are you having an ultrasound?” the midwife asked, at my first appointment. I thought there had been a miscommunication: Nobody had told me whether I would have one. “Well, it’s up to you,” she said. She could explain the pros and cons, but the decision was mine. Welcome to the midwifery model of care.


Win10 Widgets Brings System Monitors And Other Native-Looking Tools To Your Desktop

Windows: Built-in desktop widgets left Windows with the end of the sidebar, but they have always been available with third party apps like the always-incredible Rainmeter. Win10 Widgets is a Rainmeter package that brings a lot of those informative widgets back to Windows in a way that looks natural in Windows 10.


An Easy Way To Make Oats In The Microwave Without It Exploding

I like to microwave oats for a quick meal, but I used to get so frustrated when my microwave made my oats overflow like a Year 3 science experiment. Then I discovered a life-changing way to prevent a mushy mess in the microwave: All I had to do was switch the power setting.


Five Fun Science Experiments You Can Do At Home With Your Kids

The weekend is coming up, it’s too cold to do anything outside and the kids are restless. It’s the perfect time for at-home science experiments. These five experiments are fun even if you don’t have kids, but if you do, there’s even more reason to spend an afternoon exploring science.


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