Ah, the old mysterious error code! You would think it’d be easy for OS, web and software developers to put more helpful information in their error messages, but the truth is it’s not always clear what’s specifically causing an issue. Google Play is no exception, with its fair share of cryptic missive for unsuccessful operations. Fortunately, you can usually fix these problems yourself after being pointed in the right direction.
English is one of the toughest second languages to spell proficiently. With its cavalcade of exceptions, silent letters and phonetically identical words, it can even trip up native speakers. Google is attempting to make the process a little easier via Spell Up; a free web app that turns English lessons into a game.
Android/iOS/Web: It’s advisable to separate your email from your to-do list and some productivity hackers are all for keeping separate apps for each purpose, like lists, notes, tasks and more. But if you want that “one app to rule them all” for productivity, IQTELL does a great job.
The traditional way for housemates to stay in-sync regarding bills, chores and social activities is a notepad, pen and centrally-positioned, fridge-shaped object. If you’re looking for a more technological method, then the upcoming Fairshare app, developed locally in Melbourne, might be exactly what you need.
It’s hard to say when exactly URLs reached the “too long” point, requiring us to adopt services such as bit.ly to make them more compact. What we do know is that resolving the actual addresses these tiny links point to does add a delay to the process of enjoying the web, especially on Android. Fortunately, there is a solution.