Even if you're a night owl, you can still have more productive mornings if you put in a little effort to make getting up easier. Of course, it still won't be easy, but if you like the idea of a more relaxing start to the day, here are some suggestions to get you started.
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Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and conditional formatting. If you're just using excel to sum and chart columns, this graphic can show you some other tools to help you become the spreadsheet ninja you always wanted to be.
Adobe appears to have upset a number of users with another price increase for its app subscriptions. While the hit only appears to be targeting specific countries at this point there’s no reason to think that you won’t have to pay more to subscribe to an Adobe app (or its whole suite of creative apps) at some future point.
That’s business, folks.
Nvidia’s new GeForce RTX 20-series graphics cards are the talk of geektown lately. And while we have yet to really see how they perform in real-world benchmarks — at least, beyond those provided by Nvidia itself — you can at least figure out whether it’s time to upgrade your own ageing graphics card by testing its capabilities.
As a developer, you might have a general idea how modern 3D games create their scrumptious visuals. It doesn't hurt however to have more specific knowledge, especially if you do any sort of work involving 3D graphics. Even artists will find it beneficial to know how the models and textures they create are transformed into 2D images.
If you're on a budget and you're looking for some great ways to relax and unwind beyond just going for a walk or taking a nap, this graphic has about fifty of them, all of which may take a little time, but never any money. Best of all, it's organised chronologically, so you can try them at different parts of the day.
If you were ever in a Scout troop, you might've learned how to tie lashings to build camping gear. If you missed that merit badge, however, these charts can show you simple lashings to help when you need to build something a little on the low-tech side.
Jet lag is no joke, but you don't have to resign yourself to suffering. Along with getting some extra sun at just the right time, prepping before your trip, and a good cup of tea, here are a few ways you can beat back the effect of jet lag, whether you're flying east (when it's worse) or west.
Sunrise, one of the best cross-platform calendar apps, finally shut down on August 31. If you're looking for a replacement, our friends at Zapier put together a cheat sheet to make the transition easy for you.
If you want to be the greatest Pokemon trainer there ever was, you should know the strengths and weaknesses of not only your own Pokemon, but also of other Pokemon that you want to fight or tame. This cheatsheet from Pokemon Go Database lets you quickly reference how your own Pokemon measure up against others.
We've discussed why social engineering should be your biggest security concern before, but this graphic breaks down how those attacks happen online, on the phone, and even in person, along with what you should be on the lookout for.