I'm a big fan of year-in-review charts and graphs, like Spotify's 2017 Wrapped, or even designer Nicholas Feltron's personal annual reports. Here's another good one: Analyse your calendar with the Year in Review tool from the makers of iPhone calendar app Pod.
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Google isn't the only company creating useful apps for the web. There are plenty of great online resources not made in Mountain view, provided you know where to look. Here are 12 of our favourite online apps and websites that are worth collecting in your browser's bookmarks, ready to go at a moment's notice, to convert files, enhance photos, make GIFs, pick colours, transfer documents and more besides.
A while back we showed off a little trick to enable YouTube's secret dark mode. Now, there's an official way to opt into the new look.
It seems like a lot of web pages are disappearing from the internet these days. If you feel like taking on archiving duties for yourself, there are a variety of tools for doing so.
Tinycards is an app from Duolingo that gives you flashcards for hundreds of topics. We really liked Tinycards when it launched on iPhone last year, and now the tool is available on the web.
Typically, if you wanted to control your Raspberry Pi from outside your network, you'd need to go through and set up your router to allow access from the internet, install some software on your Pi, set up a DNS server, and cross your fingers you're doing that all securely. Dataplicity makes this a heck of a lot easier.
When EB Games took pre-orders for the Nintendo Mini NES Classic earlier this week, the website crashed under the sheer volume of traffic from eager buyers. This happened two days in a row, leaving a mob of angry customers in its wake. With all the hype around the classic console, you'd think EB Games would have expected the level of traffic to its online store and worked to ensure its website was reliable. We take a look at where EB Games might have gone wrong and what businesses can learn from this debacle.
Web/Android/iOS: Asana, the popular collaborative to-do app and project manager, now has a board system that works pretty much exactly like Trello.
If This Then That, one of the best automation tools out there, is getting a big overhaul today that changes some of the fundamental ways the service works. The biggest change comes in rebranding its recipe system so it now allows one trigger to connect to multiple services.
Pocket is one of the best bookmarking services, but if you don't have a ton of stuff saved in it already, it's a little tough to find new articles to read. Now, the site has a new Explore tab that should make that a little easier.