In response to overwhelming demand, I made a 30-second video that shows how to wrap cables so that they stay wrapped, don't get tangled, and are very easy to unwrap.
Writer Clive Thompson (a frequent contributor to Boing Boing) has an excellent regular column at Medium. One of his recent pieces is about how he switches to a different word processor when he is revising a draft. He says seeing the words in a new window, font, or interface gives him the distance he needs… READ THE REST
I have an item I would like to remove an excessively-sticky sticker from. The good news is this video shows how to accomplish this feat. The bad news is that the item is a car. READ THE REST
People have told me I should shut down apps on my phone to conserve the battery charge and improve performance. But this video says the phone's operating system is designed to manage open apps to optimize memory, performance, and battery charge and that I should let it do its thing. The only time to close… READ THE REST
From Final Fantasy 7 to Ghost of Tsushima, PlayStation has been pumping out some of the best games for as long as you can remember. Needless to say, you understand the value of a reasonably priced PlayStation subscription when you see one. And these nine deals not only include one, two, and three-year subscriptions to this beloved gaming universe, but… READ THE REST
Nowadays, strong, complicated passwords are necessary for everything in life, and there's nothing more frustrating than forgetting it and being locked out of your own accounts. Saving your passwords on websites is an alternative, but then your personal information is accessible to cyber-hacking. Instead, take the risk-free route with the JEM Biometric authentication device, making… READ THE REST
The pandemic has forced all of us to live with our decisions, which includes the type of furniture we're trapped indoors with. But if your furniture isn't helping you relax, do you truly own furniture, or is it just for show? If you're hunting for plush furniture that you can actually relax on after a… READ THE REST