I sometimes have to accept that an organization knows me as "Mark Frauenfeld" because it won't allow surnames longer than 10 characters. But having a truncated name is not nearly as annoying as being forced to add extra characters to a name just because a form won't process surnames less than 3 characters.
Joanna Stern, Wall Street Journal’s personal technology columnist created this cheat sheet for figuring out how to use the iPhone X’s interface. That’s what happens when you get rid of the home button. Editor’s note: There was an error in the original regarding disabling FaceID. Updated here. pic.twitter.com/O2EQm2CoyK — Joanna Stern (@JoannaStern) November 3, 2017 […]
Why would the manufacturer make this tablecloth mostly white, when it probably doesn’t cost extra to print the whole thing with the tie-dye pattern that’s on the edges?
Yes, the guy should have looked where he was walking, but good design should take this kind of think into account. [via Twisted Sifter]
Believe it or not, PDF files have been the go-to format for contracts and forms of any type since 1993. And sure, they’re easily shareable – but that’s about it. When you need to edit or sign a document – and you will – that’s when frustration can set in. Luckily, there are workarounds, and […]
It’s 4/20! Smoke ’em if you got ’em – and if you haven’t got ’em, check out this roundup of deep discounts on pipes and other accessories. They’re all on sale, but you can take an extra discount off the final price courtesy of the Boing Boing store by using the online code 420SAVE. Freeze […]
Ever wonder if you’re cleaning your teeth well enough? If your last dentist visit has you getting a little more thorough about oral care, it might be time to save yourself some guesswork. A lot of electric toothbrushes promise deep cleaning, but there’s a Platinum Sonic Toothbrush that has power plus the simple but effective […]