Archive for: August, 2013

Microsoft Does Not Want Your Money

Microsoft has over the years been the target of much public frustration and grief. Whether rightly or wrongly is mostly in the eye of the beholder and depends on which side of the fence you sit on. You may love them, you may hate them, but as usual, the truth is somewhere in the middle.…

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Screenshots in Chrome Render as Black

I often need to take screenshots of various webpages that I browse. For some time I was using the default Mac screenshot-taking ability, but it was not exactly convenient. The major disadvantage was that I was not able to take screenshots of whole web pages (i.e. pages spanning more than one length of a browser’s…

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Magento Password Reset Not Working

Your customer forgets a password to her account in your Magento shop. “No problem,” she thinks, “I’ll just reset it and all will be fine.” Full of innocent optimism, she clicks on the “Forgot your password?” link on your site, enters her email address and hits “Submit”. But instead of receiving her new password, she…

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Install Older Versions of iPhone/iPad Apps

Like many people, I use Dropbox to store some of my data in the cloud, sync it across different devices and share with others when needed. Some of the folks I work with send materials and design files for their websites via Dropbox as well. It is easy to use, works well, and I have…

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Remove Empty Form Input Fields

When a form is submitted on a website, it automatically sends all its input fields even if they’re empty (because the user didn’t fill them in). This is not always a problem—for example, if the form is sent and processed on the server and the user never gets to see what is happening under the…

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