Seriously? Hey Cisco, it’s 2013 right? Not 1813 where carrier pigeons and the pony express are the preferred means of communication. You are one of the world’s biggest technology companies, yet you’re telling me that the simple task of unsubscribing from one of your spammy newsletters takes 10 days?!?! 10 DAYS! Are you serious? This basic […]
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Posted in Rants on May 2nd, 2013
The following is my opinion of what you should never do when redesigning a series of successful websites (or even a single website), and is based on recent changes to the Gawker network of sites. Gawker Media, owner of popular sites like Gizmodo, Lifehacker, Jalopnik, recently began to introduce a new layout among their network […]
Add this to my list of things Google has done to piss me off. As of July 1, 2013 Google is killing off their RSS reader. Why? I have no idea. It’s a great, free product that does what a decent news reader should do. So why keep it when they can kill it off […]
Many years ago, most web browser makers killed the ability for web pages to spawn annoying pop-up windows. You know, those irritating windows that just appeared out of nowhere without anyone asking you if you wanted to open a new window. Advertisers were the main cause of this obtrusive practice which they employed relentlessly to […]
Microsoft recently announced that they were dropping the Aero UI from their next version of Windows. Add to this the fact that Windows 8 seems squarely targeted at tablets over desktops and laptops with its Metro UI, and that Windows 7, a worthy successor to Windows XP (suck it Vista), is still what I would […]