The Studio Ghibli Films Are Coming to Netflix

Netflix has acquired the rights to stream the Studio Ghibli films around the world. That is everywhere that Netflix is available except the US, Canada, and Japan. Which means that you will be able to stream all but one of the Studio Ghibli films in 2020. What Is Studio Ghibli? Studio Ghibli is a Japanese animation studio known for producing beautiful anime films. It has produced 22 animated feature films in total, including Spirited Away, which made $360 million worldwide, and won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2003. While the Studio Ghibli films are obviously huge in...Read the...

The Best Single-Board Computers for Chrome OS and Android

A single-board computer (SBC) is an entire computer built onto a circuit board. SBCs come complete with memory, a microprocessor, inputs, and outputs. Although the Raspberry Pi ranks among the most popular and versatile single-board PCs, it’s far from the only option.Unlock the "Chrome OS Keyboard Shortcuts" cheat sheet now!This will sign you up to our newsletterEnter your EmailUnlockRead our privacy policy Most SBCs run Linux operating systems well. However, some single-board computers offer Android and Chrome OS compatibility. Lets take a look at the best single-board computers for installing Android and Chrome OS. Why Buy a Single-Board Computer? A...Read the...

How to Change Your PSN Name

In 2006, Sony launched the PlayStation Network (PSN). People signed up in droves, and everyone chose a PSN name as their online ID. However, many people didn’t realize that that name would be permanent, as Sony refused to let you change your PSN name. In October 2018, Sony announced that it was finally going to let you change your PSN name. The option was initially launched in beta as part of the PlayStation Preview Program, but it’s now available to everyone stuck with a PSN name they no longer like. How to Change Your PSN Name To change your PSN...Read the...

The Scrivener Keyboard Shortcuts Cheat Sheet for Mac

Scrivener is one of the best environments for long-form writing. You can rely on its solid organizational features to manage research papers, novels,  manuals, plays, scripts, and more. Whether you want to dig into a specific snippet of writing or get a bird’s-eye view of everything you’ve written, Scrivener has the right set of tools to make your job easier. If you use Scrivener on your MacBook or plan to do so, we suggest adding keyboard shortcuts to your workflow. Given that Scrivener is quite complex, learning how to navigate it with shortcuts alone can transform how you use the app. There’s...Read the...

Searching for the Right YouTube Channel Gets Easier With These 5 Sites

YouTube has got a lot better but it’s still tough to search for the best channels. You can find a YouTube channel without knowing the name but it’s often thanks to serendipity or recommendations. YouTube’s own algorithm that suggests videos isn’t perfect either. So, how do you take control of your own YouTube search? Master YouTube’s advanced search to begin with. Or, take the lazy option of using the recommendation sites below. YouTube Trends The page displays what’s trending on YouTube for the day. This list is updated every 15 minutes. It’s not a perfect place to find videos according...Read the...

The 8 Best Mobile Apps to Learn Mandarin Chinese

Learning a language is a great way to engage your brain, connect with new people, and find out about different cultures. There are plenty of excellent language-learning apps available, but not all of them help you learn Mandarin Chinese. Chinese is a notoriously difficult language to learn. This is in part because it uses complicated written characters and aural tones that sound strange to a Western ear. Fortunately, plenty of specialized apps exist to help you out. Here are the best mobile apps to help you learn Mandarin Chinese for free. 1. Duolingo: Everybody’s Favorite Language App Let’s get this...Read the...

Want to Edit Your Tweets? Twitter Won’t Let You

If you were hoping to be able to edit your tweets anytime soon then we have some bad news for you. Because Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has suggested that it’s “probably never” going to happen. So, while it isn’t impossible, it’s highly unlikely. A Brief History of the Twitter Edit Button Ever since Twitter was launched way back in 2006, users have been asking for an Edit button. It’s easy to see why. We all make mistakes, whether it’s as simple as making a typo or as serious as expressing an opinion that you later regret airing in...Read the...

Gateron’s Mechanical Switches for 2020: Waterproof, Magnetic, and Low-Profile

Gateron, a top-tier manufacturer of mechanical switches for keyboards, announced their newest and greatest products for 2020: a range of colored switches which include magnetic, low-profile, waterproof, tactile, linear, and clicky options. Most are simply upgrades of their 2019 models but a handful are entirely new technologies. Gateron provided me with a grab-bag of their old and new switch options. This very brief wrap up will cover Gateron’s new switch options and how they compare to already existing switch options from their competitors at Cherry. The 2020 Gateron Lineup The current Gateron lineup includes magnetic, waterproof, and low-profile switches, which...Read the...

Microsoft Ends Support for Windows 7

Microsoft has officially ended support for Windows 7. So, unless you’re a company willing to pay for continued support, it’s time to move on from Windows 7. And if you don’t then you’ll be stuck using an increasingly unsafe operating system. The choice is yours.Unlock the FREE "Ultimate Windows Keyboard Shortcuts" cheat sheet now!This will sign you up to our newsletterEnter your EmailUnlockRead our privacy policy A History of Windows 7 Support Windows 7 was initially released in 2009. It proved to be very popular, being treated as the spiritual successor to Windows XP. However, Microsoft has since moved on,...Read the...

Nreal’s AR Glasses Prove the Potential of Real-World Mixed Reality

Nreal’s AR glasses, called Nreal Light, opened plenty of eyes at CES 2020 to the practical real-world applications of mixed reality. It’s no longer theoretical or hypothetical—these AR glasses prove that mixed reality can truly augment day-to-day life in ways beyond mere gimmickry. I walked away impressed and excited. A bit of background: I have a bit of experience with virtual reality, most notably the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset with 6DOF movement. The Oculus Quest is revolutionary in its own way, but with several drawbacks that make it unsuitable for mixed reality purposes: it’s bulky, heavy, uncomfortable for long-term...Read the...