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7G Firewall Update

7G Firewall v1.4 now available!

Big phones suck

I would pay twice as much for a shorter/smaller/lighter phone.

August 2021

Taking a much needed break in August :)

Social Media

The Web was better before social media.

Classic Widgets FTW

WP 5.8 Gutenberg/Block Widgets is breaking many sites. Fortunately Disable Gutenberg makes it easy to restore Classic Widgets with a click.

Hot scans

Easily the most common exploit scan for WordPress is /{path}/wp-login.php.

Heat wave

Pushing 110+ ℉ for several days now, expected for at least another week or so.

Finally

After 12 intense weeks the Plugin Planet redesign is now live. Much work still happening behind the scenes.

June, July, August

June, July, August historically are slow months on the Web. Perfect time to get some real work done (think projects).

Almost there

Redesigning Plugin Planet is one the most challenging things I’ve done online. Almost there, about another two weeks ’til launch.

Mouse Rat

I could listen to Mouse Rat all day.

Thanks Apple

Thanks Apple for pushing out your massive 3 GB macOS updates because GarageBand. Oh, and Podcasts.

Affinity Designer opening upside down images

Weird bug with Affinity Designer. If images are opening upside down, click View ▸ Reset Rotation and problem solved.

Hearty Laugh

Had a good laugh today when I saw this in a support email: “In observance of Arbor Day our team will be out of the office on Friday, April 30th.” Lol Arbor Day.

Facebook going downhill fast

Just spent a few minutes scrolling thru FB, almost every ad was pushing the va×.

Force hide mac apps

On macOS when an app won’t hide, you can force it by holding the ⌥ (option) key and clicking anywhere on the desktop.

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Upgraded iMac to Ventura. Disabled "unsend mail" feature and found some (now) hidden wallpaper settings. Overall smooth upgrade.
( $this ) is bloat. ($this) is better.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom coming May 12, 2023. Absolutely pumped.
Favorite thing for breakfast is a tall glass of cold water. Hits the spot every time.
Fall is my favorite season :)
Still a few days left before “Unlimited” pro licenses are no longer available.
Getting back into it after a nice mini vacation. Time to ramp up and get busy.
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