We’re excited by colors, apparently. And apps with bright colors trick us and take our attention away. The NYTimes says turning your phone to grayscale mode can curb this addiction.
Did you know that OnePlus phones have a grayscale reading mode you can enable from Settings > Display? The best part: you can have this mode enabled automatically when you open certain apps (so you can do distraction-free reading on the Kindle app, for instance).
If you don’t have the OnePlus, there’s a roundabout way to get something close to the reading mode in other Android devices. This article explains how.
When you want to drag multiple tabs together in Chrome, and push them to the left or right, all you need to do is hold. Not very different from what you’d do when you drag multiple files in Finder or Windows Explorer.
Works like a charm – for when you want to move those long reads away on Monday morning.
Install Google Measure, point your camera at any object, and measure its length and height. For the two times I use a ruler in 365 days, I no longer have to get out and buy one. I can use this app instead.
It was quite difficult to mark the beginning and end of the measurement line, but I suppose it will get better.
Nearly everyone I know is surprised when they learn this keyboard shortcut. It’s the easiest way to insert emojis anywhere in your Mac. Tapping Ctrl + Cmd +Space brings a little box – you can quickly search for emojis, or browse through the full list and pick one to insert.
The Windows equivalent seems to be Win key + a period or Win key + a semicolon, but I haven’t tested this one.