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Hey! I’m Jucke, frontend developer based in Moscow/Beijing. I love web technology, coffee and board games. This is my personal blog where I mostly write about life, web technology, apps, productivity tools and mobile games, but also cover things like travel, running and gadgets. Come on in!

Posture gadgets and posture corrector clothes

More fitness gadgets of new generation are being released each year. They are smart and helpful, make you be more analytical about your goals and increase self consciousness on health subject.

I’ve been trying some of health and fitness gadgets previously (Fitbit Flex review). Today I’d like to list and review the gadgets that are aimed specifically to improving the posture. There’s also a whole niche of posture corrector clothes out there. I’ve only been able to test and research few of the products, and I’m including them to this article as well.

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ZenMate – free VPN browser plugin

This little browser extension called ZenMate for Google Chrome™ allows to access a website that is blocked for you due to censorship or geographical restrictions, such as Facebook for China or Songza for non-US residents.

ZenMate not only removes location restrictions by tunneling your traffic through the ZenMate Cloud but it also fully encrypts all traffic with the highest security standards.

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Running + Zombies = Awesome

There’s one awesome geek app I was eager to write about for some time now. It’s about running – and zombies. I’ve been running for a while now with Runkeeper, and noticed that there’s another running app called “Zombies, Run!” which can be linked to it, posting the run logs and sharing with friends. So, I decided to give it a try ($3.99 for iOS/Android).

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Top-10 places to get a geeky T-shirt

Where to get a nice geeky t-shirt, iPhone case or a mug? There’s always amazon or ebay, but there are more options to find creative products, and here I’m going to mention some of them.

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Sky Traders board game review

In this post I’m going to review a board game called Sky Traders.

It was released in 2012 by Fantasy Flight Games. It’s a fairly simple game of commerce and intrigue for 2-5 players, age 14+, with remarkable looks and theme. However the initial setup and game mechanics might seem challenging for the newcomers.

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Hand Drawn Goods launch

At Hatchers by day we are working on client projects, and by night we enjoy making custom hand-drawn icons, buttons and UI elements. We started to make them as a part of major interface design projects, but then discovered that painting icons brings us joy and there’re people who want them for their own designs.

Last couple of weeks I’ve been working on a new website.

Meet Hand Drawn Goods – a place to shop our icons and UI elements in hand-drawn style. Read more →