Organising bookmarks - Papaly

Organising boomarks with Papaly vs. browser bookmarks

I used to pin my frequent websites into Chrome’s bookmark bar removing the descriptions, so that it looked like a row of favicons linking to the most useful websites.

The problem with this method is that bookmark bar only has space for 38 icons (maybe more for a larger screen) before they get sucked into the dropdown. The other thing is when you want to bookmark more then one URL under the same domain/favicon (github repos, for example).

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Llop emoji

Emoji Mac shortcut, LLOP emoji, Unicode 7.0 emoji list and Symbola font

You might see “broken” images in this post, and this is totally explainable. I’m using symbols that are not yet included into standard fonts on most devices for testing purposes. It’s all good.

This is my little cheatsheet for emoji stuff: opening Mac emoji keyboard, pasting hidden emoji and viewing Unicode 7.0 emoji.

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Free VPN Zenmate – browser plugin VPN

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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Essential Mac apps by Jucke

My essential Mac apps

Here I made a list of essential Mac apps that I use daily to be able to set up my system quickly and keep the list in one place. The apps are listed without any comments or descriptions for now. But I divided them by category which might be useful for apps with non self-explanatory names.

Hopefully, you will find something useful.

If I missed something really cool or essential, add them in the comments and I’ll check them out.

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Dropbox and Evernote – two best apps ever

Every time when I’m having a talk about productivity and file organizing, two apps are being mentioned: Dropbox and Evernote. I’m always curious how other people implement their functionality to accomplish certain tasks.

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Selling Digital Products: Ways to get paid

Selling digital products: payment solutions

Selling digital goods and downloads has been around for a while now. E-books, music, high resolution images, software and games are the most popular kinds of products to sell online. When you decide to start selling digital products, the main question is – how to get paid for selling files? As a part of the team responsible for the Jolly Icons project, I have some experience to share on the matter.

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Google Reader Replacement – RSS Readers and Aggregators Ultimate List

Final choice for Google Reader replacement

The doomsday of RSS Readers is on its way: Google Reader widely considered the best RSS reader online, will no longer be available past July 1st. Read more


Bulk unsubscribe email service:

Have you ever wished for a bulk unsubscribe email service to check all you unwanted subscriptions and make them go away, forever? Luckily, it exists.

The service is called, it’s a free beta now, and it is really just the perfect tool to get rid of all those marketing newsletters and unwanted subscriptions that just love to make their way into your inbox.

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MIHtool – YSlow

MIHTool: iOS web debugger

(MIH for “make it happen”) helps front-end developers to debug and optimize their webpages on iPad and iPhone. It’s an iOS web inspector and debugger that makes various dev tools accessible right on the device you are testing on.

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Alternative RSS reader. Google Reader shuts down.

For a long time I’ve been stuck with the native Google Reader interface to keep track of the news feeds. With its sudden death comes the time to choose a new platform for RSS aggregation.

I’ve been trying out Feedly fow a while now, and I find it quite awesome. Apart from amazing UI, it has all features of a powerful application for both web browsers and mobile devices running iOS and Android. It compiles news feeds from a variety of online sources for the user to customize and share with others.

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