Author: Michael Sitver

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Hosting WordPress Sites with Flywheel – The Honest Review

What’s the mark of a great WordPress host? After 10+ hosts I’ve learned that it all comes down to this: How often you have to think about them? When you have to ask “Why is my website so slow?” or “Why is my website down?” or “Should I update to the latest version of WordPress?”, that’s time away from things that actually matter to...


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Trump-Rejects Is The Most Devious Use of $20 in Twilio Credits

wat After a recent Hackathon, I found myself in the possession of $20 in Twilio Credits. Twilio, for those of you who don’t know it, is a communications-as-a-service company. They have APIs for texting, calling, video-chatting and a bunch of other things. It’s a great company, but it wasn’t immediately clear what I should do with $20 in their credits. …Then it hit me as...


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The Secret To Fixing Your Hot, Slow Macbook Pro (For Free)

Your Macbook Pro is dirty. The inside is packed with dust and lint, clogging your fan and your air vents, and weighing it down. And it’s slow, and hot, and miserable. Many computer whizzes out there would tell you to grab a can of compressed air, and a Pentalobe P5 screwdriver and clean out your Macbook yourself. There are plenty of tutorials for cleaning your...


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Guide: Here’s how to fix Safari (OSX + IOS) In January 2016

Imagine my surprise when I found Apple’s Safari to be broken on both my iPhone, and my Mac. In OSX I got an “uncaught exception” error. In iOS, Safari just crashed (quit forcibly) without any warning. Luckily, there’s an easy fix for both. Here’s how to fix Safari’s January 2016 bug. On a Mac (OSX) Open a fresh Safari window. Do not touch it. The...