Why You should Buy Apps


In the previous post, we looked at the motives of pirates and ofered some recommendations for those who offer digital products. In this post, I would like to suggest why it is a good idea to consider buying apps if you can. This is not based on morals, but on practical grounds.

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Why People Pirate Apps


People who engage in piracy of digital products justify their actions one way or the other, especially here in Third World countries. In this and the next posts, I would like to analyse this practice in depth, hoping to offer some practical tips on how to handle your own digital portfolio under those circumstances

This first post looks at the motives of digital pirates.

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Reading Mathematical Symbols Online


For someone who is sighted, reading a symbol such as \(a^2 + b^2 = c^2\) [1] is easy, however, I've discovered that some screen-readers are failing to read these symbols. This post is there to help such visitors with how to have your screen-reader do just that without any issues.

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Downloading Youtube Videos in Firefox


YouTube is perhaps the largest video library online today with lots of music, lectures and movies. The problem is that it does not make it easy to download these videos offline: they have to be used while you are connected to the internet. In other words, YouTube is meant to be a streaming service and not a file sharing portal.

In today's tip, we are going to discuss how to download videos without problem using Mozilla Firefox.

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Suppressing Ads While Browsing


By far one of the most controversial tip is what we are going to share today: that of suppressing advertisements in your browser while on the internet. However, I leave out the ethics and morality debate, and will only show you how to do that. It is up to you whether you feel that it is okay or not.

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