If you’re not living in one of the countries where today is a public holiday – that’ll be the UK, the Netherlands and the US – then today is just like any old Monday, that is, the
worst first day of the working week.
To get you up to speed, we’ve put together a list of everything that happened in tech land this weekend while you were doing other things.
All you need to do is make yourself a drink, clear ten minutes in your schedule and check out the links below.
- Xbox Live is down right now
- Instagram’s cool questioned as it starts emailing users with ‘Highlights’
- Microsoft’s new WordPress plugin lets you directly publish your OneNote documents
- iOS coding and Linux courses, loads of storage plus privacy protection: Top deals this week
- Abused Emojis keyboard for iPhone helps kids talk about battering, bullying and dark feelings
Features, reviews, distractions
- This Chrome extension turns your browser windows into manageable workspaces
- Why the DIY smart home revolution won’t work
- Mark Zuckerberg’s year of books: Peter Huber’s Orwell’s Revenge review
- How Beatport hopes to become the home of electronic music
- Killing the business card with an email
- Why writing is like flossing
- Learn to code iOS 8 apps with this comprehensive course for only $89
- 50 email newsletters you need to know about
- Change ‘we’ to ‘I’
- Watch: The end of privacy – ‘If you’ve got nothing to hide, you’ve got nothing to live for’
- From co-founder to ousted CEO of 500px: Trials, errors, and lessons learned
- Urgent vs important tasks
- 10 deadly tech hazards in hospitals
From beyond The Next Web
- An Exclusive Early Look At The New Google Photos App [AndroidPolice]
- Overvalued in Silicon Valley, but Don’t Say ‘Tech Bubble’ [The New York Times]
- FBI investigates as ‘phantom’ cab rides appear on hacked British Uber accounts [The Guardian]
So, there you have it, the biggest news and features from the last two days. Of course, if you fear missing out in the future, you can always subscribe to our individually crafted newsletters or Like our Facebook Page to stay in touch.