Have your friends pay you back directly with PayPal.Me

Do you lend friends money, and they nev­er have cash to pay you back? Well PayP­al has cre­ated a tool that will help your friend pay you back through PayP­al; it’s called PayPal.Me Basic­ally you get a cus­tom URL at PayP­al (Mine’s paypal.me/BradGrier if any­one feels like test­ing this) , that any­one with a PayP­al […]

Testing a new plugin suite — Shortcake Bakery

Short­cake Bakery uses the Short­cake plu­gin and extends use of Word­Press short­codes. Makes embed­ding con­tent in my blog pretty easy.   [face­book url=“https://www.facebook.com/RHCPChad/videos/904042432993659/”] The above video link from Face­book via the Short­cake Bakery. Last week, Daniel Bach­huber and the engin­eer­ing team at Fusion releasedShort­cake Bakery, a plu­gin that extends the Short­cake pro­ject to sup­ply a […]

Ello’s a thing, like the other thing, but more.

  You’ve prob­ably heard about Ello, a new, Face­book altern­at­ive that prom­ises to be ad free, and not sell your data. Sounds inter­est­ing, so I’m try­ing it out. Giv­en my recent obser­va­tions on Face­book — mostly that the stuff I share there isn’t really seen by my friends who fol­low me there, I thought I’d […]

Hammered

And not the way you think. My blog (and oth­ers of my account asso­ci­ated with my attacked domain) was off­line for a bit. It seems that someone thinks it’s a good idea to ham­mer my webhost’s serv­ers try­ing to find vul­ner­ab­il­it­ies in their secur­ity. They selec­ted my domain again today. Prob­lem is fixed, but it’s […]

On Flipboard

EDIT: 2 days later and my read­er­ship has almost doubled! So. I’ve got 28,000 51,000 read­ers of my online gam­ing magazine — a Flip­board titled On Gam­ing. Holy Cow!!!! When I star­ted my Flip­board I had nev­er real­ized it would become this suc­cess­ful. I’m totally humbled and blown away. What’s a Flip­Board? If you fol­low me […]