Xiaomi USB Type-C to HDMI Multifunction Adapter (at mi.com) is a great alternative to the USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter from Apple. Why choose Xiaomi instead of Apple? It’s just $30-$35 instead of $79 It’s smaller because the USB-C port is on the other side than the HDMI and USB-A ports […]

Xiaomi USB-C to HDMI adapter review

Closing the last tab in a browser closes the whole app. In Firefox there’s config option “browser.tabs.closeWindowWithLastTab” to disable that and keep the window still open. You get used to it after using shortcuts on keyboard or mouse.

Prevent closing Chrome with last tab – comparison of all ...

Latest versions of TouchWiz on Samsung Galaxy S7 doesn’t look bad. At least it’s mostly consistent. However I would prefer to have more stock Android looks and colors at least in the notification panel. I’m not a big fan of the white design of notification panel (especially since it’s on […]

Comparing material design themes (stock Android/AOSP) for TouchWiz

The stock USB-C power adapter for Macbook 12 (2015/2016) charges 2.0A at 14.5V (29W) (while it also supports output of 2.4A at 5.2V). The Macbook battery is 41Wh (or 39Wh for the older model) so the charging time is around 2 hours.

Charging Macbook 12 with Xiaomi powerbanks

Again, the lack or proper scaling support ruins the fun of having high resolution display to enjoy detailed video. The media controls just don’t scale at all. Doesn’t anyone care? Ok, at least with VLC, it will be fixed in version 3.0.

Windows 10: Even the most popular video players scale poorly

So the “Default Programs” and “Devices” are just specific pages in the system Settings but I still don’t understand why the icons need ho use the blue background color. Just use any color you want but please make it at least consistent.

Windows 10: Settings vs Defender inconsistent icons

Here’s idea: Make the tooltip position in taskbar (on Windows 10) consistent. Ok, so maybe the “Network” and “Volume” are behaving differently because they can be collapsed among other hidden icons, but really? That’s the reason?

Windows 10: You never know where tooltip pops up

Two years ago I bought Anker extended battery for Samsung Galaxy S5. I used it during few longer trips while I kept it stored and checked it every 6 months when not used. Yet after two years the battery expanded…

Anker: Extended battery that also expands

“Compact Volume Panel” is one of many features/tweaks in my Xposed module (since version 0.4.3 this tweaks is compatible with TouchWiz devices running Android 6.0). This particular tweak trims down the size of the system volume panel. As you can see on the screenshot of Youtube (before and after), it gets rid […]

All My… (Xposed Tweaks) feature: Compact Volume Panel