Finds of the Week is a list of web sites I've come across lately that are interesting, fun, or useful (or all three). I hope you enjoy them. -Rhiannon
Tuts+ mission is “helping people learn and earn online”. As one might guess from the name, the site is dedicated to tutorials of all kinds: coding, crafts and DIY, design and illustration, computer skills, game development and more. There are over 18,000 free tutorials on the site. While there are many sites that have good tutorials, I have to say I was quite impressed by the quality. There are paid plans if you want additional features on the site, though I think the free tutorials are enough for most of us. Highly recommended.
Hextris is a a simple alternative to Tetris but uses a hexagon.
The goal of Hextris is to stop blocks from leaving the inside of the outer gray hexagon, rotating the hexagon to match colors. Matching 3 or more of the blocks, destroys them, allowing the blocks above them to slide down. It's best to go see it instead of reading my description. :)
Available for Desktop, iOS and Android.
This is a simple but addictive game.
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Enable the F8 key to start Safe Mode in Windows 8
For those of us who sorely miss the simplicity of the F8 key. Should you wish to go back to the original Windows setting, instructions are provided.
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