Web Excursions are select bookmarks from my travels around the interwebs, because I'm always thinking about you while discovering other people's cool stuff. You mean that much to me. You can see all of my (public) bookmarks on Pinboard, and visit the bookmarks archive for curated lists across the last few years.
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- Font Flipper - Find Free Fonts
- If you’ve ever trolled through Google’s web fonts collection, you know how tedious it can be to pull the best font out of the large collection. Font Flipper turns it into Tinder… upload an image and add text, choose what types of fonts you want to view, and then start swiping right and left to build up a favorites list, ready to download. Nifty.
- A really slick service for sharing files. Sign up with a password and get a link to which you can add multiple files and share with someone else to download. I have no idea what the security is like, so I’m not using it for anything sensitive, but if you want to share one or more large files with someone, this is great.
- The Best Ways to Use 3D Touch on Your iPhone
- In case you missed it, I’ve been writing for Lifehacker as of recently (another reason posting has slowed down here lately, but I’m working to balance that back out). I thought this post on the myriad ways you can use 3D Touch on iPhones worth sharing. Now that 3D Touch looks likely to be removed, I’m taking as much advantage of it as I can. I don’t care what anyone says, it is (was) a useful innovation.
- MacSparky Field Guides
- David Sparks is moving all of his content from Vimeo and iBooks to his own Teachable site. If you haven’t checked out the macOS tips series that I did with him, you can find 60 Mac Tips Volume 1 and Volume 2 on the new site, along with his guides for Hazel, Workflow, and more.
- I keep talking about this Chrome extension in various places, but it really has revolutionized my browsing/tab habits. A tab manager/session manager in one, and definitely worth checking out. It might even convince non-Chrome users to switch…