Upload File from Remote URL

Did you know you can easily upload a file from a remote URL? On Windows, when an upload dialog appears in your browser, you will see a File name field. The surprising thing is that you can paste a URL into that field, and your browser will automatically download the file, then upload it! Saves you from having to download a file, just so you can upload it.

Fonts in Chrome Suddenly Look Amazing

Oh man, has this been a long time coming! If you are a web developer, then the issue with web fonts in Chrome will probably not be a surprise to you. If you are not a web developer, you probably didn’t notice and have no idea what I’m referencing. With the release of Chrome 37, Google finally introduced DirectWrite support for Windows!