Stories by Serdar Yegulalp

Gmail's revised contacts page cuts down on clutter

While users wait with bated breath to see if Google Inbox ends up becoming the new Gmail, Google has unveiled an incremental change to Gmail: a newly redesigned contacts page. It hasn't yet been rolled into Gmail proper, but is now available in preview form.

Written by Serdar Yegulalp05 March 15 23:39

The never-ending quest to dethrone email

Build a better mousetrap, as the cliché has it, and the world will beat a path to your door. That line of thinking has even been applied to the most rudimentary corners of the technology world: standards and protocols that have stuck around for decades, yet viewed as creaky and badly in need of replacement. But few old-guard standards have seen as many pretenders to the throne as the SMTP/POP3/IMAP email triumvirate has. If only someone could come up with an alternative that did everything email did but better, more securely, and with less hassle, wouldn't it be worth it?

Written by Serdar Yegulalp21 Jan. 15 01:47

Got an hour? Learn to code

For you've mused about dipping your toe into programming but can't find the time, is about to give you one fewer excuse to procrastinate.

Written by Serdar Yegulalp09 Dec. 14 01:18

Dropbox pursues enterprises with Business API

Though it offers a business-tier plan, Dropbox has historically lacked a full-blown business platform on the order of Box and its APIs. That's about to change with the introduction of the Dropbox for Business API.

Written by Serdar Yegulalp04 Dec. 14 02:08

Python-powered StackStorm sets scripts for event-triggered automation

<a href="">StackStorm</a>, staffed by former members of GitHub, PuppetLabs, SwiftStack, Rackspace, and the Apache Libcloud team, has launched the first public version of its eponymous open source operations automation solution.

Written by Serdar Yegulalp05 Nov. 14 05:21

Linksys WRT1900AC: The best open router yet

Linksys' ambitious, prosumer-grade Wi-Fi router is pricey compared to the classic WRT54G router that inspired it, but it comes with a great feature set

Written by Serdar Yegulalp19 May 14 20:04

Samsung Series 9 cuts few corners

Well-engineered laptop is long on performance and battery life, short on business features

Written by Serdar Yegulalp19 Sept. 13 20:56