Tag Archives: meta

How to Make a Quick and Dirty Dark Mode for Your Website

You can find this all over the web these days, but dark mode is important and I figured I’d share in one more place how easy it can be to get your site up and running in no time. Here’s all the code it takes to do dark mode here on BirchTree. /* DARK MODE […]

A Downside to All These Dang Streaming Services

Apple Arcade Seems Like The Future Of Gaming, For Better Or Worse – Kotaku Maddy: I have guilt about these kinds of services and our new subscription-flavored future. I don’t think I can do anything about it, but I don’t love it. Kirk: Your guilt is related to what exactly? Maddy: I feel like I […]

My Own Claim Chowder

John Gruber’s “claim chowder” is one of my favorite running gags in the Apple blogging world, and I thought I’d take tonight, the night before we see a bunch of new iPhones and Apple Watches, to look back on some claims and positions I’ve taken over the past few years and see how they stack […]

A New Look for Quick BIN Lookup

Most of you probably don’t know, but I run a small, but shockingly popular credit card BIN lookup site called Quick BIN Lookup. I launched the site in early 2016 and have made some small updates over time to make it faster and more reliable. But the look and feel remained the same. In 2016 […]

Feeling it Again (Summer Break is Over)

In the middle of June I mentioned on my podcast that I was going to take a bit of a summer break from the show, and that turned into a break from blogging here (only 9 posts in 6 weeks), as well as a break from Twitter and the relentless YouTube schedule I was keeping […]