Secure content in Brave

If you’re anything like me, you’re frustrated by how many popups you get in browsers and on websites these days – it’s like a minefield! So I’m not overly surprised that the first time I visited Netflix using the Brave browser I dismissed a rather important request to install and allow the Widevine plugin.  Unfortunately this…

Use of affiliate links

Disclaimer: Sometimes my blog posts include affiliate links. I decided a long time ago not to have adverts on this site, and used to have a little affiliate banner along the top, although I got rid of that in the latest re-design. Having said that, web hosting costs money, and if I can add a…

Finding the right Git commands

I stumbled across a great little resource the other day, the Git Command Explorer.  It looks beautiful and has already been super useful. Find the right commands you need without digging through the web. Git is super useful and I don’t know how I ever managed before I found it.  But the commands I use all…

Basic Attention Tokens (BAT)

One thing that I’m already really liking about Brave is their concept of Basic Attention Tokens (BAT).  This is their own cryptocurrency that they pay out when they show you ads, which you have complete control over.  And they pay you 70% of the proceeds, which is pretty good, I think. You can also top…

Feeling Brave?

So I’ve recently taken the plunge and switched from Chrome to Brave.  And I’ve got to say, so far I’m impressed. The switch itself was pretty painless as it was possible to import most of my Chrome settings into Brave.  Tweaking the settings was a doddle, and installing the critical extensions from the Chrome store,…