#933 - Coping with Gray Text
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It's an annoying design trend
What you think is black on white often isn't. Sometimes it's a shade of gray. Now, if you can't tell that it's not black, that's great. However if you're one of the many people who can not only see the difference, but also find it more difficult to read, then you have a problem.
A problem without many easy answers.
I share what I can in this week's featured article: Coping with Gray Text
Also this week:
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Still on hiatus -- both Gary and I are travelling. These comments, for example, are being written from my hotel room in The Netherlands.
Coping with Gray Text
What you can do to make things easier to read.
Gray text is a problem for many people. Unfortunately, there's no simple solution, though there are some (very) ugly ones.
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How Tech Mistakes in Media Harm Us AllPlease don't base your understanding of technology on what you see in TV and movies.
Five Reasons I Went All-in With DropboxKnowing how you use online storage will help you choose the correct provider with the correct set of features at an appropriate price.
Coping with Gray TextGray text is a problem for many people. Unfortunately, there's no simple solution, though there are some (very) ugly ones.
What For-Pay Email Providers Do You Recommend?People often use free email providers for critical data only to lose everything when a problem occurs. So what do you look for in a paid email provider?
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