#933 – Coping with Gray Text

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#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:

  • Email services good enough to pay for.
  • Why I'm a heavy DropBox user.
  • Enhance. ENHANCE. ENHANCE!!!

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TEH Podcast

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Take care,

Leo

Featured Article

Coping with Gray Text

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.

https://askleo.com/72427

Also This Week on Ask Leo!

What For-Pay Email Providers Do You Recommend?
When your email's important enough to pay for.

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?
https://askleo.com/2824

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Five Reasons I Went All-in With Dropbox
Cloud storage is useful, but it has many confusing and competing alternatives.

Five Reasons I Went All-in With Dropbox
Knowing how you use online storage will help you choose the correct provider with the correct set of features at an appropriate price.
https://askleo.com/64326

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How Tech Mistakes in Media Harm Us All
...and give us unreasonable expectations.

How Tech Mistakes in Media Harm Us All
Please don't base your understanding of technology on what you see in TV and movies.
https://askleo.com/148513

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How Tech Mistakes in Media Harm Us All

Please don't base your understanding of technology on what you see in TV and movies.
https://youtu.be/Bj25YH33ZFM

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Five Reasons I Went All-in With Dropbox

Knowing how you use online storage will help you choose the correct provider with the correct set of features at an appropriate price.
https://youtu.be/tjKaFWQwVWs

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Coping with Gray Text

Gray text is a problem for many people. Unfortunately, there's no simple solution, though there are some (very) ugly ones.
https://youtu.be/iO4ToCm7AhI

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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?
https://youtu.be/WGDwVt8pMa4

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