Quick tip: the yellow USB port on ThinkPads

There is a yellow USB port on most Lenovo ThinkPads. Ever wondered what this port does? This USB port is powered even when your laptop is shut down so you can charge your portable devices. How convenient!

Missing UX: Improperly ejected flash drives in Windows

If you are using Windows, you are certainly familiar with this dialog: This is the dialog that shows up when you reinsert a flash drive that was not safely ejected using the awkward task bar dialog. There are several problems with this dialog. First, it’s needlessly threatening. It sounds like your drive is broken, and […]