Archive for April, 2014

8 Tips for Looking your BEST in EVERY Shot: A Photographer’s Secrets to Posing like a Pro

@ 2:56 PM on April 29, 2014

“Few of us actually like getting our pictures taken. We feel awkward and uncomfortable. How should I stand? Where do I put my hands? What do you want me to do? As a professional photographer, these are questions I am often asked. As business owners and in this era of social media, it is important to have flattering images of ourselves. We do business with those we know, like and trust. The images we put out there is often the first impression we make to our clients. Here are my eight tips to help you look and feel your best in your photographs.”

Warning: Anyone Can Recover Deleted Files From Your USB Drives and External SSDs

@ 2:43 PM on April 29, 2014

“But this only applies to internal drives — USB flash drives and external solid-state drives are vulnerable to file-recovery attacks.”

7 IFTTT Recipes You Should Set Up For Easy Collaboration With Others

@ 12:55 PM on April 29, 2014

“When you are collaborating with a group of people, IFTTT offers even more opportunities to automate and simplify the process of working with others. The following are 7 useful recipes for any task or project you’re managing that involves a group of people.”

How to Reclaim Dropbox Storage Space

@ 12:43 PM on April 29, 2014

” In this guide, I will show you some of my tips for reclaiming storage space on Dropbox without having to lose an arm and a leg.”

Same-Sex Spouses Can Amend Past Tax Returns for a Bigger Refund

@ 11:45 AM on April 29, 2014

“This year, married same-sex couples can file their taxes jointly, possibly saving money. What you may not realize is that you can also amend your taxes from past years—and TurboTax has a calculator that tells you how much you’ll get back.”

Typekit desktop fonts now available with free plans

@ 9:24 AM on April 29, 2014

“In putting together our initial collection of free desktop fonts, we wanted to offer a useful selection of typefaces that we feel look good and perform well in a variety of contexts. Here are a few of our favorites:

In wake of Amazon acquisition, ComiXology drops Apple in-app purchases

@ 4:00 PM on April 28, 2014

“A side benefit is that ComiXology no longer has to worry about any potential Apple censorship or pressure not to make certain titles available for in-app purchase.”

Is Ironic the Most Abused Word in English? Sets the Record Straight.

@ 12:53 PM on April 28, 2014

“Irony is often confused with sarcasm. While the two are similar, in sarcasm there is a stronger intent to ridicule or mock, often harshly or crudely. Dramatic irony is inherent in speeches or a situation of a drama and is understood by the audience but not grasped by the characters in the play. Situational irony is an outcome that turns out to be very different from what was expected. This third type is the most prone to ambiguity and personal interpretation, setting up the potential for misunderstanding, and misuse.”

Great Tip for Those Who Move Data Between Macs and Windows – Use the exFAT File System

@ 10:57 AM on April 28, 2014

“From then on, that drive should work fantastically between Mac and Windows machines. It won’t work with Linux unless you install Linux’s exFAT drivers, but for most people, exFAT is just about perfect.”

Wikipedia Redesign Concept by George Kvasnikov

@ 2:48 PM on April 25, 2014

“Wikipedia is one of the most visited websites in the world. It hasn’t been changed or redefined during the last 10 years. The web and its technologies has developed further and so his users.”