Monday: May 10, 2010
- Seven simple and useful command line tips just for you.
Ever had a hankering to dive into some Terminal-related tasks? This post serves as a good guide (or refresher for some of us) for those looking to get back into some command-line action. Go ahead, have a bash.
Thursday: April 8, 2010
- A collection of twenty-five outstanding Photoshop lighting effect tutorials just for you.
Yes, this post is just lighting effects galore. you can learn (or attempt to learn) everything from solar eclipse effects all the way over to retro-style Tron grids. End of line.
Tuesday: March 30, 2010
- Thirteen small things to simplify your work day.
Some top Google executives just do 5-minute meetings — anyone who attends these meetings had better be prepared, and concise. If you can get out of meetings and just get the notes, or find an alternative way to communicate, it could save you hours per week.
Monday: March 8, 2010
- Eight basics of regular expressions that can make you an expert.
Scared of the whole regular expression (as it relates to programming, not dialect) concept? This post provides eight quick tips that should help you get a better grasp on the basics to wrap your head around it. Print this out and keep it pinned to your wall (if necessary).
Thursday: February 18, 2010
- Shipping your luggage via FedEx much safer and cheaper for traveling. Who knew?
They have better delivery records than the airlines, they provide tracking numbers so you can follow your shipment online and they let you insure items that the airlines don’t, he says.
Friday: February 12, 2010
- Twelve undocumented tricks you can use in Google Buzz.
Have you gotten enough Google Buzz lately? If you're still on the fence or just want to tinker with it some more some more with it, some of this tricks are an interesting waste of time (as is my genaral feeling with social networking). And yes, one of the tricks includes turning it off.
Wednesday: February 3, 2010
- A list of thirty-five web design mistakes you should try to avoid.
Are you an aspiring web designer? Thinking of making a name for yourself on the big world wide web? Then follow this well put together guide and you'll be on your way to web success in no time.
Monday: January 11, 2010
- Ten Winter survival tools and tactics you may not have previously known about.
Seriously, I had no idea that spraying the old snow shovel with PAM would make it more efficient. I shall try this tactic next time there is an accumulation of snow and report back on my findings.
Monday: January 4, 2010
- A list of the top ten mind hacks for making your resolutions stick.
Lifehacker covers a variety of methods in which you can attempt to try and keep to your brand new New Year's resolutions via some tips and tricks. Personally, I find that making no new resolutions at all is a great way to keep resolutions. Plus, there is a lot less disappointment that way.
Monday: December 28, 2009
- Seventeen interesting tricks of the body you may not have previously known about.
“Since the nerves in the roof of your mouth get extremely cold, your body thinks your brain is freezing, too,” says Abo. “In compensating, it overheats, causing an ice-cream headache.” The more pressure you apply to the roof of your mouth, the faster your headache will subside.
Tuesday: December 22, 2009
- One hundred of the most popular Photoshop tutorials of 2009.
Learn how to create everything from particle waves and smoke effects all the way over to various three-dimensional typographic tricks. There's a little something for everyone and anyone who likes to tinker with Photoshop here.
Monday: November 30, 2009
- Thirty-three tips for optimizing your beloved copy of Firefox.
Covers a wide array of optimization tricks from blocking Flash to tweaking memory usage (of which I will take a deep look at as Firefox is a giant memory hog on my local machine).
Friday: November 13, 2009
- Five tips for fixing up your Facebook page from the folks at CNN.
Article covers everything from how to block a friend's annoying Farmville stats to setting up privacy for your racy uploaded photos. Happy Facebooking.
Monday: November 9, 2009
- A list of ten clever fixes for your potentially broken stuff.
I've heard of great success stories from people who have accidentally drowned their cellular device and then miraculously brought it back to life using the rice bowl drainage trick. Personally, I was not so successful with the frozen hard drive fix. Oh well.
- Want to translate your baby's cries? There's an app for that.
Within 10 seconds, the app translates the sound and identifies the emotion, and then gives parents a set of tips to calm the child. The company says its technology is 96 percent accurate and works for any child, regardless of culture or language.