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Monday: May 10, 2010

Seven simple and useful command line tips just for you.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 3:36 PM | Tags (9) | cmd | command | dos | nettuts | prompt | terminal | tips | tricks | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: April 8, 2010

A collection of twenty-five outstanding Photoshop lighting effect tutorials just for you.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 7:11 AM | Tags (8) | lighting | tutorials | photoshop | effects | vandalay | adobe | tricks | tips |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 30, 2010

Thirteen small things to simplify your work day.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 5:52 AM | Tags (12) | automate | breaks | breathing | day | distractions | lists | simplify | tips | tricks | work | zenhabits | meetings |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 52 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: March 8, 2010

Eight basics of regular expressions that can make you an expert.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). 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Programming @ 6:53 AM | Tags (6) | concepts | expressions | hints | programming | regular | tips |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 34 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: February 18, 2010

Shipping your luggage via FedEx much safer and cheaper for traveling. Who knew?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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 6:36 AM | Tags (7) | tips | tutorials | travel | fedex | luggage | cheaper | safer |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 46 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: February 12, 2010

Twelve undocumented tricks you can use in Google Buzz.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 6:39 AM | Tags (8) | aext | buzz | google | networking | social | tips | tricks | undocumented |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: February 3, 2010

A list of thirty-five web design mistakes you should try to avoid.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 6:49 AM | Tags (8) | mistakes | avoid | netjelly | web | design | rules | practices | tips |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 50 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 11, 2010

Ten Winter survival tools and tactics you may not have previously known about.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:46 AM | Tags (6) | lifehacker | survival | tactics | tips | tricks | winter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 64 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 4, 2010

A list of the top ten mind hacks for making your resolutions stick.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 6:48 AM | Tags (11) | resolutions | lifehacker | newyear | 2010 | tips | tricks | mind | hacks | tech | reminders | mehtods |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 28, 2009

Seventeen interesting tricks of the body you may not have previously known about.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 6:37 AM | Tags (9) | body | tricks | health | fyi | brain | freeze | tips | ice | cream |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 59 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 22, 2009

One hundred of the most popular Photoshop tutorials of 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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 6:32 AM | Tags (5) | photoshop | tutorials | collection | tips | manipulation |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

Thirty-three tips for optimizing your beloved copy of Firefox.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).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:01 AM | Tags (7) | browser | faster | firefox | hacks | mozilla | optimize | tips |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 13, 2009

Five tips for fixing up your Facebook page from the folks at CNN.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:39 AM | Tags (7) | cnn | facebook | tips | security | annoying | photos | privacy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 9, 2009

A list of ten clever fixes for your potentially broken stuff.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 8:09 AM | Tags (7) | gadgets | fixes | tips | lifehacker | rice | freezing | harddrive |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 66 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Want to translate your baby's cries? There's an app for that.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:02 AM | Tags (11) | baby | crying | app | iphone | appstore | abcnews | translate | emotions | tips | identify | language |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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