Recently, fascinating news was released about Canadian currency. Yes, stopping the minting of Pennies was a big (and international) news item for many. But, the bigger news for us appears to be a new kind of currency called MintChip. The recent news revolves around a new challenge to create a smartphone application and/or make use […]
What follows is an email I just sent to the makers of a small photo editing tool called Skitch. The tool I speak of is currently available in the Mac Apps Store for free. The tool is incredibly useful as is, but I’ve grown frustrated with some of the annoyances I’ve come across. Read my entire message after the jump.
You want to explain what’s happening, but you’re no technology expert, right? Well, I want to let you in on a very important little secret. How you describe your issue and the questions you ask are essential to correcting your issues. Here, let me show you how to master this very important skill.
You may not have been aware, but today – Marc 30, 2012 – the Timeline feature become effective on all Facebook Pages. Although I’m sure Facebook doesn’t like to use the word “forced”, I’m sure you can figure out how things turn out if you don’t want the timeline. You might have noticed Calwell’s Facebook page was on timeline before the switch (you had the option to opt-in early), but I imagine many are just going to have the take the pain. Are you ready for these changes?
One of the most amazing things about being a freelancer or consultant is that you can truly dictate how you want to run things. You don’t need to be tied down by physical office space, secretaries and/or hefty bills that other companies are forced to take on in business. Over the years I’ve learned some great ways you can Mobilize your systems and cut costs in the process.
Windows 8 is Microsoft’s next generation Operating System. I continue to look at newer versions of Windows to highlight some of the Interesting features and details from a deeper perspective. This time around, I’m looking at a new feature in Windows 8 called File History.
Another day, another server to review. This time I’m looking at a tower server that is likely more of a small business powerhouse. This time, I would be replacing another Dell server that was long on years and short on reliability. While reviewing the PowerEdge T310 server, I’ll let you know what I liked, what wasn’t so great and provide any suggestions I have for Dell for general improvements.
Recently I saw a movie that inspired much of this post. That movie is merely titled ↬Happy. In this documentary, the director takes us on a path of discovery looking for what makes people happy. I was pleasantly pleased at how this movie went all over the world looking for answers to that simple idea – but it even highlighted something I had thought about in the past too. There is this thing that I think is a secret to being successful and creating longevity for us and what we do – and finally the movie Happy give it a name.
Not normally a news item, updates are something that happen to every type of software. Last night, however, Blogger (a popular blogging platform) updated a number of features and added a few others. I took a little time to go over what looks to have changed and here’s a list of what I’ve seen so far.