Avoid being scammed

Scams, making money scams and fraudulent affiliate schemes are just part of the Internet these days. They can be very tempting, with a little bit of common sense and these tips you will be well on your way from telling the difference between the scams and the genuine opportunities.

It all boils down to a little bit of knowhow and some good common sense.

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Black and White photos with spot color (Colorizing)

Looking for a great technique to add interest to some of your photographs? Heres a technique which works great for wedding photos, swimsuits photos, car photos, in fact any photo with an obvious and colorful main subject.

Colorizing (some times called color swash), is when you have a black and white background and leave items in the foreground/special items in living color.

Here are three ways of doing the same thing depending on what photo program you have. All techniques work with photoshop but more than one method has been given to show how this could be done in other programs…

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Problem connecting you iPad to wireless (Wi Fi) network/router

Apple iPad

Having issues connecting you iPad to wireless (Wi Fi) network/router?

Just got your Apple’s easy to use tablet, the iPad, but it wont connect to your wifi wireless network? I pulled my hair out for a day until finally I solved this problem.

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How to get your coreldraw files into Illustrator.

Coreldraw file to Illustrator file

IMPORTING OR LOADING CORELDRAW FILES INTO ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR

Here are some tips on how to get your coreldraw files into Illustrator:

Before I start let me say that I know your are probably looking for the simplest process possible, hoping to be able to just export files from Coreldraw and import them straight into Illustrator. This can be done, but, if at all possible I suggest you separate your raster images (photos, jpgs, bmp, tiff etc) from the vector image (objects, type, lines, curves etc) and bring them through separately. I will show you how to do this as it is the best way. If you must try, skip to step two and you can see if exporting them directly will work for you.

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Be a search engine and browser master

 

becoming a serch engine master (jedi)

One of the most important things in our lives today is information. We all know how to search, but do we know how to find? And do we know how to maximize our search abilities?

It’s not uncommon to spend a lot of time on the Internet. We may think we find things easily, but in reality we could find things a lot faster if we new some of the search engines best secrets and a few tips to help finding things on the Internet not only faster and more fruitful, but also more enjoyable.

Here is a helpful list of tips for improving surfing and search the Internet.

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How to tell the difference between raster and vector files (or what are rastor and vector files).

 

Raster smiley face from Wikipedia

 

A very important concept for people who work with computers is understanding raster and vector files. Especially if you want to work in graphics or CAD, but also if you just want to expand your capabilities and understanding.

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Best free and easy media converter for Mac to ipod, ipad and iphone

Media Converter for ipad, ipod or iphone screenshot

Looking for a free and easy media converter program (app) for your Apple Mac to convert videos for use on ipod, ipad and iphone? If you don’t mind the fact you don’t have a full feature set with things like image enhancing, croping or resizeing, then you can’t go past Media Converter. With Media Converter all you have to do is drag and drop your file and then choose your format (ipod, ipad, iphone etc) and this free and open source program will take care of everything for you. Here you can read more about open source software and why it’s free.

Get the best web site hosting service

I have spent years and years on the net. I’ve researched countless web hosting service providers, and I’ve tried many. Here is a difinitive (but small) giuide to the absolute best host providers there are (we’ll maybe a better one ‘popped up’ since writing this but I’m certain that those listed here will remain competitive and I’m sure that its not worth your time trying to find them).

One quick note before we start, I absolutely promise that these recommendations are independent and genuine. Providers listed are the best I know of, not the ones who pay the most to people to refer them. My number one pick is also the hosting service provider I use (check www.whois.net if you must).

 Unlimited domain hosting

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