Monthly Archives: November 2009

Internet Scams

Unless you’re careful on Facebook, MySpace and many other sites,  you could end up paying for goods and services you never intended to buy. Here’s a good article on how they do it plus a video below. Web Scam Article … Continue reading

Posted in Facebook, Security | Leave a comment

Handbrake Video Conversion

For those of you who rip their DVD’s to a hard drive or just want to do some video conversion to a different form. Handbrake works well. I mainly use the Universal Setting and turn off Chapters – seems to … Continue reading

Posted in video | Leave a comment

Laptop Review – HP DV4-1543

Since my Dell laptop is seven years old, I’ve been looking for a replacement for the last few months. There are so many options that it was hard to make a choice. Since I bought a Sony Vaio for my … Continue reading

Posted in Laptops | 1 Comment

Photoshop – How to Lose Ten Pounds

If you’ve got Photoshop or Photoshop Elements, here’s an easy way to trim ten pounds off your photos.   Open the file. Ctrl J to create a new layer to work on. 3. In that new layer – Ctrl T … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Photoshop | Leave a comment

Taking Pictures of a Large Group

Do you ever take pictures of your family or a large group of people? The problem many times is that the more people you have in the shot, the greater are the odds that one of them will be blinking … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | 1 Comment

Computer Problems – Here’s One Way to Give and Get Help

If you’ve ever helped a person with computer trouble and you’re trying to do it over the phone, it is VERY challenging.  She’s looking at her computer screen and you’re trying your best to imagine what she’s seeing. It’s a … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Tips, Free, Router, Security | Leave a comment

Hard Drive Partitioning – Free

If you’ve recently bought a new Windows 7 computer, you’ve probably got a 300+ GB drive with your operating system, programs and all the pictures, text and video you transferred over to the new computer. What I like to do … Continue reading

Posted in Backup, Free, Hard Drive, Utilities | 1 Comment