Monthly Archives: April 2010

Taking Pictures of People

There are a number of things you can do when photographing people to improve your shot. Put them in front of a nice background. If you have a telephone pole sticking out of their head – that’s not good. Test … Continue reading

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Create a System Restore Point – Today!

There is a general adage in computing – sooner or later, something is going to get messed up. I just recently been on the phone with HP tech support for two hours because of a bad display driver. I don’t … Continue reading

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Adobe Reader Security Problems

Adobe Reader seems to assume that everyone in the world is nice – wrong! There are lots of bad guys out there who would love to take over your computer using Adobe Reader. Here are a couple of things you … Continue reading

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Death of the “Printed Manual”

In the picture, can you see what is missing? My old camera, the SD1100 came with a printed manual. My new Canon SX210is, which cost me $349.00 doesn’t have a printed manual. Canon in an effort to make $1 extra … Continue reading

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