Author Archives: haltseven

How to Reliably Research Web Hosting Companies

Q: How do you research web hosting companies without feeling like you’re getting filthed on by a bunch of guys who used to lurk around the dead mall? A: Wait, I was hoping you’d have the answer to this one … Continue reading

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Getting Command Prompt on a Mac

As a PC user, I was accustomed to occasionally using the command prompt, which I accessed via the “Start -> run” and entering “cmd.” I’m by no means a computer expert, but there are various reasons why someone might want … Continue reading

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Keyboard Shortcuts of the Day: Navigating and Highlighting Text

The Skinny: PC version “Shift-Down Arrow” = Mac version “Shift-CMD-Right Arrow” (or Left) I’m still adapting to using a Mac after a loooooooong time on PCs. Every now and then I come across something that’s so reflexive, I can’t believe … Continue reading

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You, Me, He, She and I: When to Say What

A few weeks ago, I wrote about something that bugs me like nails on a Mexican hairless grammatically incorrect hamster. That’s right, I’m talking about the “heighth / height” debacle. Since I’m airing all my grammar laundry, I might as … Continue reading

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More on DAM Digital Asset Management, iPhoto and Bridge

I just want to remember these great resources I’ve encountered recently about the subject of DAM, iPhoto and Bridge. This article offers a breakdown of some great solutions to finetune iPhoto. My biggest takeaways are iPhoto Diet and Keyword Manager.  … Continue reading

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Song of the Week: A Loop in Time (Banco de Gaia Remix)

I swear, I’m not trying to turn this blog into a MySpace freakout with tons of loaded videos and music. I just thought it would be cool to share some of the music that’s moving me these days. I’ve got … Continue reading

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Adobe Bridge: Shortcuts and Things to Know

I don’t use Bridge daily, so it’s easy to forget what’s what. This is my list of handy shortcuts and things to know so I can use Bridge efficiently. View Items in Subfolders (shows everything within a folder at once). … Continue reading

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