One Finger Discount Mac Software

As an avid Mac software user, I occasionally come across low-cost bundles of Mac applications such as MacHeist and the MacUpdate Promo Bundle. Unfortunately, these come along just a few times a year and do not always have the exact applications that I want. Then, along comes One Finger Discount. This site has, as of […]

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The Freesound Project

As a video and audio editor, there are many times where it would be great to have just the right sound to fill in that awkward silence or to make just that right impression for a client. The Freesound Project is an online database of free user-submitted sound files in a variety of formats. I […]

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Can’t Get That Song Out of Your Head?

If you are like me, something will happen during my day and I am reminded of ?that? song. You know the one. The one that get?s stuck in your head and you just can?t get it out and the only cure to get rid of it is to hear it but you don?t have it […]

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More Free Fonts at DaFont.com

Great, attractive fonts are awesome. A well chosen font can make a huge difference in how your message is expressed. Unfortunately, big name fonts can be expensive, very expensive. For a small business owner who dabbles in graphic design, these fonts just are not an option. To that end, we are always on the lookout […]

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New Version of Firefox Released

Just a quick post letting you know that version 3.5 of our favorite web browser has gone final and has been released to the public. You can get the update by going here or by navigating to the Help menu within Firefox and clicking on “Check for Updates.” It will find an update and allow […]

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What The Font?

As fellas that have spent years dabbling in graphic design, both in print and on the web, we often run across fonts that we just don’t recognize. We may be asked to replicate a logo design or we may just really like how a certain font looks that we saw in a magazine. Rather than […]

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Free e-Books For Your Kindle at Feedbooks

I love my Amazon Kindle. I am also a frugal sort of guy and I prefer not to pay Amazon prices for their books. As a result, I have become pretty good at finding ways to get good, free content on there to read. I found a great site called Feedbooks.com.  According to their site: […]

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AlternativeTo Helps You to Find New Apps

Using new applications is part of what makes computers fun. However, finding good, new software to solve everyday problems is not always easy. That’s where a website called AlternativeTo comes into play. The purpose of the site is to help users to find low cost, free or open source alternatives to popular and expensive programs […]

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Find Great Tech Bargains at Shopper.com

We are well known to a small group of people as the go-to guys for good technology buying advice. We habitually save the Sunday circulars from the paper and often direct people to go to this place or another for an inexpensive laptop or projector. We also have a number of sites on the Internet […]

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Live Search Maps – A Google Earth Alternative

Google Earth is the king of online virtual mapping. If you want to see what almost any area of the Earth looks like from above, it is the default choice. However, Microsoft has an alternative, and its pretty awesome in its own right. It is called Live Search Maps and it allows you to view […]

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WordPress.tv – Video Tutorials for WordPress

WordPress is a very popular, powerful and free blogging platform and content management system (CMS). We here at the home office run almost all of our web sites using it and we highly recommend it to anyone who asks for website advice. WordPress is great for family sites, eCommerce sites, business sites and just about […]

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TokBox – Great, Free Video Calling

A phone call is so twentieth century. If you want to come into the twenty-first century, you need to take advantage of your broadband Internet connection and your webcam and begin video calling. Services like Skype and instant messaging clients such as AIM, Yahoo and MSN Messenger have been offering video calling or chatting over […]

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What is Twitter?

It seems that new services and sites rise up daily on the Internet to fill people’s need to be “social.” There is MySpace and Facebook, Flickr and Tumblr, blogs and micro-blogging platforms. All of these sites seek to allow people to interact with other people in some shape or fashion. One such site/service that has […]

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College Courses without the Tuition… or Degree

This is not about software or hardware. Maybe we should just call it Knowledgeware. For several years I have been watching with interest the emerging effort by many educational institutions, large and small, to provide free access to some or all of their courses. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was possibly the first of the […]

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Sites We Like – HowStuffWorks

I am a naturally inquisitive person. I guess I learned that from my parents, who are both avid readers and learners. I find myself asking a lot of questions about all manner of randomness. I recently came across a site that aims to answer just those types of questions. The site is simply called, How […]

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