The Fifty Dollar Mistake Anyone Can Make And You Can Avoid

My inspiration to write this post comes from something stupid I was just doing in Photoshop. But first, let me share a story with you. I promise it’ll be brief because I don’t remember any of the details.

When I was in tech school, my instructor shared this story with our class. He had been doing something on his computer, putting it together, I think. I don’t remember. Anyway, something on his CD-ROM drive wasn’t working. He tried all sorts of things but he was ready to pull his hair out so he had to call tech support. (There’s always someone out there that knows more than you!)

The tech support went over the usual basics, which he confirmed he had already tried. They had to send someone out to his home.

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Easiest Orton Effect for Photoshop or GIMP

A lot of tutorials cover the coveted “Orton Effect” for Photoshop and GIMP, but they also make things sound so complicated, far more than need be. Well, I have a habit of getting long-winded, but let’s see how much I can condense this one. :)
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How To Lock Your iPod Screen

Even though this isn’t an Apple blog, I am adding bits about the iPod as I learn to use it, like how to stop the screen from rotating.

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Which To Use – The Administrator Account or a Guest Account?

It is a commonly recommended idea that no one should use their computer on their administrator account. Although many people still do, this is a popular suggestion for good reason.

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Fix For “Message Not Delivered” on iOS Devices

So I am ashamed to admit this but I have one little secret that may come as a surprise given what I know and enjoy doing.

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