Monday, March 30, 2009

How to Detect Counterfeit Money - - There's no real easy way of knowing whether the money you have is legal. If you hold the bills up to the light, you should see some 'invisible' marking that is only seen that way. What you really need, though, is a blacklight. Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Write in Invisible Ink - - Even though I finished drawing on the paper, you cannot see it without a blacklight. I did this using invisible ink. We used to do this when we were kids, remember? How much fun is it to play with something like this? Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Share Your Messages with LED - - Not only does this fan cool me down, it also lights up with messages I program using LED lights! It's a gadget, it serves a purpose, AND it has glowing thingies! It has everything a Geek like me could ask for! Distributed by Tubemogul.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

How to Get Cheap Mac Software - - There's a myth that there's no software available for OS X. That is a lie! If you don't believe me, then check out the MacHeist Bundle. It has a handful of Apps that would be worth around a thousand dollars - but it can be yours for $39! Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Play TRON Light Cycle Games on the Mac or PC - - Do you know what my favorite movie is? I love TRON the movie, and the games as well. The Light Cycles is a lot of fun. I play it on Mac OS X. I can play against myself, or even on a network game. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Friday, March 27, 2009

Can I Has Cheezeburger? - - I put Wicket in my office chair, and had everyone in the live chat take screen grabs of him. I wanted them to make LOLDogs out of his picture, and share them with the World. I did this to promote the new book "I Can Has Cheezeburger?". Distributed by Tubemogul.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

How to Monitor Twitter Keywords and Conversations - - I'm monitoring one simple keyword that I'm quite attached to - my last name. This isn't being done by any kind of software you have to install. It's being done by a web site that allows me to choose keywords to monitor on Twitter. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

How to Add Even More Screens to Your Notebook Computer - - Let's say for argument's sake you want to add two external monitors to a computer that has only one video port. You need a way to connect via another port, such as a USB port. Distributed by Tubemogul.

What's the Best HDTV to Buy? - - Stealing it is not the way to get an HDTV. If you don't know where to start, we have some tips sent in by DellMan94 to help you know what to look for when buying a new HDTV. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

How to Analyze Twitter User Stats - - Everyone uses Twitter differently. Some people use it to do nothing but post updates from their web site. Others use it to converse with friends. There's nothing wrong with using it for different reasons. It's sometimes difficult to tell what kind of user someone is, though. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Monday, March 23, 2009

How to Cool Your Laptop Notebook Computer - It's important to keep your notebook computer cool. It adds wear and tear to your machine when it gets too hot. I've gone through a few different notebook coolers, and done reviews on each of them. I'm seriously considering a switch to the Laptop Lifts though! Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Export a Facebook Calendar - - Of course I'm on Facebook, aren't you? Both of my brothers are there, and even my Dad asked me about it! It's a good resource for networking with others. Did you know you can take your calendar out of Facebook and put it onto your desktop? Distributed by Tubemogul.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

How to Take Notes on the Web - - There are many times I will be on a wesite and need to remind myself of something. I hate Post Its worth a passion, so I won't use those. What else is there I can do to leave myself notes? Thankfully, there's virtual media that will do this for us. Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Get Free Microsoft Software - - Whether you love them or hate them, Microsoft is here to stay. If you ask me, I'd have to say I'm more on the love side. They do some pretty amazing things... especially giving away software to students! Distributed by Tubemogul.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Are There Musicians in our Community? - - I was taking some live calls the other night when David Crandall called in. He said that he's a musician, and wanted me to check out his MySpace music page. I did - and was blown completely away! Distributed by Tubemogul.

Give a Sketch, Get a Sketch - - Do you doodle? I do - I've always been a doodler. I can draw my own caricature, and my dogs. That's about it though. If you like to sketch, you may be interested in a pretty cool website I found. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

What is Your Color? - - What's your color? Is it #3A68A7? That's a really Geeky hex color! I'm not asking your favorite color. I'm asking what your color is, as defined by your first and last name - and your birthdate! Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Unzip ZIP Files Online - - With a ZIP file, you generally have to decompress them. In some cases, you may want to look inside a compressed file, but you may not have the proper software lying around. Did you know you can view what's in an archive without un-archiving it onto your hard drive? Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Open Files with Unknown File Extensions - - Files - those freaking files - are all over your computer and your Internet. Sometimes, people even send you files. What if you have a file you know you need access to, but you don't know how to open it? What do you do? Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Create a Chat Room for Free - - The chat room that we run is on an IRC network at WyldRyde. You can join us using an IRC client, or by joining on the Flash client embedded on my website. However, if you need your own chat room and don't want to use IRC, it's easy to do! Distributed by Tubemogul.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

How to Locate Local Twitter Tweeters - - I am sure there are people in the city I live in who are tweeting right now, but there's not many easy ways to discover them. Do you know who is near you and is on Twitter? Do you know how to find them? Distributed by Tubemogul.

Friday, March 13, 2009

What Web Communities do Artists Use? - - I've long believed that creativity is the pinnacle of intelligence... to take something that is in your head and create something that the rest of the world can enjoy. It just doesn't get better than that. So how do artists connect online? Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Track Your Sleep Habits - - I've pulled all-nighters, that's for sure. If I stay up too long though, everyone starts looking funny. I try to sleep at least eight hours a night. How many hours do you sleep on average? Do you even know of a good way to keep track? Distributed by Tubemogul.

Are You Looking for a Free Internet Whiteboard? - - I had some of the people from our live chat room draw and write on my virtual whiteboard. They managed to quickly fill up 24 pages! I created this for free, using a cool service I came across that you can use for school or work! Distributed by Tubemogul.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

What do You Know About Online Videos? - - I've been doing this live video thing for just about two years now. I wanted to talk about online video today in order to answer a few questions Steve Garfield had for me. He's working on a new book, which should be a great read! Distributed by Tubemogul.

What Colors Complement Each Other? - - People ask me all the time why I normally wear black tshirts. I'm not so good at the whole color-coordinating thing. Despite normally wearing jeans, I do worry about my appearance. I don't want to have mismatched clothes, and look awkward! Distributed by Tubemogul.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Would You Like to See Yourself in Somebody Else's Hair? - - What color hair do you have? Have you ever wondered what you'd look like with more or less hair, or sporting a different color? It's easy to do, using this new website that was sent to me earlier. Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Sync Any Device (Audio, Video, Photos) to a Computer - - Like many of you, I have a lot of gadgets. These devices are capable of playback of audio and video, and of viewing images. Most of my media sits somewhere on my home network. Synchronizing that media between computers and devices can be a nightmare. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

How to Improve Twitter Email Notifications - - Twitter is a great place to stay up-to-date with what your friends are doing, and for them to keep up with you. It's also a great way to meet new people. It's nice that Twitter emails you when someone follows you, but you need more information. Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Place Your Face on a Sticker - - Making stickers out of pictures of myself is just kind of fun. I'm sure all of you played with stickers when you were younger, right? If you've always wanted to turn your face into a custom-cut sticker, now you can! Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Improve the Readability of any Web Page for Free - - Boomarklets are awesome. I remember the first time I saw them - I was amazed! You find them on web pages, and you press the button linked to them. They'll do a variety of things, depending on what they were designed to do. Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Edit PDFs for Free Online - - Editing PDFs is a PITA. You have to find a program that allows you to scan them in, attempt to edit them, save them to your documents, and hopefully turn out the way you need them to. Luckily, there's a free online service that does the work for you! Distributed by Tubemogul.

Monday, March 9, 2009

How to Backup a Web Page - - Web pages change all the time. For you to view an earlier revision of a page, you'll need to view a cached version. There's no easy way of taking a snapshot of a web page at a given point in time. At least, there wasn't until now! Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Integrate Twitter with Your Web Site - - Just because I have a blog, doesn't mean I'm not active on Twitter. As a matter of fact, when I post a blog post, it automatically is tweeted out over my Twitter account. What if I wanted to notify people on Twitter anytime an action happens on my site? Distributed by Tubemogul.

Hard Drive: Fail! - - My Macbook is working now, thankfully. I had to get a new hard drive. Instead of an Apple showing up when the Macbook booted up, I saw a symbol with a circle through it, suggesting there was a problem. After much diagnosing and talking with others, I learned that indeed - my hard drive had died. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

How to Blog - - I've been online since 1992, but I've only been building this business since I started Lockergnome in 1996. I've evolved since the beginning, and opened up Lockergnome to others to blog and make money for themselves, as well. So, what's the secret to successful blogging? Distributed by Tubemogul.

Friday, March 6, 2009

Which Webcam has the Best Audio? - - When you record videos, you need good audio in addition to good video. Ideally, you want something that will give you a good experience, especially if you're on the go. I now have two of these little Eyeball webcams, and the audio quality is great! Distributed by Tubemogul.

How to Track Popular Links on Twitter - - I love links! And, of course, I love Twitter! So, it's no wonder I enjoy checking out links on Twitter, and tracking them. Links are shared constantly on Twitter, and it becomes impossible to keep track of everything. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

More Network Tools for Professionals: PacketTrap PT360 - - In some cases, you may be connected to the Intranet - meaning you need a set of tools to help you troubleshoot problems, or see a problem before you know it exists. PT360 allows you to flow results between tools, save network settings and favorites. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

How to Create a Photo Flipbook - - If you were to take a picture of yourself today and compare it to a picture of yourself from a year ago, the changes are likely subtle. However, if you compare it to one from ten years ago, the difference could be tremendous. Why not take daily photos of yourself, and use them to create a flipbook? Distributed by Tubemogul.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

How to Visualize Files on Your Hard Drive - - During our last GoToMeeting, we took a look at what Will had on his desktop. He was using StepTree in order to view and manage the files in his hard drives. This free program is extremely extensive, and will allow you to keep control of what's on your computer. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Monday, March 2, 2009

How Do You Track Your Twitter Statistics? - - Literally millions of people belong to this social commons known as Twitter. The best part of Twitter is being able to learn about people I would otherwise never have known. Tracking your statistics on Twitter isn't always easy, but thankfully there's a new way to do so. Distributed by Tubemogul.

Have You Tried a Cuby Clock? - Well, this is definitely a cube, and it's a clock. It's also a radio, alarm, and photo/video viewer. You can insert an SD card, and there's a USB port as well. There are no buttons on this neat little digital cube, though. Everything is done by twisting the top. Distributed by Tubemogul.