Archive for the ‘ computers ’ Category

Staring at Windows…

Recently, I had a major computer malfunction, and my iMac G5 (which is a 2005 model) took a major dump.  I was in a bind because I needed a computer for school, and I definitely didn’t have time to order parts or wait for the iMac to get repaired.  So, I panicked, ran to Walmart, and bought a Samsung laptop running Windows 7.  It sucked.  Luckily, my brother was able to repair the Mac and I was able to return the Samsung for a full refund.  You’d think that the moral of the story would be “buy Mac”, but there was a deeper lesson to be learned.

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Photoshoplifter

Have you ever used an illegal or pirated copy of expensive software?  It’s sometimes easy to do so under justifications such as “if the company didn’t make it so expensive…” and “if I were using the software every day maybe I’d actually pay for it.”.  Let me tell you how Jesus convicted me of using an unregistered copy of Adobe Photoshop, and how God honored that conviction with providing me with the deal of a lifetime.

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I’m not addicted…I’m microblogging.

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In a world obsessed with the internet, demoralized by Facebook, and constantly connected via smart phones, where do you differentiate sharing relevant information in a useful way from overexhausting social networking at the expense of actual human interaction?
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Animoto: Web Videos for Dummies


As I continue searching for free hosting solutions to meet all of your online needs, I found an excellent way to make, host and share impressive and professional web videos for free.  If you have a product or project you’d like to promote with a cool web video that you can share on YouTube, Twitter or Facebook, you might want to check out Animoto.  You might find everything you’re looking for with their free service, or, if you require lengthy videos with lots of effects and such, you can also take advantage of their decently priced pay services.
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Facebook Surviver

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You are, no doubt, familiar with Facebook, and you probably recall watching an episode or two of Survivor.  Ever wonder what would happen if you combined the two?
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