October 24th, 2010 • 2 Comments »
So this one is a bit late, and far overdue, however I was only finally able to get video to transfer from the camera to the computer. No thanks to Sony. Seriously… Who doesn’t make drivers for OS X these days?
Last year one of my friends got married and I wanted to give them a truly personalized gift. I discovered a few months before a small shop had bought a laser etching machine, so I approached them about laser etching a wine bottle.
June 24th, 2010 • No Comments »
Back in April I had received my iPad, a purchase made site unseen, and after two months of constant use, it has changed the way I run my small business, forever.
After months of craving for an iPod Touch, the iPhone has no coverage where I live, I knew instantly, while watching the announcement, this was going to allow me to do more outside of my office, without hauling a laptop. I don’t play a lot of games on it, nor am I writing lengthly reports on it. Although typing on it is very simple and easy, plus I send most of my emails from it. However… I am able to go to a meeting with a potential, or existing, client and do several things that I have never done before.
May 9th, 2010 • No Comments »
There are many steps involved when is comes to designing a website. The development of the site’s structure in Photoshop is one of the very first and consumes many hours to ensure the look is just right. However what many people don’t understand is that it can not be uploaded right away, the next step is to convert the PSD (Photoshop file) into a standards compliant XHTML & CSS files.
April 20th, 2010 • 1 Comment »
When I started freelancing, I looked at nearly a dozen programs that did time tracking and billing, but at that time there wasn’t much out that was of decent quality and reasonable pricing. Most of the good programs cost upwards of $80-$100, and at that time I just couldn’t afford them.