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One Minute Tip



A collection of Podcasted Technology Tips, Interviews, Quickstarts and Videos for people who don't have time to read manuals cover to cover. What will you learn today?



Published: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 01:00:36 -0700

Last Build Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 01:00:36 -0700

Copyright: Copyright 2011 One Minute Tip
 



Tip 181: Publish a personal e-newspaper (paper.li) - One Minute Tip Podcast

Fri, 28 Oct 2011 01:00:36 -0700

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Brought me back to the good old days of working on the school newspaper. Create a Daily, Weekly or special edition newspaper of your very own custom content. http://www.paper.li
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-paperli_181.mp3




Tip 180: Fun with Aliases - One Minute Tip Podcast

Sat, 22 Oct 2011 08:00:36 -0700

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Aliases are symbolic links to original files, folders applications and Volumes. Here is a quick how-to-make and reclaim aliases. Making stuff easier to find.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-aliases_180.mp3




Tip 179: Join.Me Screen Sharing.

Thu, 28 Jul 2011 08:00:36 -0700

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Find yourself sending loads of screenshots to friends, family and clients? Lets step it up a notch and show them live with Join.me. www.join.me A cool free way to share computer screens
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-join-me_179.mp3




Tip 178: Quick file compression

Thu, 09 Jun 2011 08:00:36 -0700

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Even with the price of memory coming down and the size of hard disk drives going up. It never hurts to save a little space on your drive. Here is a quick and easy tip to compress files and folders in 2 steps.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-quick-compression_178.mp3




Tip 177: Google Alerts

Mon, 30 May 2011 08:00:36 -0700

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Do you check the morning paper (Traditional or Electronic) every morning? Need more News? Try Google Alerts to receive news, videos, blog posts and events throughout the day.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-google-alerts_177.mp3




Tip 176: Preview and Annotate

Mon, 28 Feb 2011 08:00:36 -0700

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Apples Preview.app has a great built-in Annotate feature. Use it to quickly add Arrows, Boxes, Circles and Text boxes to screenshots, PDFs and other types of image files.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-preview-annotate_176.mp3




Tip 175: Drop Box

Fri, 14 Jan 2011 08:00:36 -0700

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Have you ever forgotten a file on your desktop or did not remember to update your usb drive before leaving home? Maybe you should try DropBox.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-dropbox_175.mp3




Tip 174: More Spotlight Tricks

Mon, 13 Dec 2010 08:00:36 -0700

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Finding files is fast and easy with Spotlight. In this tip, a few more Spotlight tricks. Where the item is located, search by date and Privacy.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-more-spotlight-tricks_174.mp3




Tip 173: Google Fast Flip

Mon, 11 Oct 2010 08:00:36 -0700

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Do you miss the old days of browsing the Newspaper rack? Try Google Fast Flip, a visual way of scanning for your news. See covers of popular newspapers, magazines and blogs quickly. Then use your right and left arrow keys to navigate.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-google-fast-flip_173.mp3




Tip 172: Really Deleting Files

Mon, 9 Aug 2010 08:00:36 -0700

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Are your deleted files really gone? Selling, donating or recycling your computer or hard disc drive? Here is one way to make sure all of your confidential files are deleted.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-deleting-files_172.mp3




Tip 171: Instapaper

Mon, 28 Jun 2010 08:00:36 -0700

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Are your, to read later bookmarks, starting to pile up in your bookmark bar or on your desktop? With a few simple steps you could easily save and read these pages later, from any browser, anywhere. Use www.instapaper.com to add a Read Later button to your browser.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-instapaper_171.mp3




Tip 170: Emailing Safari

Thu, 1 Apr 2010 08:00:36 -0700

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Here is a fast and easy way to email web pages or links using Safari. Under the File Menu and choose Mail Contents of This Page or Mail Link to This Page.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-emailing-safari_170.mp3




Tip 169: Google Maps and Bikes

Thu, 18 Mar 2010 08:00:36 -0700

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Google has added biking routes to google maps. Let the green lines show you the way. But remember, you can always drop and drag your own path.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-google-bikes_169.mp3




Tip 168: Location in iPhoto 09

Sat, 28 Nov 2009 08:00:36 -0700

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Not all cameras have GPS. Here is how you can use Apples iPhoto 09 to add or modify location data to both photos and videos.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-locations-in-iPhoto_168.mp3




Tip 167: New Google Music Search

Thu, 29 Oct 2009 08:00:36 -0700

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In late October 2009, Google added music search. Now when you search an album, artists or lyrics, your top hits will include album art, music links and play preview buttons.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-google-music-search_167.mp3




Tip 166: The Macintosh Dirty Button.

Thu, 24 Sep 2009 08:00:36 -0700

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A dirty button can be found inside the close button of a document being edited. Save the document and the dirty button will disappear. A nice visual reminder to Save your file.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-dirty-button-mac_166.mp3




Tip 165: Opera Unite - Web Server and more.

Wed, 2 Sep 2009 08:00:36 -0700

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With Opera Unite (unite.opera.com) you can quickly and easily set up a web server, media player, photo sharing, chat client and more, all with a few clicks of the mouse and the best part. its all runs from your computer. No special set-up required.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-opera-unite_165.mp3




Tip 164: Large files and Mobile Me - www.me.com

Tue, 21 Apr 2009 08:00:36 -0700

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Do you know the file size limit of your email service? How about the file size of your recipients service? With Apples Mobile Me - www.me.com - you store large files and sent email notification to friends, family or business associates.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-large-files-mobileme_164.mp3




Tip 163: YouTube Educational Channel

Mon, 13 Apr 2009 08:00:36 -0700

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Want to turn that mindless video watching time into a fun and educational experience? Check out YouTubes Educational Channel at www.youtube.com/edu. And maybe pick up a quick lecture on Einsteins General Theory of Relativity or Minor Blues Chord Progressions in a Guitar Lesson.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-youtubes-edu-channel_163.mp3




Tip 162: Auto Quit Printer Icon in Apples Dock

Tue, 7 Apr 2009 00:00:36 -0700

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In Apples dock, the printer icon will remain after a printing session is completed. Here are the steps to Auto Quit the printer to remove it from the Dock after printing.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-auto-quit-printer-icon_162.mp3




Tip 161: Coolest Webcam Trick

Fri, 6 Mar 2009 00:00:36 -0700

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Want to see a cool webcam trick? Install the most current Flash Player plugin and turn on your printer. Then check out http://ge.ecomagination.com/site/ and select The Smart Grid is closer than you think link. Next choose the Open the Door to the Smart Grid button. Don't forget to blow into your microphone in the Wind Turbine demo. You will have to see this to believe it.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-coolest-webcam-trick_161.mp3




Tip 160: Grand Central Phone Service

Sat, 31 Jan 2009 00:00:36 -0700

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Check out Grand Central, a cool web based phone service from Google. Here is a short feature list. Screen Callers - Listen In while a message is being recorded - Call Record - Block unwanted Callers - SMS and Email Notifications - Ring Different Phones - Custom Greetings - RingShare - WebCall Button - CallSwitch - Click2Call and even Mobile Access. You will never need another phone numbers again.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-grand-central_160.mp3




Tip 159: Good Old FIND (command F)

Tue, 27 Jan 2009 00:00:36 -0700

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As hard disc drives increase in size. Finding content stored on them has also becomes more difficult. We have covered Spotlight in previous tips. But in this tip, lets take a look at good old FIND.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-good-old-find_159.mp3




Tip 158: iTunes gift cards and shortcuts

Thu, 15 Jan 2009 00:00:36 -0700

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Maybe you received an iTunes gift card this holiday season? They were all the rage... Here are a few shortcuts to speed up your listening and viewing experience.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-itunes-shortcuts-gift-cards_158.mp3




Tip 157: Drag and Drop Attachments in Apple Mail

Fri, 31 Oct 2008 00:00:36 -0700

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Drag and Drop works just about everywhere in the Macintosh environment. For example, you can instantly add an attachments to Apple Mail by just dragging items to its dock icon.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-drag-drop-attachments-mail_157.mp3




Tip 156: Cooliris browser plugin

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 13:17:03 -0700

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Tired of viewing the web the old fashion way. Try www.cooliris.com browser plugin for a cinematic look at the web. Discover, Shop, Search and Scroll. Works with Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-cooliris-browser-plugin_156.mp3




Tip 155: Preserving web pages with PDF

Sun, 28 Sep 2008 13:17:03 -0700

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Here is a way to preserve web pages using Save as PDF with Apples print options (10.4 and newer)
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-pdf-web-pages_155.mp3




Tip 154: Securing Gmail with SSL

Mon, 15 Sep 2008 13:17:03 -0700

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Google has added a new security feature to Gmail. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) but you have to turn it on manually. Login to Gmail choose settings and check Always use https in the Browser connections options. This could cause Gmail to run a touch slower, but more secure.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-securing-gmail-ssl_154.mp3




Tip 153: Keyboard your way through Google Maps.

Tue, 26 Aug 2008 13:17:03 -0700

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This tip contains a quick rundown of keyboard shortcuts in Google Maps. For both the main map window and street view. You will learn how to zoom, pan, rotate, move (Drive) forwards and backwards.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-keyboarding-google-maps_153.mp3




Tip 152: Parental Controls in 10.5

Tue, 12 Aug 2008 13:17:03 -0700

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Apple has updated Parental Controls in Leopard 10.5. Here is a quick rundown of its set-up and options.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-parental-controls_152.mp3




Tip 151: Buried Podcast Treasures at BBC World Service

Wed, 06 Aug 2008 00:01:06 -0700

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Just cant get enough world news? The BBC World Service Radio web page has links to many, if not all of the networks shows in podcast format. Search by station, genre or alphabetical... Not enough hours in a day.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-bbc-podcasts_151.mp3




Tip 150: MobileMe - Galleries and Passwords

Mon, 28 Jul 2008 00:01:06 -0700

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Setting up a password for viewing MobileMe image galleries is a snap. All you need is a valid MobileMe account and iPhoto 7.1.4 or newer. Remember, Windows users can upload photos through the Web interface.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-mobileme-passwords_150.mp3




Tip 149: Snagfilms.com

Sun, 20 Jul 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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You can watch full-length documentary films for free, take them with you or put them anywhere on the web, with an embedded widget. Now you can Donate your pixels and support independent film! Check out www.snagfilms.com


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-snagfilms_149.mp3




Tip 148: Address Book's Little Black Book

Mon, 14 Jul 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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Use the following tip to make an analog version of your address book. A number of formats are available. Mailing Labels, Envelopes, Lists and that all important Pocket Address Book, for a pocket or desk drawer. Makes a great birthday reminder books.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-address-book-printing_148.mp3




Tip 147: Emergency iPod - iPhone charging

Tue, 08 Jul 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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In an emergency, Here is an interesting way to charge a dead or almost dead iPhone - iPod battery. Thank you big box retailer.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-emergency-iphone-charging_147.mp3




Tip 146: System Preferences in the Menu Bar (Mac)

Mon, 23 Jun 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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You can gain quick access to some items in the System Preferences Pane by checking the Show in Menu Bar check box. (Sound, Monitor and Time Machine come to mind) These Menu Bar items can also me moved around (Command + Drag) and even removed.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-Syspref-Menu-Bar_146.mp3




Tip 145: Google Earth and Disney World in 3D

Sun, 08 Jun 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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What a great combination. Google Earth and Disney World in 3D. Take a walk down Main Street USA or Spaceship Earth over at EPCOT. All you need is the lasted version of Google Earth and some time to play.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-google-earth-disney_145.mp3




Tip 144: Activity Monitor

Mon, 02 Jun 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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The Activity Monitor is helpful for checking under the hood of your Macintosh. You can use it for finding memory hogs and applications that have stopped responding. The Activity Monitor can be found in your utilities folder in the applications folder.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-activity-monitor_144.mp3




Tip 143: One use credit card number

Sun, 25 May 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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With your browser and a Paypal account, you can create a one time use credit card number or a number that can be used again and again but only for a single website. It works with any browser and no special software needed. Find it in the Tools menu on your account page.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-1-use-cc-number_143.mp3




Tip 142: Quick Look

Sun, 18 May 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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Quick Look - The names says it all.... select a file or folder in your Finder and then the space bar. Leopard will display a visual of the item or items selected. See the Images, Hear the Audio, Play the Video. Don't forget your arrows keys. A great deal faster than trying to figure out the name you gave the file....


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-quicklook_142.mp3




Tip 141: Print to PDF - Mail to Gmail

Sun, 11 May 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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Accessing important files when away from your computer can be troublesome. Here is a quick way to store and retrieve frequently used data. Print your file to a PDF file and mail it to your offsite gmail account. Use gmalis labels to organize your incoming content.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-print-pdf-gmail_141.mp3




Tip 140: Drop.io - Swiss army knife of file transfer

Sun, 04 May 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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A folder with up to 100 MB of storage, private or public, for photos, audio, media files. I can access it through the web, email, SMS/phone or fax. I can even call the folder from my phone and leave a message.... and all of this for free! You have to check this web service. www.drop.io. Like a Swiss army knife for file transfer.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-drop-io_140.mp3




Tip 139: Quick Dictionary - Leopard

Wed, 23 Apr 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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Here is a quick and easy way to lookup a word in most OS X native applications. Command + Control + D. A small window will display. Here you can select Dictionary or Thesaurus for a quick word check. Need more information? Select the more… option and be taken to the full-blown Dictionary application.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-quick-dictionary_139.mp3




Tip 138: Speak your message with Jott

Sun, 16 Mar 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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Now and then you run across new and extremely helpful web services. www.jott.com will record your voice, transcribe it and send it off as an email or text message. Jott yourself, contacts, to do lists or even your google calendar. Tons of other cool features as well. Check it out at www.jott.com. Do not forget to Jott yourself an Amazon list...


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-jott-me-a-message_138.mp3




Tip 137: Keyboard Shortcuts - Leopard

Sun, 17 Feb 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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Leopard (10.5) has some great new keyboard shortcuts. This tip covers the shortcut to selecting items from the menubar without using the mouse. Command +F2 will do the trick. Use the Tab and arrow keys to navigate your way around the menus. Dont forget the space bar.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-keyboard-shortcuts-leopard_137.mp3




Tip 136: Finding Perfect Colors

Sun, 13 Jan 2008 22:32:06 -0700

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Ever needed to match or harmonize a color in a great photograph? http://bighugelabs.com/flickr/colors.php will work from an uploaded image or from your flicker / photobucket collections. Select Create to view, print or copy web colors. A neat way to set up a color scheme for a web site, scrapbook or a can of paint for a room remodel.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-finding-great-colors_136.mp3




Tip 135: Youtube subscriptions in Safari (Mac - Windows)

Wed, 19 Dec 2007 22:32:06 -0700

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Here is a great way to avoid the clutter of the Youtube interface. Subscribe to your favorites tags with the Safari 3 browser (Mac - Win). Use the following examples in the address line. To subscribe to Videos with the tag "car" enter: feed://www.youtube.com/rss/tag/car.rss To subscribe to Videos with the tag car and truck enter: feed://www.youtube.com/rss/tag/car+truck.rss To subscribe to Videos from an individual user enter: feed://www.youtube.com/rss/user/-the_users_name-/videos.rss And since these feeds are subscriptions they will update as more content in added.


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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-youtube-subscriptions-safari_135.mp3




Tip 134: Speak My Settings (Mac)

Mon, 12 Nov 2007 22:32:06 -0700

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Here is a way to have your Macintosh “tell” you what your slider settings are (volume, balance, etc). Command + Function key 5 will turn on speech. Use the tab key to move through each item.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-speak-my-settings_134.mp3




Tip 133: Stopping your iPod

Fri, 26 Oct 2007 22:32:06 -0700

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Here is another way to stop your iPod while playing, even with the hold button on.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-stopping-your-ipod_133.mp3




Tip 132: Keywords in iPhoto 08

Mon, 01 Oct 2007 22:32:06 -0700

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Adding Keywords is now fast and easy in iPhoto 08. Enter Keywords on the fly, use drop and drag or custom keyboard shortcuts.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-keywords-iphoto-08_132.mp3




Tip 131: Saving web pages with Safari 3

Mon, 17 Sep 2007 22:32:06 -0700

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Saving web page in Apple's Safari 3 (Macintosh and Vista) is a snap. Save links for emailers, artwork and entire archives.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-saving-safari-3_131.mp3




Tip 130: Google Earth and Sky

Thu, 30 Aug 2007 22:32:06 -0700

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With version 4.2 of Google Earth (http://earth.google.com/) you can now look up. Zoom to your current location on earth and then click on the View Sky button (top of the main window) to see your current universe. Be sure to check out the animations of the moon and planets.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-google-earth-sky_130.mp3




Tip 129: Icons in Window Toolbars

Sun, 22 Jul 2007 22:32:06 -0700

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There are icons in the Dock, the Sidebar and the Desktop... How about displaying your favorite icons at the top of each and every window. It's easy with the Customize Toolbar feature.
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-icons-in-toolbar_129.mp3




Tip 128: Google Maps Alternate Routes

Sun, 15 Jul 2007 21:17:45 -0700

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Once again Google has updated its Google.com/maps site. Now you can adjust points in-between your Starting and Ending directions. To avoid streets or to make stops along the way.
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Tip 127: Keyboard Viewer

Mon, 09 Jul 2007 00:01:00 -0700

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How do I type a Copyright mark, Circumflex or Paragraph symbol? Find all of theses hidden special characters and more on your keyboard with the Keyboard Viewer.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-keyboard-viewer_127.mp3




Tip 126: Multiple iTunes Libraries

Sat, 30 Jun 2007 00:01:00 -0700

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With all of the new playback devices like iPhones, iPods, AppleTVs and their different formats. Movies, TV shows Podcasts, etc. Sometimes playlists just don't cut it. This tip covers the process of setting up multiple iTunes Libraries. These new libraries can be set up on local drives or network storage drives. And can even help cut down on multiple copies of media.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-multiple-itunes-lib_126.mp3




Tip 125: Google Image Labeler

Wed, 30 May 2007 12:01:01 +0000

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Play a 2 minute game, receive points and help Google label their images. Check it out at http://images.google.com/imagelabeler/

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-google-labeler_125.mp3




Tip 124: Exporting iTunes Playlists

Mon, 23 Apr 2007 12:01:01 +0000

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There are a number of ways to export your iTunes Playlists. CD Audio for playback in your cars CD player. MP3 CD for newer CD players (Sorry no AAC files) Data CD or DVD for backing up your ripped and purchased audio, and even your podcasts.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-export-itunes-playlists_124.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 41: History.

Sat, 17 Mar 2007 00:01:00 -0800

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Moving backward and forward with the History palette

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Tip 122: Googles Calling.

Thu, 01 Feb 2007 21:28:45 -0800

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(image) How would you like to make a phone call and have Google pick up the tab. Try www.google.com/maps search a business or personal listing and use the call link. Free for most calls.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-Googles-Calling_122.mp3




Tip 123: Unlimited (Free) Music Storage - Oboe

Mon, 12 Feb 2007 12:01:01 +0000

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Yes it is free! Unlimited music storage (mp3, mp4, ogg, aif and more) www.mp3tunes.com. You can sync this digital storage locker to your iTunes music library and then listen to your music on any web connected computer via a web browser or iTunes.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-mp3tunes-oboe_123.mp3




Tip 121: 20q.net (20 Questions).

Tue, 31 Oct 2006 12:01:01 +0000

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How about a little fun and games for the One Minute Tip's 2 year anniversary show. A guessing game, www.20q.net. Music, TV, Movies and More. How do they do it....?

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-20q-net_121.mp3




Tip 120: avi to mov and iPod - iSquint.

Sat, 30 Sep 2006 23:29:05 -0700

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A very cool and free utility to convert avi files to mov and iPod formatted files. www.isquint.org
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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-ipod-isquint_120.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 40: Layer Styles.

Tue, 29 Aug 2006 00:01:00 -0800

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A very cool way to add adjustable effects to a layer. 10 different effects in all. Each with many different options.

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http://www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-PSW-layer-styles_040.mp3




Tip 119: librivox.org - Free Audiobooks for Everyone-.

Wed, 30 Aug 2006 12:01:01 +0000

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How would you like to listen to the works of Mark Twain or H. G. Wells, for free? How about reading your favorite public domain book for the rest of the world to hear? Check out www.librivox.org.-

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-free-audiobooks_119.mp3




Tip 118: Where did we park the car?

Mon, 21 Aug 2006 12:01:01 +0000

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Have you ever forgotten where you parked your car. Here is a little tip to help you remember (Picture Phone Required)

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-park-the-car_118.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 39: Layer Masks.

Fri, 04 Aug 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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Layer masks hide, but do not remove, pixels from your original image. Revealing and hiding selections.

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http://www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-PSW-layer-mask_039.mp3




Tip 117: Hot Corners in OS X Tiger.

Mon, 24 Jul 2006 12:01:01 +0000

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Move the cursor into one of the 4 corners of your monitor to....Start - Stop your screen saver or maybe trigger an Expose action. Here are the simple steps to setting up "Hot Corners"

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-Hot-Corners-Tiger_117.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 38: Transforming Layers (Part 3).

Wed, 19 Jul 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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This tip covers the uses of Free Transform. Layer flipping and a very cool shortcut to rotate a layer with the Measure tool.

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http://www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-PSW-Transform-Part-3_038.mp3




Tip 116: RSS is everywhere.

Mon, 17 Jul 2006 12:01:01 +0000

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Look who's running weekly ads vis RSS (Really Simple Syndication) Target Department Stores. Pick up the feed at "http://sites.target.com/site/en/spot/rss/weeklyad.rss".

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-RSS-Everywhere_116.mp3




Tip 115: iTunes Wishlist #2.

Mon, 10 Jul 2006 12:01:01 +0000

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Here is a quick and easy way to see if you have already purchased a song or video form Apples iTunes.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-iTunes-Wishlist-2_115.mp3




Tip 114: Printing in Apples iTunes.

Mon, 03 Jul 2006 12:01:01 +0000

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Professional looking CD labels in Apple's iTunes. Just select "Print"... 3 different printing styles and multiple themes.

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Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 37: Transforming Layers (Part 2).

Sun, 18 Jun 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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Let's work with a few of the other transformation menu items. Select a layer - Choose Edit > Transform > and select a sub menu item.

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Tip 113: Google Earth 4 (Beta).

Fri, 16 Jun 2006 12:01:43 -0800

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We love maps here at the One Minute Tip podcast. So we just had to tell you about Googles newest release. Check out the new navigation cluster, redesigned panels and quick access tools. Google Earth.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-Google-Earth-4_113.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 36: Transforming Layers (Scale).

Mon, 12 Jun 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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Many transformations can be applied to a layer. Let's start with scale. Select a layer - Choose Edit > Transform > Scale.

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Tip 112: Desktop Printing (OSX Tiger).

Mon, 05 Jun 2006 12:01:43 -0800

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It's all about saving time. Let's cut out a few extra steps by printing from the desktop.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-Desktop-Printing-Tiger_112.mp3




Skype Update

Tue, 30 May 2006 12:01:43 -0800

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VoIP provider Skype rolled out an update Friday 26, May 2006, to quash a bug that can let attackers send a file to a recipient without his or her consent, and potentially obtain access to the computer and its data. All versions of Skype for Windows prior to and including 2.0.x.104, as well as the beta 2.5.x.0 to and including 2.5.x.78, are vulnerable. Skype told users that they should update to patched versions 2.0.0.105 and the beta 2.5.0.82 from the Web site as soon as possible.

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Tip 111: Synchronizing with .Mac.

Mon, 15 May 2006 12:01:43 -0800

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Here is how to Automatically Synchronize your .Mac iDisk to your local Computer(s).

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-synchronizing-dotmac_111.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 35: Layers (Part 2).

Wed, 03 May 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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Different layer types will be covered in this tip. As well as layer duplication, hiding and deleting.

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http://www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-PSW-Layers-part2_035.mp3




Tip 110: Custom Music Stations - Pandora.

Mon, 01 May 2006 12:01:43 -0800

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Need to take a break from listening to Podcasts? Your CD's sounding a little stale? Can't handle top 40 radio? Check out Pandora. Create custom stations based on your favorite Artists or Song titles.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-Custom-Music-Pandora_110.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 34: The Layers Palette (Part 1).

Wed, 26 Apr 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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This tip is the first in a series covering the Layers Palette. This tip covers the background layer. Layer locks and Layer Fill options.

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http://www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-PSW-Layers-Palette_034.mp3




Tip 109: Screen Zoom (OS X Tiger).

Mon, 24 Apr 2006 12:01:43 -0800

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In Tip 58 we covered enlarging the cursor. Now lets zoom the screen.

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Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 33: The Paths Palette.

Wed, 19 Apr 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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The Paths palette is used for saving, selecting and duplicating path information. A very cool hidden feature of the Paths Palette... You can convert a feathered selection into a path to remove its feathered edge.

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Tip 108: GoogleGuide.

Mon, 17 Apr 2006 12:01:43 -0800

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If you are a regular Google user. You may want to check out this site www.googleguide.com A site full of helpful Google "Stuff".

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-GoogleGuide_108.mp3




Tip 107: Listening to Podcasts on a TiVo.

Mon, 10 Apr 2006 12:01:43 -0800

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Here is yet another way to listen to Podcast... On your TiVo Series 2 DVR. Select - Music, Photos, Products, and More < Podcaster. Be sure to enter in www.oneminutetip.com/feed.xml and give it a "green thumbs up" to be added to your favorites list.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-TiVo-Podcast_107.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 32: The Path Selection Tools.

Wed, 05 Apr 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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Now that we have created a few shapes, let's modify them. The Path Selection tool selects all points on a path. The Direct Selection tool selects individual points on a path. (Always remember to de-select)

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Tip 106: iPod Volume Limits. (Nano - 5th Gen)

Mon, 03 Apr 2006 12:01:43 -0800

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Apples iPod software update 1.1.1 allows you to set the volume limit either with or without a combination. Check out Apples web site for more information on Sound and Hearing.

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Tip 105: PayPal Mobile (US and Canada).

Fri, 31 Mar 2006 12:01:43 -0800

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A new way to send PayPal payments via your cellphone. Call 1-800-4PAYPAL or send a text message to 729725 (PAYPAL) with an amount and a recipient's phone number.

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Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 31: The Pen Tool.

Wed, 29 Mar 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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With the Pen Tool you can create shapes other then the basic circles and squares. Be sure to spent some time with the magnetic option within the Freeform Pen tool.

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Tip 104: Auto Ripping in Apple iTunes.

Mon, 20 Mar 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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Here is a quick and easy way to rip your entire CD library with the "Import Songs and Eject" setting in Apple iTunes.

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Tip 103: The Ever Expanding Google Map.

Fri, 17 Mar 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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First there was Google Maps. Then Google Moon. Followed by Google Earth. What's next? Mars of course.

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Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 30: The Shape Tools.

Wed, 15 Mar 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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Shapes can be drawn on the canvas as Vector or Bitmaps. Be sure to check out all of the Shape Tool options.

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Tip 102: OS X Tiger and Dialog Boxes.

Mon, 13 Mar 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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A "Mouseless" way to navigate a Save As... dialog box.

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Tip 101: How Stuff Works.

Fri, 10 Mar 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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A fun web site containing hundreds of "linked" articles. From Bluetooth to Lock-picking and everything in-between.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-How-Stuff-Works_101.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 29: Eyedropper, Color Sampler and Measure Tools.

Wed, 08 Mar 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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How to "Pick-up" Color. Using the Info Palette. Sampling up to 4 colors. Measuring distances and angles with the Protractor option.

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Tip 100: Drop and Drag with Expose

Mon, 06 Mar 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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First there was Copy and Paste. Then Drop and Drag. And now…Drop and Drag with Expose. (Fast and Easy)

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Tip 99: Image Fun with www.text-image.com

Fri, 03 Mar 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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This web site brings back memories of typewriters and junior high school. Convert your images into one's and zero's (or maybe a company or product name)

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-Image-Fun_099.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 28: Grids, Guides and Rulers

Wed, 01 Mar 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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How to set-up, hide, show and adjust these non-printable items. We also revisit "how to override the default unit of measurement"

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http://www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-PSW-Grid-Guides-Rulers_028.mp3




Tip 98: Saving Web Pages with Safari

Sun, 26 Feb 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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Saving Web Pages for the future. You never know when that favorite page may come up missing.

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http://media.techpodcasts.com/one_minute_tip/www.newmediamanuals.com/podcast/OMT-Saving-Web-Safari_098.mp3




Photoshop Wednesdays Tip 27: Blur, Sharpen and Smudge Tools

Wed, 22 Feb 2006 23:06:43 -0800

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The tool names say it all. Be sure to check out the Finger Painting option.

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