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10 Reasons To Get a KindleNiki I.miranda-main-hero._V189854680_

Thu, 14 Jul 2011 03:44:53 +0000

I love my Kindle, and I’ve had a couple friends ask me why I love it and if they should get one. If you are wondering that too, then I say to you, yes, you should. I know Kindle-haters are usually book collectors, and if you are an avid book collector, then maybe a Kindle […]

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Audio/Video sync issues with Photo Booth on YouTubeNiki I.youtube_58134_photo_booth_enScreen shot 2011-07-13 at 6.55.40 PMyoutube_58134_imovie_1_en

Thu, 14 Jul 2011 02:14:42 +0000

Today I created my first video blog post, and I thought it would be super easy as I have a MacBook with Photo Booth, but I ran into several super annoying issues. I thought I’d share my problems and how I fixed them because I had to do several searches on the internet – very […]

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Looking For Job Opportunities in PortlandNiki I.

Thu, 14 Jul 2011 01:35:08 +0000

I’m currently looking for online marketing and social media job opportunities in the Portland Metro Area (or remotely). I created a short little video to share what I’m looking for and for you to get to know me a little better. Thanks for watching!

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How To Choose A Point And Shoot Digital CameraNiki I.1222844 Larger FrontDSCN1268DSCN0432

Sat, 19 Mar 2011 20:29:36 +0000

I don’t consider myself an expert when it comes to photography but as a consumer, I scour the web when it comes to buying big purchases such as a digital camera. As with most subjects I research online, I found that everyone has their own opinion. Many of the articles I found came from people […]

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Groupon — The Ultimate Deal Provider?Niki I.groupon_logo11209

Thu, 13 Jan 2011 05:11:22 +0000

I received an excellent comment on my last post regarding Foursquare vs. Facebook Places from Sheldon; he asked, “What you think about Groupons? are they going to be affected by facebook deals?” It made me realize that I didn’t know much about Groupon, so I decide to sign up and give it a try.  After […]

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Foursquare vs. Facebook PlacesNiki I.foursquare-fb-250

Thu, 26 Aug 2010 04:29:43 +0000

Although Facebook Places is in its infancy, it is definitely causing a stir in the social media world — especially for one of the leading location-based networks, Foursquare. Blogs everywhere are blowing up on this topic and many believe that Facebook Places will be the Foursquare killer once it becomes more developed. I don’t think […]

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HTC Droid Eris Low on Space?Niki I.broken-eris3

Mon, 16 Aug 2010 04:55:43 +0000

A few weeks ago my phone started saying that it was low on storage space. Low on space? I hadn’t changed anything! Needless to say, it was frustrating for the notification to keep popping up — especially since I kept deleting apps to free up my internal memory. I finally fixed the problem — Facebook […]

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Tips For College SeniorsNiki I.Stressed Out Student

Fri, 02 Jul 2010 23:40:55 +0000

It has been a full year since I’ve graduated from the University of Oregon which also means it has been a full year of working in the “real world.” Though it has not been as scary as I imagined it would, I definitely can attribute much of my success to my actions during my senior […]

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Droid Eris ReviewNiki I.HTC Desire

Fri, 15 Jan 2010 21:33:08 +0000

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to upgrade my cell phone from a LG enV2 to a HTC Droid Eris. I’ve never before had a smartphone, let alone any internet capabilities. A lot of people have been asking me how I like it, so I decided to write a review of the phone (from what I’ve experienced […]

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Celebrities on TwitterNiki I.nytimestwitter

Wed, 10 Jun 2009 06:38:52 +0000

Everyone is on Twitter, especially celebrities. Watching the playoffs, I had to laugh out loud when I heard Dwight Howard thank his Twitter followers. And then I had to add him. There are hundreds of different Web sites that give out “authentic” celebrity Twitter accounts, including CelebrityTweet, TIMES online and The Guardian online. But why […]

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