Social media image size cheat sheet

Anyone that's designed graphical branding for social media properties before knows the pain of precisely sizing images to fit properly into the different content panes. If you've ever asked: What's the size of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to take Facebook’s new “want” and “collect” buttons for a test drive

Facebook is testing new features that move the site closer to ecommerce territory and take aim at rival social network Pinterest. Want to give Facebook's “want” and “collect” buttons a go? Then followthe

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2012 Christine Wong

5 frame worthy tips for photo cropping

When I was about 15 years old and a fledgling "serious" photographer, I wanted to enlarge and crop one of my photos in a particular way. Unfortunately, in 1979 it was all but

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2012 David Johnson

Uninstall a hard-to-remove piece of software

Before you try to manually remove a program, make sure there's no uninstaller. Check the Start menu. If the Start menu contains a submenu for the unwanted program, there's likely a link to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2012 Lincoln Spector

How to build an energy efficient gaming PC

Are you a gamer with a big electricity bill every month? Are you looking to build a great gaming PC that doesn't sound like a jet engine every time you start playing Diablo

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 25th, 2012 Loyd Case

The five Cs of highly effective startups

Connecting with clients, cultivating talent, developing a corporate culture, listening to good counsel, and holding regular team conferences - those are the secrets to success. These essential ingredients cooking up a hot tech

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 22nd, 2012 Nestor Arellano

5 Outlook shortcuts you need to know

Outlook: Love it or hate it, there's room for improvement.Personally, I tend to view Microsoft's information manager as bloated, confusing, and frequently annoying, which is why I'm always on the lookout for ways

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 20th, 2012 Rick Broida

Canadian machines hit by massive Mac botnet

A Mac trojan horse spotted by security analysts since last year has infected more than 600,000 Apple computers, says Dr. Web, a Russian antivirus vendor. More than 56 per cent of the infected

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 5th, 2012 Daniel Ionescu

Infographics basics

Media and publishing professionals know that infographics are hugely popular, and are more likely to be shared via social media than a standard blog post or article. By combining images with data, infographics

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2012 Angela West

6 file sharing sites serve as MegaUpload alternatives

The U.S. government's shutdown of MegaUpload might have seemed like bad news for online file sharing, but it could be a boon for other file sharing sites -- at least those that aren't

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 25th, 2012 Jared Newman

iPhone users complain of iOS 5 upgrade problems

Many iPhone users are finding they can't finish their upgrade to iOS 5, and speculation is that the Apple servers handling the downloads are overwhelmed by the demand.By late afternoon Wednesday, a discussion

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2011 John Cox

Adobe Premiere Elements 10 offers video editing for the rest of us

A video editor is still seen as a specialist tool, but the capacity and desire to make and edit videos these days is pretty widespread. You might want to pull video from your

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 26th, 2011 Peter Kim

Video Rewind: How to take your business global

Do you think your small or medium sized business is ready to branch out into a larger market?Start- up experts believe that many entrepreneurs, reaching beyond Canada's borders is well worth the risksSpeakers

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

A Mac pro’s 5 minute Lion configuration

By Christopher Breen Reader David Mitchell delves into the personal with this question about Lion. He writes: I'm planning to buy Lion and was curious about what pros like you do when you

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 20th, 2011 IDG News Service