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Industry Interview: Chrystal Boulanger

One of the things I like to do to is to learn from my fellow designers. This post features my fellow friend and designer Chrystal Boulanger, the professional dynamo from Chrystal Faith Design…for Moxie Businesses. Read along as I pick her brain to see how she handles the life of a designer. How do you…

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How can I change my Gmail address?

Question My husband set up a gmail account for me. It works great, but the problem is I don’t like the account name he chose as it includes my birthday. How can I change it? Answer The bad news is you can’t change your user name in gmail once you create it. The good news…

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How to Print Texts from an iPhone

Question Is there a way to print texts from an iPhone? Answer Yes! There are several ways to do this ranging from free to spending a little cash. Screen shot – Free You can take a screenshot of your iPhone screen by pressing the “home” button and the “power” button simultaneously. It will put your…

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Share iTunes Playlists Across Local Network

Question What is the quick, easy way to set up a local network to share playlists in iTunes? Answer Home Sharing. It’s easy to set up too! You’ll need two computers running iTunes and your iTunes login and password. Home Sharing has been around for a little while, but make sure you have the latest iTunes…

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Preview Separations in InDesign

Question How do I preview separations in InDesign? Answer InDesign has a great way to review your files and make sure your spot colors are spot colors and your process colors are process colors. Launch InDesign Go to Window –> Output –> Separations Preview Select “Separations” from the dropdown menu. From here you can turn…

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My iPad: A Personal Report

I wanted an iPad. I don’t think I could honestly say I needed one. I made up my mind to get one the same day my neighbor did. We decided it would be fun to get up before dawn and camp out at the Apple Store on the release day. (Yes. I’m one of those…

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How do I run a Clean Install with Snow Leopard?

Question How do I do a Clean Install with Snow Leopard? I’m having a lot of computer problems and need to reinstall my system. Answer Macintosh system installs before Snow Leopard had three different ways to install your system. Clean install (wipe your entire hard drive) Normal (update your currrent System Folder) Archive and Install…

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Recommendations for Teaching Yourself Web Design

Question I’ve been planning on talking to an IT counselor at my local college about taking a class or two, or three… in web design. I don’t want to take the wrong classes and in the wrong order, but quite a lot can be learned for free via web. Much of what I know now…

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Duplicate fonts in Snow Leopard?

Question Have you upgraded to Snow Leopard? I only upgraded a couple of days ago, but have run into a slightly irritating font issue. If you have, then maybe you can answer me this: Ever since I upgraded I now have a bunch of “duplicate” fonts showing in Font Book along with a few that…

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What is the difference between Outlook and Outlook Express?

Question I’m currently using Outlook and not Outlook express.  What are the differences between the two and do you think I should switch to Outlook Express? Answer Outlook Express is the free version of Outlook. Outlook Express probably came on your computer. Outlook comes with Microsoft Office. Outlook Express supports SMTP, POP3, and IMAP and…

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