What is Bandwidth?

There are two kinds of bandwidth. I know. Confusing already. Bandwidth can refer to speed (how fast you can go) or it can refer to hosting (how much can you transfer).

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What is a PDF? Do I need Adobe? Why isn't it free?

Question I used to have Adobe (for free) until my computer crashed and burned a few weeks ago.  I keep running into things that say they can only run on Adobe so I went to download it again but now I find that they charge for it.  Do I really need Adobe to run those different things or…

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How can I open an EPS file?

An EPS file (Encapsulated Postscript) is a file format usually reserved for industry standards graphics. To open and edit an EPS, you need a program like Adobe Illustrator. If you don’t need to edit it and don’t care about destroying the format, you can also open it in Photoshop and other raster based graphic programs.…

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How do I get photos on the Sony PSP from my Macintosh?

My son has a Sony PSP. How to I put photos on it from my Macintosh?

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My email won't connect to the server to get email!

This short How-To covers this and other similar dreaded messages: “Cannot send message using xxx server” This problem happens frequently and it’s usually due to your primary ISP (Bellsouth, Comcast, etc.). What happens is that your email is ultimately controlled by your primary ISP even if you have your own domain name you are using. Usually the…

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Quark vs. InDesign: My InDesign soapbox.

Yes. This is my soapbox. You’ve been warned. If I could just convince people to switch to Mac from Windows and from Quark to InDesign, my job would be done. Here is my soapbox on InDesign.

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Logo email signatures without attaching or embedding!

This article will explain how to make a logo signature in Outlook Express (for Windows) and Mail (for Macintosh using systems before Mountain Lion. If you are running Mountain Lion or newer go here.).

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How to Delete Mail from the Server

Are you using Outlook and have ceased to receive email due to your mailbox being full? It could be that your Outlook Express settings are not deleting mail from the server automatically. Here is how to check and fix it. NOTE: These instructions will only delete mail from the server that you have already downloaded to…

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Getting Email on Your iPhone Using Your Domain

NOTE: This article was written while thinking about the iPhone – but it should also work for your iPod Touch. Just work someplace where you have a good WiFi connection. Additionally, since I wasn’t actually looking at an iPod Touch when I wrote it there may be some menu differences I didn’t consider. If you…

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What do I use for spam prevention?

Question I was curious about what you use for your spam filters – mine is getting out of control with the viagra offers! Answer I use two types of spam filters. First, I use SpamAssassin on my servers. So, anyone that I’m hosting (including myself!) that gets email through it has that installed on their…

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