Q & A: Sending large files

Cory Blog, Web

I have a file that I need to send to a friend but it appears my email won’t send it. If i can’t email it then how do i get it to my friend? Signed, Unsatisfied Sender Dear Sir, Your question is not an uncommon one, so rest assured that there are others wondering the same thing. There is an …

SFC Lightweight Champion of the PC

Cory Blog, Troubleshooting

SFC sounds like a wrestling division. But it’s not. It’s actually one of my new favorite PC troubleshooting tools… built into to every Windows computer, which is always my favorite. When something is “goofy” (technical term) with the PCs that I work on, at some point I usually will open up a command prompt (Start>Run>cmd) and bust out a fancy …

Digital Coloring

Cory Blog, Software

Ok, I’m no proclaimed graphic artist, but with what I do create, I often need to use certain colors that are placed here or there on my screen and I’m not sure what the color is “called.” On my mac, the DigitalColor Meter is built in. It lets me navigate over any color on any window on my desktop. It …

Font-tastic

Cory Blog, Customizations

I always come up with lame titles for posts. Personally, there should be no need for a title. However  lame they  may be, fonts should not be. That’s why you can make and have sweet personalized fonts in a matter of minutes. Yourfonts.com is the place to go to simply create a font in your own handwriting or maybe something you …

See-Net; for Reviews and Purchasing Help

Cory Blog, Software, Web

Way back when, I fell upon a site with countless free downloads and reviews on software applications, a not so little site called download.com. At download.com I can search for any type of software I want either by category, popularity, or by guessing. Then I can sort those results by paid, trial, or free, again by popularity, by rating, and …

Anti-Hassle Anti-Virus

Cory Blog, Security, Windows

Nearly every new Windows PC gets shipped with some sort of Anti-Virus software, usually it’s the memory sucking ‘Norton Suite,’ and it’s plagued with a 60 or 90 day trial. After the inevitable expiration…welcome virus’ sin city, right? Not unless you’re prepared. Not unless you’ve read up on MonthsForever Tech Blog, or subscribed to my RSS feed. My advice? Scrap …

Need some Change?

Cory Blog, Web

I have a video on my cell phone, but my computer won’t play it. The file extension is “.3gp” and what I want to do is upload the video to my blog, but my blog won’t except that kind of file. Searching Google for a downloadable tool only results in software that has to be purchased, everything else I find, …