I just bought a headset microphone and I am trying to use it with Skype, but I am not having any luck. I have gone to Control Panel, speech, audio and set that up no luck; opened accessibility then sound recorder which works but when I go back to Skype, still no
Because I hate talking on the phone, most of my communication with my friends tends to go on over IM. One thing that I’ve noticed, though, is that most IM default sounds are barely audible. And, since I’m not usually sitting at my computer, I can’t hear the default sounds. So I’ve changed all of my sounds to louder, more easily audible sounds, and here’s how
It looks like YouTube has started rolling out their new homepage features. These experimental changes add more real-time functionality, such as the ability to delete videos simply by putting your mouse pointer over it and clicking the “x”, and placing recent likes and favorites right on your homepage, so you can find them easily later on.
I recently discovered Spokeo, an online reference that contains more personal information than most people would probably like to see gathered in one place. Spokeo describes themselves as, “Not your grandma’s phone book”. I’ll say. The information available for free includes address, phone number, street view of your home (if available), estimated income (we found this estimation to be way off), estimated value of your home (again, not very… Continue reading
With Facebook capturing the imagination of many, it’s natural to showcase your photography skills on this social network. If your images are good, you could connect with like-minded individuals who might hire you for their work or better still, buy your ready made photo prints.
So here is how you go about promoting yourself as a photographer and… Continue reading
With all of the social media schtuff going on, I thought that people who “Tweet” and post schtuff to Facebook and strut their videos for YouTube and blog and share photos might like some keyboard shortcuts, so I looked and looked, found some, and now they’re yours.
Blogger Keyboard Shortcuts Ctrl + B Bold Text Ctrl + I Italic Text Ctrl + U Underline Text Ctrl
So, I blocked the newsfeeds of a friend on Facebook a long time ago. It was so long ago, in fact, that I can’t remember why I did it, exactly. The point is, that it’s time for forgiveness. It’s the holidays, after all!
So, here’s how you unblock a friend’s newsfeeds on Facebook.
The days are gone where you’d hear “I have more friends than you!”, when it comes to social networking. It’s all about taste now – and presentation, too. That’s why today’s tip is going to show you how to customize which friends appear on your Facebook page.
First, log in to Facebook, then click on Profile in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.… Continue reading
Blogging has changed the way we use news media. In this modern era, news media is divided into online news content from Web 2.0 sites and newspaper content that is the traditional news most people prefer to read. However, no matter what ventures newspapers make to establish an online business, they will always be distinct and a step behind blogs.
According to Webroot, who offer the Social Media Sobriety Test to Firefox users, “Nothing good happens online after 1 am”. This test is designed to prevent you from making that regrettable late night Facebook post, where you call your boss things that, in the comics, require all those odd text characters to describe. That %*#@$ made me work so late, that I barely had enough time to get drunk and… Continue reading
Facebook is a wonderful tool to connect with family and friends, problem is that some of the time we’d like the things we post to only be viewable by certain people.
For example, my wife (fiancée at the time) was trying to collaborate with some mutual Facebook friends on what type of wedding cake to surprise me with. She managed to get opinions, ideas and even a… Continue reading
LinkedIn is a website designed for professional networking. In the previous tutorial, we talked about how to get your profile started, edit your contact settings, and how to receive, send and request recommendations. As you are well on your way to creating your own personal and professional network, let’s learn more about how to use LinkedIn and its many features!
Twitter is fast becoming an essential business tool to self promote and market your ideas and products in a quick and fun fashion. In messages of less than 140 words, companies can engage their audience to enhance their business. The following web tools are helpful in organizing your campaign and making full use of Twitter. By using these applications, businesses are already ahead… Continue reading
We have had instant messengers such as AOL, MSN, and Yahoo, and different networking systems such as MySpace and Facebook, but none of these allow a face-to-face interaction. We can make a phone call to talk to someone who is not near us, but what about seeing them? Skype allows you to make phone calls, video calls, and instant message—all together in one! If your computer has a… Continue reading