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The most important feature of my new phone

I’ve been limping along on a very old smartphone for a few years (a mid-range version of Gingerbread, for you Android OS geeks) but it was finally time to go into my T-Mobile store and retire the old gal. After … Continue reading

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Better Online Content: steady your camera without a tripod

(Part of the “Better Online Content” series of posts: quick tips on creating more effective content that takes advantage of the social web’s unique publishing environment.) Here is how to use any available surface as a way to steady your camera…. … Continue reading

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Kickstart 2012: the one camera setting you should try

Second in a blog post series for the get-revved-up week between Christmas and New Year’s. If you have a fairly recent point-and-shoot camera, then you have a Macro setting for closeup shots. How often do you use it? Macro gives you … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: Woodrow Wilson’s car is the cat’s pajamas

This is Woodrow Wilson’s restored Pierce-Arrow limousine, at his Presidential Library in Staunton, Virginia.  Nice museum, with a small new World War I exhibit, and Staunton is a charming town in the Shenandoah Valley. (The cat’s pajamas is 1920’s slang for … Continue reading

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Get close and think small for fresh content

One of the takeaway points at my SoMeT blogging/content presentation was to spend more time focusing on the small details of your destination. Look at the world through a mental soda straw to shed light on the unique and interesting, … Continue reading

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