I’ve Been Hacked! The “I’m getting money to take surveys” Hacking Epidemic (And how to boost your security)

Yes, I know this is the face you make when mean old hackers steal your blogging toys (passwords, logins, and such). This post comes as a reaction to many bloggers being attacked by a hack that creates a blog post names something like “Yaay! I’m Getting Money To Take Surveys” (or variations on that theme). […]

graphics for the ipad

A Short Guide for Formatting Graphics for iPad

NOTE: This post is a little out of date now. The iPad 3 screen is 2048×1536 resolution, for those wondering, and I will try to get some new info out eventually. iPad 2 has hit the market, OnSwipe has spiced up WordPress blogging, and designers everywhere are using this slick little mobile device to promote their […]

Audrey Hepburn VS Lady Gaga (Round 2)

We exploited Hepburn for a few tips, now let’s turn our sights to the most searched for female artist on the internet (according to Guinnes World Records). Now, I’m sure someone will point out that while Audrey Hepburn has a legacy spanning decades, Lady Gaga is a newcomer to the fame monster, but I’m fairly […]

Texture of the Week 2/27/11

A free metal texture for all you metal fans out there! Just to get you headbanging, here is one of the many millions of uses you could find for this versatile texture:

Audrey Hepburn VS Lady Gaga (Round 1)

Some of you are automatically going to hate me for even putting these two celebrities together in a title, and that’s ok, hate on. At least you are reading. However, as much as you might feel there is no comparison between the two, I am about to make some.

Texture of the Week 2/20/11

This shot of textured paint can be used for all kinds of typical effects, but here is a not-so-typical one I used it for which created an interesting glow:

TOTW 2/14/11

This texture is a combination of snow and concrete for a nice grungy effect which you can use to tear up all kinds of cool images. Below is a sample of how you can use the texture against a photo: