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    Tech Tip Tuesday: When to use JPG, GIF, & PNG

    November 24th, 2020  |  

    When it comes to sharing images online, whether in an email or as part of a Web page, there are plenty of options. The top three are JPG, GIF, and PNG. If you're wondering if and when there's a best option for your situation, check out this wonderful info graphic from the folks at Who is Hosting This? (Click on the image to view a larger version if it's too small for you to...
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    Tech Tip Tuesday: Food-Safe Filament

    November 17th, 2020  |  

    FOOD-SAFE PLA FILAMENTS Lick the Plate! 3D printing has almost limitless applications. The ability to make amazing, customized gifts for your loved ones is definitely worth exploring, but there is a lot to keep in mind too. 3D Printing magazine All3DP has written a fantastic guide on FDA approved, food safe 3D printing filaments and where to buy them. So give it a read and let your imagination...
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    Tech Tip Tuesday: How to report spam text messages

    October 20th, 2020  |  

    How to report spam text messages Did you know that you can report those annoying junk or spam text messages you receive from time to time? While you can always block the number that sent the message, that will not get to the root of the problem. A better way is to report the spammer to the Global System for Mobile Communications Association or GSMA. The process is a simple one regardless of your...
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    Tech Tip Tuesday: How to Attach a File in any Email

    October 13th, 2020  |  

    How to Attach a File in any Email With the world going digital, there is a lot people are having to learn very quickly when it comes to technology. People are requesting more and more information be sent digitally, rather than in person.  Forms and pictures are asked to be emailed rather than given in person.  With this quick tutorial, you'll learn how to attach a file to an email so you can...
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    Tuesday Tech Tip: What the ‘Someone Is Typing’ Bubbles in Messaging Apps Actually Mean

    August 7th, 2018  |  

    Whether it’s a series of blinking ellipsis or an explicit notification that “someone’s typing,” the messaging feature known as a typing indicator is both a useful tool and a source of anxiety for many people. But knowing more about how it works can at least limit the guessing games that cause us stress. “Hi,” your boss types in the Slack DM, and then appears to type for 10...
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    Tuesday Tech Tip: How Much Data Do You Need?

    July 31st, 2018  |  

    Our smartphones are latched to us at all times and we constantly spend time online. From using applications to searching the web, we spend at least a few hours a day connected to the internet. But at what cost? While wifi becomes more and more accessible, using data is still the go-to for many people on the go. While some data plans are unlimited, many are restricted to 3-20 GB of data. When...
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    Tuesday Tech Tip: What is Creative Commons

    July 24th, 2018  |  

    I take a lot of photos. I post most of them on Flickr. While I don't consider myself a "professional" photographer, more of a hobbiest, I have had a few paid gigs over the years and sometimes companies have wanted to use one of my photos in their product or in advertising. For this, I would expect to be paid. However, if you're just looking for a good illustration for your PowerPoint deck, and...
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    Help Your Kids Beat the Summer Slide with an e-Book

    July 3rd, 2018  |  

    Did you know that that your kids can lose as much as 3 months of academic progress over the summer if they're not actively learning? We want to help you help your kids avoid the summer slide this year, so we've curated a great list of books to do just that. We chose books that can help you help your kids, like: Helping Kids with Coding for Dummies by Camille McCue, PhD and Sarah...
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    Technology of Fireworks

    July 3rd, 2018  |  

    Lighting off fireworks is awesome.  Grabbing a handful of firecrackers, friends, and of course some food is a long held tradition of many American families.  Most people are used to Roman candles, bottle rockets, and artillery shells but fireworks manufacturers are working on ways to make their explosives even more awesome.  Technology seems to be in every facet of life nowadays and fireworks...
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    What is DTG print technology?

    June 24th, 2018  |  

    The Do Space staff has a wealth of knowledge regarding technologies beyond those that we offer here at Do Space but still might be of interest to our members. Here Membership Clerk Eric Hartel introduces us to DTG printing. For individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit, direct-to-garment (DTG) printing can offer a world of business opportunities. These opportunities range from simple...
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