Monday, June 04, 2007

Photoshop Tutorials : Web 2.0 style logo - Part 2

Sponsored Post : Hotel Reservations

This is a sponsored post.

Making hotel reservations is always boring. You need to run from place to place, ask people how so and so place is. Then think if you can trust their opinion. Then run to some website, get the tickets, then run to another one, get another ticket, go to another one, book a room, book a car and what not.

This is basically why most of the people are so scared of going on vacations. There is so much work to be done, to just go there and enjoy. Well not anymore.

Now we have the world's best place to get all of your bookings and reservations done, so that you don't get a headache trying to work things out. And also gets you the best possible deals and more discounts and offers from various agencies so that you really get value for you money and time, and have a rocking holiday.

The website I want to tell you about is called Hotel Reservation. Here you find, the best deals in hotels over a multitude of countries. You name it and they have tie ups with the best hotels there along with discount offers if you book through them. Other than that they give you one place where you can also make all of your flight booking, to and fro another country, or state or town.



Finally, they also have car rentals, where you can book cars even before you leave the place. So that when you get there, you are not stuck with some problem because you didn't plan for it before hand. This is the ultimate website which utilized the infinite power of the internet and deliver solutions you have been looking for ages.

So what are you waiting for? It's summer time already, the sun is high, and vacations are waiting. Run over to Hotel Reservations and book for your whole family, and take them out for a clean, enjoyable, vacation, without the headache.

Photoshop Tutorials : Making borders

Photoshop Tutorials : Basics Part 2

Photoshop Tutorials : Speed Painting by Nico Di Mattia

Sponsored Post : Hot new astronomy gadget

This is a sponsored Post.

Another birthday is coming up and you are confused about what you can gift to that smart and intelligent kid of yours. The problem with growing kids is that if you give them something too simple, they don't like it. If you give them something too difficult for them to play with, again they won't like it. So whatever you give them, it has to be perfect.

This is why I am going to tell you about a new cool astronomy gadget that is available these days. Meade MySky is the latest LCD powered, shoot-and-identify telescope which helps your kid learn more about the sky above us. You can also gift your kid with a new personal astronomer, who could tell him about everything, but you need to Bill Gates to be able to afford it.

The best part about this telescope is that when you buy it from OpticsPlanet.com, you would not only get the best prices for it, and all the other goodies there including telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes, night visions, flashlights, but you also get a UPS worth $29.95 absolutely free of cost. Besides you can even gift it to adults who are interested in cool gadgets.

On the whole, I think that this is one toy every kid should have. Who knows, maybe your kid is going to grow up to be an astronaut someday. And you'll forever thank me for this advice.

Saturday, June 02, 2007

Sponsored Post : Extract Filter

Sponsored Post : Online Furniture Store

The sad thing about shopping for furniture is that you need to go from shop to shop, compare results, and then find the right seller and get the goods to your place. This is so because something it is not quite possible to find the right price for furniture. It varies on the kind of wood used, and the varnishes, and the method it was created it, and who created it.

This is why I alway prefer shopping from an online store, because you get much more specific details and you get the see the complete inventory in images. Another reason is that you pay using your credit card, so if the item does not match what you had in mind, you can ask them to take it back, and if all else fails, ask your credit card company for a chargeback. Finally, there are always so many sales on, that over a period of time you end up getting everything off a sale which was on at one time or another.

For example, there is this Admiral 5 Piece Gathering Dinette Set which I really like. Right now I am using four smaller tables to get the effect of one larger table, because I got them very very cheap. But this item is on my watchlist now.

BestPricedFurniture, is one place where i'm sure i'll never have to pay more than I need to. And coupled with the great furniture than is available, it makes shopping there more interesting. Plus they have discounts and sales all the time, so keep checking, you just might get a huge discount of what you are looking for. Plus if you are buying in lots, you can also get volume discounts which can run upto 10%.

So if you are looking to get some furniture, this is exactly where you should be.

Photoshop Tutorials : Pen tool

Sponsored Post : Automated Cat Litter Box

Cats are very popular pets.

But the problem with them has always been litter-boxes. They are smelly, stinky and destroy the aura of your house. But not anymore. I am going to tell you about a really cool automated litterbox for you Cat called Littermaid.

The idea of having an automated Litter box came around to overcome the problem of the stinky litter. The concept is to provide a mechanism which could get rid of the litter and dump it in another place so that the smell can be reduced.

Littermaid solves the problem in a very creative way. It is a large cat litter box with a motor assembly. After your cat is gets up from the box, the sensors are activated, which move the litter to another compartment, which can be cleared later.

The motor in the Littermaid litter boxes starts working after about 10 minutes after the cat has left the box. So there is no chance of any accident happening with your cat. Also if the cat comes back within ten minutes, the timer is reset, so that the cat will stay clear of accidents no matter what.

The litter box runs on batteries, so all you need is two 8D cell batteries to have a clean and clear litter box for your cat. Also it is recommended for cats above the age of six months.

The litter boxes are available in eight different packages. The packages include LM520, LM500, LM700, LM950, LM920, LM900, LM9250 and LM 9000. The Littermaid Mega can handle a multiple cats over five times a day.

And since the litter goes into a garbage box which packs the litter and odor inside it, you wouldn't ever have to worry about litter anymore.

So if you have a cat and are fed up with the litter, this is just the perfect thing for you and your cat. So head over to the site, and get the best for your Cat.

Photoshop Tutorials : Curves

Sponsored Post : Mobile Content

Mobile phones have taken over the world. When the trend of mobile phones caught up with kids in Norway, nobody assumed this would be a world changing phenomenon. Yet, Nokia grew and grew. And even in the days of the huge dot com boom, Nokia went on rising. And we knew that a new giant had raised its head.

Now it's been years since I got my first mobile, and everybody has one now. Similar to the phone market, the content market for the phone has also been increasing at tremendous rates. A lot of companies provide content, but there are some like InPhonic and WeatherBug which have dominated the market from quite an early stage.

Now they provide all sorts of content like news alerts, ring tones, horoscopes etc. Now just that, they also provide great deals on all kinds of cell phones and cell phone plans. It makes good sense to buy your phone from one of them, because you can get the best phones at amazing prices, coupled with great plans attached to them.

Then comes the content. I'm a big fan of content on the mobile. All the stock market information that I need, I have it configured on my cell, and I keep getting constant updates, which means that even if I am connected to the internet or not, I will have a constant inflow of information about my stocks. And I think this is why I love these guys, for providing such a terrific service at amazing rates.

My mom is a sucker for horoscopes. Every single day, she is sure to check out her horoscope in the newspaper and ever since I told her about how to get it on the cell, she's become my fan. Earlier she used to tell everybody that she really didn't understand what I did sitting all day on the computer, but now she's all gaga over the daily horoscopes that I configure for her.

And then there are ringtones. Even though there are a lot of free ones floating around the internet, the best that I have ever seen (heard actually) are Wirefly ringtones. You can get just the songs you want, and at affordable and good prices.

So if you're like me, and want great mobile content, head over to Wirefly, and get some.

Photoshop Tutorials : Using Layers

Sponsored Post : Pay Per Post

This is a sponsored post.

Pay Per Post was the first site that came up with the idea of paying bloggers for blog reviews. Ever since a horde of other such sites have come up, yet nobody still managed to draw crowds like PPP has do so far.

When I started blogging, I never really thought that I could make money out of it. There was no such solution in the market which could get a decent amount of money from the blog, and that was when I walked into Pay per post.

Ever since I found out about it, I haven't been able to stop myself from doing a couple of posts every once in a while. And slowly it has become a part and parcel of the blogging world.

Photoshop Tutorials : Extreme Photoshop makeover

Sponsored Post : PPP launches Direct

This is a sponsored post

So you are a fan of PPP too, but have cursed them since ages because they don't allow advertisers to contact different websites directly, and you think that you've been missing out a pie of the action because your blog or site really holds the forte when it comes to your niche, and there are a lot of advertisers each other to get on your site?

Then it's time to Rejoice, because Pay per post has recently launched it's Direct service. This service allows advertisers to contact different websites directly, instead of launching their ads in the main pool.

This might be a little sad for those who don't manage to get too many review anyways, but would be really great if you already hold some position of repute in your particular area.

So while the inequality in the blogging world might rise, it just might mean, that as soon as you keep pushing towards greater respect in your niche, you would keep earning more and more via Direct via blog ads

And if you've never used Pay per post yet, maybe this is just the right time to do it. Within three months your blog would be able to register for PPP, and you would be able to enjoy all the benefits of this service.

So if you're interested in making some cash, head over to PPP now.

Photoshop Tutorials : Image makeover

Friday, June 01, 2007

Sponsored Post : WireClub

Like everybody, my first interaction via the internet was while chatting with someone.

Ever since the internet has been around, chat rooms have existed. If you look closely, the internet is nothing more than a way to keep people more closely connected. Yes, the mobile seems to be doing it's job quite well, but the internet still remains the cheapest way for people to be in constant touch. Be it social networks, or emails or skype, the internet is more known for its ability to connect people and bring them closer than anything else.

Over the years, the chat rooms have evolved. And it's not just the designed UI's that have been introduced but a whole lot of other goodies. And this is where WireClub is the king of all online chat rooms.

Other than providing just free online chat rooms, where you can talk to just about anybody you feel like. There are thousands of members already logged in, who are ready to talk about just anything under the sun. Whatever you passions, whatever your interests, there are people who are interested in the same. And here you can talk to all of them whenever you feel like.

There are also blogs, where you can express yourself by creating a free blog. This is where you come out with your ideas, about what is right and what is wrong with this big bad world.

Then there are Interest clubs, where you can find thousands of people who share your interests, no matter what you like. You name it and there are people here, who are ready to talk to you about them 24x7. Some of those you meet here, might get lost in the crowds but some will become long lasting friends, whose friendship you'll relish for years to come.

Plus you have the option of organizing parties, sharing thoughts and meeting friends of friends of friends. Finally you have the dating site, where you can see and search profiles of a whole lot of members. If you are single and looking, this is the just the place you ought to be at.

On the whole, here is one place which provides you all the necessary technology to keep in touch with your loved ones, and make new friends those who share you passions and interests.

Rest assured that you would find all sorts of people here, but those that you are looking for are already there in drones. So if you are the kind who likes to get in touch with new people, and have a gala time throughout your life, and make it one big huge party, then this is just the site you should go to.

Photoshop Tutorials : Playboy evolution

File Recovery

Working on computers has always had it's own set of problems. And no matter how many times you have those problems, it's not always easy to avoid them altogether. So it becomes absolutely essential to be able to rectify those problems.

One major problem is what to do about lost files.

Being more careful is obviously the first answer, but as I said you can never be too careful. Accidents happen. So what do you do if you lose a file. To fix this problem, here is a very useful tool which can help you recover files from all sorts of accidents.

Consider this, you wrote your code in a lot of files which were scattered within folders, and then when you moved to the final location, you removed all those you didn't require. Now after some time, you realize that you have just shift deleted one of the very important files, and it's going to take you two more days to create it again. So what do you do? You use File-recovery. This software can find and recover all those files that you deleted by accident, or by some malicious virus on your computer.

Another major problem, is if your OS gets corrupted. What happens to the data. Don't worry, you can use File-recovery here again. It gets your files from lost partitions and formatted drives and damaged sectors.

Not just that, it also allows you to capture your photos and the like from flash media. So that even if your USB drive gets damaged, you can still collect all those pics that were in there.

If that isn't a useful program that what is?

And as always, I save the best one for the last. If you can't boot your system anymore, you can use File-Recovery Enterprise installation to burn a bootable CD or DVD with a lightweight version of Windows Vista (WinPE 2.0) which will run in your RAM.

So no matter what happens, File-Recovery is there to save you. And the best part, it's available from $29.95 only.

Photoshop Tutorials : Grunge style pics

Sponsored Post : Rings

Marriages they say are made in heaven.

It just might be true for engagements as well. But is definitely is not true for the rings. The rings have to cut and make on earth by lesser mortals. This is why, it is absolutely essential that you are very cautious about what you do when you finally decide to buy a ring for your partner.

Finding a good partner is hard enough, but finding the perfect ring is harder still. You have to take care of the quality, the cut, the price and what not. So how on earth, do you manage to get the right fit, without spending a fortune on it.

The answer is simple. You need to find somebody who knows enough about them, go guide you in the right direction. In all cases it is somebody you trust, because you were referred to them by somebody you've known for a long time.

This is why I'm referring you to MySolitaire.com. This is the best place on earth to the find the Engagement Rings and Wedding Rings of your dreams, which is going to make your woman love you more than ever.

Now why would you trust a website you provide you with the right kind of stuff, wouldn't it be better if you bought it at the local store.

No. The quality of the Diamond Rings you would get at this website, are going to be better than you would find at any store close to you. There is much greater choice for you to choose from, and amazing designs that you'd just love.

Moreover, if you have a particular design in mind, you can ask these guys to make it. And send it over to you. What on earth could be better than that?

So if you are looking for rings, do head over to MySolatiare, and get impressed.

Photoshop tutorial : Acqa Sphere

Sponsored Post : Hotel Reservations

The summers are almost here. And it's time to pack your bags again, and head over to some exotic places, you've never been to, and have a hell of time, with women and wine, before you get back to the same old job again.

But when you think about it, the idea of running over to all those different sites for making reservations, talking to friends about which places are cool, and how costly they are. And getting tips from a friend of a friend or a friend, and paying for his drinks is not always the best way to go about it.

So, where is need, there is a website. And for this particular problem, I am going to introduce you to the hottest website for everything you would ever need for you vacation, all of that in one single place.



Here you get Hotel Reservations cut out for you, for exotic places not just in the US, but all over to world. You can head out to Brazil, and find Hotel Discounts on this site, on just the beach you had planned.

Or maybe you try to go to the Oriental side of the world, and are worried about staying there, and you go over to this site and you find the biggest listing of Hotels, Motels, and Resorts that you have ever seen.

And that's not it, here you would find not just the coolest hotels, but also a place where you can make your online booking for flights to anyplace in the world, at the most affordable rates. And you can get your train tickets, and book a car, and all that, even before you step out of your place.

Now if that isn't cool then what is.

So if you're heading out for vacations this month, so run over to Hotel Reservations and find out for yourself what true comfort really is.

Photoshop Tutorials : The Basics

Sponsored Post : Just Say Hi

People keep falling in and out of love all time. And when you do fall out of love, it is quite difficult to fall in again. Because the next time you want that person to be really made for you.

This is why dating sites exist. Whenever you are single, and you are looking for a partner, you need some place where you can find some more singles. Ofcourse you can do it at the next pub, but you would like the pub to have the hottest women from around the country, but well that's not always possible. This is why dating sites are so hot these days.

Anyways, the problem with them is that you have to pay cold hard cash you earned, to be able to view the listing. And this is why you are going to remember me for ever, when I tell you about this really cool dating site, which is just Free.

You might think that free online dating is a myth. You would need to take out your credit card somewhere atleast. But with JustSayHi, it's just true. You would never be asked to take out your credit card. It is the king of free dating sites and the paid ones too.

Ask me, I have found two of my ex-girlfriends there. Maybe you might too.

Photoshop Tutorials : Losing Weight

Sponsored Post : My Fitness Pal

Not being fat, is a choice that we have. Ofcourse, it does mean that if you are genetically fat, you need to work even harder than the rest of them to stay fit. This is why it is essential that you do keep a check on whatever goes down your throat.

So when I happened to visit this site called MyFitnessPal, I had to come over and tell you about it. This site not only tells you how to cook food in a way that would keep you fit, it also provides you with a calorie counter, which tells you how much calories are you consuming.

The best part of the counter is that it's free. Which means, that if you are working on a diet, and need professional help without paying the professional fees, you need to keep in constant touch with this really cool free calorie counter, because it will help you keep on track with your calorie counting.

So if you are another fitness freak like me, then do head over to MyFitnessPal and cherish the goodies, and the complements.

Really creative Photoshop work

Sponsored Post : Piggy Banker

Each penny saved, is two penny.

I have always used this as one of my principles. And that's because I have learned over the years that this is very true. Kids these days, don't really understand how important it is to save for the future. Well, after all, in the earlier days even I did not.

This is why I was transfixed when I heard the name of this new site called Piggy Banker. As the name suggests, they help you save even more than you do now, and how. They do it by providing the Highest CD Rates,
FNBO Direct
, the Best money market rates and much much more.

So if you're like me, and you don't like to waste your money on paying extra fees, do head over to this site and save a lot lot more than you used to.

PS. There is also a link competition going on at the site, so if you're interested, head over to the content and get your 50 bucks here.