By Bonnie Biafore | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Did you know that if you run your business from home, you can use part of your home office expenses as company expenses?
Usually, you’ll record those expenses in your company’s books at the end of the year when you’re getting ready for tax season.
If you’re new to bookkeeping, you might wonder how to get those expenses into your company’s books. I’m going to show you how to use Journal Entries to record your home office expenses in QuickBooks.
By Bill Weinman | Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The first beta of Xcode 6.3 was recently released with a new version of the Swift language that contains a number of significant changes.
Swift has a great deal of promise. It could make development for iOS and OS X both easier and more reliable. Unfortunately, much of its promise has yet to be realized.
Swift 1.2 is a major update that comes at the cost of backward compatibility, yet significant issues remain unresolved.
By Lauren Harmon | Tuesday, February 24, 2015
This week Deke’s Techniques gets personal as Deke assembles images from an MRI scan of his own knee into a volumetric object or 3D volume in Photoshop CC!
By Scott Fegette | Tuesday, February 24, 2015
With today’s hectic pace of life, it’s hard to stay on top of correspondence. And maintaining an empty email inbox can seem an unattainable goal for everyone but the obsessively efficient.
Fortunately, if you’ve got an iPhone or iPad with Siri, you’ve got a built-in social assistant at your beck and call.
Not only is Siri handy for managing your day-to-day logistics, but with a few Siri commands, you can have her manage your social interactions, as well. Here’s what Siri can do for you:
By Chris Croft | Monday, February 23, 2015
Imagine if you had an extra month of free time: no interruptions, emails, or phone calls, and no extra work coming in from your customers or boss.
Just pure time that you can use to think, and to get ahead of the game. You could get SO much done—all those things you haven’t been able to get around to for so long.
Is it possible to get that much more free time? Yep. If you do these four things:
By Starshine Roshell | Sunday, February 22, 2015
Matt Hillebrand had almost everything he needed to create a killer cocktail recipe app.
First, he knew a thing or two about cocktails.
“I’ve been a big fan since college,” says the 37-year-old Seattle resident.
Second, he knew how to build a phone app.
“My dad got me into computers and mobile technology from childhood,” he says. “I’d been working on mobile phone apps even before the iPhone came out.”
But what he didn’t know was how to take great pictures. So he signed up for lynda.com, taught himself photography, and shot the hundreds of stunning images that illustrate his popular Mixology app —which Time Magazine called one of the 50 best iPhone apps.
By Richard Harrington | Saturday, February 21, 2015
Having back-up batteries is essential when you’re on a shoot, and GoPro batteries are no exception.
Many third-party companies, as well as GoPro, have options available in the marketplace. This begs the question, Which is the best GoPro battery?
This week on Video Gear Weekly, Rich and Robbie put different GoPro Hero4 batteries to the test to see which brand works best.
By Cliff Goldmacher | Saturday, February 21, 2015
Whether you’re brand new to songwriting or have been at it for decades, like I have, there are certain things that are universally true. Like this: At various times, songwriting is going to feel like a struggle. You can get lots of tips on making it in the music business from my new lynda.com course Write, Think, and Act Like a Professional Songwriter. But here are a few tips for songwriters to make the process feel like less of a burden:
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