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For image editing software there is Adobe Photoshop and everything else. For photographers, graphic designers, and others serious about creating and editing digital images, Photoshop is the go to program. It has more features and more complexity than any other editing software.
The release of a new version of Photoshop is a major event for every loyal user of the program and right on schedule, the beta of PhotoShop CS6 is here. Here is what you need to know!
If you’re a blogger who writes for many different websites, Windows Live Writer is your knight in shining armor. This app is part of the Live Essentials suite of software along with Windows Mail and Movie Maker.
Windows Live Writer is an incredible app designed to making your blogging life easier. You can add multiple blogging accounts on different platforms like WordPress, Blogger and TypePad. Is it worth your time? Let’s find out!
Securing our sensitive information on our computers should be a goal all of us should pursue. In this age of fraud and hacking, we can enjoy the piece of mind a secure application can give us when talking about our secure information. 1Password is an elegant solution to the problem of securing your information to keep it safe.
1Password has the ability not only to store passwords, but also social security number, credit card numbers, loyalty card info and more! Also, 1Password is elegant and cross platform ensuring you can access your data anywhere. So come on and read on as we review 1Password!
Photo manipulation is the oldest trick in the trade but still hasn’t lost it’s sheen. In fact it’s on it’s path to glory, with the advent of smart phones. Smart phones has slowly started to replace our digital cameras. Most of the smart phones now comes with a powerful camera capable of taking decent photos/ videos.
Cameras in windows phones have really come of age, thanks to Nokia and is heating up market. We’ve some pretty good apps to manage our own photo studio. Today we review 2 such apps, try to measure the performance of both and see how they fare in the real world.
It’s time for the contest…
Even though FTP is fading away for most people, it is still an important protocol for many web designers and developers. Over the years, I have used many FTP programs and I always come back to FileZilla because of its usability.
FileZilla is an open-source, cross-platform, free FTP client that is packed with a ton of great features, and is still easy to use. Is it the one for you? Let’s find out!
Is this the end of the ultraportable as we know it? Not so, I say! In addition to the fresh arrival of the buffed up ‘ultrabook’, the netbook category has been bolstered by an arrival from Dell-owned purveyor of gaming systems, Alienware.
The group, renowned for its reputation in building high-powered gaming systems, surprised us in 2010 with the m11x, which could probably be the world’s first ‘Gaming Netbook’. Those two words I thought I’d never see together, and now with the m11x in it’s third revision, I thought I’d see if it lives up to its promising nickname.
The PDF is one popular file type to exchange different types of information. Mostly eBooks, article pages or simply a collection of images. To open and view PDF files you need of course a PDF viewer.
There are many of them, but I picked out the ones which I think are the most popular and useful.
I know a lot of people who use Macs and one of the most common things I hear them say about Windows is that it is too confusing, with files stuck in folders, more folders and yet more folders.
Of course, they are referring to the Windows File Explorer system [WFE] and although I guess it could look confusing to the uninitiated, personally, I love it.
So today, we are going to take a look at a few ways we can use WFE more efficiently and make it work for us. We will start with a brief look at the structure of WFE, detailing what each area does and then finish off with a variety of tips to make it all much easier to use.
Microsoft is under tremendous pressure from multiple fronts. Every vertical of the company’s business is facing steadfast competition from battle hardened brands like Google and Apple. Frankly, they missed the smartphone revolution and it looked like they were about to lose the desktop and tablet revolution to the Mac and iPad.
For a company deeply entrenched in bureaucracy, Microsoft bounced back with the stunning Windows Phone 7 and now, Windows 8. Windows 8 is designed to offer the familiar user experience of the past and a brand new one for the future. Join me after the break to find in detail what the future of Windows holds for you.