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This video series teaches you all the Photoshop basics for free

Popular YouTube channel TastyTuts, which specializes in graphic design and digital art tutorials, has published a free course titled 'The Complete …

Photoshop

Why Your Images Aren't Sharp (and How to Fix Them)

I don't think it's too much of a stretch to say that we all want to take photos that are sharp.The bad thing about sharpness is that a lot can go …

Shutter Speed

Please enjoy this massive gallery of almost 1,000 free iPhone wallpapers

Two weeks ago, we shared a new site with readers that’s fantastic for finding minimalistic wallpapers for your iPhone. With sizes matching Apple’s …

The first rule of sports (and all) parenting: Don’t speak

Your child doesn’t have to play in the Super Bowl for you to know the feeling. Their team was supposed to win and then they didn’t. What do you do? Being the mother of two girls who played soccer and ran track, I thought I knew the answer: Talk it through. Tell them you love them. Say it’s just a …

Parenting

Talk to Your Kids about Sex

The Basics: Overview<p>Teach your children the facts about their bodies, sex, and relationships. Talking with your kids about sex may not be easy, but …

37 Amazing and Useful Photography Links

It's been a very exciting week in the world of photography with many talented artists producing and sharing some truly incredible pieces. Toad Hollow …

10 Ways to Improve Your Photography in 30 Days

Improvement in any area requires a plan and some action. If you would like to improve the results that you get from your own photography there are …

Landscape Photography

YourType™ <i>Bluetooth</i><sup>®</sup> Wireless Keypad

"…the numeric keypad Mac users have been waiting for…" - iLounge.<p>Rated 1 out of 5 by Mike007 from Returned Would not connect to my iMac via …

4-year-old reelected mayor

DORSET, Minn. - Robert “Bobby” Tufts hasn’t made it to preschool yet, but he’s already been elected twice as mayor of a tiny tourist town in northern Minnesota.<p>Mayor Tufts’ name was picked Sunday during annual Taste of Dorset festival to be mayor of Dorset for a second term. It has no formal city …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

School massacre joke on Facebook sends teen to court

During an exchange on Facebook with a fellow gamer, an 18-year-old allegedly threatens to "shoot up a school full of kids," then says he's joking. Reportedly in jail for months, he's now due to be tried for terroristic threats.<p>When is a joke not a joke? When the police say so.<p>This seems to be the …

Robin Hood

IGN Presents the History of Final Fantasy

We take a look back at 26 years of crystals, chocobos, and guys named Cid.<p>Final Fantasy is the longest swan song of all time. It was never meant to …

A Yahoo Employee Sent Us This Satirical Letter Mocking Marissa Mayer's Policies

It's a satirical employment offer letter, sent to Tumblr CEO David Karp from Yahoo HR boss Jackie Reese.<p>Karp sold Tumblr, a blogging platform, to Yahoo last month for $1.1 billion.<p>The employee who sent the letter asked us not to reveal his name. We were able to verify that this person has been sent …

Advertising

U.S. Patent Office Says Apple’s Rubber Banding Patent Claim Is Valid

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office returned a power weapon to Apple’s patent arsenal this week, reversing an April ruling that invalidated key …

Apple clamping down on cheaters & adding new features for gamers in iOS 7

Apple is making some big improvements for gamers in the coming releases of iOS and OS X, and not just the new standardized gaming controllers we told you about previously. Not only is Apple introducing enhanced leaderboards, improved challenge modes, and new turn-based gaming features, it is also …

Apple Reveals Images of What iOS 7 Will Look Like on iPad and iPad mini

Apple’s developer preview of iOS 7 has been out for a few days now – but so far we have not seen the software demoed on an iPad, or even what the …

13 Enterprise Apps That Drive People Nuts Even Though They're Free

The problem is, some of the apps they've released, despite being free, have been so glitch-ridden and poorly designed that they've actually done more harm than help.<p>It's clear that some vendors are just putting apps out there to show how mobile-savvy they are. They're probably thinking, Hey, people …

Apps

Analysts Admit They Were Hopelessly Optimistic About Samsung

Samsung's huge share of the high-end smartphone market also persuaded some analysts to downplay industry data pointing to a fast-saturating segment, a reality that is already eating into sales of Apple Inc's iPhone 5.<p>Woori Investment & Securities, one of South Korea's largest securities firms, cut …

Markets

Microsoft Office arrives on iOS – what about Android?

Microsoft Office is a premium business tool, there is no secret in that. Whenever you want a document nicely done, whether you’re referring to a spreadsheet, a slide presentation or a simple written piece, Office is the way to go. Here on Google’s field, we’ve waited for Microsoft’s service to …

Microsoft Office

So what if Apple copies your app? Get to work, like Sunrise did

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>The Apple iOS(s AAPL) app most badly in need of an upgrade was Calendar — and it’s getting one in iOS 7. And some of the …

TiVo prepping next-generation DVRs with new remote control, up to six tuners

While TiVo's Premiere DVR hardware line is moving past its prime, signs indicate new, higher-performance models are headed to store shelves this fall. TiVo first alluded to "several" new devices earlier this year when petitioning the FCC to waive an archaic analog tuner requirement. Beyond …

The reviews are in: Everybody loves the new MacBook Air’s battery

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>There was only one new laptop launched at WWDC this year and there wasn’t very much new about it. The 2013 MacBook Air looks …

Six DC Universe Characters Teased in ‘Man of Steel’ – /Film

In the wake of the first wave of interconnected films from Marvel Studios, and the promise of a <i>Justice League</i> film, there’s the expectation that …

Best apps for first-time iPhone owners

Getting started with your first iPhone is an amazing experience, especially when you have all the right apps.If you or someone you know has just …

Apps

‘Man of Steel’ Controversy: Zack Snyder and David Goyer Explain the Destructive Ending

For those of you who haven't seen 'Man of Steel,' stop reading now -- unless, of course, spoilers are your thing. In any case, you've probably heard …

Comic Books

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Video: The Top 15 Features of Photoshop Every Photographer Should Know

Photographer Jeff Cable has come a long way from his first few gigs shooting Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in San Francisco. Mostly sports-related, his résumé …

The 11 Most Fascinating Charts From Mary Meeker's Epic Slideshow of Internet Trends

Facebook is the only major social network in decline. Saudis share more online than anyone. You check your phone 150 times a day. And more.<p>Every year, Mary Meeker and the team from KPCB unleash upon the world the mother of all slideshows, which aims to sum up The State of the Internet. This year's …

How does Apple keep secrets so well?

Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 10:31:04 -0700 (PDT)<br>From: John Kullmann <jk@apple.com><br>To: Joe Sokol<br>Subject: intel