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Data Studio: Now create apps, big screen, and docs experiences

Our vision for Data Studio is to give report creators full control over the viewer experience. Today we’ve added a number of report propert...

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Understanding Basic USPS Requirements For Direct Mail

, CommunityVoice<p>Shutterstock<p>There are too many times that a design element can cause you to pay significant additional postage. By learning the basic United States Postal Service requirements, you can save a ton of money. The fees can be 35 cents or more per piece, depending on the issue. And when …

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Latest leaks give best look yet at the Samsung Galaxy S8 and its weird aspect ratio [Gallery + Video]

Little more than a week separates us from the long-anticipated launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8, but due to some sort of incontrovertible law, the closer we inch to a device’s release the bigger the leak downpour becomes.<p>So here’s our latest — and, arguably best — look at the phone yet…<p>Sure, Evan …

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‘Legion’ Spoiler Review: Thoughts on ”Chapter 6”

After last week’s barnburner of an episode, it was probably necessary for <b>Legion</b> to tap the brakes with “Chapter 6.” But did FX’s <b>X-Men</b> series tap the …

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10 Best Apps to Install Right Now on a New Windows 10 Computer

Install these apps first on a brand new Windows 10 laptop.<p>That new laptop just arrived, shrink-wrapped and ready to help you get to work. Now the big question you might ask is, what should you install to get up and running quickly? As someone who is constantly testing new laptops, I've picked a few …

Technology

From the Editor's Desk: Welcome to the 'tall phone' era

The new form factor for phones is narrow and tall — and probably for the best.<p>Smartphones were in a bit of a holding pattern for the past couple of …

Samsung Galaxy

Must read: top 10 Android stories

This week we reviewed the ASUS ZenFone 3 Laser, talked about the LG G6’s 18:9 aspect ratio, and walked through the steps you should take if you lose your Android phone. Here’s the news of the week!<p><b>Who wants to win a Google Pixel XL?</b><p>According to many of our readers, the Google Pixel XL is one of the …

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iPhone 8 to Come With Flat Screen not Curved OLED Display; Apple Ditches Home Button

Analysts claim that Apple would use flat screens on the most anticipated handset of the year, the iPhone 8. This is contrary to rumors that the …

iPhone

5.8-Inch iPhone Expected to Have Flat Display Despite 'Curved' Rumors

Apple is widely expected to launch an iPhone with a 5.8-inch edge-to-edge OLED display later this year, made possible by slimmer bezels and no Home button. And while some reports have claimed the screen will be curved, a growing number of sources expect the device to stick with a flat display.<p>"We …

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What is the LG G6’s 18:9 aspect ratio all about? – Gary explains

Now that LG has launched the G6 we have a couple of new phrases to add to our vocabularies, “18:9 aspect ratio” and “FullVision”. So what is an aspect ratio? What is 18:9? Why isn’t it called a 2:1 aspect ratio? And what does Charlie Chaplin have do to with it? Let me explain.<p>Aspect ratios<p>The …

Filmmaking

Apple Motion's Custom Behavior — The Diamond in the Rough

Fox Mahoney has published some excellent Motion tutorials here on FCP.co. This time, he really takes the tools in Motion to a new level with this …

Adobe

Size comparison: Galaxy S8 versus Galaxy S7, S6 and iPhone 7 Plus

CAD renders show how Samsung's 2017 flagship may be both bigger and smaller than you were expecting.<p>With its super-slim bezels and the apparent shift …

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Facebook Hack: How to Optimize Your Video Posts

Facebook is quickly becoming the future of online video. Learn how to get the most out of your Facebook video posts.<p><i>Cover image via Fortune.</i><p>To say …

Facebook

Movavi Video Suite: All Tools for Processing Multimedia

Nowadays there are so many programs for processing multimedia files, that you may get confused while trying to find the one that works best for you. …

Multimedia

5 MWC 2017 trends we’re going to see a lot more of

It’s pretty easy to argue that nostalgia was the hottest trend of MWC 2017, as odd as that is for a forward-looking mobile tech event, but what about the other big trends of the show? What things came up again and again that we can expect to see even more of this year? What things debuted for the …

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Don’t expect to see an 18:9 phone from Sony any time soon

With LG, Samsung and apparently even Apple putting out phones with an 18:9 aspect ratio (or something very close to it) this year, it’s beginning to look like the mobile market might be the first to readily adopt this new Univisium as a standard. But as with all transitions, not everyone is going …

Phones

Lightroom FAQ: How to Crop in Lightroom with a Preset

Often when I crop, its all about precision. I frequently need to crop to a specific aspect ratio. Sometimes its for the screen (video projects and …

Photoshop

Power BI Custom Visuals Class (Module 40 – Long Text Viewer)

In this module you will learn how to use the Long Text Viewer Power BI Custom Visual. The Long Text Viewer visual helps in displaying longer text …

Web Development

LG wants to bring the G6’s tiny bezels to mid-range phones

Listen to LG talk about the G6’s 18:9 aspect ratio and it’s clear the company believes 2:1 is the future, not only of cinema but also of digital media consumption. This is all fine and good. But the LG G6 has a noticeably “tall and skinny” look, one that would only be exacerbated on a cheaper phone …

Mobile Technology

LG G6: 5.7\" 2880x1440 display, 18:9 aspect ratio, dual 13MP rear cameras, IP68, thin bezels

LG G6: metal body, thin bezels, 5.7\" 2880x1440 display, 18:9 aspect ratio, Snapdragon 821, 4GB RAM, dual 13MP rear cameras, 5MP front cam, IP68, 3300mAh battery

Galaxy S8+ specs materialize: 6.2-inch extra-tall display with rounded corners expected

This is shaping up to be a big phone ... but not as big as you'd think.<p>We're still over a month away from an expected announcement of the Galaxy S8 …

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📈React Trend

Simple, elegant spark lines<p>Graphing tools are often complex, abstract, and heavy. They require domain-specific knowledge, and a significant time …

Web Development

How to Turn a Portrait Image Landscape

It’s really annoying when you have a great photo that you want to use for something—say, your Facebook Cover Photo—but it’s the wrong aspect ratio. …

Photoshop

LG G6 9:18 Aspect Ratio Explained: What Makes FullVision Display Of G5 Successor Special?

LG G6 may not have the modular design of its predecessor, but it does bring something new to the table. While the current industry standard for …

Putting the film back into films

Mark Allison Feb 7, 2017Most movies aren't shot on film any more, and even the ones they are tend to be projected digitally. So: is film dead? …

Filmmaking

Acer Launches Curved XR382CQK Display: 37.5-inch, 3840×1600, FreeSync, & USB-C

Acer has announced its new ultra-wide curved display for gaming and multimedia applications. The monitor boasts with a rare combination of features, …

Gear & Gadgets

Five Tips for Beginning Cinematographers

Like many photographers during the digital revolution, the idea of being able to capture high-quality video with my stills camera has always been …

Using AdWords’ New ‘Responsive Ads’ Format

As of yesterday, January 31, Google AdWords no longer allows advertisers to create or edit standard text ads. This should not come as a surprise. In …

Digital Advertising

The Galaxy S8, iPhone 8, and Google Pixel 2 will all share one key component

Samsung, Apple, and Google are going to launch new flagship smartphones this year — in that order. The Galaxy S8 is expected in mid-April, while the …

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