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Zinstall WinWin software review – Windows PC migration made easy

REVIEW – I hate getting certain new tech – specifically phones and PCs.  While I love all the shiny newness, I detest migrating everything from the old to the new.  It’s tedious and time-consuming and did I mention that I hate it? What if there was a way to make the process simple and hands-off?  …

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Sync and mirror your iPhone to Windows PCs with Dell Mobile Connect

NEWS – Windows PCs and Apple’s mobile devices have not always been very well integrated. Now, Dell’s Mobile Connect app makes it easier than ever to transfer files, view notifications, send texts, and more, all from a compatible Dell PC. Now up to version 3.0, Dell Mobile Connect adds the ability to mirror your iPhone’s …

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Wondershare Filmora video editing software has gone pro

NEWS – I’ve been using Wondershare Filmora video editing software for over 3 years now and find it be an incredibly easy to use application for the types of video editing that I do on a regular basis. When I say that, I mean basic video editing like combining, splitting, and trimming clips as well …

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How to save time and enjoy video editing with Filmora9 #sponsored

SPONSORED – If you make videos for YouTube or another social platform, you know that editing can take a lot of time. You get into video creation because you want to be creative and build a platform, but editing can sometimes seem like more of an obstacle to that goal than a fun part of …

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Skylum Software AI-powered Luminar Flex one-touch photo editing software review

REVIEW – Cameras today are amazing. Phone cameras, point-and-shoots, mirrorless, and full-on DSLRs all produce pretty jaw-dropping images, right out of the camera, all on automatic.  You can certainly tweak them in-camera by changing ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and white balance, but that definitely requires a deeper knowledge of photography and the specifics of your …

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Skylum AirMagic drone image editing software review

REVIEW – Drones.  Love them or hate them, they’re everywhere.  If you have one, you probably like taking photos, but they don’t always look awesome, since you are at the mercy of Mother Nature and her available lighting at the time of your flight.  If you’re gifted at Photoshop, or some other image editing software, …

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5 Windows PC problems that you can fix yourself

ARTICLE – Although some PC problems require a technician to repair them, there are many issues that you can fix at home all by yourself. Regardless of whether you’re dealing with an older computer or a cutting-edge gaming PC, many solutions to common problems are similar. Consider the following five. 1. Computer Is Slow Is …

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Updated type experience coming to Adobe InDesign CC and Illustrator CC

NEWS – Anyone who has used the latest Adobe Creative Cloud versions of InDesign or Illustrator has probably noticed that font selection is a little unwieldy. I use InDesign every day and whenever I’m looking for a specific sort of typeface to use, like a nice handwritten font, I find myself squinting at the tiny …

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 review

I’m not entirely sure how it happened, but over the years I have become the curator of the family media archive.  I routinely receive old movie reels, slide and photos to digitize and archive.  Many of these items arrive in somewhat less than pristine shape, and it just doesn’t make sense to store damaged images.  …

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TrackMeNot extension – a Confundus charm for Chrome and Firefox to obfuscate your online user profile

If you are uncomfortable about having your online searches tracked (e.g. in order to provide you with targeted ads based on your browsing habits, etc.), you might want to check out the TrackMeNot extension created by the TMN Team (creators: Daniel C. Howe, Helen Nissenbaum; developer: Vincent Toubiana) for Chrome and Firefox. It does NOT …

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Photolemur photo editing software review

We are in the middle of a popular photo explosion, in case you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past decade. Not since the introduction of the Brownie camera in 1900 has there been such interest in photography by the general public. For $1 (about $30 in today’s money), normal everyday people could make …

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Night Shift available now on the Mac desktop

Apple has finally rolled out Night Shift on the newest update to macOS Sierra. Night Shift is a program that gradually removes the blue light of your display to help relieve eye strain and help you sleep better. A similar program, f.lux, has been available cross-platform for a while now, but Apple decided to include a …

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Whatsapp releases desktop application for OSX and Windows

Whatsapp, one of the most popular cross-platform mobile messaging services, has finally released a companion desktop application for OSX and Windows. To use it, Whatsapp must already be set up through your phone. After installing on your desktop, simply scan the QR code through the mobile app and setup is done. You can view your …

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