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Go Clip-it USB

The folks at Verbatim have married portable storage and award-winning design with its all-new Store 'n' Go Clip-it USB drive, an innovative solution that lets consumers seamlessly combine their digital and hardcopy files. November 29, 2010

Floating Clothes with Photoshop

Here's another good tutorial from Princess Libra, for a very popular technique in clothing marketing -- the "invisible" person ... remove the human model from the clothes -- an excellent way to learn the Clone Stamp tool, and adding a virtual drop shadow November 28, 2010

Is Your Innovation Lying Dead in the Road?

David Croslin, author of Innovate the Future: A Radical New Approach to IT Innovation, knows a thing or two about armadillos. He also knows why roulette-style betting on innovation isn't satisfying the needs of your customers or your business. November 27, 2010

3D Terrain Modeling for iOS

Independent programmer Andrew Garrison has created Touch Island 1.0 for iOS, his 3D modeling and rendering app that enables the user to create a photo-realistic island surrounded by ocean. Sculpting mountains, valleys, and lakes is accomplished with a single finger. An auto-color function assigns shading by altitude, or color may be applied manually. The angle and altitude of sunlight, and camera angle are adjustable, and rendering with textures and reflections is done using ray-tracing. November 27, 2010

Lightroom 3 Editing Essentials

Scott Kelby shows you how to develop your photos in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3, including setting white balance, seeing befores and afters, and applying changes made to one photo to other photos. Sample Chapter is provided courtesy of New Riders November 27, 2010

Photoshop CS5 Types and Shapes

Create an Ad Using Adobe -- Using just the basic Photoshop software, Rafael Concepcion shows how you can manipulate the shapes and text in your designs to produce pleasing and compelling results. Learn these techniques and incorporate them into your Photoshop toolbox. November 27, 2010

Zen Artist for iPad

Many are calling Zen Artist "the most beautiful brush paint tool in the world." It features 12 Zen Textures like months of a year, 4 Zen BGM like seasons, 3 Zen Sound Effects, 60 Zen Colors for 4 seasons, Support for Google Image Search and Photo Library and much more. November 26, 2010

Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred

Kids today are just as likely to be interested in electronics as they are in soccer. So what's a parent to do with a kid who'd rather solder than run laps? How can parents really keep geeky kids entertained, without spending yet another afternoon in front of the glowing rectangle of a TV or computer monitor? November 26, 2010

Imposition Wizard

Imposition Wizard is a professional level, standalone imposition software for Mac OS X. Version 1.8 features 2-up preview mode, reads bleed and trim data from source files, allows to rotate sheets and define their default parameters. November 26, 2010

Make cool 3D Product Shots

Box Shot 3D is a powerful utility that renders 3D shapes using provided images. Box Shot 3D allows you to render software boxes, book covers, magazines, CD, DVD and Blu-Ray boxes, cans, bottles, mugs, bags and much more -- with no 3D-knowledge November 25, 2010