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AMAZING video about stolen Mac

Recover stolen laptop? Here's the amazing video of how California police recovered a stolen laptop after a software program sent its owner photos and evidence taken on the Mac's camera. June 4, 2011

Web Design Update 1106-01

This edition of Web Update digs into the impact of social networking -- then we turn our sites on SEO ... including : [] 11 ways to find new content for your social strategy [] How to Use Blog Commenting to Get Valuable Backlinks and Traffic [] HOW TO: Get Your Employees On Board With Your Social Media Policy [] Making That Leap From Search to Display [] Technical SEO: Tools and Approach [] Tips for mobile SEO [] Web design evolution: 2 decades of innovation [] Why Websites Are Slow & Why Speed Really Matters June 1, 2011

Design Graduates

This May and June many designers, illustrators, photographers and visual communicators will be graduating from design/art school. Here are a few who wrote in to share reflections with you. (AND our PRIZE WINNERS for May) May 31, 2011

Chasing Light

Digital photography month is upon us, and each time you snap the shutter on your digital camera you should think about LIGHT. Why? Because light is the only reason the camera actually works. So you need to use it wisely. Let expert photographer and educator Ibarionex Perello help you May 31, 2011

June Photoshop Brides Madness

Looks like we're on a roll ... continuing to find more Photoshop for weddings and brides, this week we've turned up : * Tilt-shift brides * Paint the Moon with actions * Were you really that thin? * Top 3 Retouching Tidbits from the Master * Photoshop wedding DVD template * template buffet * and believe it or not, some real painting . . . May 31, 2011

Creative Tidbits : Type and Art Nouveau

It's a mixed bag in this edition of Creative Tidbits -- we really enjoyed discovering : [] Yet another type guide; [] Message in a bottle; [] The Information Sage; [] Art Nouveau Exhibition reappraised; [] iPhone App Homage To Graphics God Wim Crouwel... ... follow along as we cruise cool stuff from in and around the graphic arts and creative visual arts scene May 31, 2011

Illustrator tutorial: combination lock

Here's another sparkling fresh Adobe Illustrator tutorial from Ainsley Bevis-- this time, she delves into the powers of PathFinder and gradients with some solid tips and techniques on the deceivingly simple illustration! May 31, 2011

Photoshop Noise Reduction

Finally, there's another good noise control filter -- but for Windows only. The Plugin Site has rolled out NoiseControl, which may just be the one that's worth the $49 price! May 30, 2011

PopChar shows your fonts right

PopChar has been around since almost the beginning of the Mac. Ergonis Software has done a swell job for frequent font users, and now had PopChar X 5.2, a new version for finding and inserting special characters. May 30, 2011

Font Preventive Maintenance

Smasher 2, brings Macintosh users automatic preventive font maintenance, previewing and font integrity verification. Smasher works unattended to eliminate corruption of font caches and temporary files so fonts always appear and print correctly. May 28, 2011