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iPad: The Missing Manual

The iPad is an amazing device, here's the manual that should have been in the box -- learn how to get the most out of this sleek new tablet computer July 22, 2010

Microsoft Silverlight 4 Step by Step

With this practical, learn-by-doing tutorial, you'll learn how to create interactive user interfaces for the Web and the newest version of Windows Phone... Silverlight 4 not only makes this possible, it makes it easy July 21, 2010

The Editor that Mac users love

While not better than BBEdit, Aquamacs is a versatile, fast and mature editor for source code, web pages, typesetting documents and all other forms of text. July 20, 2010

Name Tagging

You've seen our graffiti books reviews, now Martha is back with another eye-popping new photo book on -- are you ready for this -- name tags! July 19, 2010

FREEDOM: our first winner ...

sandie.netSandie's art "Freedom" has been selected from the incoming submissions as the first winner in our
"WHAT DOES FREEDOM MEAN TO YOU" theme contest for JULY. Will you be the next winner? Hope so!
Sandie's studios are in Indiana, U.S.A., and she'll be receiving a stack of graphic design and publishing arts books from the Design Bookshelf collection of collectible titles.
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WHAT DOES FREEDOM MEAN TO YOU July 17, 2010

Canon Camera Hackers Manual

Here's one for you "geeky" owners of Canon consumer cameras, such as the Powershot and IXUS, who would like to explore the possibilities of their cameras July 16, 2010

Logging Application for Journalists

TCoder is a unique logging tool for journalists which enables reporters to take notes during press conferences, speeches, etc. perfectly synchronized with their recorder, minidisc or TV camera. July 14, 2010

Hot Photoshop Text Effects Part 3

Here's the last of our hot, flaming, Photoshop text tutorials for a while... whew -- another set of tutorials for designing type with warm, glowing results. Enjoy July 13, 2010

ColorSplash on your iPad

ColorSplash allows users to quickly and easily give photos a dramatic look by converting them to black and white, while keeping chosen details in color. The user's finger acts as a brush that removes, or restores, color from the original image. July 12, 2010

Social Media tracks

This media track covers some interesting news, both new and from several months ago that all graphic designers and online designers should be aware of -- including:
• 13 essential social media lessons • Measuring Social Media • Social media rules of engagement • What social media will look like in 2012 • Senator: Questions Facebook on Privacy • Eight steps for creating your social media policy July 9, 2010