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  • An Introduction to GIMP Photo Editing
    by Andy Betts on January 22, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    GIMP’s photo editing capabilities make it the best free alternative to Photoshop. If you’re new to the app, it’s easy and intuitive to pick up; you can get excellent results in no time at all. If you’ve used Photoshop before, you’ll find GIMP familiar. There are some different features, and the tools often have different names, but the basic principles are the same. Before You Begin Before we look at how to use GIMP for photo editing, there are a few things you need to know: The default setup for the app is for every part of the interface —...Read the full article: An Introduction to GIMP Photo Editing […]

  • 7 Reasons to Subscribe to Netflix This Year
    by Joel Lee on January 22, 2018 at 8:00 pm

    We have written before about valid reasons to avoid Netflix, and many of them still hold true today — Netflix isn’t for everybody. But the Netflix of today isn’t the same Netflix of five years ago, in good ways and bad, so if you aren’t a current subscriber, it may be time to reconsider. At the risk of sounding like a shill, Netflix is the only bill I’m happy to pay. And no, before you ask in the comments, Netflix did not sponsor this article. I watch it for an hour or so every night and I still haven’t managed...Read the full article: 7 Reasons to Subscribe to Netflix This Year […]

  • Do Not Install These Windows 10 Apps and Programs
    by Dan Price on January 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    How often do you stop and think about the apps you’re installing on your computer? We’re not talking about apps like Microsoft Word or Adobe Photoshop, which have millions of users and are perfectly safe to use. We mean other third-party apps that, on the face of it, perform useful tasks. For example, how confident are you that your Start Menu replacement software isn’t spying on you? Are you sure your registry cleaner isn’t causing more harm than good? And are you confident that your favorite free game isn’t loaded with malware? Of course, most Windows apps aren’t going to...Read the full article: Do Not Install These Windows 10 Apps and Programs […]

  • The First Amazon Go Store Opens for Business
    by Dave Parrack on January 22, 2018 at 6:33 pm

    Amazon has opened its first Amazon Go store in Seattle. Amazon Go is an attempt to take the friction out of shopping, making lines and checkouts a thing of the past. The store IS staffed, but the online shopping giant is relying on technology to keep everything running smoothly. Amazon dominates the online shopping space, with Amazon Prime, Amazon Fresh, and other efforts locking people into its ecosystem. And, having opened physical bookstores in various locations, Amazon is now muscling in on grocery stores and supermarkets. Amazon Go is here. Amazon Go Is Now Open to the Public The first...Read the full article: The First Amazon Go Store Opens for Business […]

  • 5 Useful VB Windows Scripts to Automate Your Computer Use
    by Ryan Dube on January 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Whether you’re an IT analyst or a regular computer user, there are a lot of tasks you may need to do frequently on your PC. VB Scripts are scaled down Visual Basic programs that serve as Windows scripts that can do anything from pull up important information about your computer hardware, to stopping and starting services or resetting your network card. It’s possible to learn how to do all of those individual things the normal way, or do them using batch files. But VB scripts are better than batch scripts because they’re more flexible. If you store the following scripts...Read the full article: 5 Useful VB Windows Scripts to Automate Your Computer Us […]

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