Whether you're a newcomer to iOS or just upgrading to a newer model, consider tweaking these settings to improve performance and battery life.
A US Army captain just happened to don a "Captain America" T-shirt on his day off, and it turned out to be an appropriate uniform.
Find out more about high dynamic range photography, digital blending and life on the road as a "location independent" traveller with Elia Locardi.
Gfxstatus is a useful menubar item that lets you choose between Integrated or Discrete graphics on late 2008-2012 MacBook Pros. If you need more power, force the Discrete option. If you need to save battery life, choose the Integrated graphics. And if you trust the computer to switch back and forth, choose the Dynamic option and enable Growl notifications so you can see the switch occur.
Super Mario Brothers once again appears as a metaphor for real-life geek love as a designer creates elaborate 8-bit-style invitations for his friends' Mario-themed wedding.
If you want to take a boring photo and pump it full of life, Photoshop CS5's two methods for making a High Dynamic Range image will do just that. The first is a streamlined and improved merging tool, and the second is a new HDR tool that turns a single image into a trendy HDR masterpiece. We'll show you both in this How To.
On Apple's latest MacBook Pro systems, the dual GPU setup allows for dynamic switching between the onboard and discrete graphics chips to optimize performance and battery life, depending on the tasks at hand. This is convenient; however, Apple does not provide an easy way to manage the different GPUs on the system, and if you like to tinker you may find the utility gfxCardStatus useful, both for newer and older machines.
Strategically placed media pockets for the gym
Small and light enough for a shirt pocket, Samsung's Helix YX-M1 is a one-stop audio entertainment center with an XM radio, a digital music player, and room for 50 hours of tunes, but it comes up short on battery life.
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The federales should throw the book at Microsoft for a terrible Web page color scheme and for letting Brad Chase appear at press conferences wearing a Nehru shirt (among other violations of the interstate dress code). Cite the company for hiring too many executives whose only skill in life is being able to use "leverage," "paradigm," and "proactive" all in the same sentence.