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Open Source Software in the Visual Medium: a Case Study

FOSS/FLOSS or Free/libre and Open-Source Software is liberally licensed software that grants users the right to use, study, change, and improve its design through availability of its source code. This approach has gained momentum and acceptance since it’s potential benefits are being increasingly recognized by both individuals and corporations world over. In the context of …

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Free iPhone Applications for Communication, Entertainment, and Work

The future of telecommunication industry is determined by the current development of mobile phones, smart phones, or it is already time to say mobile multifunctional devices, such as iPhone. Flexibility of the device and its easy customization and personalization through ability of a user to install necessary applications have already made iPhone a leader among …

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Android-ify your Design Tools

Android is an emerging platform for Mobile Computing. That is an understatement if ever you heard one. Yes, most of us already own Android phones or are looking on as the Green Robot bulldozes competitors into oblivion. I’m not an Apple basher and I own and enjoy a MacBook Pro with relish. That said, I’m …

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Task & Time Management for Designers

As designers and creative folk, we tend to nurture the Right Brain i.e. the part of us that is random, intuitive, spontaneous, subjective and sees the big picture. We are conditioned to believe that this is what makes an artist vibrant, vivid and creative. Allow me to burst that bubble! I will cite the example …

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Free Web Development Solutions (PHP/CSS/HTML Editors)

The importance of text editors as the tools to edit HTML, CSS, PHP, or any other web programming language, may seem to decline today in the era of Joomla, WordPress, and other content management systems, which make designing a full-featured website a matter of dragging a few widgets onto a web page layout, pasting a …

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Online and Offline Photo Editors for Pictures Enhancement

Having a digital camera makes anyone feel like a professional photographer a bit. However, captured pictures often require some basic enhancement, like red eye removal, contrast or brightness correction, cropping, aligning, etc. to look more professional. Even if you do not feel like splitting hairs of Photoshop with all its layers, curves, and masks, you …

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How Content Management Systems Benefit You

Attractive design, inquisitive structure and captivating content are the ingredients of every successful website. Since most people who wish to launch their very own website would usually not be well versed in all three areas, owning a website becomes tedious if not a costly venture. Since all website owners may not be web developers, sometimes …

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