A key part of home computing is sorting and viewing photos. Windows 8.1 is a fantastic way to enjoy your pictures but sometimes keeping on top of this digital deluge can be difficult. Don't let yourself become overwhelmed, today's blog helps get you started with photo management in Windows 8.1.
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Most websites contain a lot more than just text. Images, video and audio can greatly increase your visitor numbers and encourage them to stay longer. Advanced HTML5 features such as geolocation can improve your site’s interactions with your visitors and, of course, adding a sprinkle of visual polish is always a good idea.
Digital art is becoming more and more popular. Fantastical worlds and realistic images are now being created through photoshop and other digital programs. As with any form of art, it is important to get the lighting just right. To do this, you must get a solid background on lighting and the physics behind it. Today we will look at different types of lighting made easy to help you perfect your art!
Finale is an amazing piece of software for anyone looking to write their own music, be it a pop song or classical score. However, complex pieces of kit such as this can be a little hard to get to grips with, especially for those eager to get stuck in and note their music. Our upcoming book Finale Music App: Everyday Guides Made Easy makes it simple for musicians at any level to use the software at a basic level, all the way up to advanced techniques.
In today's blog we continue to look at how to make the most out of your Samsug Androind Phone. If you missed part 1, just click here. One of the most useful features you can find on smartphones and tablets is the ability to use GPS satellite signals – much like the sat navs you use in a car – to help you find your way around. However, using this service can sometimes be a little unituitive. So let us walk you around the Google Maps app, our expert advice courtesy of our new book Samsung Android Basics, which is available here.
Handling a new smart-phone can be tricky. If you were lucky enough to get a new device, or upgrade your phone over the holidays, you may be fumbling with an Android device (unless you got an iPhone - if so, then why are you here?!). In today's blog we're going to cover a snippet from our latest 'Everyday Guides Made Easy' book, Samsung Android Basics. We're going to focus on adding contacts and syncing them with your wireless devices. Contacts are one of the most essential reasons for owning a phone, but on more modern devices getting to grips with this feature can be a little tricky. So read on for some clear and comprehensive help, courtesy of us here at Flame Tree.
In part two of our iOS Basics series of blogs, we're going to look at browsing the internet. However, before you can do that you have to establish a connection. This is also vital if you plan on sending emails, downloading apps or streaming music and video.