Tag Archive: Effect


Use free Snapseed on iPad to tune your photos to best effect

Snapseed is a free image editing app from Google that has some fantastic editing tools to make any photo even better. The killer feature here is the set of Tune Image tools that let you take a good photo and turn it into a great photo, right on your iPad, with very little effort. Here’s […]

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How to Play a Power Charging Sound Effect in OS X When a MacBook is Plugged in (Like iOS)

When you connect a power source to an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or MacBook, a familiar charging chime sound will trigger from the device, indicating that a cable is attached and the device is getting power. If you like hearing that auditory confirmation that a device is getting power, you can add the exact same … Read More

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How to Play a Power Charging Sound Effect in OS X When a MacBook is Plugged in (Like iOS)

When you connect a power source to an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or MacBook, a familiar charging chime sound will trigger from the device, indicating that a cable is attached and the device is getting power. If you like hearing that auditory confirmation that a device is getting power, you can add the exact same … Read More

Can Drake’s surprise album re-create ‘Beyonce effect’ on iTunes?

  To use hip hop parlance, Canadian rapper hip hop artist Drake has “dropped” a new surprise mixtape on iTunes. The precursor to his next studio album, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” is a 17-track opus — announced…

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Effect Stack, An Acceptable Image Editor For OS X

Effect Stack is an OS X image editor that costs just $ 10 and weighs in at 3.9MB. It’ll process any image your throw at it, including RAW files, and its gimmick is that you can stack effects (hence the name)…

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Apple Pressuring Music Labels To Recreate The Beyonce Effect

Apple has been in talks with record labels about releasing more albums exclusively through the iTunes Store, similarly to how Beyonce released her self-titled album in December. According to Billboard, Apple’s VP of the iTunes Store, Robert Kondrk, had “tense”…

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Get a Transparent Dock in OS X Mavericks by Disabling the Frost Effect

Transparent Dock in OS X

The Dock received a visual overhaul in OS X Mavericks which defaults to removing a minor transparency effect. It’s a subtle change that many users won’t even notice, but the difference is that now the content of windows, images, and items moved below/behind the Dock are no longer visible through what looks like a frosty window. With Mavericks, the frosty effect is stronger and there is no  [Read More…]

The Anti-Fragmentation Effect Of The iPhone 5c & iPhone 5s

Only three weeks have passed since the iPhone 5s and 5c became available for sale, but already, total webshare traffic of the iPhone 5, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s are up 4% to 40.6 percent. According to data from web…

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Angry Birds Star Wars II Doubles Down On Fan Service To Great Effect [Review]

Angry Birds Star Wars III have a confession to make: I was probably the only human being on the planet not playing the original Angry Birds when it came out all the way back in 2009. As much as I love both birds and giant slingshots, I never really saw the appeal. I played for about five minutes, shot […]

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Disable The Parallax Effect In iOS 7 Beta [iOS Tips]

Reduce Motion iOS 7While the style of iOS has been described as flatter, that’s typically more true of the icon design and some of the panel and font combinations than the entire operating system. In fact, there’s a subtle parallax effect that can be seen pretty easily behind the home page icons. I use the space and stars […]

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