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Bittbox/Photoshop 101: True Black (CMYK).

75. 68. 67. 90.

Later, important: Read the comments here, and on the article.

12/21/14 • 11:52 AM • AdobeArtsBooksDesignSoftware • (2) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Backup services (including one for Evernote).

Revert.io’s got your back(up) for Evernote. Searchable, too.  Backupify gets Google Apps (including Gmail) and social channels.

I’ve been looking for a simple method to pull a searchable, formatted backup of Gmail for a while now. Anyone using one, and like it?  I’m getting close to 1/2 of my Google free allowance (7GB). That’s a lot of old email.

12/21/14 • 11:21 AM • GeneralInternetMobilePersonalSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

BittBox: Make a Dotted Line in Photoshop.

Omigod. Why didn’t I think of that?

12/12/14 • 02:03 PM • AdobeDesignSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

AppleInsider: How to manage your iCloud storage and backups.

For my own reference. Yours too, perhaps.

12/12/14 • 12:59 PM • AppleSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Lightroom Killer Tips: Getting Better Results From Lightroom’s Spot Removal Tool.

Didn’t know this one. If it doesn’t choose right the first time, I usually move the sample spot manually. Trying this soon.

12/10/14 • 10:55 AM • AdobePhotographySoftware • (1) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Keith Cirkel: Why we should stop using Grunt & Gulp.

You could find that for certain tasks you need to use Grunt, and for others you need to use Gulp or Brunch, so enter the ridiculous world of using build tools to manage your build tools, with such great hits as grunt-brunch and gulp-grunt ...” House-of-cards effect. Yep.

12/09/14 • 10:57 AM • InternetProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Panic Blog: Transmit iOS 1.1.1.

Transmit iOS 1.1.1 is out, fixing a few bugs in our surprisingly powerful file management app for your iPhone or iPad. Also, at Apple’s request, we had to remove the ability to “Send” files to other services, including iCloud Drive.” Read the entire thing to understand the problem. Apple? Ball’s in your court.

12/08/14 • 04:06 PM • AppleInternetMobileProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Apostrophe CMS/Node, MongoDB.

So WYSIWYG, it kind of hurts my brain. YMMV.

12/05/14 • 10:50 AM • DesignProgrammingSoftwareWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Eager Blog: Releasing Stout, our Static Website Deploy Tool.

Of interest. I use Git > Beanstalk, personally.

12/02/14 • 06:19 PM • InternetProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Revisions for Dropbox (Mac app).

Easier and more convenient than diving into Dropbox’s web GUI, certainly.  Downloaded.

12/02/14 • 02:00 PM • AppleInternetSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

MeFi: Nature will make its articles back to 1869 free to share online.

All research papers from Nature will be made free to read in ReadCube, a proprietary screen-view format that can be annotated but not copied, printed, or downloaded.

More on ReadCube.

12/02/14 • 09:05 AM • InternetScholarlyScienceSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Black Friday App & Book Deals for Developers, Designers & Entrepreneurs.

Some good stuff. Pixelmator is 50% off, if Adobe’s CC offerings are too dear for your overstressed wallet.

11/28/14 • 12:37 PM • AppleArtsDesignInternetSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

The Verge: Adobe’s got Photoshop running in Chrome.

Yeah, but don’t get all excited: “The application is downloaded via the Chrome Web Store, and when you open it up you’re actually connecting to a server which is running the desktop version of Photoshop CC 2014. The UI of the desktop version is captured as a video and sent to your browser, where javascript relays your actions back to the server, completing the interactive loop.” Better have a fast hookup; delays in UI get up my nose.

11/23/14 • 11:30 AM • AdobeDesignMotion GraphicsSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Ask DN: What’s your use case for Evernote?

Of note. Thread should mature more as the day goes on.

11/21/14 • 04:18 PM • InternetSmall BusinessSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

If you update to the latest Evernote for Mac ...

... and you seem to be missing the last month or so of notes, don’t panic. Hit the “Updated” column title a couple of times to re-sort.  Nothing’s missing, it just has a bit of brain fog.

11/21/14 • 10:35 AM • AppleGeneralSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Envato: Critical Security Vulnerability in WordPress Versions 3 to 3.9.

FYI, if you haven’t already heard.

11/21/14 • 10:09 AM • InternetSecuritySoftwareWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

AppleInsider: Adobe announces Lightroom 5.7 with new Aperture and iPhoto importer tool.

That, and a slew of other CC updates.

11/19/14 • 10:52 AM • AdobeSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

PS Mag: Online Brain Exercises Are Probably Useless.

Of note.

11/19/14 • 10:30 AM • HealthScienceSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

The Register: That dreaded syncing feeling: Will Microsoft EVER fix OneDrive?

Sync failures are perhaps the biggest frustration for Office 365 users and those who support them, and when it happens the usual advice is to delete and resync everything, with possible loss of recently changed files.” Beware.

11/18/14 • 12:51 PM • InternetMicrosoftSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Input: Fonts for Code - System Font Replacement for Yosemite 10.10.

Another option. Previously hereVia Zeldman on FB.

11/10/14 • 01:12 PM • AppleDesignSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Building a CustoMac: Buyer’s Guide October 2014.

Of interest.

11/08/14 • 09:05 PM • AppleHardwareSoftware • (2) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Calcbot for Mac.

Of interest. My age is showing; I still think in HP RPC key layout.

11/07/14 • 07:45 PM • AppleInternetMobileSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

POPTech: Anil Dash, Holding to Account [Vimeo link].

Bra-vo.

11/05/14 • 03:54 PM • Human RightsPersonalSoftwareWeblogs • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

High Performance Lifestyle: Productivity Tools - 61 Experts Reveal Their Top 3 Choices

Of interest.

11/03/14 • 12:09 PM • Small BusinessSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks

Indianapolis Business Journal: The tragedy of electronic medical records.

FYI. I’ve related my experience of a year or so ago ... sitting while a physician’s attendant hunt-and-pecked information into an EHR system for 45 minutes, something I volunteered to do and could have performed in five. Afterwards, they *still* screwed up insurance/billing. 

I have a feeling this is like the current electronic accounting market. Dozens of brands of customized software, all storing info in different ways, none compatible with another. Or am I wrong?

10/31/14 • 12:38 PM • HealthProgrammingSoftware • (0) Comments • (0) Trackbacks
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