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This comprehensive guide of tips, tricks and hacks will help you make better use of the Google services you use. Whether you’re a student, educator, executive or a scientist, Google offers online services and products that help everyone remain as productive as possible. There are many Google services that have come and gone through the years, but a few of them like Gmail, Google Drive and of course Google Search — stay even more relevant as time goes on.
This guide starts right at the very bottom, assuming no knowledge at all, and walks you through all basic aspects in 30 illustrated pages.Photoshop can be quite difficult, if you throw yourself at it without preparation. You've probably got no clue how everyone gets that wizardry done! Don't despair, check out An Idiot's Guide To Photoshop - Part II. Among other things this guide shows you how to cut out items, remove the background from an image, make an image black and white, add a fake tattoo, crop and merge images, whiten teeth with the dodge tool, remove red eyes, work with gradients, create a water-like image reflection and more.
This guide is intended to help you explore Adobe Photoshop's advanced features and fun photo effects.In this guide you will learn how to make use of some amazing features that came with CS5, such as Content-Aware and Puppet Warp, along with some tools that came before CS5. Also you will learn how to create a basic animation in Photoshop and how to use it to create a morphing effect. Some tools are overlooked by users, even Photoshop veterans, but that doesn't mean those tools can't make your life easier and enhance your workflow.
Learning Photoshop is fun and easy, if you are willing to learn.This 36 page guide will go over the most important Photoshop tips and tricks that will make your life easier and dramatically save you time. It will also show you how to create a YouTube banner with links (this requires a YouTube Partner account). And finally you will learn some basic techniques on photo retouching and how to quickly create a silhouette from a photo.
In Display of Power: How FUBU Changed a World of Fashion, Branding and Lifestyle, Daymond John (Founder and CEO) gets to the heart of his unlikely run to the top of the fashion world, and shines compelling light on what it takes to succeed-from the dizzying street corners of his old neighborhood to the dazzling corner offices of corporate America-and what it takes to harness and display the power that resides in us all.
There just isn't enough time for everything on our "to do" list--and there never will be. Successful people don't try to do everything. They learn to focus on the most important tasks and make sure they get done.
Surprisingly, few professional speakers and presenters understand speeches or presentations at a fundamental level. Their overly prescriptive approach actually ends up confusing the speech and the tools that are used to deliver it, instead of connecting with the essential part of speaking—that which engages listeners with the message and the emotions that go with it.
Packs 168 pages of magazine-style articles, lavish illustrations, and great tips into an eye-catching publication that shows you how to use the new Windows 8 operating system from start to finish. Explore new features, like the touchscreen-style interface, a big change from the classic Windows look and feel. Ideal for the reader who is already familiar with the Windows operating system, but just needs the basics on the move to Windows 8, you'll also discover new apps, new ways to handle traditional tasks, and much more.
Marketing departments want us to believe that PCs, laptops and netbooks become obsolete after a couple of years, but it's not true.The computer industry has evolved over the years more rapidly than any industry in contemporary history. Year after year engineers have worked valiantly to bring us, the end users, faster and more capable hardware without sacrificing reliability. Programmers and application developers have been equally quick to develop new software that puts to use the new hardware specifications. However, while striving to sell more and more products, marketing departments want us to believe that PCs, laptops and netbooks become obsolete after a couple of years, and not replacing them makes us luddites.
In this guide, you’ll learn the seven components that enable longer battery life while focusing on battery life improvements that come from battery efficient hardware, not software tips. If you want a ridiculously long battery life, take a good look at the primary components — some can get upgraded for very little cost.
This guide supplies you with numerous tips, tricks and free applications. Get the hang of the interface and discover what your Mac is really capable of.Gone are the days when Macs were only considered valid ‘office' computers. These days, Macs are the slick icons of the design and music industries — and now they're also spreading to the general consumer market. But even though Macs are an overall reincarnation of simplicity and user-friendliness, most people – whether they are computer initiates or have been working with Windows their entire life – need a little help getting started.
This guide is written a little more towards the budding computer buff than the expert or the complete beginner, but there should be something for everybody.Why would you want to read this guide? There might be a few different reasons. You might be a budding computer buff, wanting to pad out your knowledge about all things hardware so that you can be the go-to guide for all your friends and family. You might be a hardware expert on your coffee break, taking a flick through to see if you find something particularly interesting. On the other hand, you might be a complete beginner when it comes to computers.