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    • Photoshop fonts: Creating swashes, swirls and flourishes
      In our first story on Photoshop fonts, we covered font and paragraph attributes, plus how to alter the shapes of a word, phrase, or sentence, which (obviously) affects the shapes of the fonts. The instructions targeted Creative Suite users, which means the path to altering a string of text is Edit > Transform > Warp. […]
    • How to use Evernote in Linux
      Evernote does not offer an official desktop client for Linux, but there are a few workarounds. For a better-than-browser experience, try one of these methods. Evernote Web and Chrome app The browser-based version of Evernote is the only officially supported way of using the application on Linux. It works, but if you’re a tab hoarder like […]
    • How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card
      My desire to power up a laptop with an external graphics card began in 2015, when I set out on a quest to get back into PC gaming—a beloved pastime I’d neglected since childhood.But the only PC I had at the time was a 2011 Lenovo ThinkPad X220 laptop with Intel HD 3000 integrated graphics. […]
    • Photoshop fonts: Using Text Type and Text Editing to transform fonts
      One of Adobe Photoshop’s many talents at your disposal is the ability to create and decorate fonts. This tutorial is for beginners, and the instructions are applicable for Photoshop Creative Suite 1 through 6.Character attributes 1. Open Photoshop and select File > New > Name. For this example, we’ll call it FabFonts1 and make these further […]
    • Hackintosh: Build a DIY Mac for gaming
      Rob Griffiths decides to replace his nine-year-old Hackintosh (dubbed Frankenmac) with a new DIY Mac.
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