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How To : Create bubble text in Adobe Photoshop

Need a little help with your new Adobe Photoshop graphics editing program? Working with Photoshop can be a bit tough if you don't know what you're doing, so instead of getting out the books, check out this 'no nonsense' video tutorial to learn how to create bubble text in Adob ...more

How To : Add a drop capital to a paragraph in QuarkXPress

This quick tutorial shows you how to add a drop capital to the first letter of a paragraph when working in QuarkXPress. There is no sound so don't crank the volume, just follow the text bubbles. Make sure you click on "video tutorial sections" in the top left corner and pick t ...more

iPhone Text Bomb Your Friends : The Ultimate SMS Prank

The very first text message was sent on December 3rd, 1992 by Neil Papworth, an engineer for Vodafone, and it simply said "Merry Christmas." He may have jumped the gun on the whole Christmas thing, but you trying coming up with the first text message in history! Today, there ...more

How To : Quickly type 'double letter' words using Swype

Typing notes with Swype is as fast and easy as you can get and in this clip, learn how to tackle less common word combos like double letters. For example, how would you type "cool", "common", "letters" or "bubble"? In this quick tip tutorial from the makers of Swype, learn how ...more

How To : Text words with double letters using Swype

Using Swype - the new lightening fast way to text message from your cell phone - and need to type a word like "juggle" or "bubble" or something else with a double letter? No problem! In this tutorial, from the creators of the Swype app, learn how to add words like these to you ...more

How To : Cut, copy, and paste on your iPhone

You love your iPhone and you can't live without it, but it's lacked the basic ability to cut, copy, and paste across multiple apps. With Apple's OS 3.0 upgrade, you can do it all with just a few taps. Watch this Howcast guide to learn how to cut, copy, and paste on your iPhone ...more

How To : Make a speech bubble in GIMP

First of all open any image and create a new ‘layer’ and add it to your image. Click on the transparency and then click ‘ok’. Now from the right menu bar choose the ‘elliptical’ icon to make a round balloon. Now select the 'free select tool' and select ‘mode’ to 'add to curren ...more

How To : Make your Firefox browser smarter using SmarterFox

Check out this video tutorial on how to make your Firefox smarter using SmarterFox. Wikipedia sidebar SmarterFox adds a "related articles" sidebar to the left side of Wikipedia. The popup bubble appears when you select (or "highlight") some text on a web page. Clicking on it ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 5: Photography

There are seemingly endless photography apps for the iPhone—it is perhaps one of the most popular arenas for application developers. We've covered a few in Giveaway Tuesdays, but nothing comprehensive. We would be remiss to omit the two most popular frontrunners—Hipstamatic ( ...more

News : Amazon Mechanical Turk

It's really a shame that it is so hard for people to make money on the internet these days. The dot com bubble has receded and scams are plentiful on the web. There are, however, a couple of legitimate ways to make a few extra bucks online, Amazon Mechanical Turk, or MTurk for ...more

Make Your Own Nitrous Oxide : Hilarious Science

If you've ever had teeth removed/minor surgery, you most likely received some laughing gas, or nitrous oxide. This gas creates a happy, lightened feeling, and causes instant laughter. In this article, I'll show you how to make some. BUT BE CAREFUL!!! DO NOT proceed in this exp ...more

How To : Draw letters

Drawing is easy for some, harder for others, but drawing letters is pretty simple for both the pro and novice artist. There's all kind of text styles you could conjure up, and they don't have to be boring fonts. Fire up your imagination to create different styles for drawing n ...more

How To : Boost Your Productivity on Android

Not many people use their phone exclusively for making calls or sending messages today. If you're an Android user, the chances are high that you're using your phone or tablet for work-related activities. However, the basic set of apps and services your device was shipped with ...more

Waved : Rapid-Fire Voice Messaging for Your iPhone

Apple is bringing one of the biggest updates ever to its Messages app, including a feature that will allow users to send audio messages back and forth with the press of a button. Goodbye, voicemail. While we've reached the third beta version of iOS 8 already, the official con ...more

How To : 8 Great New Messages Features in iOS 11 for iPhone

Apple gave the Messages app a massive makeover with iOS 10, with a slew of options that made iMessages on the iPhone a lot more fun. While not quite as comprehensive, iOS 11 builds upon that success and makes the app more user-friendly and all-inclusive. iOS 11 brings plenty ...more

How To : Change Your Terminal Header

So, you want your terminal to be customized with awesome script every time you fire it up, huh?! Well, look no further because I am here to answer this calling! This "How-To" Will be short, descriptive, and to the point! So, let's get right into it, shall we then? ___________ ...more

How To : Permanently Delete Text Messages on Your iPhone

Deleting text messages on your iPhone may seem like a pretty simple task, but it's those really simple tasks that usually end up causing headaches later on. Data can stick around, even if you asked it not to, so there's always a slight chance that embarrassing and incriminatin ...more

How To : Be More Secretive Using Hide SMS and Call Recorder

Some people are of extremely secretive nature. They do not like sharing their personal events in their lives with anyone. Thus people around that person wont be able to figure out details on their life's personal matters. It is not like they want to hide some mysterious secret ...more

How To : Get Emoji Suggestions with Any Android Keyboard

Some third-party keyboards, like SwiftKey for example, include a convenient feature that suggests emojis as your type based on the content of what you're saying. Unfortunately, many keyboards, including most stock ones, don't include this function. It's often not a convincing ...more

News : 10 Ways iOS Beats Android

I've been an Android user almost as long as the operating system has existed, so when I received my first iPhone in April, I felt like I was in a foreign land. Sure, it runs most of the apps I'm used to, and the phone itself feels about the same in my hand as any similarly-siz ...more

How To : Use Reminders to Help Rather Than Annoy

When you're expecting an important call or text, it's pretty annoying to hear or feel your phone go off just to find out it was your reminders app telling you that you need to buy more contact lenses. Not quite as annoying as phantom phone vibrations, but it's up there. Remin ...more

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