How to optimize images for Twitter

When it comes to crafting social messages for a brand, some of the best ways to get attention involve elaborate campaigns and witty repartees. But what's often overlooked are images - especially the

Published on: July 29th, 2014 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Canon Scan-tini

We're supposed to be working in the mobile era. That's fine for reading e-mails or working on spreadsheets. But what about when you need to scan something? Basically there's the Xerox machine that's straight

Published on: June 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Social media image size cheat sheet

Anyone that's designed graphical branding for social media properties before knows the pain of precisely sizing images to fit properly into the different content panes. If you've ever asked: What's the size of

Published on: February 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Apple gives 500px a time out for nude content

A Toronto-based startup has been chastised by Apple Inc. for featuring nude photographs, CBC reports.500px Inc.’s iOS app was removed from Apple’s App Store for “pornographic images” and “complaints about possible child pornography,”

Published on: January 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

What can ‘Call me maybe’ memes teach us about cultural genetics?

Hey, you just clicked me And this is crazy But memes aren’t just for Facebook So read on, maybe? The term meme has become very popular in the last couple of years thanks

Published on: August 29th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Adobe Photoshop Touch useful for editing images on the go

Photoshop Touch is one of six new Touch Apps that Adobe has released for Android tablets running Honeycomb. It is designed to bring many of Photoshop's most popular features to Android tablets, allowing

Published on: November 25th, 2011 Michelle Mastin

Photo galleries will change the way businesses use Twitter

All those pictures you've been posting to Twitter using third-party apps, such as Instagram or TwitPic, will appear on your Twitter profile starting Monday. According to the announcement,the galleries will automatically display the

Published on: August 25th, 2011 Ilie Mitaru

NeoDownloader makes it easy to bundle Web downloads

Good software--like good tools--often takes a tedious task and makes it a whole lot more bearable. That’s precisely what NeoDownloader ($40, 30-day free trial) does, making it easy to download images, songs, and

Published on: August 15th, 2011 Lee Mathews

Photoshop turns 20 – How the Adobe app has changed our lives

Adobe Photoshop is so intrinsic to our daily digital lives these days, you might find it hard to believe that the program is just two decades old. In the 20 years since its

Published on: February 19th, 2010 Pamela Pfiffner

Flickr photos used to build Rome in a day

Researchers who created the technology behind Microsoft’s Photosynth have upgraded their software to reconstruct entire cities in digital 3D by processing photos downloaded from the photo-sharing Web site Flickr. A team at the

Published on: September 28th, 2009 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry photos don’t have to suck

The latest edition of Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry Connection newsletter went out yesterday, and the mailing included more than a dozen tips and tricks on how to improve your BlackBerry-digital-camera know-how. Most

Published on: March 26th, 2009 Al Sacco

ClickFree enables hassle-free auto data backups

While you know the importance of backing up data, if you're like the majority of PC users, you probably find backup procedures time consuming and complicated.A product that could simplify and speed up

Published on: September 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Adobe jumps into online collaboration with Acrobat 9

After so many years of trying to get its Acrobat software product to deliver the dynamic portable document format (PDF) capabilities that would make it a must-have application, Adobe Systems Inc. appears to

Published on: September 15th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Winnipeg police combat online child porn with “image matching” software

Police anti-child abuse task force investigators often have to sift through millions of seized photos and videos in their effort to crack child porn rings. The process, when done manually, is hugely time

Published on: August 28th, 2008 Nestor Arellano