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Graphics Unleashed Blog Excerpts

Below are excepts of each of the most recent posts that have appeared in the Graphics Unleashed Blog. You can read and interact with the full post by clicking on the post title. View all of the posts by visiting the blog using the link above.

  • Valera Creator 95: Collapsible Green Screen for Streaming

    We’ve all seen the special effects in movies where a character looks to be in a very unrealistic situation. Of course it was filmed in front of a green screen and then the situation was digitally inserted using chroma key technology. I’ll tell you about a product that allows you to do […]

  • Tech News Digest for August 16, 2019

    Adobe wants to compete with Corel’s Painter. More than 100 megapixels in a phone camera? How do the scammers online make money? Elvis’ car is for sale! Automattic buys Tumblr. These stories and many more are covered in this week’s news. Click on the headlines to read the full […]

  • Measure Power Usage With Kill A Watt Monitor

    If you wander through your house or office, you’ll product find a huge number of devices plugged into an outlet and using electricity. How much are they using? We’ll discuss a way to monitor their usage. Yes, I’ll get a small commission if your purchase using the links provided. […]

  • Tech News Digest for August 9, 2019

    Samsung had the biggest headlines of the week for sure. They released two versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, the Galaxy Book S and the Galaxy Watch Active 2. Is a fitness tracker a better answer for you than a smart watch? Do you have an ancient WordPress site? Are you still running Windows […]

  • WAVLINK USB 3.0 to SATA Docking Station

    I’ve talked about various solutions for connecting a bare hard drive externally to your computer in previous posts. They were just some flavor of cabling. Today I’ll look at a docking station that makes the solution a lot more elegant while also adding features. Yes, I’ll provide […]

  • Why We Deactivated Comments on Graphics Unleashed

    When I first starting writing the Graphics Unleashed Blog in 2005, I was excited to have a way to start a conversation and have others continue that conversation via commenting. There have been a few good conversations, but many posts didn’t receive a single comment. There have been a handful […]

  • Tech News Digest for August 2, 2019

    Samsung’s Note 10 is coming and there are a lot of stories about its release. Sprint and T-Mobile are about to become one and you’ll find quite a few headlines about that as well. Capital One is the latest hack victim and your data could be involved. How does one design a map? These are […]

  • Charge Your Qi-Enabled Phones With Anker PowerWave 15

    I’ve been charging my phones wirelessly for more than four years now. Yes, I still use wired charging at times when wireless isn’t convenient. Over the years I’ve collected three different Qi chargers and have learned that some are better than others. Today I’ll look at a […]

  • Tech News Digest for July 26, 2019

    The FTC laid down some massive fines on Facebook and Equifax for data breaches. FaceApp is still evil. There is a safer browser. Can a TV dinner look spectacular? iPhone 11 is coming. Samsung Fold is coming back. Where are all those Bob Ross paintings? These and many more headlines are below. Click […]

  • Seagate IronWolf Pro NAS Internal Hard Drives

    It’s been almost a year since disaster struck and our backup plan had a catastrophic failure. Our data has recovered, but the corporate wallet still feels a lot lighter. As part of our recovered, we knew we had to replace at least two of the hard drives in our NAS (Network Attached Storage) […]

  • Building a WordPress Online Store for Profitable Ecommerce

    Let’s say you have a business with some products you want to sell online. Some commercials say if you just put them online, you’ll get rich. It isn’t quite that simple. I’ll run through some of the steps involved and I would appreciate your help even if you don’t need […]

  • Tech News Digest for July 19, 2019

    Viral FaceApp is evil! It is moon week and we’ve got it covered. Design covered from multiple angles. Twitter has a new look. These are just a few of the headlines covered in this week’s Tech News. Click on the headlines below to read the full stories. You can read this post on the Web […]

  • Relive Apollo 11 with Lego Version of Lunar Lander and Saturn V Rocket

    I don’t often write about toys, but the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 is as good a reason as any. Yes, I provide links to purchase the Lego kits on Amazon. Yes, I’ll get a tiny commission if you buy them. No, I wasn’t lucky enough to get kits of my own for free. The […]The […]

  • Where Were You 50 Years Ago?

    There are few days in a person’s life where they know exactly where they were and what they were doing on a day 50 years earlier. Today is one such day for me, though my memory of that day is very limited. I was in Cape Canaveral, Florida to watch Apollo 11 launch itself into […]The […]

  • Tech News Digest for July 12, 2019

    I really enjoyed watching the US Women’s National Team capture the World Cup. Their run was amazing and it was clear they had fun along the way. I’ve included an ad to buy some of their swag if any of you are interested. We have a lot of security-related news this week. Make sure you […]

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