Computing & Technology Columbia SC

The information technology (IT) world continues to rapidly advance with the increase of technological developments and new products. The following articles will help you to navigate through the world of computers and technology.
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Understanding Mac Security Columbia SC

When it comes to security, using Windows can feel like living in the heart of a big city—the kind of place where you can install all the locks and alarms you want, but you still worry. The vast number of computer users who run Microsoft operating systems form the biggest, juiciest target cybercriminals could dream of.

Testing Translation Software Columbia SC

The most important part of the translation software is the accuracy of translation. Translation software is worthless if it gives you text that’s impossible to understand. So we devised a test to quantify just how useful and accurate translation software is. Below is the explanation of how the test worked.

Studio One Pro 1.0.1 Columbia SC

Studio One features two main tabs: Song and Project. For a song, you add tracks for drums, guitar, vocals, MIDI, and anything else you want. As you record new tracks, you can listen to previously recorded tracks at the same time. When you’re done listening to and choosing the tracks you want to include, you click Project to mix the song and create a final file and/or an audio CD.

Snap Art 2 Columbia SC

Some photographs would really look better as paintings. But for those who are not artistically inclined with a brush and palette, there's Alien Skin's Snap Art 2. This Photoshop plug-in is a one-click wonder that instantly transforms a mundane (or even great) photo into a unique work of art.

Restoring Your Old Pictures with iPhoto Columbia SC

Older photos have some character that you may want to preserve while retouching. Don't feel the need to make the image absolutely perfect by modern standards. After all, it is an old photo. Luckily, when you work with a nondestructive image editor such as iPhoto or Aperture , you can always change your mind and revert to the original.

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21.5- and 27-inch iMacs Columbia SC

The changes with the iMac start with the screen. Replacing the previous 20- and 24-inch screen with a 16:10 aspect ratio are 21.5- and 27-inch displays at 16:9, more suitable for widescreen HDTV video. The 21.5-inch display has a native resolution of 1920-by-1080, while the 27-inch display has a resolution of 2560-by-1440.

Adesso CyberTablet 6400 Columbia SC

If you've never used a tablet before and want to see what they're like, or you're looking for a tablet for light-duty photo retouching and illustration, the Adesso CyberTablet 6400 in Columbia is a pretty good deal.

Camtasia for Mac Columbia SC

Techsmith's Camtasia for Mac is a new entry in the field of screen recording and editing tools available for OS X, but Techsmith isn't new to the field of screen recording—their Camtasia Studio for Windows is a powerful and widely-used program.

Canalbud Headphones Columbia SC

We recently took a look at a number of in-ear-canal headphones —also known as canalphones or in-ear monitors—which use earplug-like tips that form an acoustic seal in your ears, providing higher-fidelity, a more secure fit, and more isolation from noise than standard earbuds.

Creating a Digital ID with Adobe Acrobat Columbia SC

If you don't already have a digital ID, choose New ID and, in the Add Digital ID dialog, select A new digital ID I want to create now. Click Next and populate the digital ID fields with your information.

D-Link DSM-210 Columbia SC

The DSM-210 has some good features, but a lot of compromises are made within those features. If all you want to do is simply display pictures, you should be able to find a 10-inch frame at a more affordable price.

Evernote 1.4 Columbia SC

Evernote 1.4.7 helps you capture the disparate bits of information that cross your path everyday, letting you manage that information in ways that are meaningful and useful to you. While Evernote is similar to both VoodooPad Pro and ShoveBox, it is also quite different than either of these programs in how it allows you to access, find, and filter your information.

Home & Landscape Design Studio for Mac 14.1 Columbia SC

Punch! Software’s Home & Landscape Design Studio for Mac 14.1—at about $150—is an excellent value for what it does well: Create quick and impressive 3-D views of your dream home or landscape design that showcase your vision for your property.

iCab Mobile for iPhone Columbia SC

Enter iCab Mobile, a self-described “little brother” to the venerable iCab browser in Columbia for the Mac. iCab Mobile’s tab handling not only makes reading such sites a breeze, but offers perhaps the richest feature set of any iPhone browser, Safari included.

iPod Touch Columbia SC

The iPod touch in Columbia is now as big a hit as the iPhone. It appeals to people who don’t want to commit to 24 pricey months of cell phone bills, and to people who refuse to use AT&T’s cellular services in general. With the addition in 2008 of the App Store and the vastly improved second-generation iPod touch hardware, the iPod touch became a versatile device that acts like a remote control, a game machine—you name it.

MotionX GPS for iPhone Columbia SC

One of the best GPS offerings in the App Store, MotionX GPS includes a great feature set for tracking your biking, hiking, or running progress with maps and gauges as well as exporting this information for you to study or share with friends. And an update geared to the iPhone 3.0 software has added even more features.

P22's Zebra Software Columbia SC

How do unusual font families work? It's simple: each part is actually a separate font, designed to match up perfectly if you stack two or more text containers on top of each other. If you want a unique look for your brochure, poster, or Web site, here are a couple of ways to accomplish it.

Plantronics Voyager Pro Columbia SC

Plantronic's Voyager Pro Bluetooth headset in Columbia is designed with performance in mind. Peter Cohen takes it for a spin and discovers, finally, an outstanding Bluetooth headset, though one that won't win many fashion awards.

Pocket HD Camcorders Columbia SC

The LCDs on the G-Shot and Xacti camcorders offer the ability to easily take self-portraits, because you can rotate the LCD to center yourself in the frame.

Quickoffice Mobile Office Suite for iPhone Columbia SC

If you need to edit Word and Excel files on your iPhone or iPod touch, consider Quickoffice Mobile Office Suite. It's a bit easier to use than alternative apps, runs fast, and is generally stable. It’s taken a while, but the mainstay apps in mobile computing—those intended for mobile business users who need to stay productive—are making their way to the iPhone. Take Quickoffice Mobile Office Suite, a full-blown suite for viewing and editing both Microsoft Word and Excel files.

Restoring Your Old Pictures with iPhoto Columbia SC

Older photos have some character that you may want to preserve while retouching. Don't feel the need to make the image absolutely perfect by modern standards. After all, it is an old photo. Luckily, when you work with a nondestructive image editor such as iPhoto or Aperture , you can always change your mind and revert to the original.

Snap Art 2 Columbia SC

Some photographs would really look better as paintings. But for those who are not artistically inclined with a brush and palette, there's Alien Skin's Snap Art 2. This Photoshop plug-in is a one-click wonder that instantly transforms a mundane (or even great) photo into a unique work of art.

Studio One Pro 1.0.1 Columbia SC

Studio One features two main tabs: Song and Project. For a song, you add tracks for drums, guitar, vocals, MIDI, and anything else you want. As you record new tracks, you can listen to previously recorded tracks at the same time. When you’re done listening to and choosing the tracks you want to include, you click Project to mix the song and create a final file and/or an audio CD.

Testing Translation Software Columbia SC

The most important part of the translation software is the accuracy of translation. Translation software is worthless if it gives you text that’s impossible to understand. So we devised a test to quantify just how useful and accurate translation software is. Below is the explanation of how the test worked.

Understanding Mac Security Columbia SC

When it comes to security, using Windows can feel like living in the heart of a big city—the kind of place where you can install all the locks and alarms you want, but you still worry. The vast number of computer users who run Microsoft operating systems form the biggest, juiciest target cybercriminals could dream of.