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These Photoshop Fails Prove The Editors Weren’t Even Trying
It never ceases to amaze me just how dumb some people think we are. I mean, it’s one thing to post a picture of yourself with a famous actress kissing your cheek, it’s something else entirely to basically use Paint to cut around her picture and glue her in... Read more
New Features Make Filmora Video Editor One Of The Best
Thanks to the latest and greatest in smartphones, there’s an abundance of pretty high-powered cameras in everyday users’ hands. Pound for pound, my iPhone 6 is almost up to the same specs and performance as my Nikon when it comes to capturing video. But the real trick is in... Read more
Key New Updates For Icecream’s Suite Of Tools
Icecream offers one of the most popular toolboxes on the File Hippo site, mostly because they keep current with their updates while ensuring a high level of compatibility across multiple platforms and operating systems. The Icecream Apps development team have just launched several big updates, including ones for Icecream... Read more
Not-To-Be-Missed Features In The New Flash Player Update
Having to update your Flash Player has actually become a joke in pop culture (“How come the good guys with the laptop never have to wait to update their Flash Players when they’re trying to track the bad guys?”), but part of why it feels like you’re always updating... Read more
Who Needs Photoshop? These Pics Prove Timing Is Everything!
In the day of Photoshop–not to point fingers and even suggest that the graphic artists who manipulate digital images into stunning pictures are not artists–it’s easy to forget that once upon a time, you had to have a good camera, a great eye for visuals, and a serious amount... Read more
Adobe Updates Lightroom With New Android Features And More
Adobe recently unveiled huge updates to its Creative Cloud Photography Plan – a $10 per month subscription to Lightroom, Photoshop, and other similar apps. Hogging the spotlight of the update is the sixth major release of Lightroom, now known as Lightroom CC (unless you buy the software separately). The... Read more
Spotify Updates Help Improve The Music Streaming Exerience
Music streaming services like Spotify have come a long from the days when industry critics pronounced them the death of music. In fact, the opposite has proven to be true: with the abundance of music options and the ability to sample new artists and even new genres without the... Read more
Need To Convert Video Media? Try Any Video Converter
Any Video Converter is an All-in-One video converting tool with easy-to-use graphical interface, fast converting speed and excellent video quality. It allows you to effortlessly convert video files between every format! It can convert almost all video formats including DivX, XviD, MOV, rm, rmvb, MPEG, VOB, DVD, WMV, AVI... Read more
Google Nexus Player Hits the UK
The Asus-made Nexus Player from Google is an Android-powered console that has been designed to run games and media apps, such as Netflix, from the Google Play store. The console comes with a Bluetooth remote with voice search. If you want to you can also spend some extra cash... Read more
Meerkat And The Race To Show Users Live Streaming Social Media
I saw a new app featured in the App Store this morning and I rolled my eyes, thinking to myself, “Does the internet really need another social media platform?” And the answer is yes. Meerkat–and its hot on the heels competitor Periscope, bought in January by Twitter–allows users to... Read more
Jay Z Relaunches Tidal Streaming Service
Jay Z’s recently acquired music streaming service Tidal is kickstarting its first major campaign, #TidalForAll. The campaign is focused on artists changing their profile and background image to a turquoise color. “The Tides They Are-A Changing” #TIDALforALL — Mr. Carter (@S_C_) March 30, 2015 Several prominent artists including Beyonce,... Read more
Need To Capture Your Screen in High Definition? Check Out liteCam HD
Have you ever wanted to record your computer screen but don’t know how? All you need is liteCam HD. liteCam HD is really simple-to-use computer screen recorder, which helps you create professional-looking HD videos with ease. liteCam HD lets you record anything on your PC screen. You can record with... Read more
Facebook Launches Embeddable Video Player
Facebook is getting serious with video. After setting videos to autoplay last year, it is now offering a way to embed the videos using HTML code. YouTube offered the same type of embed code a few years ago. Now, most traffic to YouTube comes from embeds from other sites,... Read more
Spotify Pressuring Music Labels To Cut Freemium Model
Several major music labels have publicly attacked Spotify’s freemium model, stating the streaming service should remove or severely limit free streaming to gain more customers. It follows a downturn in iTunes and physical sales, with more music listeners moving over to Spotify, Rdio or Pandora. Figures claim over 20... Read more
Want To Try A New Media Player? Check Out Zoom Player Home FREE
Have you had enough of your media player? Is it slow, maybe unresponsive? Or maybe you don’t like the interface? Why not try Zoom Player. If you are looking for a change to your current media player then Zoom Player may be just what you are looking for.  The... Read more
YouTube Cards Will Replace Pop-ups
Have you ever noticed that when you check out a video on YouTube, there are more than the occasional pop-ups, which suddenly appear, wanting you to subscribe to the channel, or maybe look at another video from that channel. In this day and age, pop-ups are not people’s favourite... Read more
YouTube May Launch Subscription Video Service
Everybody loves Raymond. No, wait, I mean YouTube. Everybody loves YouTube. YouTube is at the heart of every person’s favourites bar. No matter where you are, you can view the Google-owned service to watch your favourite US classic comedy, sports moments, music videos, lol cats or whatever else you can think... Read more
Need To Manage Your Music? Try Tag&Rename
Tag&Rename is a utility for Windows created to manage a wide range of popular music formats. This tool allows for quick and easy editing of tag data, for example MP3 ID, Windows media and iTunes tags. If you need to write new or update existing tag data, then this... Read more