Tech Guides and Guidebooks
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If you are not used to using widgets, you could be excused for hardly noticing they are a part of Windows 11. But once you do start using them, their usefulness becomes obvious. The post Discover the New Windows 11 Widgets appeared first on BDM Publications.
The term ‘Coding Platform’ can denote a type of hardware, on which you can code, or a particular operating system, or even a custom environment that’s pre-built and designed to allow the easy creation of games. The post Creating a Beginners Coding Platform appeared first on BDM Publications.
Linux Mint’s eleven year history is always worth looking over. It’s fascinating to see how the desktop, and the OS itself, has evolved over time, taking on the latest technologies in both hardware and from the wider Linux world itself. The post A Brief History of Linux Mint appeared first on BDM Publications.
The gaming world has brought many wonderful things. We can effortlessly climb the tallest mountain to stand on its peak gazing out unto all creation; we can immerse ourselves in the broken, dystopian aftermath of the apocalypse, or fly to the unknown reaches of outer space. The post Things From Games We Wish We Had in Real Life appeared first on BDM Publications.
We’ve all stood there with the lens whirring in and out of focus, trying to get a lock on our subject, and eventually missed the shot. It’s very frustrating when this happens, but with a few simple tips you can help your camera to focus quickly and accurately even in difficult situations. The post Getting The Best Shots With Autofocus appeared first on BDM Publications.
The Raspberry Pi makes for an amazing retro gaming computer. With it you’re able to emulate and play the classic home computers, consoles and arcade machines that brought us so much joy back in the day. The post Retro Gaming on Raspberry Pi appeared first on BDM Publications.
Macro Photography, sometimes referred to as Photomacrography, is a form of extreme close-up photography. It is typically associated with the capture of very small objects. The post Get Up Close With Macro Photography appeared first on BDM Publications.
As the sun arcs across the sky in daytime, the light is harsh and creates hard, deep shadows, which is why landscape photographers tend not to shoot during the main part of the day. When the sun starts to approach the horizon however, that is a different matter. The post Photographing Sunsets and Sunrises appeared first on BDM Publications.
With Handoff, you can start writing an email on your iPhone or other iOS device and you can pick up where you left off on your Mac; or put together a report in Pages on your Mac and add the finishing touches with your iPad on the train to work. The post How to Use Handoff in macOS appeared first on BDM Publications.
The data packets that come and go between your PC and the outside world can be defined by a set of rules. These rules state whether a packet has access to the system in the first place, then whether or not it can gain access to its destination program. Collectively, these rules make up a Firewall. The post What is a Firewall? appeared first on BDM Publications.
The forthcoming update to the iPhone’s operating system, iOS 15, is a big one! We can look forward to some great new features and enhancements for FaceTime, Messages, Notifications, Weather, Maps and more. Let’s take a look at what to expect when the new iOS is released this September. The post The Best New Features of iOS 15 appeared first on BDM Publications.
Monterey, the next version of the Mac’s operating system was announced at the 2021 Worldwide Developer’s Conference, is named after a bay on the central Californian coast. Let’s take a look at the key features you can expect to see. The post What’s Coming in macOS 12 Monterey? appeared first on BDM Publications.
We live in an age where you don’t have to sit with a dictionary and cryptic decoder to come up with an excellent password. There are many generators freely available to help you out. Here’s our top ten. The post 10 Brilliant Password Generators appeared first on BDM Publications.
If you want to understand digital security better, it’s worth taking a moment to look at how information moves around the Internet, in particular your information. Just how is data sent from your PC across the Internet, to potentially fall into the hands of someone else? The post How Information Moves Around The Internet appeared first on BDM Publications.
You can rearrange your app icons and widgets on the screen and delete those you no longer need. You can also offl oad an app, deleting the app itself but retaining its data in case you need it again at a later date. The post Organising and Deleting Apps in iOS 14 appeared first on BDM Publications.
Explore the Maps App 1 – Tap the ‘i’ for the Maps Settings pop-up window, where you can switch between a normal, Transport or Satellite view, mark your location, add a feature or report an issue. 2 – Tap this arrow icon to focus the map on your current location. Tap it again and the … The post Master The Maps App on Your iPhone appeared first on BDM Publications.
Lightroom incorporates advanced facial recognition technology to help put names to the faces in your photos. It’s remarkably effective at recognising the same face, even under unusual conditions, but it does need a bit of help. The post Using Facial Recognition in Lightroom appeared first on BDM Publications.
To get the best from Lightroom CC and the desktop version, you need to set up a sync between the two. This way, you’re able to easily upload images whilst you’re out and about and can apply the more powerful features of the desktop version when you get back to the desk. The post Syncing Lightroom CC and Lightroom Desktop appeared first on BDM Publications.
There are already plenty of iPad-only features in iOS, such as multitasking options and some gestures. With the iPad benefitting from its own OS, it can further develop its unique capabilities. The post The Best Features of iPadOS appeared first on BDM Publications.
The Lomo Kompakt Automat is a Russian point and shoot camera built in the eighties. It wasn’t exactly the best film camera on the market but it was responsible for kickstarting a whole new style of photography known as Lomography. The post How To Create Lomo-effect Images appeared first on BDM Publications.