Archive for August, 2012

HyperJuice External Battery for MacBook, iPhone, iPad

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

I’ve been recently searching for an external iPhone battery. I didn’t want one of those battery cases, they seem to heavy, too thick and not very comfortable. Besides, I would only need it while traveling. I was looking for a decent size battery, that could keep my iPhone on for an extra 5-6 hours during [...]

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Review baterie externa HyperJuice pentru Macbook, iPhone, iPad

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Am cautat ceva vreme o baterie externa pentru iPhone. Nu vreau o carcasa cu baterie, sunt prea mari, prea grele si prea incomode. Plus ca am nevoie de ea doar cand calatoresc. Cautam o baterie cu o marime si o greutate decenta, care sa tina iPhone-ul pornit inca 5-6 ore atunci cand esti pe navigare [...]

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Tutorial: Bundle of Snakes – Tracing a Sketch in Illustrator, from Pencil to Vectors

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

We’re going to be creating a vector image (line art) from a hand-drawn sketch, using Illustrator’s Live Trace tool. This involves drawing, scanning, cleaning the image in Photoshop, tracing and adding color in Illustrator. Drawing I started doodling at the end of a small notebook and came up with a bundle of snakes that filled [...]

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Tutorial: Creating a 3D Icon/Logo in Fireworks in 10 Easy Steps

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Here’s a little Fireworks CS5 tutorial for creating a 3D looking icon. I’m a big fan of Fireworks, have been for the last 8 years. I use it mainly for web design. It’s a great tool and I could never use Photoshop to do the things I do in Fireworks. But this post is not [...]

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The Freelancing Series: A Short Intro. Pros and Cons of Becoming a Freelance Web Developer

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

There are copious amounts of information online about whether or not one should become a freelancer. What I’m trying to accomplish with this series is present a very sincere, clear, informal but structured view of the main aspects of becoming a freelance web developer. This is the first article in The Freelancing Series. It’s about [...]

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