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Why Macs are Lost Prone (and how to keep it safe)

Congratulations on your new Mac – this is a prized possession for some and a swiper’s prime target. If you’ve got your misplaced your Mac – or somebody stole it — you’ll want to get it back don’t you? Then you’ll need to go through this checklist while it’s still safe on your hands, or […]

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How to Increase the Resolution of a Picture Without Getting a Rough Look?

When you enlarge a drawing it tend to result in a “rough look” since pixels are copied over to their respective neighbors during the enlargement process. The resulting image essentially has the same number of pixels, only “larger pixels” since all pixels are replicated horizontally and vertically. Wouldn’t it be great if you can increase […]

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How can I increase the resolution of a JPEG photo?

The best way to make a 240p photo into 360p or better and still get good-looking results. This is not your usual upscaling routine.

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Migrating from MacJournal to Day One

Have Day One’s Import MacJournal File feature failed on you? If you’re using a 32-bit version of MacJournal, the days are numbered before your journal becomes inaccessible since the next version of macOS won’t support the app. Migrate soon before you upgrade.

Printing in 300dpi or 72dpi?

One of our readers had an “assignment” (not sure whether it is academic or professional) and couldn’t determine what resolution she should create the artwork. She drew it at 72dpi and worried if the image would get pixelated. Would it? Read on to find out more.

Best Practices to Insert Photos into A Document for Optimal Print

What would be the best practices of inserting photos for food menu? What is the best resolution to make it look good in print?

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How to Print Beach Banners from iPhone Snapshots

Printing 8-foot banners is a challenge if you don’t have a good camera that can capture 38 megapixels or better. Upscaling it from software won’t create a good result – the image would look blocky or blurry, and would likely turn off your audience at the beach. Follow these steps to create images for bigger-than-life […]

The number of pixels required for printing does not only depend on the dimensions of the image – but also how far people would typically view it. Read more to know the minimum print resolution needed for all kinds of prints.

What is the Right Resolution for Life-Sized Prints?

The number of pixels required for printing does not only depend on the dimensions of the image – but also how far people would typically view it. Read more to know the minimum print resolution needed for all kinds of prints.

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Configuring Wake-on-LAN

How can you keep servers on standby and only turn them on when you need them? Using wake-on-LAN, that’s how. This article provides all you need to know about this tried-and-true technology, as well as how to use it correctly.

Have you ever downloaded photos from Facebook that your friends took, went to the photo shop and print it, only to found out that the printed copy looks jagged? Maybe a photograph that looks fine on screen but ended up blackish like an under-exposed photo.  This article outlines some common problems that happens when transferring photos to print and their solutions.

Preparing Images for High-Quality Printing

Have you ever downloaded photos from Facebook that your friends took, went to the photo shop and print it, only to found out that the printed copy looks jagged? Maybe a photograph that looks fine on screen but ended up blackish like an under-exposed photo. This article outlines some common problems that happens when transferring […]