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Folders on the side

SideFolders hides itself on the left or right side of the screen and pops up when the user moves their mouse to the edge of the screen, giving them instant access to all their files and folders. Besides showing all devices and favorite places, the user can add files and folders so they can be accessed instantly as well as access to files they recently worked with or downloaded. July 19, 2011

Vintage Photo Effects

VintageScene 2.0 is an update to the professional level retro photography app for Mac OS X. Offering powerful features, great workflow, and gorgeous results, VintageScene is the premier app for converting new photographs into retro, aged, and vintage style effects. Version 2.0 adds new user interface as well as a new effect called Faded Time. This effect recreates a photograph that has been faded and severely weathered. July 18, 2011

Video Conversion made Easy

VidConvert is a video converter designed to make converting your videos simple and easy. VidConvert will convert just about any type of video into one of the many popular formats of today. July 15, 2011

Legislation To Combat Design Piracy

Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) reintroduced the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act. This bipartisan legislation provides copyright protections to fashion designs. July 14, 2011

Photoshop Digital Publishing

The latest revision of Kwik 1.1 brings new capabilities to this plugin for Adobe Photoshop CS5 -- simplifying the creation of interactive, animated content for both iOS and Android devices. July 14, 2011

Retouching: Adding highlights to hair

Scott Kelby shows you how to add highlights, remove strands, fix gaps, change color, darken a part line, and hide roots when retouching hair in Photoshop. In this episode, Scott will tackle adding highlights to otherwise dull hair. July 13, 2011

Creative Tidbits: Design Students, Apple, Logos

This issue of Creative Tidbits brings some great references ... but the real gem is the Steve Jobs video. This is true creativity at work. But I know you'll enjoy these as well:
[ ] Good Life: Posters bring arts festival to life
[ ] Students design patch for final shuttle crew
[ ] Must see: Steve Jobs pitches city council
[ ] iD Tech Camps Debuts Graphic Design Course
[ ] Pac-12 Championship Game Logo Contenders
[ ] Form + Function
[ ] Electric Art July 13, 2011

3D modeling program for the Mac

I've always said there needs to be a lower cost Mac alternative to the blood-sucking modeling programs on Windows. In several previous columns we've talked about this very cool 3D modeling program for the Mac. Now, Cheetah3D 5.7, professional level 3D modeling solution for Mac OS X has been updated. July 12, 2011

Digital Forensics Solve Crimes

The good guys are getting better and better at capturing online criminals. Digital Forensics plays a huge role in solving all kinds of crimes. This article from the FBI is a sober reminder that what we do on a day-to-day basis can and will be held against us! July 9, 2011

Imagerie got layers

Here's a unique new image editor built for Mac OS X -- designed for the most daily tasks ; built with a very modern core engine featuring layers management, vector tools, gradient editor and an innovative history navigator. June 29, 2011