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News: New Windows 10 Creators Update Bridges the Divide Between Physical Objects & the Digital Environment of Mixed Reality
Today, Microsoft announced its Windows 10 Creators Update, adding the ability to scan objects in your world and bring them into the computer. With newly-announced inexpensive VR headsets and the HoloLens, you can enjoy those transplanted 3D objects in mixed and virtual reality.
The moment arrives when you finally pop a shell on the web server you've been working on, only you find yourself in a strange environment with limited functionality. Restricted shells are often used as an additional line of defense and can be frustrating for an attacker to stumble upon. But with enough patience and persistence, it is possible to escape these restricted environments.
News: Snapchat, Google & Verizon Highlight Humanity's Impact on the Environment with AR for Earth Day
It's Earth Day, which means that nonprofits, individuals, and brands are making a concerted effort to raise awareness of environmental issues and how to change behaviors to reverse impacts of pollution, deforestation, and suburban sprawl, among others.
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How To: Make Your Nexus 7's Brightness Auto Adjust to Your Preferred Levels in Different Environments
When it comes to our smartphones and tablets, we're always on the lookout for ways to beat the oh so common rapid battery depletion problem that affects practically every mobile device. We'll do anything and everything to keep our battery life at an optimum, from turning off certain features (Wi-Fi and Bluetooth) to removing widgets and applications that use an exorbitant amount of CPU. One of the most popular and efficient ways of saving battery is to lower the screen brightness. Usually, we...
Apple seems to want the public to perceive it as an environmentally-conscious entity, as evidenced by the company's recently published Environmental Responsibility Report. But as it turns out, they may be hindering recyclers from salvaging old iPhones and Macs by ordering the devices to be shredded instead.
While Kobe beef cows get massaged, American dairy cows are taking a real beating. Many people are cutting back on dairy while a growing number of people are discovering that they're lactose intolerant. As the public's disdain of cow's milk grows, milk sales themselves are at a forty-year low.
See how to create a three-dimensional outer-space environment for your Flash games in Papervsion3D. Whether you're entirely new to 3D Flash design or a seasoned developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Papervision3D, you're certain to be well-served by this free video tutorial from the folks at Lynda.
In this clip, learn how to take advantage of Adobe After Effects built-in noise plug-ins to create an outer space environment. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.
A quick tip on environment maps in Blender. Blender 2.49b. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this free video tutorial. For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look.
In this tutorial, we learn how to design a cartoon environment in Adobe Flash. Start out by picking the color for the green. Use different types of green, making a gradient so it transitions from a lighter to a darker color. After this, draw on the sky making it go from darker at the top to lighter blue at the bottom near the grass. Add in a fence on the grass, then draw on circles with gradient layers to create mountains. Create a new layer to make dirt and grass on the front of the picture ...
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to create a jellyfish environment in Photoshop.
Learn how to use the VBA environment within MS Excel 2007 to create custom macros. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular spreadsheet application or a seasoned business professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Excel 2007, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started working within Excel 2007's VBA environment yourself, watch this free video guide.
Learn how to set up your render environment and layout backgrounds in Swift 3D scenes. Whether you're new to Electric Rain's popular Flash-oriented 3D modeler or just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program, you're sure to find much of value from this free video software tutorial. For more information, including a complete walkthrough of the process, watch this web developer's guide.
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to creat a 3D environment with a skybox within Papervision 3D. Whether you're entirely new to 3D Flash design or a seasoned developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Papervision3D, you're certain to be well-served by this free video tutorial from the folks at Lynda.
Check out this video tutorial from the Homemade Game Guru for a new idea in making the clean-up of pollution, emissions and litter more enjoyable for everyone. This video will take environmentalism and make it into a game anyone can make from home. So, see how to make a green environment spinner game.
This video shows you how to set environment variables in Windows XP. A lot of the older software written for windows requires the use of
How to draw and paint rock cliff mountain environmental concept background. This landscape scene is created in a video demonstration using Photoshop. his step by step video shows you laying down the base color, blocking in shape for painting, assigning value and color composition, and refining detail for the final concept painting.
This tutorial utilizes the Distort tool in order to convincingly put a comp of a poster into a second environment. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular graphics editor or a seasoned design professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the various features and functions of Photoshop, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this designer's guide.
In this ShowMeDo, André Roberge shows you how to use RUR-PLE. RUR-PLE is a learning environment designed to teach Python and help people learn computer programming. A really cool idea that will hopefully make this subject seem a bit easier to understand, and less boring. Good luck!
Interested in learning how to display HTML content with Adobe AIR 2? It's easier than you'd think. It's so easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in jsut over six minutes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful video guide.
This clip covers the basics of creating and working with 3D models within Apple Motion 3, discussing a number of useful keyboard shortcuts. Whether you're new to the Apple's popular motion graphics editor/compositing application or are a seasoned digital video professional simply wishing to get better acquainted with Motion 4, you're sure to find value in this tutorial. For more information, and to get started using this trick yourself, take a look.
This U.S. Army video demonstrates how to administer an IV infusion outside of a medical facility.
Who doesn't love the tangy sour taste of sauerkraut? It's that much better when you can make it yourself. In this video, you'll be shown you can make your own homemade sauerkraut, as long as it's in a controlled environment.
Starting a green initiative at your school is a great way to help the environment and looks great on your college applications too. Watch this video for tips on starting any type of green initiative at your school, from recycling to cleaning shorebirds.
Watch this video to learn how to make an urban neighborhood drawing. Start by sketching the road splitting into two direction. Remember that as things are farther a way they are smaller in appearance. Put in some vegetation where you are not going to put building. Next sketch in the buildings. At first just put the outline of the buildings. Then add detail on the building such as windows and doors. Think at what point in the sky the sun is at and add shadows on the sides of the buildings acco...
The environment window is the heart of MIDI management in Logic 2.0. This tutorial from Emagic and ETV shows you how to use this environment window with your midi audio in Logic 2.0.
In this tutorial we'll take a look on how we can proceed to create a photo realistic sea environment. Whether you're new to Luxology's popular 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video modo tutorial from the folks at CG Cookie. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look!
See how to create a simple, life-like indoors environment in modo. Whether you're new to Luxology's popular 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video modo tutorial from the folks at CG Cookie. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look! Create a realistic interior environment in modo.
See how to model a natural landscape within 3ds Max 2010 using the Displace modifier, a few simple primitives and some procedural maps nested in a precise way using the Composite map. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started making your own 3D landscapes, take a look! Model a natural environment ...
In this clip, you'll learn how to create reflections for environment-less objects in Blender 2.5 without the use of raytracing. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this free video tutorial. For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look. Fake reflections for objects without an environment in Blender 2.5.
One of the best ways to make a great build is to build around the environment. Fancy plugins like World Edit and Voxel Sniper aren't always necessary. In the real world, people can't just edit the environment to their every whim and need. They have to work around it. Not only does building around your environment help to make your build look nicer, it helps to make it look more realistic. In the above picture, I could only make a small house because I wanted this build to work with the enviro...
Another way to make your build really stand out is to choose the right environment. This can either be accomplished by just taking the time to look for suitable land, or by terraforming the world to fit your needs. Like the last one, this tip does not require plugins like Voxel Sniper, yet can really improve the quality of a build.
In this clip, you'll learn how to model a natural landscape in 3ds Max 2010. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular 3D modeling program or a seasoned graphic artist just interested in better acquainting yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this free video tutorial. For more information, including detailed instructions, take a look. Model natural environment using only the procedural features of 3ds Max 2010.
Fed up with the standard Android home screen, but don't want to root your smartphone? Then a launcher app is what you're looking for. It's nothing new, with past home screen launcher apps like LauncherPro, HelixLauncher and any from ADW Things, which transform your home screen into a customizable experience. But one thing missing from these Android home screen replacements is 3D, something the new SPB Shell 3D app nearly masters.
It's really easy to take lazy route and purchase fire starters at a grocery or hardware store to aid you in creating campfires, but storebought fire starters tend to have massive amounts of environment polluting chemicals and toxins that you probably shouldn't be anywhere near.
There’s a good chance that you’ll be alone in life one day, and no... I’m not talking about a couch-bound, dateless loser with a pocket pussy and a bag of potato chips. I’m talking about alone. In the wilderness. Hungry. Cold. Lost. You can’t stay in one place too long, so it would be nice to have something to carry your belongings in. Maybe it’s post-apocalyptic land where you’re the sole survivor, and all the backpacks and rucksacks in the world are but mere ash. Either way, knowing this si...