A groundbreaking new Android feature called seamless updates was announced at Google I/O 2016. No longer would we have to wait for updates to download and install — instead, they'd be applied silently in the background, and the new Android version would be waiting on us the next time we restarted our phones.
This video tutorial will show you how to create a seamless background texture using Photoshop using any square or rectangular portion of a picture. The narrator in the video demonstrates step-by-step how to achieve a seamless tiling of a photo through Photoshop and dictates the options that you will need to select. You first have to select a portion of the picture that you want to use. Then the narrator explains that you have adjust the sides of the square portion you chose--labeled A, A' , B...
Want to mix and scratch like a professional DJ? To be a good DJ you need to understand the concepts of mixing tracks, adding cool effects, and of course you need a good sense of rhythm to line up the beats. This how to video explains how to use the seamless loop and reloop on the Audio MCD-710. This video gives you a demonstration on how to loop and an explanation on why you would need to use this feature. Watch this DJ tutorial so you can learn about using the seamless loop and reloop on the...
The newest version of iOS 8 beta is now out. Almost three weeks ago, in the iOS 8 beta 2 release, we saw podcast integration, full-screen caller ID, new assistive touch toggles, and a "disable all" button for app notifications, among other things.
Love the look of the seamless white background in some trendy photographs? You don't need to pay for expensive remodeling to your studio - this video explains a very simple and inexpensive technique you can use to achieve this same effect in your low budget studio.
This video, from Superior Building Supplies, demonstrates the proper technique for cutting the inside corners of crown molding. The presenter suggests downloading several diagrams from the Superior Building Supplies website. These diagrams show the correct position of the miter for several different cuts. When using a miter saw think of the fence as the ceiling and the table as the wall. Cuts for inside corners will always be made using 45 degree angles on your miter saw. Using these techniqu...
There's a few techniques for picking up stitches, and every novice knitter should learn them. If you're a beginner knitter, whether left-handed or right-handed, these two videos from Knit 'N Style Magazine provide a great lesson on knitting and picking up stitches.
Granting seamless access to your favorite or most utilized apps with just a tap, the Galaxy S5's "Toolbox" feature is one that plenty of other Android users wish they had. Instead of holding your breath for your manufacturer to implement something similar, or hoping that Samsung releases it on Google Play, you can mimic it on your device today with a few simple steps.
Learn how to create flowing glass rollover buttons. This clips takes a look at tweening in the timeline to create a seamless loop, using the pen tool a little, masking, and reversing frames. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration of the application, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, watch this Fl...
If your phone has an A/B partition layout, there are two virtual hard drives that each contain a copy of Android. After every restart, it picks a partition to boot from, then the other lays idle. The idle partition can be overwritten with a new copy of the OS and it won't affect the active one. So the next time you reboot, it just switches partitions and it's as if you updated instantly.
A cyclorama wall will have a seamless connection between the all the various pieces of the wall, including where it meets the floor. This tutorial shows you how to build your own cyclorama wall using concrete, drywall and white paint.
After a long dry spell, Katy Perry has officially breathed new life into multicolored hair extensions. Once only the playthings of prepubescent girls who thought it made them look all cool and rebellious like, extensions are now favored by several A-list stars.
Learn how to take advantage of Adobe Photoshop CS5's new content-aware fill feature. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Photoshop CS5, you're sure to find something of value in this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started using the content-aware fill tool for quick, seamless edits, watch this video lesson.
The Bridge tool in modo 202 is a phenomenal modeling tool for any workflow. This video will get you a quick ramp up to the full power of the Bridge tool in modo. The bridge tool allows seamless stitching between discontinuous areas of a mesh. See how to use it for any type of 3D modeling within modo.
After you've assembled your clips in order, you can fine tune your sequence by trimming the edit points between each clip. This video explains the many tools you can use to make trimming videos easy and precise, including the ripple and roll tools. These tools allow for seamless editing.
If you’re into cinematography try creating your own dolly camera platform to get those seamless tracking shots. This is a fun project that will allow you to take your film to the next level, or at least get the shot you want.
Earlier this month, Edgybees was the first game developer out of the gate with an augmented reality racing game for DJI drones called Drone Prix AR. Now, as the month closes, they are crossing the finish line with the first gaming app for Epson Moverio BT-300 Drone Edition smartglasses.
In the past, some of Google's Nexus devices have had root methods even before the phones hit shelves. The Google Pixel and Pixel XL are basically Nexus devices from a software standpoint, so why have we gone more than a week since release without a working root method or custom recovery?
When it comes to photographing products, models, and other small objects, a good light box makes the process super easy, no matter what your skill level is. However, if you want to create decent 360-degree images, things get tricky really fast. A new product, the Foldio360, may provide some much needed relief though.
While we wait for our chance to get our hands on Android Lollipop, Google has already released Material Design updates to most of their apps. I love the new direction of the updated UI, but something just seemed to be lacking in tying everything together.
This video guide offers a complete overview of how to create a seamless looping particle animation with Trapcode Particular and Adobe After Effects. 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 v...
Learn how to utilize Adobe Photoshop CS5's new content-aware fill feature to remove and replace existing backgrounds within your digital images. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Photoshop CS5, you're sure to find something of value in this video tutorial. For more information, and to get started using the content-aware fill tool for quick, seamless edits, ...
It's already that time of year again—LG has unveiled its latest high-end smartphone, dubbed the G4. In past iterations, LG released its flagship devices in the fall. But slowly over the course of the past 2 years, the release schedule has been bumped up to be more in line with HTC and Samsung's springtime releases, and further away from the sales-sucking iPhone event each fall.
Less than 20 days after the launch of Magic Leap One, Mapbox has jumped at the chance to provide its map services to Magic Leap developers through its Maps SDK for Unity.
New York-based startup CTRL-Labs has closed a $28 million Series A round of funding from Google parent Alphabet's GV and Amazon's Alexa Fund, among others, for its next-generation neural interface technology for AR/VR and robotics.
Smartphones are great at keeping us busy with games, social media, and messaging apps, but there has been a recent push for them to also help keep us safe (and I'm not talking about from hackers, though that is equally important).
In this instructional cello video, learn how to make smooth string crossings on the cello. When going from one string to another, you don't want any accents. You want this to be as smooth and seamless as possible. This cello tutorial also provides a couple of exercises to practice making smooth string crossings.
Overcome hardware differences in just a few simple steps- share files between your mac and PC and make your network truly seamless.
Caulk can make a good paint job look great if applied correctly. Meghan Carter demonstrates how to caulk to achieve seamless results. With her tips you'll eliminate gaps and cracks when you use caulk around your home.
How to create a seamless tile image to use as a desktop wallpaper or webpage background using Adobe Photoshop.
Stop-motion animation is somewhat out of favor in the digital age, but there will always be a demand for its timeless look. This video will teach you one important technique for making stop-motion animation out of Legos: how to make them fly. Or at least appear to by flying in your movie. It features detailed instructions on what to do in your digital photo editing software on each frame to erase the support structures you've used to elevate your Lego minifigures, leaving you with seamless im...
Knowing what traffic lies ahead is detriment to getting home on time. If you get stuck in a traffic jam or road construction, then the only thing you gain is frustration. But with Ford's new SYNC system, you can get up-to-date real-time traffic reports for your local area or specific drive home. Real-time traffic reports help keep you posted on construction, accidents, and other accidents in your commute. You just need to set up some simple preferences on your online owner's account.
If it's an emergency, sometime you just don't have enough time or energy to pick up your mobile phone and call 9-1-1. Sometime you just can't move and the only thing still working is your mouth. Ford's new SYNC system provides an option for hands free 911 Assist. In a crash involving airbag deployment, 911 Assist places a call directly to a 911 operator. Your bluetooth phone must be on and stored somewhere inside the vehicle.
Sometimes pairing your mobile phone with your car is a difficult and unwritten chore to accomplish. But now with Ford's new SYNC system, you can easily pair your cell phone. It's as easy as pressing the Phone button. Let it search for already stored bluetooth devices, and if none are stored, simply press the Arrow buttons until you see the Add Bluetooth Device option. It's that easy!
To make sure your car is healthy and up to par with required maintenance, you can use Ford's new SYNC system to get vehicle health reports for you car. It gives you vehicle diagnostics, scheduled maintenance, recall information, and more. You just need to go online to your owner's account and set up your reports.
What if you're in the middle of a call before you enter your car? Ford's new SYNC system has a solution. As long as your cell phone is paired with SYNC, you can continue the conversation uninterrupted. See how to use hands free calling with Ford SYNC.
Texting is one of the biggest problems in automobiles today. It's very dangerous and distracting. Ford's new SYNC system makes texting safe for everyone, with audible texting. If you receive a text message on your mobile phone, SYNC can read the message to you out loud with the touch of a button. It can even translate LOL and smiley faces. See how!
Customizing your user account online for Ford's new SYNC system is a cinch. Simply go to the website and customize news and sports, vehicle health reports, and your personal favorites. You can even start out by adding your favorite destinations for turn-by-turn directions later. Learn how to customize your Ford SYNC online user account.
Ford's new SYNC system makes it easy to receive personalized alerts, including weather, news, and sports alerts… hands free! You only have to go to your owner's account online and set your favorite alerts for your SYNC system. Then just press the Voice button and select your service.
Turn-by-turn navigation is easy with Ford's new SYNC system. Cities, businesses, your favorite places - name your destination and SYNC returns with your turn-by-turn directions. To add your favorite locations, you simply need to visit your owner account online, then you're ready to find your favorite directions, or any other directions needed.