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Tuesday: April 13, 2010

Apple finally pulls the curtain back on Macbook Pro notebook refresh.Apple finally pulls the curtain back on Macbook Pro notebook refresh.

Said notebook refresh brings the 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pros over to speedier Intel i5 and i7 chips. According to some early benchmarks these machines are about 50% faster than the previous generation. Sadly, the 13-inch model is still stuck in Core 2 Duo land.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:34 PM | Tags (10) | apple | c2d | chips | graphics | intel | macbooks | macrumors | pro | processors | updates |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: March 4, 2010

Steam gaming platform most likely coming to the Mac platform in the very near future.Steam gaming platform most likely coming to the Mac platform in the very near future.

There are currently over a thousand games on the Steam distribution system that Mac users may get access to sooner than later. Now you just need to find yourself a Mac with a decent enough graphics card to play some of these fine games (sadly, my wimpy MacBook Intel GMA card will most likely not cut it).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:00 AM | Tags (9) | gaming | platform | mac | steam | videogames | apple | laptop | graphics | capability |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 6, 2009

A collection of the best free fonts of 2009 thus far.A collection of the best free fonts of 2009 thus far.

Need some inspiration by way of lettering? These fonts are a great addition to any designer's arsenal of fonts. The fact that they are free is also good. I like free and I'm gueeing you will too.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:59 AM | Tags (9) | 2009 | design | development | fonts | free | graphics | layout | list | webdesignledger |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 46 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

Ten essential skills that every graphic designer should probably have.Ten essential skills that every graphic designer should probably have.

One  of the more underrated design skills today is typography, however in truth, typography is one of the key things top advertising firms review in a design portfolio. It is usually the difference between a good and excellent designer.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Design @ 7:25 AM | Tags (7) | graphics | skills | designers | design | set | essential | designreviewer |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Five advanced Photoshop techniques for all of you web designers out there.Five advanced Photoshop techniques for all of you web designers out there.

A great set of five quick tutorials ranging from button creation to 3D depth effects.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 11:37 AM | Tags (8) | design | development | graphics | interwebs | photoshop | psd | tutorials | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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