Graphics Unleashed Blog Excerpts

Below are excepts of each of the most recent posts that have appeared in the Graphics Unleashed Blog. You can read and interact with the full post by clicking on the post title. View all of the posts in the blog using the link above.

  • Tech News Digest for May 18, 2018

    Drunken mice? Beer in space! A new Windows 10 release. Apple and Samsung are again fighting in court. Did your mom lie to you? These stories and much more are covered in this week’s Tech News. Click on the headlines below to get the full story. Walmart’s deal to buy Flipkart came with […]

  • Tech News Digest for May 11, 2018

    Another week and more rumors of new phones in the works. Klout is circling the drain. Voice assistants continue to spread and evolve. Which wine do you order? All these headlines and many more are in this week’s news. Click on the headlines below to read the full story. Radical Galaxy […]

  • Tech News Digest for May 4, 2018

    May the fourth be with you! Yes, it is Star Wars day and I’ve got the latest in tech news for you. T-Mobile is buying Sprint. A big new Windows 10 update is available. Facebook is still all over the news. And we mourn the loss of a very old spider. Click on the headlines […] The post […]

  • Making a symmetrical scroll for a circular area

    A user in the CorelDRAW forums asked how to make the scroll section. First, I’d tried to straighten out the graphic (somewhat) from the the original image provided. Then I’d proceeded through the numbered steps. I ended up drawing the curled end of the scroll to be more natural-looking […]

  • Tech News Digest for April 27, 2018

    We didn’t publish Tech News last Friday due to the server problems we were having with the site. So this week’s edition contains two week’s worth of news. Click on the links below to read the full stories. Facebook shouldn’t block you from finding friends on competitors […]

  • A Very Painful Migration to New Web Hosting

    Loyal readers may have noticed the lack of new blog posts for more than a week. There were some emergencies that needed to get solved that took away from my writing time. It all started two weeks ago. I had an appointment at the local Mexican Consulate to apply for a Permanent Resident Visa. It […]

  • Tech News Digest for April 13, 2018

    This week’s tech news was absolutely dominated by Facebook and Congressional testimony from Mark Zuckerberg. I’ve linked a number of related stories in this week’s Tech News. While there was other news this week, it just got overwhelmed by the Facebook news. This week I’ve […]

  • Introducing CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2018

    CorelDRAW 2018 was released this week and is available for immediate download. Below is the press release provided by Corel in its entirety along with a video overview. Links are provided to visit the main CorelDRAW product page where you can download a free trial, purchase a perpetual license (and […]

  • CorelDRAW 2018 is Now Available

    CorelDRAW 2018 was launched today and it is available for purchase, subscription or a free trial. Below is a quick overview of what’s included based on information that Corel has posted. More details will be provided later as they become available. I have not used this version and have no […]

  • Cleaning Up Old Blog Posts to Correct SEO Errors

    There are over 3500 blog posts going back as far as early 2005. In that time frame, there have been a couple of moves of all posts between platforms with the last being to WordPress in 2015. Products were also moved from a single all-encompassing site to a series of niche sites. All that shuffling […]

  • Tech News Digest for April 6, 2018

    Gators, owls, dogs, cats and cows all made it into this weeks news. Facebook is still at the top of the news along with ways to clean up your data. Hacks are happening constantly to organizations big and small and Microsoft wants to try to help. Car in the pool, awesome ice, dinosaurs, time […]

  • Dell XPS 15 Gets Annual Performance Upgrade

    Recently I was asked by a loyal reader about laptops I’d recommend. Keep in mind that I rarely pay attention to what is available except when I’m buying one for myself. I last upgraded my laptop in January 2016 and went with the Dell XPS 15. While Dell keeps the name the same, the model […]

  • Tech News Digest for March 30, 2018

    Is there something strange in the water in Florida? Or the snow in Eastern Europe? Facebook is still all over the news with more stories about privacy invasions and some ways to lock down your account. Big targets have been hit by ransomware attacks. Dead man driving! Those are just a few of the […]

  • Lux Products GEO Wi-Fi Thermostat

    I don’t know how electric bills work where you live, but I’ll describe how they work in my area of Arizona. Our rates are lower during “off-peak” hours and higher during “peak” hours. For more than 20 years, my rates dropped at 9pm and came back up at 9am. The […]

  • Make Unique Vector Text

    Here’s an idea that I don’t believe I’ve shared before. I came up with this technique for my own needs 15+ years ago: Convert your text to a bitmap (add some padding around text – make a rectangle with no fill or outline) Apply bitmap effects of your choice (I like Displace) […]

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