100 Portable Apps for your USB Stick (both for Mac and Win) | MakeUseOf.com

February 13, 2008

100 Portable Apps for your USB Stick (both for Mac and Win) | MakeUseOf.com 

If you have a flash drive or PDA and you only use it for really basic stuff — like copying files from computer for use on another — well check out all the free software that is available as portable applications. Here are 100 free applications that you can use to increase your productivity, keep your data private, make everything portable, and keep your “stuff” with you as you move in the world and from computer to computer. It’s pretty amazing stuff!

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Up close photography

February 13, 2008

A very brief tutorial on up-close photography with your digital camera is found on the LifeHacker blog.

I often have my digital camera with me, but find that I don’t use all the options available to me. This quick little tutorial on using the macros is a quick way to refresh your memory on how to take very close-up pictures of things that catch your eye. A great way to create interesting pictures instead of boring same-old, same-old!