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Why the AppleTV needs to support more video formats

Because no matter which computer I convert formats on this will happen a few times in each conversion.

January 29, 2011 | Computers | Comments Off on Why the AppleTV needs to support more video formats

Convert file size denominations in PHP

Convert a file size from one measure to another. For example, take a file that is recorded as 512KB and have it converted to .5MB. Yeah, that’s an easy example, but that’s ’cause I was writing it off the top of my head. So, if you need this sort of thing, here’s a function that […]

December 20, 2006 | PHP Scripting | Comments Off on Convert file size denominations in PHP

Nokia Cellphone Wallpaper Format

It may seem trivial to some but I spent some time tonight figuring out the best file format to use when making a wallpaper for a Nokia phone that’s running the Symbian OS. I noticed artifacts on my first attempt and just couldn’t have any of that. The image needed to be smooth like I […]

January 5, 2006 | Computers | 5 comments

Converting Color Images to Grayscale

This is an old technique but one that I think far too few people know about. The process of converting color images to grayscale is not as easy as simply selecting grayscale from PhotoShop’s Image > Mode menu. Changing to grayscale by that method compresses the image’s natural balance, and even if the natural balance […]

June 26, 2005 | Photoshop | 3 comments