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How to Design Great Looking Slides

“This presentation isn’t about public speaking skills, it’s about designing great looking slides that will knock the socks off your audience and most importantly move and inspire people to action.” Jesse shares some really nice tips that will help you design stunning slides right from choosing photos to color schemes to fonts for your presentation.

A Sample SlideRocket Presentation

The above presentation was created using SlideRocket, an impressive cloud-based presentation software that works totally in the browser.

Master Google Analytics

The following presentations by Sarah Blake will walk you through some of the key features of Google Analytics including reports /metrics that you really need to focus upon while analyzing data.

Copy Photos from Digital Camera to iPad Directly

While the Apple iPad may be a perfect replacement for you netbook or laptop, it doesn’t have a USB port so you can’t transfer photographs from your digital camera to the iPad directly – you’ll have to first copy them to a computer and then use a program like iTunes to transfer them from the computer to the iPad.

KBC Logo with the Indian Rupee Symbol

Amitabh Bachchan is hosting the next season of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the Indian version of the popular UK game show – Who wants to be a millionaire.

The Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over the Lazy Dog

‘The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog’ sentence is often mistakenly rendered as ‘The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog,’ which does not include an s.

Samsung Galaxy S and Samsung Wave

Samsung Mobiles recently introduced two new GSM mobile phones here – the Samsung Galaxy S (I9000) and Samsung Wave (S8500).

Antenna Problems in Mobile Phones

To prove that iPhone is not the only smart-phone that faces Antenna related issues, Apple has released test videos that demonstrate how mobile phones from Nokia, BlackBerry, HTC and Samsung drop signals when held in a particular way.

Create Magazines for the iPad with InDesign CS5

The latest version of Adobe’s desktop publishing tool – Adobe InDesign CS5 – can help book publishers and print media easily publish their content in a format that is compatible with the Apple iPad.

New Symbol for the Indian Rupee

This image is the final currency symbol (see candidates) of our Indian Rupee. Unlike other currency symbols like the Dollar or the Euro, you can’t however type the Rupee symbol using the standard Roman keyboard as the Unicode Consortium has not assigned a unique (ASCII) code to this new Rupee symbol yet but there are some free fonts that include this symbol already.

A Chair Made of Old CDs

If you are thinking of more creative ways to reuse the old CDs, here’s another one  – this ‘panda chair’ is constructed from a simple base covered in CDs lined up in rows.