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Photoshop fonts: Using Text Type and Text Editing to transform fonts

One of Adobe Photoshop’s many talents at your disposal is the ability to create and decorate fonts. This tutorial is for beginners, and the instructions are applicable for Photoshop Creative Suite 1 through 6. Character attributes 1. Open Photoshop and select File > New > Name. For this example, we’ll call it FabFonts1 and make these further choices: Preset: Custom Width: ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 With 8GB RAM, Dual Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications, Release Date, and More

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5 is powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC It comes in a 6GB of RAM variant as well The smartphone is the company’s slimmest flagship yet The much-awaited OnePlus 5 finally launched on Tuesday, putting an end to months of speculation surrounding the handset. The smartphone, according to OnePlus, is “more than just specifications,” and there’s equal emphasis on the ... Read More »

The Crew 2 hands-on preview: Virtual tourism by land, sea, and air

I still feel nostalgic for The Crew. It’s not that it was an excellent racing game—it wasn’t. Not by any means. The early hours were a grind, trying to get your car to handle like a car instead of a super-powered tractor, and even once you’d leveled up enough to drive halfway decent it still never felt as solid as ... Read More »

3 reasons to turn your Raspberry Pi into a DNS server with dnsmasq

I love my little Raspberry Pi. The $35 computer has a ton of uses, from the utilitarian to the hobby project. But in practice, how many of us are going to build a homebrewed Amazon Echo? My guess is not many. But there is one use for a Pi that I’ve been a big fan of for almost a year: ... Read More »

How to manage your digital music library

Credit: Thinkstock The music industry is racing towards streamed distribution, but many of us have built up sizeable music collections. I certainly have, and I spent weeks ripping my old CD library a few years back (and then repeated the job when I realized that 128Kbps MP3s weren’t going to cut it). And if you prefer to own your music, ... Read More »

Now, an Algorithm to Teach Robots How to Behave Like a Human in Certain Situations

Scientists have developed a new machine-learning algorithm to help robots display appropriate social behaviour in interactions with humans. Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are making virtual and robotic assistants increasingly capable in performing complex tasks, researchers said. For these “smart” machines to be considered safe and trustworthy collaborators with human partners, however, robots must be able to quickly assess a ... Read More »

Foodpanda Will Now Deliver All Orders For Partner Restaurants, Regardless of the Source

Online food ordering and delivery firm Foodpanda on Thursday said it will provide third-party logistics services to its restaurant base across major cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, and Gurgaon. Foodpanda has already been delivering its orders from some partner restaurants for two years now – accounting for nearly half the orders it receives. As part of the new development, restaurants can ... Read More »

Moto G5 Plus India Launch, Airtel Free Roaming, Paytm’s 200 Million Users, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Moto G5 Plus to be launched in India on March 15 Airtel ends roaming charges on incoming and outgoing calls Paytm user base hits 200 million, new Paytm Mall app launched Just a day after the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus global launch, Lenovo has sent out invites announcing the India launch date of the latter. The invite ... Read More »

Facebook’s Virtual Reality Ambitions Could Be Threatened by Court Order

Facebook Inc’s big ambitions in the nascent virtual reality industry could be threatened by a court order that would prevent it from using critical software code another company claims to own, according to legal and industry experts. Last Thursday, video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc asked a Dallas federal judge to issue an order barring Facebook unit Oculus from using ... Read More »

IRCTC Offers Rs. 50 Cashback on Tickets Bought Using New mVisa Payment Method

Rail travellers using IRCTC can now book train tickets by mVisa payment method that allows them to scan a QR code and pay through smartphones. Users can securely link their visa debit, credit, or prepaid account to the mVisa application on their smartphones and make their travel bookings by simply scanning their mVisa QR code on the Indian Railway Catering ... Read More »