List of common TV LCD and Plasma screen sizes in inches and cm

List of common TV screen sizes in inches and cm (LCD and Plasma):

 
This is a list of the diagonal screen sizes of plasma and LCD TV screens. Actual manufacturer measurments for lcd and plasma tv screens may vary. Note: this is not the physical size (width) of the actual TV, plase check the manufatura for pysical simensions on any lcd or plasma screen. If you need to know how big a TV screen is and only know what it is in centimeters or inches and want know how big the screen is in the other unit of measure, this should help.

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The importance of level editors

Level editor

If you’re designing a game that relies on quite a large amount of virtual space to be explored (space that isn’t procedurally or randomly generated) then you’re going to either need to sit down with a mapping tool for a very long time or use a level editor. A level editor is simply the best tool for games design there is – prototype an entire world in a short space of time.

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Screenshots in windows 7

The best way to make a screenshot in Windows 7 is not with Printscreen.

If you need to take a screenshot in Windows 7 you probably know you can use the “Print Scrn” (Print Screen) key. However the resulting screenshot will still need to be saved so you have to paste the screenshot into an editor (like paint) first. There is a better way to take screenshots in Windows 7:
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How do I trace an email I have received in the mail app on Apple Mac.

trace emails

Have you ever received an email on the mail app on your Apple Mac and wondered how to find out the where in the world it came form (the geographic location)? Here is how to trace it.

NOTE: You can actually use this method for any email, not just the ones from the mail app on Macs., however you will need to find out how to view the header information yourself as this guide only show how to do it with the Apple mail app.

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Making a screen shot in Mac OS X tiger, panther, leopard, snow leopard

Want to make a screen shot on a Mac (OS X, any version)? Just press command + shift + 3 (the number) simultaneously (press and hold command and shift, then press 3).
The screen shot appears on the OS X desktop (already saved).  To crop, double click the saved screen shot file. Mac OS X will open a preview allowing you to crop the screenshot from there.

How to turn off black outlines or highlights around icons and text in Mac OS X tiger, leopard, snow leopard

How to turn off the black outline or highlight around icons and text in Mac OS X:
If you black outlines or highlights around anything you select in Mac OS X (tiger, leopard,snow leopard) you probably turned on “Voiceover” accidently.
To turn it off, press command + F5 (Apple + F5) 
You can also turn of the black outline/highlights in OS X from “VoiceOver” under the Universal Access tab in System Preferences.

How do you extract or edit embedded images from Adobe Illustrator easily?

Adobe Illustrator image links pallet

Ever wanted to edit or extract an embedded image from Adobe Illustrator? When I tried to find the answer to this I found lots of complicated methods and plugins to do the job, but really in the end the best solution was this:

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Whats the difference between Events and Albums in iPhoto on Mac OS X?

 

iPhoto events and faces

 

When I first encountered Events and Albums I wondered how to use each one. It turns out that ‘Events’ and ‘albums’ are just other words for groups. If course there are very important differences which will help you decide how to use the different types of grouping.

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