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Top 6 YouTube Channels For Learning How To Draw Comics

Internet

Top 6 YouTube Channels For Learning How To Draw Comics

YouTube is full of such tutorials for anything from a smiley face to complex characters, but many of them are hard to follow or just plain bad. How can you know which channels to focus on if you want to learn to draw, or hone your drawing skills? That’s what MakeUseOf here for! Below you’ll find a list of the top YouTube channels, arranged by drawing level from simple to more advanced, that will help you learn how to draw.

22-10-2012
Top 6 YouTube Channels For Learning How To Draw Comics
Are Your Ready For The Shortcat Keyboard Challenge? [Mac]

Mac

Are Your Ready For The Shortcat Keyboard Challenge? [Mac]

Shortcat, which is in alpha stage of development, enables you to keep your hands on your keyboard and navigate to any part of an application, webpage, or even System Preferences controls. Using a few keyboard shortcuts to activate Shortcat will cause what are called “accessibility attributes” to be highlighted. From there you use the keyboard to activate any highlighted element.

22-10-2012
Are Your Ready For The Shortcat Keyboard Challenge? [Mac]
Forget Bookmarking! Save Pages To Read Later Offline With Read Later Fast [Chrome]

Browsers

Forget Bookmarking! Save Pages To Read Later Offline With Read Later Fast [Chrome]

Read Later Fast has come riding back into the frame and I am happy to say that its second innings is going just as well as its first. Nearly 300,000 satisfied users and not a bad word between them is always a clue that this extension is worth a tryout in your Chrome browser. Read Later Fast has also been recommended by our readers and so is featured on our Best Chrome Extensions page.

22-10-2012
Forget Bookmarking! Save Pages To Read Later Offline With Read Later Fast [Chrome]
Challenge Your Instincts And Intuition With The Game Called 100 Floors [Android & iOS]

Android iPhone and iPad

Challenge Your Instincts And Intuition With The Game Called 100 Floors [Android & iOS]

There are a large number of great time wasters out in the world, including Angry Birds and Air Control, an app for Android which I reviewed very recently. However, while Air Control might be a fairly challenging game, it still isn’t quite as challenging for your brain. For a better challenge which could frustrate you because of the simplicity of some of the puzzles, you may want to check out the increasingly popular “100 Floors” game!

22-10-2012
Challenge Your Instincts And Intuition With The Game Called 100 Floors [Android & iOS]
System76 Gazelle Professional Laptop Review & Giveaway

Product Reviews

System76 Gazelle Professional Laptop Review & Giveaway

As an avid user of Linux, I’ve been very interested in laptops specifically built to operate Linux, as my own laptop had a few minor issues that were never resolved. This high interest led us to buy a 15.6-inch System76 Gazelle Professional laptop. We’re giving away a brand new one of these brilliant laptops designed to optimally run Linux worth almost $1000 to one very lucky reader! Read our review to find out more about this System76 laptop and then join our giveaway to be in the running.

22-10-2012
System76 Gazelle Professional Laptop Review & Giveaway
Do You Need a VPN To Protect Your Privacy Online? Try proXPN [Sponsored]

Do You Need a VPN To Protect Your Privacy Online? Try proXPN [Sponsored]

With privacy on the Internet becoming an increasingly difficult to obtain commodity, and more governments beginning to censor politically sensitive websites or bow to the whims of the recording industry, having a VPN on hand has never been more useful. There are hundreds of VPN providers though, so today we’re going to take a comprehensive look at proXPN, a service with both free and cost-effective premium plans that we can all make use of in our Internet travels.

22-10-2012
Do You Need a VPN To Protect Your Privacy Online? Try proXPN [Sponsored]
How To Post To Facebook & Twitter From The Notification Center In Mountain Lion

Mac

How To Post To Facebook & Twitter From The Notification Center In Mountain Lion

Similar to its iOS counterpart, the Notification Center (which can be accessed using the right-most icon in your menu bar, or by using a hotkey) is designed to keep track of the multitude of information broadcasted by the assorted applications installed on your computer. Apart from the expected—news about incoming emails, calendar events, and the like—you can also use the Notification Center to interact with Facebook and Twitter.

22-10-2012
How To Post To Facebook & Twitter From The Notification Center In Mountain Lion
6 Awesome Bits Of Technology For Your Perfect Halloween Party

DIY Internet

6 Awesome Bits Of Technology For Your Perfect Halloween Party

Over the years I’ve organised some pretty awesome parties and even entire summer camps. I like to think I know how to throw a cool party, and technology always plays a part of that. Here’s 6 essential bits of technology to MakeUseOf at your Halloween party!

21-10-2012
6 Awesome Bits Of Technology For Your Perfect Halloween Party
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