Sep 132016
 

I recently had to advise a college on proper display size for a large art studio.  The following two articles from ProjectorCentral.com came in handy.

What is aspect ratio, you ask? Aspect ratio is the ratio of the width of the screen to the height of the screen. Essentially, it describes the shape of the rectangle. Today the most popular aspect ratio for consumer video display is 16:9, which is the standard HDTV format. The numbers mean that the picture is 16 units wide for every 9 units in height.

Source: A Critical Home Theater Decision — 16:9 or 2.4?

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Sep 032016
 

By Sandy Stachowiak at MakeUseOf.com…

Don’t you love things that save you time and energy? When you are in the office, rather than wasting time on creating documents from scratch, you can focus on your tasks and duties by using and reusing simple templates. From budgets to to-dos and custom templates, check out these 10 time-saving tools.

Source: 10 Templates to Save Time at the Office

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Aug 242016
 

By Patrick Allan at LifeHacker.com…

TV manufacturers always look for the next leap in picture quality that will make watching TV feel like you’re looking through a crystal-clear window. HDR is the latest trend in display technology and it’s here to stay. Here’s everything you need to know about how it works, and why you may want to consider it when you buy your next TV.

Source: All About HDR, and Why It’s the Future of Television

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Aug 162016
 

By Tim Brookes at MakeUseOf.com…

Sick of dragging files into email messages whenever you want to share something? There might be a better way. Whether you want to share a single file with another Mac in the vicinity, a folder with a Windows PC on the same network, or several gigabytes of video with a friend on the other side of the world, we’ve got you covered.

Source: 9 Quick Ways to Share Files & Folders from a Mac

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