Adobe takes Photoshop to new heights with ‘Unblur’ feature (video)

Adobe has demoed a new feature for Photoshop at the company’s MAX 2011 event called Unblur which could end the problem of blurred photos forever. The demo invited gasps of amazement from a crowd that witnessed a blurred photo, retouched and perfected in a matter of seconds.

Advanced algorithms calculate the movements of the camera at the time the image was taken, enabling the user to ‘fix’ the image by unblurring it – saving what would ordinarily be a disappointing, dud image.

Adobe, at present, has no release date planned for the launch of this awesome new feature but once it does, it is sure to receive an immaculate response.

via TNW

How To: Edit videos directly on YouTube

Don’t like re-uploading your videos on YouTube every time you make changes to them? Ever wanted to edit your videos directly on YouTube? Well, now you can.

The folks at YouTube have now made it that easy to edit your videos online, thanks to a number of tools to stabilize, rotate, and spice up your clips available at your disposal. The new tools can be used on newly uploaded as well as older videos (as long as they do not have over 1,000 views or any third-party content). The videos’ URLs and ID numbers can either remain the same or you can choose to save the edited footage in brand new clips, giving them new numbers and URL.

While it all seems exciting, it may take a while for you to be able to edit your videos online as the new editing system rolls out gradually to all users. So don’t worry if you’re not seeing the magical “Edit Video” button just yet — just give it a bit of time. Trust me, it’ll be worth it.

Via The YouTube Blog

NEW: Editing comments on Facebook is now possible (How-To guide)

Yup fellas, correcting your “oops-i-made-a-boo-boo” comments are now possible, thanks to the ever evolving geniuses of Facebook. After many new slight upgrades, the social network now allows users to edit their comments, if they need to. But there’s a catch.

Editing comments

Facebook recently updated their commenting system and secretly slipped in a new feature which doesn’t require users to click on a ‘Submit Comment’ button to post their comment, but instead just press enter. This new feature allows users to edit their comments after they have been submitted. Here’s a step by step explanation:

  • To edit your comment, press ‘X’ at the top right corner of your comment
  • This ‘X’ will act as an edit comment button if the comment is less than a minute old or no one has commented after you
  • If either of that happens, your comment will be locked and the ‘X’ will act as delete comment

All those who have previously commented or liked the post which contains the edited comment will also be duly notified.

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Speed Up Windows XP

Speed Up Windows XP by Keeping the Operating System in Memory.

One thing you can do to speed up Windows XP is to make sure that key operating system functions stay in memory. Memory (also called “RAM” for Random Access Memory) is much faster than the hard disk. Perform the following steps to boost your XP computer’s performance:

Click the Start button. Click the Run command and type regedit in the Open text box. Click OK. As always, be very careful when editing the Registry.

In the Registry Editor, go to the following registry key:

HKEY LOCAL MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management

Right click the DisablePagingExecutive entry in the right pane of the Registry editor and click Modify.

In the Edit DWORD Value dialog box, type the number “1” (without the quotes) in the Value data field. Click OK.

Close the Registry Editor and restart the computer.

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