Photo Questions – Import & Backup

I am constantly asked questions about photos and devices ( cameras , smartphones , tablets ) , so here are the top questions I am asked. How do I import photos in Windows ? When you plug in your device , Windows should see your device and give you options to import. This should work with smartphones / tablets – Apple devices – Android devices along with cameras that you plug in. I have always found that ” Import pictures and videos using Windows ” is the best but depending on the software you will be given several options. You also get the option to tag and import into a folder that you can designate. When you have decided on the location and details just hit the import button. If you open up ” Autoplay ” in the Control Panel you can designate the default import software such as ” photos ” in Windows 10 How do I import photos on a Mac ? When you plug in your device , Photos or the older iPhoto should recognise your device and offer to import photos. You can also use ” Image Capture” located in the Applications folder  Plug in your… Read More

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Online Shopping Tips – Adobe Software – Christmas Tips – NBN

Shopping Online This Christmas – Tips  Research Sites And Sellers Research a site through Google before you buy from a seller that you have not done business with.  Some attackers try to trick you by creating malicious websites that appear legitimate, so you should check the site before supplying any information. Is The Site Legitimate Before you entering personal and financial information to make a transaction, look for signs that the site is secure. This includes a closed padlock on your web browser’s address bar or a URL address that begins with https. Do not use unsecured wireless networks to make an online purchase.  Protect Your Personal Information:  When making a purchase online, only fill out required fields on a vendors checkout form.  Check the website’s privacy policy to understand how your information will be stored and used. How Will You Pay   Credit cards are the safest option because they may allow buyers to seek a credit from the issuer if the product isn’t delivered or isn’t what was ordered.  Credit cards may have a limit on the monetary amount you will be responsible for paying if your information is stolen and used by someone else.  Keep A Paper Trail Print and save… Read More

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What Did I Talk About On Radio W/C 7th April

Samsung Galaxy S5 I was at a Samsung Galaxy S5 presentation last night for telcos in Adelaide last night so I was able to see and use the new Samsung Galaxy S5 Thoughts And Points The screen will dim in the cinema as it is reactive to the light around it The phone is rated as IP67 – this means it offers complete protection from dust (6) and protection against temporary immersion between 15cm and 1m for 30 minutes – provided you have sealed it properly The phone has a kids mode with a pin to stop purchases and take you to children friendly apps and will show the amount of time your children have been playing with the phone If you have a Paypal account you can use your phone to pay for purchases with stores who have Paypal They have an arrangement with one bank ( Commonwealth & Westpac coming) for tap and go for purchases 16 Megapixel camera with selected focus , pick a point in the photo that you want to be in focus or have it all in focus Powersaving mode – turns phone screen to black and white – 10% battery will give 24… Read More

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Cameras And Photography Discussion

Today on FIVEaa I discussed cameras and photography   Want to learn more about photography , checkout this site Easy Basic Photography   Camera –Categories – Types Digital SLR – top of the range , interchangeable lenses , all options to change and alter , have the biggest sensors , have a mirror to see through the lens  Bridge Compact Digital Cameras – lens cannot be removed but has advanced options for photographers  Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras – no mirror , see the scene through an electronic viewfinder  Compact Digital – a point and shoot camera – cheapest of the range Mobile Phone Camera – most of the up to date phones take great photos , iPhone , Samsung and Nokia ( has a 42 megapixel model )  Digital SLR , know when to buy at the right time , look at the end of life models , study when the new ones come out MegaPixels The word Pixel is a shortened and combined version of the words Picture and Element.  Every digital camera contains a device called the image sensor which has millions of light capturing cells.  The light  captured at each cell location is called a digital camera… Read More

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