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The only limit to your skills is the extent of your willingness to learn something new. Brainy Beaver encourages education and the sharing of knowledge, and the founders of these websites clearly feel the same way.
Image compression is an often overlooked task, but it’s an easy and effective way to reduce file size, and keep websites running smoothly.
This website allows you to upload any image in PNG or JPEG format, and it will instantly compress them down to a fraction of their original size. This is an incredibly powerful tool that can be used on their website, or installs as WordPress plugin directly on your site.
“TinyPNG uses smart lossy compression techniques to reduce the file size of your PNG files. By selectively decreasing the number of colors in the image, fewer bytes are required to store the data. The effect is nearly invisible but it makes a very large difference in file size!”
Why is this so awesome? The next time you need e-mail or upload an image(s) to someone, and you get a “file size is too large” error, you’ll be glad to have TinyPNG! As website developers, we use TinyPNG constantly to decrease the size of images to make websites load faster and improve SEO.
The best part of this tool is that the difference in quality / sharpness in the images is negligible or non-existent, so using it is a no-brainer! Use it to conserve storage space, send images faster and help your website load quicker.
Also, check out the brand new service they offer at tinypng.com/analyzer that actually analyzes your website and lets you know which images need to be optimized! This makes the process of speeding up your site even easier and faster. Thanks to Tinypng.com for all their hard work and useful services!
Instantly Identify the dominant Pantone colors in your image and match them with the Perfect Palette at www.impalette.com.
Impalette.com is a useful tool that allows you to identify the most dominant Pantone colors in any image. Just upload any image, and the site will scan and identify the dominant colors in your image.
And to make it even more useful, it will also show you related colors that would match well with them! We’re not exactly sure what you’ll need this site for, but we know when you do you’ll be glad to have it 😉
If you’re looking to buy a new Personal Desktop computer or laptop, you may find yourself overwhelmed by the hundreds of choices out there! Here’s a super quick guide to help the average user get the right computer at the right price.
1) What do you use your computer for?
Unless you’re a graphic designer or a high-end gamer, you probably use your computer for a few common tasks like browsing the Internet, checking your e-mail, or watching movies and listening to music! The truth is that technology has gotten to the point where you can get a fast computer that handles all these common tasks and more with great reliability at an affordable price! You should be spending between $400-$700 for your PC, and it could be even less with a great sale you may find online or in a store!