Free Backup Tools for Windows

I recently saw a recommendation for some free backup tools for Windows, and I thought I’d pass them along. The following can be useful in different circumstances, over the regular Windows backup: For full drive backups: DriveImage XML Backup Software For backing up individual files to another drive:SyncToy from Microsoft When a hard drive fails, … Read more

3D from a Photo

These technologies are still in development, but here are some incredible developments that can convert a picture into a 3D image:    

Free 3D Models Compatible with Blender

Some links to free 3D models, that are compatible (.blend file, or can be imported) with Blender: The Official Blender Model Repository Blender Architecture related 3D models: Cars: Sci-Fi (starwars, star trek, etc): General: 3D Models of Various Formats, some of which can be imported into Blender Motion Capture

Blender to Flash

I found another tutorial that shows you how to go from a 3D object in Blender, and export it as something that you can use with a Papervision or another Flash 3D engine. It exports to a Collada file, before you import into Papervision. This one is a bit longer way than the direct to … Read more

Adobe Flash content is now Search Engine Friendly!

Great news everyone! Search Engines are now getting the technology to crawl through Adobe Flash content. The Flash SWFs files (even old ones) are now becoming searchable by search engines. 🙂 The improved SWF search even includes the capability to load and access remote data like XML calls and loaded SWFs. This means Flex applications … Read more

More Blender Tutorials for Beginners

I came accross some more Blender 3D tutorials, that I thought were pretty good for beginners (they show pretty well how to use the interface): Also, here are some more Blender video tutorial links: And another good place to start: (archived)…aterial/366743