Daphne Cheung

Loves science, tech, apps & gadgets. @daphnecheung

100 Tips For Better Beta Tests

Years ago when I was taking my CIS courses, I remember my professors often said, "always beta test your software before launching it."

This couldn't be more true especially through social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Users will not hesitate to...

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June 11, 2014

Moved To Silvrback

A few days ago, I came across this new blogging platform, Silvrback. I have moved some of my posts from my site that was self hosted on WordPress.

As much as I appreciate the features WordPress offers, I have been thinking of moving my portfolio site for a few reasons.


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May 14, 2014

How To Create A Ray Of Light Effect In PicMonkey

In the last tutorial, I showed you how to create a gradient in PicMonkey. This tutorial, using a similar method, I will show you how to create a ray of light effect.

The photo below is the before and after. The image on the right is what we will...

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February 18, 2014

How To Create A Gradient In PicMonkey

PicMonkey is a simple photo editing tool that’s easy to learn and use. While tinkering with PicMonkey, I did notice some limitations and tools that didn’t exist such as the gradient fill often found in Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro and others. It doesn’t mean...

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February 12, 2014

How To Create Your Own Instagram Or Pinterest Collage Using PicMonkey


There are a variety of ways to put your Instagram or Pinterest photos in your sidebar. To jazz things up a bit, this tutorial will show you how to create a photo collage image to link to your Instagram or Pinterest...

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February 01, 2014

Future Of Interaction Design In A Connected World (video)

Great 18 minute mini documentary created by Basset & Partners about the future of interaction design and UX in a connected world. This is also a great introduction clarifying what is good interaction and UX design.

January 09, 2013

OfficeMax Elf Yourself 2012

Brand: OfficeMax
Live: November 28, 2012 / 2013 version live November 2013


OfficeMax’s Elf Yourself is back! Users can make a dancing e-card by uploading their photo (up to 5 photos) and see themselves and their friends or family dancing in the...

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November 28, 2012

Saul Bass Pitch Video for Bell System Logo Redesign (Video from the AT&T Archives)

If you think of companies like Apple, IBM, or Burger King and their logo, what is one thing you’ll notice? You’ll notice that over the years, they have changed their logo to stay current with the times....

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July 30, 2012

Kleenex Shield Sneeze Swish

Brand: Kleenex
Agency: Studiocom
Live: June 26, 2012


We all know that sneezing spreads cold and flu viruses. To keep hands clean, Kleenex has sneeze shield in all their tissues. This campaign aims to teach kids that a fun routine of keeping...

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June 26, 2012

Axe Premature Perspiration

Brand: Axe
Agency: Razorfish
Live: July 1, 2011


When premature perspiration takes an unexpected toll, Axe anti-perspirant can control it. This Facebook campaign is aimed to promote Axe’s 24-hour anti-perspirant and deodorant. By allowing users to...

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July 01, 2011

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