Hongkiat Lim

Founder and Editor in Chief of Hongkiat.com. Hongkiat is also a designer, developer, entrepreneur, and an active investor in the US stock market.

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50+ Free High-res Blank Template Stock Photos

Blank templates are stock photos designed in such a way where some parts are blanked-out so you can insert your own creatives. These type of stock pho…

Cheaper Ways To Buy Apple Macs

Fear of change is probably the biggest reason holding PC users back from trying a Mac, but my observation after talking to few PC user friends, appare…

30 Really Nice IronMan Wallpapers

IronMan is my favorite superhero mainly because I love cool new technology, and also, I’m a big fan of Robert Downey Jr. (the guy who plays IronMan …

9 Alternative Ways to Access Blocked Sites

Editor’s note: For a newer, updated version of this post, check it out here. Is your school, college, or office blocking you from getting on social …

Create a Stunning Stainless Steel Background in Photoshop

Inspired by their designs, I’m trying to bring these styles back into my personal design and thus created something somewhat solid, and looks a bit …

Master Web Traffic: Hits, Pageviews, Impressions & Unique Visits

There are various terms when it comes to the calculation of web traffics. Some statistics give you a report in terms of daily and monthly unique vi…

Photoshop Tutorial: Design Tiger / Leopard Style Character

Few readers were asking if I’ll release a guide on creating the furly tiger / leopard skinned "X" I’ve used in the Leopard wallpaper. Well, if you…

Free RSS Feed Icons, The Ultimate List

More and more bloggers and webmasters are using RSS syndication to convert their weblog visitors into regular readers. However, before you can start g…

How to Create A Badge (That Flips Back) in Photoshop

If you think the seal-shape Web 2.0 badges is too commonly used throughout the internet, here’s something for a change – the rounded flip-back bad…

Mac Error: Applications Quits Unexpectedly

I’ve recently encountered a very disturbing problem in Mac OS X Leopard, where the applications quit unexpectedly without notice and fails on relaun…

How To Change Mac OS X Leopard Icons

[Mac only] Customizing a folder icon help it to easily stand off from the rest in a directory. In Mac, changing a folder icon is fairly easy. You can …

Leopard Wallpapers, Free and Customizable

Getting bored with your desktop display? Try this wallpaper I’ve recently designed. This Leopard wallpapers currently comes in these following dimen…