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What's the point? -- Now that we're fully into the digital photo age, people are posting photos online and creating graphics for their blogs. If you don't want to shell out hundreds of dollars for Photoshop and you want more functionality than the programs that come with your computer, you're kind of stuck when it comes to editing photos. Pixer.us is an online photo editing program -- no downloading required -- that allows you to upload pictures directly from your computer so that you can crop and resize the photo so it fits perfectly into that blog post of yours.

What to look for --Though no program has as many effects as Photoshop, pixer.us has a handful of useful effects for those who want to toy around with graphic design. Plus, it's free.

There's more For more on tech, including Mike Himowitz's column, tips on troubleshooting your computer and the lowdown on new gadgets, check out the Plugged In page today. In Business

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