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Designers, we need to sit down and understand the power of social media and how it can benefit us and our work. We all know that social media, in theory, is the quickest, most efficient, and most cost-effective way to communicate your message to the world. But at the same time, we all know that it can be a real time-drain.

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Let’s talk presentations. PowerPoint presentations, to be exact. Although you might be one of the few who uses Apple’s Keynote application, the focus here is the presentation itself, not the medium. Whichever is your preference, doing it right should be your goal. And there is definitely a right way to go about creating and using a PowerPoint presentation.

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January 9, 2007 Apple introduced the iPhone and thus introduced an entirely new user interface based on a multi-touch display and pioneering new software, letting users control the iPhone with just their fingers. Product and digital design has been profoundly effected since its introduction, user interface being the most effected to date. Beginning in early 2015 the Apple Watch promised another shift in this tide…

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Back in 2012, Adobe launched its Creative Cloud subscription service, one of its main benefits to users was automatic updates notifying any and all creatives of their vast new products — gone were the days of massive and expensive new version rollouts. While Adobe has scattered updates throughout the years, their presentation of more significant releases hasn’t been random. These predominant releases often coincide with other events or announcements, providing Adobe a strong stance in the tech business world and, perhaps to help bolster the adoption to their three-year-old Creative Cloud subscription-based product from those Creative Suite 6 hold-outs. Subscriptions grew by 639 thousand in the 2nd quarter which just ended, to more than 4.6 million subscribers – a 38% growth. It would seem that the last of the Creative Suite 6 holdouts are now pretty much converted to CC.

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