My favourite text editor Ulysses hosts the Ulysses Writing Contest celebrating Disney’s Flora and Ulysses

Writing app Ulysses for Mac, iPad and iPhone launches a writing contest that starts February 19, the day the original Flora & Ulysses movie starts streaming, and lasts until March 12, 2021. The Disney+ original movie Flora & Ulysses is based on best-selling author Kate DiCamillo’s award-winning children’s book and features an unexpected superhero: Ulysses,… Read More My favourite text editor Ulysses hosts the Ulysses Writing Contest celebrating Disney’s Flora and Ulysses

Two brands of paint brushes compared and the tale of the unexpected service

Digital painting isn’t comparable to the real thing, despite the efforts and sucesses of companies like Corel with Painter 2021 and Celsys with Clip Studio Paint. The real thing still is an unparalleled experience and joy, provided you (can afford to) use the best tools for the job. Luckily, though, even the best brushes, artist quality paint, mediums and paint surfaces don’t cost as much as a digital tablet, a computer and the appropriate software.… Read More Two brands of paint brushes compared and the tale of the unexpected service

The complete solution for designing barcodes: Barcode Studio

I don’t know if the world knows of a graphic or layout designer who hasn’t had to — at the very least — paste a barcode into their design. Barcodes are everywhere and they can help with tasks as complex as tracking hospital patients or as simple as you, desktop Mac or PC user, tracking your images, videoclips and other files across backups, NAS servers, local media, and the cloud.… Read More The complete solution for designing barcodes: Barcode Studio

DPA Microphones d:screet 6060, supersmall, super quality

DPA Microphones’ d:screet 6060 CORE subminiature microphones are 3 mm in size, but if you close your eyes when monitoring a recording with one of these you’d swear you’re using a studio microphone the likes of a Neumann. I tested one of these tiny mics and it offered an unbelievable clarity, with as much detail in the low tones as much bigger and more expensive mics.… Read More DPA Microphones d:screet 6060, supersmall, super quality

Review: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac

On the Mac, the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is a newcomer, but the application suite has been around for many years on the Windows platform. The Mac version is a successful port in terms of feature set, but it probably won’t dethrone Adobe apps, nor kill the Affinity Photo and Designer apps. Corel has waited a bit too long and hasn’t fit out the Corel apps with a streamlined enough interface for that to happen, in my opinion.… Read More Review: CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2019 for Mac