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  • Apple Card: Is this Apple's sleekest design yet?

    We're used to see complex, shiny new devices unveiled at Apple launches. But at tonight's event there was something different on the cards. Literally. The Apple Card: a new service built into the Apple Wallet app on iPhone, which aims to help people better manage their finances. But it wasn't just what the card can do (and we should note here that what we're told it can do is pretty darn impressive) that got the audience excited. Not only a next-gen digital credit card built in to the iPhone, the Apple Card will be available as a tangible product too. But what's the big deal? It's just a credit card, right? Wrong – this is Apple. And this credit...

  • The best code editors

    Finding the best code editor can have a big impact on your productivity and workflow. Whether you are new to the world of programming or an old hand, you'll need a great code editor to help you perform your magic. The best code editors will make you more efficient at coding and writing, assist you in examining and editing your code, and be customisable to meet your needs. They will also create a more comfortable user experience, which should not be underestimated, as you’ll be looking at your code editor for potentially hours every day. The best laptop for programming There are dozens of text editors, code editors, IDEs, and more out there for you to choose from. So how do y...

  • The best laptops for graphic design in 2019

    If you're on the hunt for the best laptop for graphic design, you're in the right place. Whatever your budget and skill, our handy guide has an option to cover all your needs. So whether you need a powerhouse of a machine or one to handle simple tasks on the go, there's a laptop here for you. Taking into account its features and price, our overall pick for the best laptop for graphic design right now is the stunning Microsoft Surface Book 2, which, aside from being an excellent all-round laptop, also doubles up as a ridiculously good tablet. Plus, there are some good deals around on the lower specced versions. Get Adobe Creative Cloud now There's also a notable addit...

  • Design jobs: find your dream role with Creative Bloq

    The creative industries are thriving, however, in such a competitive market, landing that dream job has never been more challenging. Good news is there are plenty of amazing design jobs up for grabs – and we've got details of them right here. Whether you want to elevate your career in web design, move up the graphic design ladder or get your first internship, we've teamed up with Lovedesignjobs to bring you the most sought-after jobs, available all over the globe, and provide a comprehensive resource for posting roles. Read on to discover the hottest design jobs on Lovedesignjobs this week. Senior Product Designer Location: Foster City, California, USASalary: Up t...

  • 5 top tips for speedy learning

    The design world evolves super quickly, with new techniques and web design tools coming at you from every corner. One issue that bothers both beginners and experienced professionals is how to keep up with the fast pace.The solution hinges on two skills: the ability to choose what to learn, and the ability to learn it quickly. In this article we'll focus on the latter, to show you a five-step plan for speeding up the learning process.Once you're up to speed with the best ways to learn you can put it into practice with our list of the best web design tools, or get started on learning a new skill from one of our pick of amazing Illustrator tutorials. 01. Prepare for pain  A hard ...