Roberto Blake

15 Added | 1 Magazine | @RobertoBlak2017 | 200K YouTube Subscribers Creative Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker. Creative Director and Owner of Create Awesome Media.

What Video Marketing Experts Can Learn from Retail Businesses

There is a very practical approach to the retail sales space that any content marketer should study if they want to be successful. Retail and metrics …

Take your Echo Dot anywhere with this attachment

The Echo Dot isn't a portable speaker by design, but this battery accessory lets you take it anywhere.<p>At just $50 or £50 (roughly AU$65), the Echo Dot is the most affordable Alexa device in Amazon's lineup. Despite its small, pocketable size, the Dot still isn't technically a portable speaker. That …

Gear & Gadgets

Safety last: Russian hoverbike is equally amazing and horrifying

Everyone saw it coming. As soon as multirotor drones hit the market somewhere around five years ago, it was obvious: one day these clever, …

Drones

UPS tests show delivery drones still need work

On a blueberry farm outside of Tampa, Florida, on Monday, UPS tested the use of drones for residential delivery for the first time.<p>The logistics juggernaut specifically launched an octocopter, or multi-rotor drone, from the top of a delivery van. The drone delivered a package directly to a home, …

Drones

Report: New Apple Watch Series 3 switching to glass-film touch display, shipping later this year

A new supplier report out of Asia includes two details that may tell us a little more about the third generation Apple Watch rumored for release later this year. <i>Digitimes</i> points to industry sources in claiming the Apple Watch Series 3 will use a different display technology with shipments starting …

Episode #119: UXmatters

Pabini Gabriel-Petit tells us about the responsive redesign of long-time user experience design focused publication, UXmatters. Read more »

Web Design

A Guide To The Must-Go Design Conferences, Art Exhibitions And Festivals in 2017

<b>If you need</b> inspiration to stoke your creativity or a chance to further your career, website Digital Arts Online has gathered the best design …

Festivals

This Street Artist Creates Art Through Destruction

The artist, Vhils (aka Alexandre Farto), is known for his incredible, tactile murals carved literally into the walls of buildings. And we just can’t get enough of his work — it’s stunning. His transformative art pieces strip away layers of paint and concrete to form beautiful images, often of …

Infographic: How 16 Successful Entrepreneurs Start Their Day

<b>Do you look up</b> to people like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Oprah Winfrey? If you do, why not mimic some of their good habits, like their morning …

How to design a typographical poster using Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign is a great program to use when designing anything that uses type heavily. Throughout this InDesign tutorial I'll run through the …

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

This is why fluid head video tripods are useful for photography

I switched over to mostly using fluid head video tripods for stills photography about 8 years ago. I still have a couple of Manfrottos with ball …

Photography

Five Things You Should Learn to Improve Your Retouching

If photography is an art, so is retouching. While there are school teaching photography classes, fewer offer retouching programs. Many photographers …

Tutorials

Sigma Releases All the Full-Frame Lenses We've Been Waiting For: 135mm f/1.8, 14mm f/1.8, 24-70mm OS, and 100-400mm OS

Today is the day that Sigma fills out its Art-series lens lineup to offer what could easily be considered everything you'd really need since its most …

Cameras