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15 New Social Media Templates to Save You Even More Time With Your Marketing

Imagine having a quick and fast way to get up to speed with social media or to get your work done in less time (and with more confidence).<p>When I’m in …

Infographics

Virtual Reality In A Physical World

<i>Tribeca Virtual Arcade: "Objects in Mirror AR Closer Than They Appear”</i> / <i>Photo: Steven Rosenbaum @MagnifyMedia</i><p>If you’ve ever experienced virtual …

Virtual Reality

A VR film forced me to confront my fear of the sea

The first time I realized I was terrified of whales, I was surprised. I had been scrolling through Instagram and saw a picture of a boat adrift in the ocean with the gigantic shadow of a whale below it. The hairs on the back of my neck stood, and I was overcome with an unshakable sense of …

Virtual Reality

10 Home Security Cameras to Keep an Eye on Your Home

Everywhere we looked across the 2018 CES show floor seemed yet another new app-controlled smart home security system. And whether for interior or …

Smart Homes

Amazon's Big Bet on AR and VR, Minus the Headset

A giant corporation is preparing to let loose an army of walking and talking A.I. characters called "hosts," which might have you questioning the …

Virtual Reality

The Best Spotify Playlists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

The act of listening to music is pretty straightforward, but being a dedicated music fan takes a lot of work, because it requires answers to many questions: What’s the best way to listen to your music? How do you keep up with what’s current in music? How do you discover new music?<p>With the rise of …

Playlist

Apple to Launch New Earth Day Activity Challenge with Animated Stickers

Apple is gearing up to launch its second annual Earth Day Activity Challenge, which will feature updated requirements and rewards, for Apple Watch …

Apple Watch

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

Motivation

Video Tutorial: Dripping Slime Type Effect in Illustrator

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial we’re going to have some fun creating a gooey slime effect with some custom type. You could apply this to your …

Graphics

Video Tutorial: Retro VHS Cassette Style Poster Design

In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial we’re going to have fun creating a retro style poster based on the artwork of old VHS cassette covers. We’ll …

Graphics

Jacques Tati. probably one of my favourite images of all time. https://t.co/bObDMMsdGM

Find the rogue welly in Matt Everitt’s festival-themed ‘Where’s Wally’ spin-off

'Where's My Welly' is out now<p>When it comes to music-themed Where’s Wally-style illustrations, in the past we’ve spent ages looking for Daft Punk at a …

Blues Music

How a Seattle startup is using blockchain and virtual reality to upend the global coffee market

I’m sitting in the cafeteria of Building 25 on the sprawling Microsoft headquarters with an Oculus Rift headset strapped on my head. Swiveling from …

Virtual Reality

Capturing Everest Virtual Reality: Follow complete climb of Mt. Everest | SI.com

Ways to Watch<p>Experience all four episodes on these platforms<p>To watch the Capturing Everest series on your smartphone, download the LIFE VR app, …

Virtual Reality

Haptic Links for VR show Microsoft get real with HTC VIVE

Microsoft has a new VR accessory that makes the virtual feel more real. Three different versions of this “Haptic Links” setup allow two VR …

One of the greatest mysteries surrounding Prince has been solved

When the public was informed of Prince’s untimely death, people immediately took to sharing videos of their favorite live performances to showcase …

‘GFE’ follows a high-end escort through San Francisco

<b>Update:</b> Following allegations from the film's star, Liara Roux, director Michael Jacobs has voluntarily withdrawn GFE from SXSW's Virtual Cinema show. The original article follows.<p>Much of the virtual reality film <i>GFE</i> takes place in luxury San Francisco hotel rooms -- softly lit, cozy spaces -- while …

CGI in movies: Not just for superheroes

Computer-generated special effects are the norm now<p>How much CGI is used in movies these days? More than you might think. While it’s not surprising anymore seeing our superheroes standing on green screen sets, more and more movies that <i>aren’t</i> based in fantastical worlds are using computer-generated …

Ten virtual reality games that simulate altered states

The recent resurgence of virtual reality (VR) has seen an exciting period of innovation in the format, as developers explore the fresh new …

Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality

“The GIFs of VR” — PanoMoments demonstrates a new appeal for the medium

One of the chief reasons that it’s exceedingly difficult to forecast when exactly the VR industry’s hype cycle will finally draw to a close, is because it’s exceptionally difficult to get people to put on the darn headsets, let alone make it an established habit. It’s probably fair to say that this …

Graphics

New Course: 10 Essential Design Tips in Adobe Illustrator

Are you ready to learn some useful new skills and techniques in Adobe Illustrator? If so, check out our new course, 10 Essential Design Tips in Adobe …

Graphics

5 Nifty Tricks That Will Save You Time in Adobe After Effects

Don't work harder, work smarter (in After Effects).Making visual effects and motion graphics in After Effects can be an arduous endeavor that takes <i>a</i> …

Adobe After Effects