Will Nainis

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The Only Buttermilk Pancake Recipe You'll Ever Need

While many resort to pancake mix when making a special weekend breakfast, homemade pancakes are a <i>must</i>. Here's the little-known secret: the batter takes just as long to make as a boxed mix, and the result is infinitely better. If the attractive appearance of these golden, crisp cakes isn't enough to …

Breakfast

Mark 'MK' Kinchen's 10 essential studio lessons

<b>Lauded for his signature house sound, based on stylised piano melodies and cut-up vocals, Detroit-born Marc ‘MK’ Kinchen was nurtured by The</b> …

Technique of the Week – The Low End Trick

<b>Want to add some extra punch to your low end? John Pickford highlights an age old trick to get some oomph…</b> <br>The Low End Trick is a technique performed …

Music Production

The One Way To Use Zucchini I Never Get Tired Of

You’ll want to eat it again and again.<p>FYI, I’m writing this as I take another bite of my tortellini salad with zucchini and peas—the dish that …

Food

BetterTouchTool is the app the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar needs

BetterTouchTool is a venerable app that has always brought countless tools to any Mac with a trackpad. Add it to a MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, …

MacBook Pro

Apple Business Chat on iMessage: Everything you need to know

Apple's Business Chat feature first launched alongside iOS 11.3 in March. The feature gives iMessage users the option to contact and interact with businesses directly in the Messages app on an iOS device.<p>Since then, more companies have integrated Business Chat, allowing users to contact customer …

Amazon iPhone app adds AR ‘part finder’ for identifying and buying small hardware like screws

Amazon has made a handy new addition to its camera features on its iOS app. The new “part finder” users augmented reality to help users identify and buy small hardware like screws, nuts, bolts, and more.<p>As reported by <i>The Verge,</i> the new feature comes after Amazon acquired the visual recognition …

iOS Apps

Burberry destroyed $37M worth of excess products to protect brand

British luxury fashion brand Burberry burned more than $37 million worth of its own merchandise last year, sparking concerns about wasteful practices at the high-end retailer.<p>Burberry disclosed in its annual financial report that the destroyed product included including more than 10 million pounds …

6 great-value mastering plugins you might not have heard of

Intro<p>While many of these amazing tools come from software big-boys such as iZotope, FabFilter and Universal Audio, there are plenty more lesser-known …

6 advanced bussing tips for next-level mix cohesion

<b>Once you fully understand the fundamentals of grouping tracks and bussing mixer channels to simplify and streamline the mixing process, you're</b> …

Richie Hawtin shows us the workings of his immersive live show CLOSE: Watch

The setup features Ableton, a modular synth and more...<p>Richie Hawtin has released a video explaining the inner workings of his audio-visual live …

3 Ways the Swedish Concept of Lagom Will Revolutionize Your Creative Agency

Last year, Sweden again emerged as a leader in the Global Innovation Index. So, what does Sweden know that the rest of the world doesn’t? One …

Ten Tips to Become a Better Retoucher

When you are starting out in photography, establishing a retouching workflow is one of the best things you can do. This video provides 10 steps to …

News: iOS 12's Shortcuts App Looks Set to Replace Apple's Workflow for Good

Apple's testing a new app for iOS 12 called Shortcuts, and it has a lot of overlap with their existing Workflow app. So much overlap, in fact, that …

Google Pushes Automation, Wants Search Marketers To Commit

For years, the search industry continued to make improvements through machine learning and artificial intelligence. But until Google introduced a …

The Story Behind Crime Mob's "Knuck If You Buck" Is Essential Learning

We caught up with the reporter behind the oral history of the Atlanta group's cult classic.<p>In 2004, a group of teenagers from just outside of Atlanta released what would become one of rap's most adored anthems. From the moment it dropped, Crime Mob's "Knuck If You Buck" offered three and-a-half …

Apple Begins Exclusively Selling 'Blackmagic eGPU' for $699, Aimed at New MacBook Pros

Apple.com today gained a new and exclusive external GPU aimed at the MacBook Pro, called the Blackmagic eGPU. According to <i>TechCrunch</i>, the unit's appearance exclusively on Apple's website comes in the wake of a partnership between the two companies as Apple aims to widen the eGPU market after …

Why Every Photographer Should Consider Using Back-Button Autofocus

Almost every camera in existence (at least every one I've ever used) comes out of the box with the autofocus activation linked to the shutter button. …

All the Types of Onions, and What They're Best For

By Alex Delany<p>White? Yellow? Red? Which type of onion is the right one to use for what? Allow us to explain.<p>What is the freakin' deal with all these different types of onions? Why isn't there just one onion? Wouldn't that be simpler? Well, yes, it would be simpler. But it would also be a hell of a …

Cooking

Influencer Marketing Is Going Mainstream With Facebook’s Upcoming Tool

The world’s largest social network just sent a clear signal that the future of advertising on its platform is in influencer marketing.<p>Facebook’s …

Google URL Inspection Tool Shows Marketers What The Search Engine Sees

Google will now allow marketers to check specific URLs on their websites to learn how Google’s search technology actually sees them.<p>The feature, made …

The Shift From 4G to 5G Will Change Just About Everything

Telecom experts are going so far as to herald the arrival of 5G as the advent of the fourth industrial revolution. There are an ever-expanding number …

Instagram unveils a new video service, challenging YouTube

Facebook Inc.'s Instagram service is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to pull younger viewers away from YouTube when they're looking for something to watch on their smartphones.<p>The expansion announced Wednesday, dubbed IGTV, will increase Instagram's video time limit from one minute, …

Social Media

My Dinner With Drake

A little over eight years ago, I had dinner with Drake. It was the first and the last time that would ever happen. These days, getting to Drake involves traversing rings of head of state-like protection. Interviews are controlled, stage-managed, engineered towards an end. And now that the man is a …

Six Surprising Facts That Explain Trader Joe's Secrets To Success

The folks at Trader Joe’s decided to produce a five-part podcast series, Inside Trader Joe’s, to “provide some insights into what we think makes Trader Joe’s special.” Amid the banter, fun stories and reports of employees’ favorite items are valuable insights about how the company operates. Despite …

ESPN Freaked Out iPhone Users by Trolling Them With AirDrop During the NBA Finals

Lots of marketers will tell you that the key to modern advertising is to be less interruptive—inviting viewers into experiences that feel more like …

Hands-on: 50+ new macOS Mojave changes and features [Video]

Over the last week we’ve spent time exploring macOS 10.14 Mojave and comparing it with macOS 10.13 High Sierra in order to see what’s changed. Have a look at our hands-on video as we walk through over 50 new changes and features that are headed to the Mac.<p>Changes covered in this video:<p>Updated Lock …

5 Post-Processing Mistakes Beginner Photographers Make

Looking back at my early photography, I shake my head in embarrassment. I know I should be proud of the fact that I’ve come a long way since then, …

Is it time for the digital advertising industry to grow up?

Marc Pritchard, chief brand officer of Procter & Gamble, the world’s biggest advertiser with a $7.5-billion annual budget, started a shockwave when …

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …