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Best wireless mouse for designers
The Best Wireless Mouse for Designers | 2019 Top Picks
The Best Wireless Mouse for Designers | 2019 Top Picks 1024 602 Nick Saporito

In today’s post I’ll be talking a bit about the mouse you use for graphic design work, what to look for in a mouse, whether or not you should go with a wireless mouse, and what the best wireless mouse for designers is. I personally prefer to use a wired mouse myself, but I do…

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Best drawing tablet for Inkscape
Wacom Intuos – The Best Drawing Tablet for Inkscape
Wacom Intuos – The Best Drawing Tablet for Inkscape 1024 602 Nick Saporito

I’m not much of a freehand artist myself, but if freehand drawing and sketching is your thing, and you’re an Inkscape user, you might want to check out the Wacom Intuos CTH490AK drawing tablet. In my opinion, the Wacom Intuos is the best drawing tablet for Inkscape because of its plug and play compatibility and…

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MSI for graphic design
MacBook vs MSI for Graphic Design | Why I Chose MSI
MacBook vs MSI for Graphic Design | Why I Chose MSI 1024 602 Nick Saporito

I was recently in the market for a new laptop to work from when I’m traveling, visiting family, or “on vacation,” and after doing a bit of shopping around I decided to go with an MSI for my graphic design needs. Why MSI for Graphic Design? MSI laptops are optimized for gaming, and since gaming…

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Best free screen recorder
Best Free Screen Recorder for 2019 | Windows, Mac, Linux
Best Free Screen Recorder for 2019 | Windows, Mac, Linux 1024 602 Nick Saporito

Today I’ll be doing a brief tutorial on OBS, which I believe is the best free screen recorder for Windows, Mac and Linux, and why. This is something I’ve been asked about a lot so I figured I’d finally address this once and for all. I’ve been creating tutorials for YouTube for nearly 4 years…

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Graphic design computer requirements
Recommended Graphic Design Computer Requirements for 2019
Recommended Graphic Design Computer Requirements for 2019 1024 602 Nick Saporito

If you’ve ever attempted to use any kind of design software, it’s probably no secret that it requires more computing power than your typical desktop applications. In this post I’ll be outlining the recommended graphic design computer requirements for 2019. I’ll be referencing each software manufacturer’s recommendations and adding my own personal input as well…

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Graphic design studio equipment
Recommended Graphic Design Studio Equipment for 2018
Recommended Graphic Design Studio Equipment for 2018 1024 602 Nick Saporito

Over the past 7 years that I’ve spent as a graphic designer, I’ve learned the importance of having the right hardware. Proper graphic design studio equipment helps you get your job done quicker and more efficiently, saving you both time as well as money in the long run. In this post I’ll be sharing some of…

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Ubuntu Video Editing Software
Ubuntu’s best video editor is Blender, and it isn’t close
Ubuntu’s best video editor is Blender, and it isn’t close 1024 602 Nick Saporito

For a long time I used Ubuntu as my primary operating system for both personal and business purposes, and it was very good to me throughout the years that I used it. Nearly everything I was ever able to do on a Windows machine was not only possible in Ubuntu, but it was often easier, better…

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Best graphic design laptops under 500
Top 5 Best Graphic Design Laptops Under $500 | 2018 Edition
Top 5 Best Graphic Design Laptops Under $500 | 2018 Edition 1024 602 Nick Saporito

If you’re going to be running applications like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or even Inkscape and GIMP — and you want to run these applications as smoothly as possible with minimal lag — you’re going to need more computing power than you would for your standard school work, administrative tasks or casual web browsing. Accomplishing that…

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A Look At My New Design Setup
A Look At My New Design Setup 850 500 Nick Saporito

For those of you interested in the tech side of things, I figured I’d share my latest build. I’ve been using my previous machine for quite some time, but it’s getting old and slowing down. Since this is something my livelihood depends on, I had very little hesitation about investing in an upgrade. With this…

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How I Make My Youtube Videos
How I Make My Youtube Videos 850 500 Nick Saporito

I get asked about this a lot in the comments section. So I figured I’d write a post outlining exactly how I make my videos for Youtube, along with what hardware and software I use (because I’m frequently asked about that as well,) so I can link this post in the description section of each…

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