Essential Apple Podcast 147: Affinity - a ten year labour of love!
Recorded 15th September 2019
Simon is still afflicted with a stuffed up nose but never mind - this week he and Donny are joined by Ashley Hewson the CEO of Serif to talk about the hit Affinity Suite, Listen carefully and I think Ashley might even have given us a little bit of a scoop!
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On this week’s show:
- @rtteachr (https://twitter.com/rtteachr) on Twitter
- Find his work at hedgehogalley.com (http://hedgehogalley.com/)
- Find his stuff in iBooks, a load of sticker packs in the App Store under Donny Yankellow and DesignBundles.net as Skrbly
- Skrbly Studio on YouTube
- Skrbly Store
- Skrbly Studio (Anyone can Draw) – App Store
- Kiddims on Graphite Comics
- Life is Random on Graphite Comics
- Search for Yankellow on the App Store/Books for Stickers and other work
- Find them at www.affinity.serif.com (http://www.affinity.serif.com/)
- Follow them on Twitter as @affinitybyserif
- Affinity have 30% off the two workbooks (and are chucking in a free T-shirt if you use the special link) for a limited time... You have to use this link if you are interested - but that is the Photo Workbook and/or the Designer Workbook for £25.99 each for a limited period.
Nemo’s Hardware Store (47:09)
- ChargeHub HomeBase Power Bank Docking Station – Limitless Innovations – $60 US Direct
- ChargeHubGO+ Power Bank with Wireless Charging Pad, USB Charging Port, and 2 Built-in Cables – Limitless Innovations – $40 US Direct the same size as an X or XS phone, you just press a little black side button to turn on the battery then set your iPhone onto it and wireless charging begins. This is brilliant, even with a case on my X phone. And there are indeed THREE output ports: standard flat USB, USB-micro, and USB-C, in addition to the tucked-in Lightning and micro USB cables that are so versatile. NEMO
- Galaxy Black Reflective Sneaker Duffel – Hex Brand – $160 US / £177 UK
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