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374: End of the Mac Era?

November 25, 2020

This week, we discuss the future of designing on Macs. Are we moving to a PC-dominated future in the field? In The Sidebar we nit pick through the latest changes in Figma's Auto Layout v3.

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In this week's Sidebar, we dig into everything new with Figma's Auto Layout v3: what we love, what we're hoping for, and other minor complaints about Figma's interface design.

Main topic:

Tamara Didenko asks: Is the Apple era going to be over eventually?

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