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The Environmentally-Lit Interface: A Quantum Leap Forward
"An environmentally-lit interface takes information from the environment around the device and uses it to render physically-accurate things on the screen. It appears as if the lights around you are shining on the things on the screen. If the lighting in your room is bright, then the things on your screen are brightly lit."
design  userinterface  ios  environment  sensors 
january 2019 by garrettc
How much does it cost to make an app? - App Cost Calculator
"Have you ever wondered how much it would cost to build an app for iOS or Android? We’ve created this handy app cost calculator just for you. Find out how much your app will cost in under a minute!"
ios  android  calculator  business  budget  development 
january 2019 by garrettc
Sonar
Extensible mobile app debugging
android  ios  mobile  programming  debugging 
june 2018 by garrettc
Aeon Timeline
Timeline software for creative writing.
app  software  timeline  writing  macos  osx  windows  ios 
june 2018 by garrettc
ClassDojo
"Build wonderful classroom communities with parents and students"
edtech  app  education  software  ios  android  learning  lms 
april 2018 by garrettc
Learn to Code for Free – Grasshopper
Grasshopper is the coding app for beginners. With fun, quick lessons on your phone, the app teaches adult learners to write real JavaScript.
education  coding  programming  javascript  android  ios 
april 2018 by garrettc
Here's How Hard It Is to Get People To Use Your App
Retention is hard for apps, and that's if you can get someone to download it in the first place.
app  appdevelopment  statistics  research  apple  google  ios  android 
october 2017 by garrettc
Most smartphone users download zero apps per month
"Mobile apps have skyrocketed in popularity and utility since Apple introduced the iPhone App Store in the summer of 2008. […] Yet most US smartphone owners download zero apps in a typical month"
app  download  mobile  research  statistics  ios  android 
october 2017 by garrettc
Next Reality
NEXTREALITY is the world's biggest community of AR designers and developers to show their work and get jobs
augmentedreality  app  ios  showcase 
september 2017 by garrettc
Apple's Augmented Reality iOS guidelines
"Scaling is not a remedy for adjusting the distance of an object—making an object larger to make it appear closer, for example, just results in a larger object that's still far away."
ios  guidelines  augmentedreality  design  arkit 
august 2017 by garrettc
Favicon generator
The ultimate favicon generator. Design your icons platform per platform and make them look great, everywhere
ios  favicon  tool  icon  android  generator  manifest 
august 2017 by garrettc
Creation and consumption
"There's a pretty common argument in tech that though of course there are billions more smartphones than PCs, and will be many more still, smartphones are not really the next computing platform, just a computing platform, because smartphones (and the tablets that derive from them) are only used for consumption where PCs are used for creation. You might look at your smartphone a lot, but once you need to create, you'll go back to a PC.

There are two pretty basic problems with this line of thinking. First, the idea that you cannot create on a smartphone or tablet assumes both that the software on the new device doesn't change and that the nature of the work won't change. Neither are good assumptions. "
analysis  technology  creativity  mobile  ios  android 
july 2017 by garrettc
Notifications: Your next UX project?
Notifications are a powerful tool but a double-edged sword. Our UX Practice Lead shares ideas and advice on how to best use this new channel.
webdevelopment  appdevelopment  notifications  userexperience  ios  android 
july 2017 by garrettc
Notification Overload and User Control
"Web browser users do more than browse and search. They employ detailed, sophisticated, and mentally engrossing workflows to complete tasks online. While engaged in these concentrated activities, we learned that users’ attention is sometimes disrupted by “unimportant” or unwanted interruptions from smartphone and OS-based notifications. Based on our research in Germany, we learned what “important” notifications mean for some users and offer suggestions on how applications and services can provide users more control over notifications."
webdevelopment  appdevelopment  notifications  socialmedia  socialnetworking  ios  android  worldwideweb  pushapi 
july 2017 by garrettc
Favicon & App Icon Generator
Convert PNG to ICO, JPG to ICO, GIF to ICO. Create favicon.ico and iOS / Android App Icons.
ios  android  favicon  generator 
july 2017 by garrettc
All Thumbs, Why Reach Navigation Should Replace the Navbar in iOS Design
The UINavigationBar, navbar for short, has been around since the original iPhone. Historically, navbars have been convenient and clear, easy to understand and easy to build. Then phones ballooned…
appdevelopment  ios  design  designpatterns  navigation 
june 2017 by garrettc
Dragoman
"Dragoman is a plugin for creating applications with a token-based design systems approach. Using gulp with yaml "tokens", Dragoman generates multi-platform assets for core design attributes."
json  yaml  less  scss  android  ios  webdesign  designsystems  patternlibrary  tokens 
june 2017 by garrettc
How Etsy Ships Apps
In which Etsy transforms its app release process by aligning it with its philosophy for web deploys
android  ios  deployment  appdevelopment  webdevelopment  etsy  management 
may 2017 by garrettc
Apple’s Icons Have That Shape for a Very Good Reason
"If you haven’t been immersed in iOS interface design, you might look at Apple’s icons and think that they’re just a rounded square or a ‘roundrect’. If you’ve been designing icons, you know that they’re something different and may have heard the word squircle used (mathematical intermediate of a square and a circle). And if you’re an Industrial Designer, you recognize this as a core signature of their hardware products."
medium  article  apple  ios  osx  design 
may 2017 by garrettc
Sip for Mac
Sip Color picker for Mac and iPhone
webdevelopment  appdevelopment  colour  tool  software  osx  ios 
may 2017 by garrettc
Smartphone OS sales market share
This information is based on the research extracted from the Kantar Worldpanel ComTech global consumer panel and refers in all cases to 3 months periods ending the stated month.
ios  android  research  data  geography  smartphone  demographics  business 
may 2017 by garrettc
Mathpix
Very interesting piece of tech. OCR for mathematical equations, which can then import them into a visualiser so you can play with the variables
ocr  app  mathematics  maths  android  ios  api 
april 2017 by garrettc
Sketch App Sources - Free design resources and plugins - Icons, UI Kits, Wireframes, iOS, Android Templates for Sketch
The largest collection of free and premium Sketch resources for mobile, web, UI, and UX designers working with Sketch by Bohemian Coding. All .sketch files and .svg files are editable and easy to use.
ios  design  library  sketchapp  webdesign  webdevelopment  appdevelopment  resource 
february 2017 by garrettc
Anytrans 5 iTunes Simplifying Feature – Turn Everything Extremely Easy and Intuitive in iTunes
By introducing creative iTunes Simplifying feature, AnyTrans prepares you for a new iTunes experience – Limitless file transfer between iPhone and computer; Explore iOS data without a full backup restoration; you can even rebuild your iTunes library from scratch.
itunes  apple  osx  ios  mac 
november 2016 by garrettc
I Wanted to Type a Number
How to call the correct keyboard on mobile devices
userinterface  userexperience  ios  android  keyboard 
august 2016 by garrettc
Hey Siri
Hey-Siri.io is a list with many different commands for Siri in english and german
reference  siri  ios 
august 2016 by garrettc
Launching an Apple TV App: What we've Learned so Far - Server Density Blog
The recent Apple TV refresh came with plenty of new technologies for developers to sink their teeth into. Here is how we built and launched our Apple TV App
ios  apple  appletv4  programming  development 
january 2016 by garrettc
LukeW | Mobile Web vs. Native Apps or Why You Want Both
LukeW Ideation + Design provides resources for mobile and Web product design and strategy including presentations, workshops, articles, books and more on usability, interaction design and visual design.
webdevelopment  mobile  native  statistics  apps  ios  analytics  android 
january 2016 by garrettc
Silver Flows
Build Lightweight Mobile Prototypes, Directly in Sketch
design  ios  prototype  sketch  tools  android 
november 2015 by garrettc
Favicon Generator
Your web site is responsive, your favicon should be too. Generate favicon pictures and HTML code for all major platforms at once
ios  generator  webdesign  webdevelopment  favicon 
august 2015 by garrettc
Cards Against Originality
A Cards Against Humanity app for iOS, Android and computers. It has all the cards you know and hate, plus all 5 expansions. You still need to be in the same room to play.
ios  game  mobile  cards  funny 
march 2015 by garrettc
Home
Kiwi.js is a mobile first HTML5 and Javascript game engine supporting both Canvas and WebGL rendering.
javascript  framework  game  html5  ios  android  mobile 
february 2015 by garrettc
Earth Primer
What if your Earth science book was alive?
ios  simulation  books  learning  education  science  theost 
february 2015 by garrettc
Native mobile apps
Using Drupal as the backend for mobile application development.
ios  drupal  application  android  content  contentstrategy  business  cmf  cms 
january 2015 by garrettc
Companion
Produced by Cyber-Duck, UX Companion is a handy glossary of user experience design theories and tools, aimed as a resource for UX designers and marketers.
ios  reference  userexperience 
october 2014 by garrettc
10 Music making apps for the iPhone and iPad
My latest piece for highlights some of the best iOS pocket recording studio apps around
music  ios  apple  instruments 
july 2014 by garrettc
The Sweet Setup
Recommending the best apps for your iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
ios  ipad  iphone  mac  osx  software  reviews 
march 2014 by garrettc
Freestyle
Define the look and feel of an iOS app, via structured CSS and Sass. iOS native, high-performance.
ios  apple  css  design  application  sass 
december 2013 by garrettc
iOS 7: The Pixel Envy Review
Incredibly in-depth review of iOS7 from a user perspective.
design  mobile  ios  operatingsystem  ios7  apple  iphone  ipad 
september 2013 by garrettc
iTextEditors
Comparison table of iPhone and iPad text/code editors and writing tools
editor  ios  review  text  markdown  html 
april 2012 by garrettc
Mobile Emulators and Simulators
Comprehensive resource list of hundreds of mobile emulators and simulators.
ios  android  emulator  simulator  webdevelopment  responsivedesign  mobile  uxoxford2012  oxdug2013  tools 
april 2012 by garrettc
The Digital↔Physical: On building Flipboard for iPhone and Finding Edges for Our Digital Narratives
Wonderful essay on the work behind flipboard and the physical artefact that resulted from it.
software  ios  android  design  application  essay 
march 2012 by garrettc
Secret iOS business; what you don’t know about your apps
The problem with the abstraction layer of apps is that they can get away with horrendous abuses of the network.
ios  network  data 
october 2011 by garrettc
Analysing a Touch-to-Desktop UI port using Fitts’s Law: Reeder for Mac Beta | Daniel Kennett
"For all you know, the starting point for the click operation is the user’s backside from scratching their ass." - Quoted for laughs.
ios  interface  apple  development  userexperience  osx 
december 2010 by garrettc
Plane Finder and Ship Finder
Plane Finder and Ship Finder, real time tracking on iOS devices and Android
aviation  sailing  tracking  maps  mapping  ios  apple  android 
october 2010 by garrettc
jQuery Mobile
A unified user interface system across all popular mobile device platforms, built on the jQuery and jQuery UI foundation.
jquery  mobile  javascript  framework  webdevelopment  userinterface  ios  android  blackberry 
august 2010 by garrettc
Gestures
Discoverability in gestures interfaces. Problems and solutions.
userexperience  userinterface  gesture  ios  interface  interaction 
may 2010 by garrettc

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