My first impression on seeing iOS 7 on my iPhone was: What is this, a My Little Pony theme?
But after scrutinizing, analyzing, deconstructing and living with the new version, Iâ€™m ready to declare iOS 7 an unambiguous masterpiece, a stroke of genius, really.
That may sound like a weird thing to say about a fruity, copycat platform that crashes constantly. But itâ€™s true, and Iâ€™ll tell you why.
iOS 7 [Read More...]
Every year a few quality apps are selected to win the coveted Apple Design Award at WWDC. It’s a developer’s dream to be recognized by Apple for making great software, and the Design Award is the pinnacle of accolades in the Apple developer community. This year’s winners include some very popular titles you may have heard of, like Letterpress and the newest iOS version of Evernote.
Ironically, one of the apps Apple [Read More...]
Craig Ferenghi just gave us a demo of iOS 7. Here’s what is new about the look and design ethos of iOS 7.
• iOS 7 Parallax Motion — the background of the screen actually shifts with the accelerometer.
• The Weather app you can now tap for more info, weather is animated with backgrounds, a la Yahoo’s Weather App but without Flickr Information. Pinch and [Read More...]
Are you a designer? Do you want to become a designer? Have you ever thought about bringing out the creative in you? Now is a great opportunity for you to stack up on some high quality design resources so you can tackle any design wishes you may have thanks to The Mega Design Bundle and Cult of Mac Deals!
This bundle contains more than 2.5 GB of [Read More...]
Functional iPhone cases are a dime a dozen, but the latest Cult of Mac Deals offer features the Leverage case â€“ a case that is so much more than functional. Sporting a clasp locking system, it not only looks great but it can survive even the clumsiest iPhone owner.
With its understated yet elegant design, this case will make your phone pop. And right now Cult of Mac Deals has [Read More...]
If youâ€™ve been looking for a bundle of UI assets that will empower designers at any level to create professional looking sites with a world-class interface, then this offer from Cult of Mac Deals will do the trick. From frequently used UI elements to iPhone App templates & email newsletter templates, The UI Design Bundle has it all â€“ and for just $ 39!
Whether youâ€™re an established designer or [Read More...]
The popular photo messaging application, Snapchat, just got a big update. Version 5.0 of the app was released on the App Store today and it comes with a bunch of nice improvements that will help users send messages faster than ever.
The overall design of the app has been cleaned up and streamlined. There’s a new swipe navigation feature that makes it a lot quicker to navigate around the app. Snapchat has [Read More...]
We already have a pretty good idea of what the fifth-generation iPad will look like, thanks to the many rumors and leaked parts that we’ve seen in recent months. And the latest, a purported front panel with a new design, reinforces those expectations.
Apple is expected to follow the iPad mini’s gorgeous form factor for the iPad 5, introducing thinner bezels down the sides of the display and a significantly thinner frame. [Read More...]
Designed for professionals around the world, Illustrator can be a mystifying program. The latest Cult of Mac Deals offer brings a video course your way that will help you take your design skills to the next level. The Adobe Illustrator CS6 Beginner Course breaks it down into easy-to-understand sections that even an absolute beginner can understand.
Youâ€™ll learn the ropes from an expert author and trainer who guides you through [Read More...]