The new iOS7 era of icon design is here, and what we’ve seen has been a shift to a flatter minimalist design. So far, we’ve noticed major shifts of stylistic focus occurring, such as cleaner lines of vector style icons and the absence of glossing. Such subtle yet noticeable […]
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The fourth iteration of the iOS 7 beta trials has been released today, coming in at 10am PST on July 29. Registered developers for iOS may now download an over-the-air update from the Apple Dev Center, and can immediately enjoy subtle bug fixes, faster load times, and a product closer […]
By Stephen Harber Tangent is a freshly minted new app by skilled designer Ben Guerrette, who created the older and more popular Deco Sketch. After playing around with Tangent for even just a few minutes, I definitely knew I wanted to see what it’s capable of.
After getting a chance to organize my thoughts on MobileBeat, I started realizing the significance of what had gone on. I had listened in on a panel where the experts discussed behavior design – who was doing it well, who was doing it poorly – and things seemed normal. In […]
Apple released a third round of beta testing for iOS 7 on Monday, July 8, providing updates for a few areas, including bugs in iCloud. Follow this link for the full change log for beta 3. Fixes in iOS 7 beta 3 are wide ranging, covering issues with push […]
Behavioral Design is a creation approach focused on changing user behavior. In the world of mobile apps, this is a central issue of success. We can change names, logos, companies or organizations – we can do this all day long, but until we actually change our customers’ behavior, we really […]
The terms UI and UX are thrown around quite a bit in the mobile development world, don’t let potential customers catch you in even a slight misunderstanding! Miscommunications arising from a poor understanding of these concepts can waste time and cost money – the waste ends here:
The mobile commerce market is set to pass $1 trillion by 2015, yet only 25% of brands have a mobile marketing strategy. With this tension in the backdrop, Mobile Commerce World 2013 promises to be an important, fascinating event, as some of the industry’s biggest and most successful companies will […]
If you’re making a mobile app, you’ll be needing a font. But here’s good news: you have lots of options. The following is a guide for app developers who haven’t yet given much thought to typography.
One of the toughest challenges of entrepreneurship is cutting costs. Saving money extends your life as a startup, so here are 7 cost-cutting tips to keep in mind as you move forward.