All posts tagged: apple

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TEDxVancouver – Jer Thorp – The Weight of Data

In case you’ve never seen or heard our dear friend and guest writer Jer Thorp speak on stage, this is a simple must. His talk from TEDxVancouver last November is finally online. Jer talks about the summer of 1985, when his father came home with a classic Mac. Loaded on that machine was a revolutionary program called […]

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An Interview with Bowyer – UIDesign + Funware + Luxury [Theory, iPad, Interview]

Bowyer is a new company by Vadik Marmeladov, Sergey Filippov, a man known as “The Client”, and Ilya Kolganov. In this interview we talk through their first collaborations, philosophy, process, commercial projects, and future plans. “Craftmanship is attention to details. Luxury is attention to unnecessary details.” Typical phone games and apps retain a certain average appearance […]

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The Sketchbook of Susan Kare [News]

How did we get from command line to computer interfaces we know today? PlosBlogs’s NeuroTribes offers an insight into the sketchbook of Susan Kare, the Artist who’s high-school friend Andy Hertzfeld, the lead software architect for the Macintosh operating system, offered a job to design fonts for the Mac. Inspired by the collaborative intelligence of her […]

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iProcessing [iPhone, Processing]

Tom Hulbert and Luckybite have just released details including the download of long awaited port of Processing.js library to iPhone SDK. The new iProcessing is an open programming framework to help people develop native iPhone applications using the Processing language. The iProcessing download consists of a set of example XCode projects that demonstrate many of the […]

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Iconclock [iPhone]

Something very simple but fun for the fans. Created by Tokyo based forYou,inc ran by Shinya Kaneda, Iconclock is a clock app for your iPhone that takes the old skool Apple OS6/7 spinning clock to show time/date/set alarms + ‘remember the good old days’. Here are some features: – Four background colors to choose from […]

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Pocketball [iPhone, Games]

Pocketball is a themed UI physics puzzle game by Big Bucket Software just released in the AppStore. Your goal is to guide the colored balls into their corresponding pockets. By drawing ropes between pegs, you navigate the balls around boosters, gravity wells, pesky nukes and more. The game includes 30 stages, all wrapped in a wood […]

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The HyperCard Legacy [Theory, Mac]

In 1963, my dad was looking for a job. Born in England and raised in Africa, he ended up in London after a few years of travel by ship and train. In those pre-pre-Craigslist days, people still searched for employment in newspapers, and an unusual listing in a London Newspaper caught his eye: a listing […]

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Caffeine [Mac]

There are times when watching your mac go to sleep can be very irritating. For example, you may be working beside your computer doing things non-computer related but when you want to see something your mac, your realise it has gone to sleep. The same applies to the screensavers. Yes, we love them, but at […]