When users download apps, it’s always a pain having to wait for a super long download. Getting them in as quick as possible should be a high priority. When an app download size is too big, I often find myself lock the phone and sometimes even forget to come back to it for a while. On the AppStore there’s even a threshold to prevent users download apps that are too big over 3G, currently at 50MB I believe.
Over the past few months there have been some apps across both the iOS and Android platform that have either been recently released or updated to include beautiful, simplistic user interfaces. Today I’ll mention a few points on why I think these apps are heading in the right direction with design, interaction and usability.
These days I try and fill every spare moment trawling through FlipBoard, Facebook, Twitter and news sites. But my dillemma has always been what to do while driving, as the radio is full of crappy music and questionable news. Introducing Umano, an iPhone and Android App that provides a stream of interesting news read to
Facebook login is a pretty popular and easy to use method to identify your users without requiring them to create an account and remember a password. At first, building this into your app may be confusing. This blog will outline the steps and order of operations needed to incorporate Facebook login into your app.
I recently recieved my Kickstarter reward, an infrared iPad stylus. Although the technology is very good, the application that supports it is poor. This really is an insight into a completely notepad and pen free world and opens up the possibilities for iPad users to do more than just email. Please see my review, written
A quick review on Facebook’s latest iPhone app called Poke. Spolier alert: it sucks.
Today the new iPhone 5, iOS 6, iTunes and iPod were unveiled by Apple CEO Tim Cook. iPhone 5 The long awaited release of the iPhone 5 is here. 4 inch display (1136×640) A6 Chip LTE Connectivity (Telstra, Optus, Virgin) Better battery – Better Camera – New connector - b2c.me/i5tcrunch The resolution of the iPhone 4S
I have been a keen user of the Path App on the iPhone for 6 months now. Essentially Path is its own social network that has been designed around the mobile unlike others that plugged in an App as an afterthought. It now has a bug which will stop me using it for a while.
If you need your iOS apps to talk to each other, one of the best ways to do this is using a custom URL scheme. Your app can register a URL scheme that will cause the OS to launch your application whenever that URL is used.
Sometimes we are asked amend our Apps, or add features that we know will make it a bad app. We kindly refuse such requests . There is a very fine line between a great App and a Bad App. This is how to make the latter