An Unhealthy Lust for Design

Time Zone Converter and World Clock App

Time Zone Converter and World Clock

Thanks to the internet culture today, working across different time zones has become a routine task in most professions. Figuring out what time to schedule or attend meetings with your remote colleagues is almost a daily occurrence. We’ve looked at several different time zone converter apps here on Beautiful Pixels over the last decade. My personal favorites have been Zones, Shift and Miranda. Most of these have been iPhone apps, but there have been some really good time zone converter...

Sign Language: How to Create Icons and Illustrations for Web Design

Sign Language: How to Create Icons and Illustrations for Web Design

“All text and no icon makes Jack a dull boy” – had The Shining been filmed in our days (and had Jack been a web designer), he might have typed that sentence over and over obsessively. We would have agreed: icons and small illustrations provide an additional visual layer to a web page, on top of the sometimes tiring texts and images. With the right use, they rapidly enhance a layout’s look and feel, making it more fun, professional, or...

Unread: RSS Reader Adds Support for Slider Over and Split View on iPad

Cardhop for Mac by Flexibits

At a Glance: Cardhop for Mac

The delicious plate of yumminess you see above is the icon for Cardhop for Mac — a new app from Flexibits. Flexibits, for those unaware, make Fantastical — the calendar productivity powerhouse for iPhone, iPad and Mac. Cardhop for Mac is an app to interact with your contacts. Much like Fantastical, Cardhop offers an input field powered by Natural Language Processing (NLP) so you can perform actions and carry out tasks with ease. Cardhop for Mac is available for $14.99...

The Roundup: 14 October 2017

We’re back with another week of The Roundup, our weekly series that highlights and showcases some incredible animations, mockups, illustrations that we come across during the week. This time, we’re bringing an incredible roundup of some lovely mockups. We hope you enjoy The Roundup this week and as always, if you have any feedback or suggestions, we’re always eager to hear them. iPhones Apple Watch Android The Roundup is powered by NFN Labs — a design driven development agency which...

Bear App for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch

Bear App Comes to the Apple Watch

We love Bear. This “exceptionally elegant” notes app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac has managed to make make a name for itself with its outstanding feature-set and impressive user experience. Ever since its debut late last year, the folks at Shiny Frog have released version after version filled to the brim with phenomenal improvements that make Bear a highly recommended note-taking and writing app for iOS and macOS. Today, Bear for iOS has been updated to Version 1.3 and this...