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Sound Kit for Prototyping

Facebook Design Releases Sound Kit for Prototypes

When it comes to developing apps, Sound Design is an often overlooked area. Many a times, apps either ship with little to no sound at all, or poorly chosen sounds that do not fit at all. Sound plays a critical role in any kind of interaction, and goes a long way in adding that ‘delight’ to your overall user experience. I’ve been writing about apps for almost a decade now and yet, there are very few apps that I can...

Popcorn

Popcorn — A Gorgeous App for Movie Recommendations

Last week, we wrote about Little Movies a lovely iPhone app that offers daily movie recommendations. Little Movies suggests a single movie per genre, and the app only supports 5 genres, so if you’re looking for lots of different recommendations, take a look at Popcorn. Popcorn is a gorgeous iPhone app that also offers daily movie recommendations, but does so using lists along with genres. While Little Movies is designed specifically to do one thing well, Popcorn goes all the...

Day One Journal Apps

Day One Journal Shifts to a Subscription Model for ‘Premium’ Features

Day One — the popular journaling app for iOS and Mac has today announced that it will be transitioning to a subscription-based service going forward, in order to have a more stable business model for the company. This week, Day One is introducing the Day One Premium service that will cost $50 per year and will let you create more than 10 journals and give you access to additional features that the company will add to the service in the...

The Roundup

The Roundup: 24 June 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 food app UIs: 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. Note: This post includes animated GIFs, so it’ll take a while to load completely. The Roundup...

Little Movies

Little Movies Brings You Daily Movie Recommendations

Thousands of movies released every year, and many of them don’t do well at the box-office and quickly make their way to online streaming services. You also have tens of thousands of movies released in the previous years that you may have never gotten a chance to watch. With so much content out there, it becomes difficult to find something you want to watch. There are several sites, like Letterboxd for example, that offer a bunch of different ways to...

iMazing Mini

iMazing Mini — Supercharged Backup for your iPhone and iPad

Apple’s devices are a marvel of engineering – of that, there’s no doubt. Even their staunchest critics will admit that Apple’s hardware design is second to none. What drives people away from Apple, besides their pricing decisions, is usually their stranglehold on the software. Apple’s philosophy is to simplify the User Experience, usually at the cost of customizability. Sometimes, though, they take this even further than logic dictates necessary. While their sandboxing model can be both a good security measure...