The Iconfactory Announces Project Phoenix — A Kickstarter Campaign to Revive Twitterrific for macOS

It boggles my mind knowing that I have spent almost ten years on Twitter. I still remember signing up on Twitter on August 15th, 2007, while attending to some tasks I had to finish for Burrp! the next day. Whatever I am today, and whatever I have achieved in the last 10 years, I owe a lot of it to Twitter — the people I have met, the [...]

Bjango’s Marc Edwards and his Mac App Icon Design Workflow

Marc Edwards has been crafting some exceptional apps at Bjango for many years now. Bjango’s iStat suite of apps is an essential addition to my toolkit. Marc has shared his Mac app icon design workflow on the Bjango website today.

My favourite Mac app icons are simple enough to be easily read in the Dock, yet they contain interesting details when viewed up close. They have large vibrant areas of colour, yet they contain enough contrast and shading to give them a sense of volume.

If you’re a designer or just curious about how Marc designs those beautiful Mac app icons, you should read this.

1Blocker 1.1 for Mac Adds Ability to Search and Filter Your Rules

1Blocker — our favorite content blocker for iOS that made its way to the Mac just last month has today been updated to Version 1.1 that introduces a much needed feature in the app — the ability to search for a specific keyword in the long list of rules that 1Blocker ships with. Just like the iOS app, it’s now possible to find that exact rule you want and enable or disable it. This update also adds the ability to filter rules and adds 9000+ new rules to the existing database.

This is a Free Update to existing users and 1Blocker is available for $4.99 on the Mac App Store. The iOS app, which is available for $2.99, was updated yesterday with these 9000+ new rules and bug fixes.

The Great Mac Dev Survey

fournova Software, the makers of the popular Git desktop app Tower are running this interesting survey for developers who use a Mac. It doesn’t matter if you’re a iOS, Mac, Android or Web developer, as long as you use a Mac to do your work, you can participate in this survey. Then you can help us find out who we are as a [...]


Announcing a Few Changes to Beautiful Pixels


Screeny 2.0 Goes Beyond Screenshots, Lets You Delete Unwanted (Live) Photos & Videos