Must see! The Adobe Illustrator Story

I love illustrator, its 99% of the time at the start of any of my projects! and it's been with me from study till now :)
No wonder Steve Jobs clicked with Adobe founder John Warnock. While introducing the iPad Jobs said,
“The reason that Apple is able to create products like iPad is because we always try to be at the intersection of technology and liberal arts, to be able to get the best of both.” Read more about Must see! The Adobe Illustrator Story

Game, TwoDots, nice artwork and frustrating levels without in app purchaise

The makers of the hit game Dots are back with a brand new, addictive, free, puzzle game!
Join two brave dots as they traverse arctic tundras, navigate fiery jungles, and plunge the ocean depths. Sharpen your skills across 135 challenging levels while uncovering many exciting new features along the way.
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/twodots/id880178264?mt=8

pros: Nice minimal and flat design.
cons: Needed for expensive in app purchases. Read more about Game, TwoDots, nice artwork and frustrating levels without in app purchaise

Game, The witness, an adventure game like the classic "Myst"

This looks like a nice game in the same alley of the old Myst game from Broderbund where you can freely walk around the island and solve the puzzles to unravel the mystery. It looks beautiful and lots of fun! It will be released end of 2014 for the PC and the PlayStation4 simultaneously and for iOS. Read more about Game, The witness, an adventure game like the classic "Myst"

Smartwatch interface design and 4 principles of Good Wearable Design

Nice article on interface design and 4 principles of Good Wearable Design

This Is How to Build an Interface for the Ultimate Smartwatch Read more about Smartwatch interface design and 4 principles of Good Wearable Design

Game, Smash Hit for iOS, artfully and therapeutic breaking your way trough an epic journey in space

Artfully and therapeutic gameplay by breaking everything on your path trough an epic journey in space.
The iOS game has a very nice gameplay and the motions are super smooth from start till end! The music is well integrated and syncs up with the pace of your progress through each level.

"Smash your way through a beautiful futuristic dimension, smashing obstacles and targets in your path and experiencing the best destruction physics on iOS" Read more about Game, Smash Hit for iOS, artfully and therapeutic breaking your way trough an epic journey in space

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Design, New icons in OS X Yosemite, 10.10

A nice post on martiancraft.com from Nick Keppol on the new icon design in os x Yosemite.

"There is a lot more to the new icons than just a fresh coat of paint — the visual language extends far beyond just the gradients.
When 10.10 ships this fall, your users will expect your icons to feel at home in the new system. Rather than critique the icons, I’m going to dissect the icon system and focus on the small details that will help you make icons that look great in Yosemite." Read more about Design, New icons in OS X Yosemite, 10.10

iOS, Airplay to AppleTV without audio/sound, CoreAudio bug

Sometimes when sharing a display to the appleTV via Airplay, audio will not play over Airplay.
This is an annoying bug...

To fix in 15 sec. :
stop airplay
open the terminal and type: (you will be restarting core-audio)
sudo killall coreaudiod
start airplay, et voila, the audio is there! Read more about iOS, Airplay to AppleTV without audio/sound, CoreAudio bug

Cut the cables and watch the WorldCup online!

Live Worldcup watching

Cut all the cables but still want to watch the world cup live?
Just use the hola extension for firefox or chrome to spoof your location! Read more about Cut the cables and watch the WorldCup online!

OSX, How to show the user library folder in OS X Mavericks

Need the ~Library folder back in your home folder?
In OS X Mavericks, Apple made it easy to do so. Navigate to your home folder and hit CMD+J to pull up the “View Options” window. You’ll notice a great addition to the palette: "Show Library Folder" !!
It’s that simple – and we're glad to see someone at Apple recognizes that people want access to the Library folder without having to jump through a lot of hoops!! Read more about OSX, How to show the user library folder in OS X Mavericks

AppleTV adhoc and router less AirPlay connection

AppleTV adhoc and routerless connections

With IOS8 Apple has made yet more improvements to AirPlay in iOS 8 by enabling compatible devices to make direct connections with each other for content streaming. This eliminates AirPlay’s reliance on a Wi-Fi network and fixes one of its biggest limitations. Read more about AppleTV adhoc and router less AirPlay connection

New more app like finder icon in Yosemite

new finder icon in OS X Yosemite

Exciting to see the new fresh icons for OS X Yosemite, they’re still easily identifiable, just brighter, and more modernized.
Love it :-) Read more about New more app like finder icon in Yosemite

Swift, a brand new Xcode programming language for developers

Swift, new Xcode programming language for developers

Apple unveils Swift, a brand new Xcode programming language for developers; calling it "fast, modern, safe and interactive," a brand new Xcode programming language that it says is superior to Objective-C.
Swift has complete Xcode support, Swift will be ready for primetime out of the gate.

The Swift language guide is available now in iBooks:
https://itunes.apple.com/nl/book/swift-programming-language/id881256329?... Read more about Swift, a brand new Xcode programming language for developers

iOS, concept with double size icon-widgets

iOS with double size icon-widgets

A new design for the (home)screens of iOS, with a more widget like feeling. Not sure if i like or hate it, I guess i'm to much influenced by apple only design. Read more about iOS, concept with double size icon-widgets

Game, Infinity Blade II, Available for free

Game, Infinity Blade II, Available for free download

Infinity Blade II has been named Apple's App of the Week and as a result, it is free to download for the second time since its initial 2011 release! So Get the free download now! Read more about Game, Infinity Blade II, Available for free

iOS, what to ask Siri

Ask Siri anything

I love Siri and want to use it more but I don't really..
What can I ask Siri apart from setting the timer and calling my friends?
Following apple's page: "Siri. Your wish is its command. Siri lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more. Ask Siri to do things just by talking the way you talk. Siri understands what you say, knows what you mean, and even talks back. Siri is so easy to use and does so much, you’ll keep finding more and more ways to use it."

So here are some links to make better use of Siri Read more about iOS, what to ask Siri

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