Colin Hewitt

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Kill The Hamburger Button

That little three-lined button is the devil. Whether you call it a side menu, navigation drawer, or a hamburger, hiding your features off-screen behind a nondescript icon in the corner is usually a poor mobile design choice. Interaction theory, A/B tests, and the evolution of some of the top apps …

Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers

<b>Why Questions Are More Important Than Answers</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>Clocks and old watches are miracles. If you’ve ever taken one apart and had a look at the …

5 things I wish I knew when I released my first iPhone app

I’ve been writing mobile apps for roughly 4 years. I’ve seen dozens of apps come from concept to completion, and I’ve learned many lessons along the …

5 Things to Know When Converting your App Design to iOS 7

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Rob Palmer, the UK-based head of design for Fueled, a mobile design and development company based in London and New York.</i><p>Apple is set to release iOS 7 this fall, an experience the company promises will be simpler, more useful and more enjoyable — while …

How to Grow Adoption and Engagement for your Mobile App

<i>Sangeet Paul Choudary analyzes business models for Internet startups at his blog Platform Thinking. You can follow him on Twitter where he is @sanguit.</i><p>It’s never been easier to build an app. Conversely, it’s never been more difficult to gain adoption for one.<p>There are several challenges that mobile …

Starter's Guide to iOS Design

21 May 2013 32 minutes<p>As someone who does work on both the development and design side of iOS apps I find that many designers struggle with the …

13 Things You Must Know When Starting Out in iOS/Mac Development

Matt Gemmell<p>Speaker, Founder – Instinctive Code<p>There’s always room for better software. Every kind of app has been done a hundred times on iOS …

Supercell Is A New $770 Million Startup, And It Generates $2.4 Million Per Day

In February it raised $130 million from three investors, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP),* Index Ventures and Atomico. Forbes, which announced the fundraise, says Supercell may be "the fastest growing game company ever."<p>Zynga has had a difficult time in the public markets, so it may seem …

Apple’s WWDC App Subtly Flattens Visual Elements, Developers Should Take Note Of The New Normal

Apple’s dedicated app for its Worldwide Developers Conference arrived today, and it offers a look at some of the sessions happening during the event next week, but it also shows off a dramatically different UI compared to past iterations of the app. The changes sound a lot like what’s said to be on …