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Here are all of the airports and malls that support indoor maps in iOS 11

iOS 11 introduced a new indoor mapping feature that offers walking directions through a variety of different airports and malls. Apple has been slowly rolling out support for additional buildings, but changes and additions have been hard to track…<p>Today, however, Apple added indoor mapping details …

How to combine multiple screenshots into a single image on iPhone

iOS 11 brought some nice improvements to screenshots, but one feature we didn’t get was the ability to take scrolling screenshots or an integrated way to stitch them together. Let’s take a look at an easy way to do so.<p>Tailor is a free download from the App Store and works with both iPhone and iPad. …

10 Practitioner Tips for Junior UI Designers

User interface design is a highly demanded science today, and for good reason. With computing power and business ambition skyrocketing, the digital …

UX Design

Google Starts Highlighting AMP Pages In Its Mobile Search Results

Smartphones and networks are constantly getting faster, but somehow the mobile web now feels slower than it ever did. That’s largely thanks to all the ads and trackers that most sites now use (and maybe the abundance of large GIFs, too).<p>A few months ago, Google set out to change this when it …

Digital Advertising
UI Design

Gaming the H-1B system (for good)

Back to Blog<p>A recent article in the NY Times exposed how flawed the H-1B lottery process is. A handful of giant outsourcing companies flood the …

California Weather Blog

Filed in Uncategorized by Daniel Swain on April 4, 2018 • 0 Comments<p><b>Where do things stand now?</b><p>Near-record atmospheric water vapor is expected with …

Weather

Modern Design Tools: Adaptive Layouts

As software designers, we have more tools available than ever before to help us design beautiful software and rich interactions. However, I believe …

'20 under 20': Successful app makers younger than you

LOS ANGELES — You don't need a college degree to make great smartphone apps.<p>Isabella and Sofia Mandich are just finishing up eighth grade, yet their <i>Wild Ski</i> skiing game has long been popular in the Apple iTunes App Store with over 2,500 free downloads.<p>The Mandich sisters, and 19 other young app …

Apps

A Stunning New Journal By One Of The World’s Top Data Viz Studios

OCR Journal #001 will print just 500 copies, each with a unique visualization on the cover.<p>The Office for Creative Research (OCR) is what Noa Younse calls “a tiny, artificially lit, heat-challenged Chinatown shoebox of a space.” But in that office, designers are generating some of the most exciting …

Data Visualization

Giving up on Google

To organize it, Google first has to collect it, and to organize all of it, it has to collect you. All of you. If that's a concern, and it's leading …

Getting Started with Sketch

Why I'm writing this tutorial<p>This year, I was TA for a UX Design course at General Assembly in San Francisco. I scoured the internet for Sketch …

The 3DR Solo Is One Scary-Smart Drone

Great drone footage is mesmerizing, no matter what it depicts. (Exhibit A: This video of a truck driving through mud in super-slow-motion.) But …

WebGL Earth | WeatherBELL | NCEP GFS Temperature

Free design resources and plugins - Icons, UI Kits, Wireframes, iOS, Android Templates for Sketch

Sketch App Sources is the largest collection of free and premium design resources. We curate hundreds of icons and UI kits for web and mobile to help …

OneShot for Screenshots adds iPad support and improved highlighting

OneShot for Screenshots, the free application which allows iPhone owners to easily create “textshots” from screenshots captured on their handset, has …

A Beautiful, Incredibly Detailed Radial Calendar

Learn about the cycles of the sun, moon, and much, much more.<p>Anagraphic is a Hungarian design studio known, among other things, for its annual release of gorgeous radial calendars which track the movements of the sun, moon, and planets. Since 2010, each year has brought a new, intricately designed …

Astronomy

Chinese Mobile App UI Trends

<b>TRANSLATIONS:</b> 中文 (UI.cn) | 中文 (CSDN) | 한국어 | ру́сский язы́кThis summer, I packed up all my things and moved from San Francisco to Guangzhou, China …

How Slack has made itself an indispensable business tool

When Slack launched in February, it was hardly the first chat/messaging service aimed at corporate users. But thanks to smart product decisions, the right mix of features, and good marketing, it has become one of the fastest growing.<p>Slack now has 285,000 users per day, up from 171,000 in August. …

Chatbots

Prototyping Tools

The InVision team has built a product that offers many features which fall outside the realm of prototyping. With InVision you also have the ability …

The First Banner Ad Ever Online

Here’s What It’s Like To Click The First Banner Ad Ever

In celebration of the first banner ad, which debuted 20 years ago, its original creators, Otto Timmons and Craig Kanairick, have fashioned a website that mimics the original experience over at The First Banner Ad dot com. There you can time travel back to the gray Internet pages of 1994 and …

Mockups

The banner ad is 20 but has barely evolved

It is the banner ad's 20th birthday this week, and it's time marketers turned to better formats in a modern web, writes Jeremy Arditi, UK MD and …

RT @justicar: Today is the 20th anniversary of the first paid banner ad on the internet. Here's the first insertion order: http://t.co/f1HDmNZ00u

The Trailblazing, Candy-Colored History Of The Online Banner Ad

The much-maligned and little-clicked banner ad is 20 years old. We talk with its creators about the glory days of online ad innovation.<p>Contrary to lore, there was no “first” banner ad. When HotWired, <i>Wired</i> magazine’s digital arm, launched 20 years ago, it did so with not one, but many, banner ads to …

Digital Advertising

How a Band of Rebels and Pioneers Launched WIRED's First Website 20 Years Ago Today

Twenty years ago today, HotWired flickered into existence.<p>It was the summer of 1994, and WIRED had been covering the digital revolution for nearly a …