Category: Apple

Multpoint Touchpads

The new Apple MacBook allows users to interact with the touchpad with multiple fingers. If you drag both fingers down it recognizes both fingers and scrolls the page like a mouse wheel. If you tap with one finger it’s a normal click but if you tap with a finger already on the touchpad then it’s […]

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Resolution Independent Computing

Turns out that a large percentage of people adjust their monitors to use a resolution that’s lower then the native resolution. As many as 55%. What does that tell us?  Well the most likely thing is that people are having trouble reading the tiny text. The other thing it tells us is that display architectures […]

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Apple Predictions

2011 – iPad with forward facing camera 2011 – iPhone on Verizon 2011 – AppleTV with 3rd Party Apps and App Store 2012 – iPad with Retina display 2012 – iPhone with RFID 2013 – AppleTV subscription channels 2013 – iPhone with haptic feedback 2013 – iPad Apps that run on the desktop 2014 – Macbook […]

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Mac Blue-ish Screen of Death

I recently purchased one of the new MacBook Pro Core 2 Duo laptops. The laptop is well engineered and offers a great way for an interface designer to explore multiple operating systems with a single computer (or so I thought). I purchased Parallels software to allow me to run Windows, and as soon as I […]

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Extended Off-Screen Keyboard

This is a quickie concept.  A while back I had an idea for a multi-touch keyboard. It was an interesting idea and I’m sure at some point it will become reality. However we’re a software company not a hardware player. What could we do in software using existing hardware? What if you took the essence […]

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Personal PC Server

I was having dinner with a friend and we started talking about the idea of a home server. Imagine a box that sits in your basement, right next to your boiler. This home server stores your photos and music your home movies and files. It stores your email, your settings and all your other PC […]

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Firefox for the Mac

I’ve been using my Mac for a week now and I have to say that Firefox for OS X is simply not as good as it is for Windows. Load performance is slower. I’m using a faster computer then before so it’s not the CPU. Some pages don’t render quite right. This is rare but […]

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Iphone wireframe and interface toolkit

A wireframe is a design tool used to easily communicate ideas, and allow for quick iteration. Wireframes can be created easily by anyone with or without technical know-how to discuss ideas. Often when I work on projects with CEO’s and high-level executives there is a problem communicating design, concepts and intent. People may cite the […]

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Microsoft Spot Reborn

I didn’t get the appeal then and I don’t get it now. Do you have a project in mind? We’d love to work with you. If you’d like an opportunity to work on projects with us, check out our Careers page. We’re hiring!

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