How did the movie Alien inspire iOS7

Do you ever pay attention to the design of those icons that you click on daily as you use your computer programs or mobile apps? Naturally, what matters most to the majority of us is how functional the programs and apps are, and what we can use them for. However, the design of the interface is also an important part of user experience, and so is the appearance of the icons themselves, as they represent the first step of doing actual work on a computer.

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5 Tips on How to Design an iPhone App Icon

Generally there is a lot of work behind creating an app for the iPhone or iPad, but in order to make the app really stand out in the sea of others on App Store, the little details can sometimes do the trick. Like, for example, the app icon. The icon is actually really important because good design can get the user to try out an app, and besides, this little image is the first thing they will see any time they use the app. Therefore, the icon design should be approached very carefully because it truly is the face of the app. Now here are some useful tips to help you with it.

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Top 10 Tips On How To Improve Your Online Store

After all the hard work, you’ve finally started your online store with a great selection of products, affordable prices and amazing web design; but for some reason buyers don’t seem to be rushing in to see what you’ve got. Perhaps you should rethink a few little ‘details’ that might potentially make a significant change on your online store. We bring you 10 tips with real-life examples.
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App Spotlight: The Truth Behind the Truth Network Radio

Our App Spotlight series continues!

The radio meets the app world in our latest testimonial from the crew behind the Truth Network Radio App. We sat down with them to find out how the app helped them increase the number of listeners and how easy it was for them to make an application using our Mobile App Maker.

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Interview: Secrets of successful apps and how to measure ROI

Sandy Martin is the Director of Digital Experiences at Schurz Communications, a medium sized, family owned media company with newspapers, television, and radio stations across the United States. Her role is to ensure that each local media property offers timely, useful, and well designed digital experiences across all device types – desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

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Top 5 Accidental Inventions

Some of the greatest inventions and innovations that make modern life easier for us have happened completely by chance. From today’s perspective, it’s hard to believe that penicillin, plastics, the X-ray machine or the microwave oven were created in situations where scientists and innovators were pursuing completely different goals. We bring you some recent examples of ideas and innovations that have occurred spontaneously, almost haphazardly, and that hold great technical potential.

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App Spotlight: The cigar smoking community

In our latest testimonials from our users we talked to the team behind the Cigar Dojo app. Find out how they managed to build a community of 6000 members that all share their love and passion for cigars through one simple application, built by the ShoutEm App Maker.

One passion, one community, one application. We present you an app like no other – built for cigar lovers, for the community of cigar lovers – from the first idea to the finished app, made through our App Maker. Here it is: spotlight on Cigar Dojo.
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