Social Discovery Apps, Do we really want to talk to strangers?
The social discovery apps have been working very hard to break into the mainstream. And despite a recent exposure boost at SXSW, social discovery hasn’t been getting a whole lot of traction. Why is that? Well, here are our thoughts:
If you haven't heard… Read onCategories: Apps Culture iPhone What's Next?
You Rule hits Good Morning Texas
Two weeks ago we were invited to appear on Good Morning Texas to talk about You Rule, our chore app. Here's a link to the video. Having never been on live TV before (or any TV for that matter) it was a bit of… Read onCategories: Apps iPhone You Rule
OPPOSITE SEARCHES FOR A NARRATOROur upcoming app is an interactive children's book and we need just the right person to be the narrator in our story. This video covers some of the highlights form our search for the right voice. Watch the video. Read on Categories: Apps iPad Storytelling What Do I Say?
Watch us illustrate a screen for our next appWe decided to make a time lapse video of us creating an illustration for our next app. Check it out here. Read on Categories: Apps Art Design iPad Process What Do I Say?
We’re going to our first openhouse (on Facebook)
A blogger we've come to know and respect over at Smartappsforkids.com is hosting a big crowd of app developers on his facebook page this Saturday Nov 19th. And these developers will be bringing some great stuff with them: From free apps and apps with… Read onCategories: Apps iPhone
The importance of garage junk during a beta test.
Our Usability and QC friends will appreciate this. Last week we jerry-rigged a pretty cool device to help our app's beta testing efforts. See video here.
Going into user testing, we wanted to get a real good look at how people would use the… Read onCategories: Apps iPhone Testing Utility
First Look: You Rule in motion
As we chase bugs and apply some final polish, you can enjoy this video we put together which shows our soon-to-be-released app in action.Read on Categories: Apps Ideas iPhone You Rule
Is art direction dead in digital advertising?
A highly respected digital advertising executive, who loves digital stuff said that it seemed to him that digital art direction was dying. And he was bummed about it. It is an interesting question: Is digital art direction on some kind of deathbed, or is it… Read onCategories: Apps Ideas iPhone Social
HBO GO. HBO WAIT. HBO CRASH. HBO REBOOT.
HBO GO is one of the coolest video content apps ever and I want to throw it out the window. The interface is perfect, the content is HBO so its the best around. And this app has access to almost EVERYTHING (or everything good) that… Read onCategories: Apps Culture iPad