The Breakroom

Linea in the Wild

February 2, 2017

We’ve been floored by the overwhelming response to Linea, our new sketching app for the iPad. Reviews from across the web have been wonderful, but even better than all the positive feedback is seeing what people have been creating with it. Artists such as Eric Merced, Audra Furuichi and Fredo Houben have been posting some […]

Introducing Linea

January 31, 2017

There are plenty of great drawing apps for the iPad that can produce polished and stunning work. Like you, we use and love them. So why did we make our own drawing app? Less is more While other apps can help you create amazing artwork, they’re not great for the simple act of sketching. Extensive […]

2016 Wasn’t All Bad

December 16, 2016

It’s been a hell of a year, no matter how you look at it. Luckily, it hasn’t been all bad and we’ve done some great things at the Iconfactory over the past 12 months! You might be tempted to call this the Year of Emoji, but to us, every year is the Year of Emoji. […]

Today we are proud to announce the availability of 15 Sticker Packs on the App Store for iMessage! We’re pretty sure Stickers are going to be the breakaway hit of iOS 10, so what makes ours better than the rest? Besides having some of the best artists in the business, we’ve also taken the time and effort […]

AppViz, the best way to track apps in the App Store, has been updated to v3.1 and includes a host of new features and improvements as well as a new, lower pricing model for indie developers. AppViz now automatically keeps track of rankings and reports, sports new dynamic totals for selected content, allows developers to […]

Today marks a new era for our venerable Twitter client, Twitterrific. We’re pleased to say that with the 5.7 update, Twitterrific is now free to download from the App Store. It is supported by revenue from Deck Network ads displayed at the top of the timeline and in-app purchases that unlock advanced features such as […]

As Jack Frost nips at our noses and music from the Vince Guaraldi Trio floats through the air, we’re preparing to shut down the Factory floor for the holiday season. However, we thought we’d round out 2013 with one last freeware present for you all! Today we’re bringing you iOS 7 Days of Christmas, a […]

As autumn barrels on towards winter, we’re starting to bundle up tighter here at the Factory as we feel the breeze get chillier. But the leaves are still changing, and fall hasn’t quite ended yet, so we’re celebrating the last weeks of the season with Autumn Leaves, a new desktop wallpaper from Mindy! The wallpaper […]

Announcing the All-New AppViz

November 19, 2013

We’re pleased to announce the launch of AppViz 3, the most powerful, elegant way for developers and publishers to track product success in the App Store. IdeaSwarm and the Iconfactory have partnered to re-think the way sales, revenue and trends are viewed in a way that will empower and delight. The entire interface has been […]

The Iconfactory’s online store for purchasing hard goods is closing up shop at the end of this year and we’re holding a sale to celebrate. You can now purchase Iconfactory t-shirts for the super-low price of just $9 and Ollie vinyl figures at 40% off the normal price. If you’ve ever considered picking some shirts […]