The Breakroom

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 […]

It’s almost the end of the month, and we’ve saved the scariest of our All Hallow’s Eve treats for last! From Mindy, we have Yzma, a wallpaper that’s… well, how would you describe it? Scary beyond all reason? Yeah! That’s it. Also from Mindy, we have Toxic, a wallpaper depicting the dangers that human children […]

This week’s freeware takes the form of three new desktop wallpapers perfect for the Halloween season. Mindy brings us two offerings in the form of Pig Pen and Pumpkin Patch, wallpapers featuring iconic characters and settings from the classic, ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.’ In addition to these, Dave Brasgalla invites the undead hordes […]

Working as a set designer and concept artist on the classic 1979 space horror film “Alien”, visionary illustrator Ron Cobb created a set of industrial icons that presaged the look of iOS 7 by over 30 years. Intrigued by the similarities between the two, Iconfactory artist Dave Brasgalla adapted Cobb’s signage to the iOS 7 […]

As we approach our favorite holiday, the time has come once again for us to rise from the dead and rearrange our pixels into something a little more appropriate for the season. This month, as you gather supplies to fight off the zombie hordes and vampire covens, keep a lookout for our new insidious icon […]

Twitterrific 5.5.2 is now available in the App Store and brings with it support for editing user profiles. The new profile editing view (accessed from your user profile or by tapping and holding on your avatar in the timeline) allows you to change your name, location, website, and bio information on the fly. You’ll also […]

We’re pleased to announce that xScope is participating in the newly released SuperStacked Mac Bundle. Along with xScope, the bundle offers access to 23 additional useful development tools and resources at a highly discounted price. xScope is our Mac utility, featuring eight tools in one that combine to help you measure, inspect, and test your […]

Today, Apple launches the seventh generation of its mobile operating system and we’re pleased to report that our popular Twitter client, Twitterrific, is ready for the new OS. Twitterrific 5.5 is now available in the App Store and brings with it an updated interface as well as performance improvements, a host of new features & […]

Twitterrific 5.2.3 is now available in the App Store and brings with it an updated visual appearance and a new sidebar section we’re calling the Today View. The new view (accessed from the sidebar after turning on push) shows the very latest retweets, favorites and new followers based on your push notification activity over the […]