The Breakroom

xScope updated

December 11, 2012

A new version of xScope, our popular and powerful screen design tool, is now available. Version 3.5.2 add a very handy new feature. It lets you create new frames and guides by holding down the Option key while dragging a frame or a guide. We also squashed a few bugs. For a complete list of […]

The Evolution of Ollie

December 7, 2012

With the release of the re-designed Twitterrific for iOS, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at the evolution of Twitterrific’s user interface. Sparked by a tweet from Jason Stoff, we combed the archives and put together a fun visual overview of how the app has looked from 2008 to the […]

We’re pleased to announce an entirely new and innovatively designed Twitterrific, available today as a universal application for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Twitterrific 5 has been re-thought from the ground up for a better experience and brings with it an entire host of improvements and refinements. Tweeting has never been simpler, easier or more […]

Flare 1.5 is now available, featuring new presets, new borders, Facebook sharing, and more! This version brings some great new options and improvements to our popular photo processing app. Check out all the changes in version 1.5 on Flare’s version history page, and be sure to read Wolfgang’s post about the new release on the […]

Happy Halloween from Japan!

October 23, 2012

This week’s Halloween freeware comes in the shape of the magical and mischievous Blair from the popular Japanese manga and anime series, Soul Eater. created by Atsushi Ōkubo, Soul Eater features a large cast of characters who wield supernatural powers by channeling the wavelengths of their souls. Mindy has transformed one of the series’ most […]

More Studio Ghibli

October 18, 2012

Today, David releases the rest of his Studio Ghibli desktops for your Mac, PC or mobile device. Mononoke Mask Dark is a dark version of the Mononoke Mask desktop released earlier this week. Kodama features a forest spirit from Studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke film. Head on over to the Freeware section to get the rest […]

Studio Ghibli

October 16, 2012

David Lanham delves into Studio Ghibli’s animated films for this week’s freeware releases. His Studio Ghibli icon set brings you characters and objects from many of their films. He’s also created two desktops, from Spirited Away and Princess Mononoke, featuring the mysterious Noh Face and the mask of the wolf princess, San. Got an iPad? […]

You didn’t really think we’d forget about Halloween did you? As anyone who has visited us knows, Halloween is our absolute favorite holiday and this year we’re pulling out all the spooky stops. We’ve been hoarding pixels like corralled zombies and now it’s finally time to open the barn doors. We’re kicking off our month-long […]

176 more pixels

October 5, 2012

This is a quick post to let everyone know that xScope Mirror 1.2.2 has been approved and is available in the App Store now. xScope for Mac is still waiting for approval but you can start using the iOS version to preview your new apps and app updates on the glorious new iPhone 5 display. […]


September 11, 2012

We are very pleased to announce that an updated version of our popular suite of screen design tools is now available. xScope 3.5 includes fancy new graphics for those fortunate enough to own a MacBook Pro with the impossibly beautiful Retina Display. We spent a significant amount of time retooling this version to overcome the […]