The Breakroom

Are you one of the many people affected by a MacBook keyboard failure? If so, you now have the slightest hint of what it’s like to live with a disability. You can’t use a product like everyone else and it’s preventing you from achieving your goals. Maybe you say “screw it” and write an article […]

A Plus for Us

March 26, 2019

Yesterday Apple announced they’re stepping into the games industry with a new subscription service called Apple Arcade. While we have dabbled with making games in the past, this news doesn’t currently affect our software business – but it may someday. Running a successful development company has never been easy, but over the years the rise […]

For many artists, Linea is a creative tool that’s just as important as Procreate and Photoshop. It makes us happy to see the app we created for our own sketches become something that so many other designers rely on. But recently we’ve been seeing that more technically inclined folks are also discovering Linea’s power. Whether […]

Favicons. Finally.

June 7, 2018

If you’re one of those people that got excited by Safari screenshots in macOS Mojave sporting favicons in tabs, we’ve got some good news: you can have them right now in the Safari Technology Preview. And you don’t even have to pronounce it fav-ah-con. But there’s more to the new feature than you might think. […]

Apps of a Feather

April 6, 2018

If you use a third-party app, such as our own Twitterrific, upcoming changes at Twitter will significantly affect how you use the service. An API that all apps use to receive a continuous stream of updates for push notifications and timeline refresh is going away. Twitter has not yet provided third-party developers with a replacement. […]

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 […]

Behind the BitCam

June 29, 2016

The folks over at The Apple Google interviewed me about BitCam, how the app came about and what went into bringing it to the App Store. There’s some fun insights in the discussion that are worth checking out like the specific challenges we faced when developing the retro camera for your “mini pocket computer”: One […]

Company founders (left to right): Corey Marion, David Brasgalla, Ged Maheux, Craig Hockenberry, and Talos Tsui in the same room for the first and only time back in the summer of 1999. If you had asked any of us in 1996 if we’d still be busy making icons and crafting software twenty years later, we […]

Introducing Exify

June 20, 2016

For the past year or so, I’ve had an app on my iPhone that no one else has. It has helped me become a better iPhone photographer by letting me check composition and exposure. It also remembers when and where I took a picture. It lets me grab colors out of an image and even […]

Today’s update of Twitterrific, our popular third party Twitter client, is full of improvements and fixes that are sure to enhance your tweeting experience. Version 5.14.4 now sports a handy search field at the top of most timelines that lets you quickly search for terms and tweets in no time flat. It also corrects several […]