The Breakroom

New Design Services Site Launch

July 11, 2013

By Webmaster

Creating great user experiences for highly rated and widely used apps is what we do. Since 2000, our customers have come to expect the highest level of creativity and technical knowledge, so it was time to launch a new portfolio where you can see ongoing samples of our client work and learn more about the stories and inspiration behind each design.

On your visit, learn more about our array of design services for mobile, desktop, web and cross-platform applications. Grab a beverage of choice, relax and take a gander through designs that help make software beautiful and a joy to use.

Enjoy your visit and check back regularly to see our latest creations. Don’t be afraid to let us know what you think.

xScope 3.6 and xScope Mirror 1.2.3

June 5, 2013

By Webmaster

Today we are pleased to let you know about a pair of software updates. xScope 3.6 is now available in the Mac App Store or through the in app update and xScope Mirror 1.2.3 is available in the iOS App Store.

This update to xScope brings enhancements to the Dimensions tool improving edge detection and adds new options in Preferences allowing you to adjust sensitivity to optimize results. Version 3.6 also adds new grids to Frames, increases the maximum size for Photoshop documents when using the Mirror Tool and adds support for short hex colors in the Loupe. Other improvements and bugs fixes are included as well. Check out the Version History for a complete list.

The update to xScope Mirror adds support for all orientations so you have complete freedom in positioning your device while you are testing your designs.

All updates are free to current users so go get them now!

Sneak Peek at Chatology

June 4, 2013

By Webmaster

Preview

Hot off the drawing board, we hope you enjoy this glimpse into what’s coming soon from Flexibits.

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New iOS App Icon Design

May 13, 2013

By Webmaster

Preview

Along with the recent release of OffMaps 2 came a shiny new icon.

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Twitterrific 5.2.2 Adds New Services & Fixes Bugs

May 13, 2013

By Webmaster

Twitterrific 5.2.2 is now available in the App Store and brings with it support Readability bookmarking, and Droplr image uploading.

This latest release also adds read / unread states for tweets, mentions & direct messages in the timeline. Twitterrific now keeps track of which tweets have been viewed in the timeline and marks them accordingly after they have been scrolled into view. Tweet indicators in the main tab bar now keep track of these states and turn on or off according to what has been read.

Other notable improvements in 5.2.2 include:

  • Additional larger font size setting on iPad
  • Improved reliability when clearing push notification badges
  • VoiceOver no longer repeatedly announces new tweet count
  • Bug fixes and more

Twitterrific 5 has been hailed by critics and users alike as one of the most beautiful and fun to use applications in the App Store. The app is currently on sale directly from the App Store for just $2.99. Existing users can update to version 5.2.2 via the App Store’s software update. Enjoy!

New iOS App Icon Design

April 25, 2013

By Webmaster

Preview

iOS App icon for Horizon Calendar by Applause Code.
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Twitterrific 5.2.1 Adds Push Badges, Trends & More

April 22, 2013

By Webmaster

Twitterrific 5.2.1 is now available in the App Store and brings with it a host of new features as well as increased speed and stability. The launch of native push notifications in v 5.2 has been augmented thanks to app badges which can now be enabled via the iOS Notification Center settings in v 5.2.1. Twitterrific will keep count of your mentions, replies and DM’s and display them on the home screen. Launching the app clears the count but also automatically clears pending messages from Notification Center.

This latest release also includes support for viewing Favstar information. Once enabled from Twitterrific’s settings, users can open profiles or individual tweet pages to view the tally of favs & RT’s on a tweet or user. Version 5.2.1 also decreases time to load tweets, greatly improves timeline position syncing for Tweet Marker and iCloud and bolsters support for Voice Over users with number of important fixes. Be sure to check out our video walk through of some of the highlights of v 5.2.1.

Other notable additions in 5.2.1 include:

  • Twitter trends (open Sidebar > Search > Tweets tab to view)
  • Support for Twitter stock symbols ($AAPL, etc)
  • Home timeline auto-refreshes when posting a new tweet or DM
  • Automatic theme changing now based on dawn/dusk at your location
  • Compose gesture: one-finger swipe left/right to adjust cursor
  • Bug fixes, UI tweaks and much more

Twitterrific 5 has been hailed by critics and users alike as one of the most beautiful and fun to use applications in the App Store. The app is currently on sale directly from the App Store for just $2.99. Existing users can update to version 5.2.1 via the App Store’s software update. Enjoy!

New iOS App Icon and UI Design

April 17, 2013

By Webmaster

Preview

Check out the recently designed iOS App icon and user interface design for Busboy by Electric Peel.

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New iOS App Icon Design

April 4, 2013

By Webmaster

Preview

One of our latest designs. An iOS App icon for JamTimer by fearlesscode.

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Twitterrific 5.2 Brings Push Notifications

March 26, 2013

By Webmaster

We’re pleased to announce that Twitterrific 5.2 is now available in the App Store and brings with it our most requested new feature – native push notifications. Once enabled in settings, Twitterrific will now notify you when you receive mentions, direct messages, new followers and more. We’ve even added an option to display unique icons along with the messages so they are easy to discern on your device’s lock screen.

Please note that Twitterrific’s new push notification service is in Beta test and will be rolling out gradually to groups of 1,000 users over the next few weeks. If you cannot enable push notifications on your first attempt, just try again in a few days.

Other notable additions in 5.2 include:

  • Profiles redesigned to display user banners
  • Discussions can now be shared via email & Storify
  • Droplr thumbnails now display in the timeline
  • The timeline can now display up to 600 tweets (was 400)
  • Various changes to make VoiceOver less verbose
  • Bug fixes, UI tweaks and much more

Twitterrific 5 has received wonderful reviews since its launch and continues to improve with each release. The app is currently on sale directly from the App Store for just $2.99. Existing users can update to version 5.2 via the App Store’s software update. Enjoy!