Createful’s Managing Director Kriss Bennett is currently busy packing his suitcases for an exciting trip to Santa Monica next week as part of the Silicon Beach Fest tech conference, taking place from the 24th to the 27th of June. As part of delegation of around 20 local digital representatives, and in conjunction with our own Silicon Beach conference, Kriss will be taking part in a Q&A panel discussing mobile apps titled – “Apps for good, for profit or for both”.
My Garage Tracker app was my first foray into Swift application development. The app allows users to manage vehicles belonging to their household or business, record service history, document receipts and to set reminders for future servicing.
“In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn’t commit.” Say these words to just about anyone aged between 30-50 and they’ll know exactly what, or who, you’re talking about. It is of course the opening monologue to the legendary TV hit series The A-Team, which ruled the airwaves throughout the mid/late 80s and set the scene for a billion playground disputes over who was going to be ‘Face’.
It might seem obvious to say something like Google’s “gone mobile”, but just two days ago, a post on the official Webmaster Central blog outlined plans for a new labelling system whereby sites that meet certain criterea will gain a ‘mobile-friendly’ tag next to their search listing. We took a closer look at Google’s new mobile checking tool…
With the release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus came a new set of screen sizes, including an entirely new set for the iPhone 6 Plus, which is a first for Apple devices. As designers, this could theoretically add quite a bit of extra work and we need to find the best ways to incorporate designing for them into our workflow.
With the number of higher density screens on mobile devices rapidly increasing, creating icons for use in user interfaces has become a protracted process, now that we designers need to take into account the newer @3x size. In this blog post we look at how recent updates to Apple’s development tool Xcode 6 allows for scalable vector icons.
Tuesday October 7th was BIMA’s ‘Digital Day’ Bournemouth, and the Createful team were there in force to help inspire school children and young people under 19!
A few months ago we discovered an excellent online mobile prototyping tool called Marvel which, ever since, has been invaluable to us in mocking up design and behaviour of mobile apps without having to develop them in their entirety…