Tag: apps

  • Introducing TapMeasure – Occipital’s new measurement / room CAD generation tool

    TapMeasure is a whole new way to build a 3D model of any room in a few seconds. It works with Apple’s new ARKit framework, and adds Occipital’s special sauce to provide artwork alignment, quick measurements, and the aforementioned generation of (SketchUp-compatible) CAD files. It’s free, and will ship as soon as iOS 11 drops…

  • Knock

    [Knock twice on your iPhone to unlock your Mac.][link] $3.99 on the App Store, and a really nice site that commits one major sin: Hijacking the user’s scroll momentum to guide them through the sections. This is happening a lot these days. We did some demos of this at Occipital for the [Structure Sensor website][structure],…

  • Panic Releases Status Board

    Remember when we all lost our shit over Panic’s awesome in-house status board? [Well they released it on the App Store today.][link] $10. You can even [create your own data sources by following this doc][docs]. I’m sure the docs will be available as a non-PDF soon enough. [link]: http://panic.com/statusboard/ “Status Board” [docs]: http://panic.com/statusboard/docs/diy_tutorial.pdf “Tutorial PDF”

  • Introducing Twitov

    [Twitov is a generative text bot that takes your Twitter history file and uses it to make new Tweets based on your own personality.][link] It’s free, all you need is your Twitter history file. [link]: http://twitov.extrafuture.com/ “Twitov” Twitov is an Extra Future 6-hour project that ballooned into a week-long one. Whoops. Previous ExFu 6-hour Projects…

  • Aptus

    Sounds like a good deal to me: >[“Aptus is a dedicated browser that lets you preview, edit and screenshot your responsive site at any size from mobile through to large desktop.”][link] Just $2.99 of your Earth dollars. [link]: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/aptus/id510487565?mt=12 “Mac App Store – Aptus”

  • Instapaper for Android

    [“Finally.”][link] I use a fairly cheap Android phone, because I don’t want to give ATT or Verizon any of my money, and I hate cell phone contracts. Instapaper was one of the apps I use everyday that was really hampered by the lack of a native client. Looks like that’s fixed, now. The interesting thing…

  • Coda 2 Released, 50% off Today Only

    I’ve been using Coda 1 every day for 5 years to do my job. [Coda 2 is great][link], already, and couldn’t be more worth the price ($49.99 today!) If you’re a fan of the alternative CSS syntax [LESS][less], there’s already [a Coda 2 syntax extension for you][ext]. [link]: http://www.panic.com/coda/ “Coda 2” [ext]: https://github.com/bbpaulwelsh/Coda-2-LESS-mode “Coda 2…

  • Coda 2

    [Panic finally announces version 2.0 of Coda. Available May 24th, 2012.][link] I’ve been using Coda 1.x every day as my primary tool for web development since 2007. To say I’m excited about this is an understatement. As you might expect, the product website is gorgeous, innovative, and informative. Hint: Type the backslash key to make…

  • PNGPress

    [PNGPress, my PNG image compressor for Mac OS X, is available on the Mac App Store worldwide.][link] >Good developers know that making images for the web is a constant battle between quality and file size. Great developers use PNGPress. Try it and see for yourself. Here are some promo codes: WHW94KHHE6A4 TNEMH4JKHP3M HXJEMTHHPLHW 3XFE7AWMYJMX 6ALNJWWWYJJ4…

  • la petite url has a new home

    [la petite url][link], my custom short url plugin for WordPress, has a new homepage at [http://lapetite.me][link]. Version 2.6 is forthcoming with long-awaited support for sending short urls to the popular Twitter Tools plugin. [link]: http://lapetite.me “la petite url”

  • New ‘Batphone’ App Uses Acoustics to Determine Location

    [The app takes in ambient noise to identify your location][link]. Lots of neat and or creepy implications. [link]: http://www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/news/articles/article_935.html “New ‘Batphone’ App Uses Acoustics to Determine Location: McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern”

  • FDX Reader

    [A Final Draft file reader for iPad][link] created by Screenwriter [John August][john]. This is one of those iOS apps that makes perfect sense for the platform. It is clever, nuanced, draws on a specific body of professional knowledge, and looks like a million bucks. It even has Dropbox integration. Now it just needs to read…