iOS with double size icon-widgets

A new design for the (home)screens of iOS, with a more widget like feeling. Not sure if i like or hate it, I guess i'm to much influenced by apple only design.

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Game, Infinity Blade II, Available for free download

Infinity Blade II has been named Apple's App of the Week and as a result, it is free to download for the second time since its initial 2011 release! So Get the free download now!

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Ask Siri anything

I love Siri and want to use it more but I don't really..
What can I ask Siri apart from setting the timer and calling my friends?
Following apple's page: "Siri. Your wish is its command. Siri lets you use your voice to send messages, schedule meetings, place phone calls, and more. Ask Siri to do things just by talking the way you talk. Siri understands what you say, knows what you mean, and even talks back. Siri is so easy to use and does so much, you’ll keep finding more and more ways to use it."

So here are some links to make better use of Siri

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Early Apple Design by Esslinger

Love the design prototypes of the 80's !
As our digital gadgets are more and more differentiated by their design and less by their technology, we'll probably see some retro future design smartphones and tablets soon.

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Connected, Smart wearables by Apple

If Apple does unveil an "iWatch" later this year, it won't be the first time the company considered a wrist-worn communicator, according to a recently-published retrospective of Apple's design history by legendary industrial designer Hartmut Esslinger.
Design history book "Keep It Simple: The Early Design Years of Apple," reveals Apple's first stab at a connected wrist watch from the 1980s.

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Create a sticky note from any text

Quickly add a sticky note from any tekst by selecting the tekst and hitting the keys: SHIFT+COMMAND+Y
Just love it! and maybe you're going ti use sticky notes again !!

more here:
http://www.tuaw.com/2014/05/19/os-x-tip-how-to-quickly-transform-selecte...

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OS X, Quick Look, open file in other applications

When browsing trough your files with quick look, you can open the files right from the Quick Look window by clicking "Open in Preview" (or whatever the default app is for that file).

But when you don't want to open a file from quick-look in preview, you can actually click and hold or right-click on that button to open the file in any app you want—perfect for when you want to edit a photo in, say, Photoshop, instead of pre-viewing it!

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Image Compression

Image compression is important for web designers who want to create faster loading web pages which in turn will make your website more accessible to others. Image compression will also And with the ever faster internet connections it is still very important to check your image files and compress them so it can save you a lot of unnecessary bandwidth by providing high-quality image with fraction of file size.

For a super quick batch compression of a set of image files use drag and drop application ImageOptim (free):
http://imageoptim.com

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The Making of Monument Valley

There is a nice artikel at 'cult of make' about the Inside of Monument Valley: How ‘Impossible’ Sketches Became An Amazing Game

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Copy text from Quick Look

Quick Look is one of OS X's best features. Hit the Spacebar when you select a file, and you'll see a preview of that file without having to open up an app. It's great, but you can't select any text when you're in the preview.
You can use the following terminal command in the OS X terminal app to enable text selection in Quick Look:

defaults write com.apple.finder QLEnableTextSelection -bool true

killall Finder

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