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XcodeGhost? List of iOS Malware effected apps.

For anyone that has one of the apps listed below — update them if an update is available, or delete them immediately and wait until the developer releases a new version with the malicious code removed.
If one of these apps is running on your device, we also recommend that you change your Apple ID password and be wary of any suspicious emails or push notifications to your device asking for personal information.
In general, be wary of apps pushing dialogue boxes to your screen asking for personal information without first being aware of who is asking for it
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Easy colors by Color Hunt

Ever needed a quick color scheme or just love browsing colors?
Colorant gives you a collection of beautiful curated colors, updated daily.
Keeping it simple by just offering the colors, love the simplicity.

"We collect and bring you the best color schemes you can use for anything.
By creating smart and simple compositions of several tones, we provide beautiful palletes of colors that work together."

check it out here: http://www.colorhunt.co/ Read more about Easy colors by Color Hunt

A nice and short interactive history of Icons

Futurama has a nice interactive visual brief on the icon history. Lots of stuff happened between now and 40 years ago when we started to sue a graphical user interface on computers. Fun to see some early Xerox desktops and BeOS icons next the all know os x and windows icons..
Read more here https://historyoficons.com Read more about A nice and short interactive history of Icons

Sets of beautiful icons and glyphs to get your application design project started

Starting with a new project of just needing some inspiration for your next project? You will always need some icons and glyphs to build your interface. Here's a list of where to find icons for all your applications and graphic design projects, high quality icons for your web graphics: http://thesquid.ink/solid-icons/ Read more about Sets of beautiful icons and glyphs to get your application design project started

Apple Watch + ROLOMOTION = AWESOMENESS!

Apple watch as iOS AppelTV game remote
iOS Bowling game with Apple Watch and Airplay support

Apple Watch + Rolomotion = AWESOMENESS!
The Rolomotion powered game 'Bowling Central' is out now for Apple TV Read more about Apple Watch + ROLOMOTION = AWESOMENESS!

The 12 inch iPad, iPad Pro for Enterprise

The 12 inch iPad or iPad Pro is coming... here a rumor roundup:
It's the enterprise iPad and will be released at the Apple event on the 9th of march
http://www.macworld.co.uk/news/ipad/ipad-pro-plus-release-date-rumours-l...
but due to the iphone 6 high demand there is currently a low display yields so the release is pushed back to september.. Read more about The 12 inch iPad, iPad Pro for Enterprise

A look on the Apple Watch by a Watch Guy

Apple Watch

This is one of the more in-depth articles on the Apple Watch, a nice read:
A Watch Guy's Thoughts On The Apple Watch After Seeing It In The Metal (With lots of photos).
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Must see! The Adobe Illustrator Story

I love illustrator, its 99% of the time at the start of any of my projects! and it's been with me from study till now :)
No wonder Steve Jobs clicked with Adobe founder John Warnock. While introducing the iPad Jobs said,
“The reason that Apple is able to create products like iPad is because we always try to be at the intersection of technology and liberal arts, to be able to get the best of both.” Read more about Must see! The Adobe Illustrator Story

Game, TwoDots, nice artwork and frustrating levels without in app purchaise

The makers of the hit game Dots are back with a brand new, addictive, free, puzzle game!
Join two brave dots as they traverse arctic tundras, navigate fiery jungles, and plunge the ocean depths. Sharpen your skills across 135 challenging levels while uncovering many exciting new features along the way.
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/twodots/id880178264?mt=8

pros: Nice minimal and flat design.
cons: Needed for expensive in app purchases. Read more about Game, TwoDots, nice artwork and frustrating levels without in app purchaise

Game, The witness, an adventure game like the classic "Myst"

This looks like a nice game in the same alley of the old Myst game from Broderbund where you can freely walk around the island and solve the puzzles to unravel the mystery. It looks beautiful and lots of fun! It will be released end of 2014 for the PC and the PlayStation4 simultaneously and for iOS. Read more about Game, The witness, an adventure game like the classic "Myst"

Smartwatch interface design and 4 principles of Good Wearable Design

Nice article on interface design and 4 principles of Good Wearable Design

This Is How to Build an Interface for the Ultimate Smartwatch Read more about Smartwatch interface design and 4 principles of Good Wearable Design

Game, Smash Hit for iOS, artfully and therapeutic breaking your way trough an epic journey in space

Artfully and therapeutic gameplay by breaking everything on your path trough an epic journey in space.
The iOS game has a very nice gameplay and the motions are super smooth from start till end! The music is well integrated and syncs up with the pace of your progress through each level.

"Smash your way through a beautiful futuristic dimension, smashing obstacles and targets in your path and experiencing the best destruction physics on iOS" Read more about Game, Smash Hit for iOS, artfully and therapeutic breaking your way trough an epic journey in space

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Design, New icons in OS X Yosemite, 10.10

A nice post on martiancraft.com from Nick Keppol on the new icon design in os x Yosemite.

"There is a lot more to the new icons than just a fresh coat of paint — the visual language extends far beyond just the gradients.
When 10.10 ships this fall, your users will expect your icons to feel at home in the new system. Rather than critique the icons, I’m going to dissect the icon system and focus on the small details that will help you make icons that look great in Yosemite." Read more about Design, New icons in OS X Yosemite, 10.10

AppleTV adhoc and router less AirPlay connection

AppleTV adhoc and routerless connections

With IOS8 Apple has made yet more improvements to AirPlay in iOS 8 by enabling compatible devices to make direct connections with each other for content streaming. This eliminates AirPlay’s reliance on a Wi-Fi network and fixes one of its biggest limitations. Read more about AppleTV adhoc and router less AirPlay connection

New more app like finder icon in Yosemite

new finder icon in OS X Yosemite

Exciting to see the new fresh icons for OS X Yosemite, they’re still easily identifiable, just brighter, and more modernized.
Love it :-) Read more about New more app like finder icon in Yosemite

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