This PSD file was created by Riki Tanone and released for free on Dribbble. It is a small file, but it contains a number of offbeat elements such as a video player and email inbox. Warmly recommended.
An MIT Touch Lab study of Human Fingertips to investigate the Mechanics of Tactile Sense found that the average width of the index finger is 1.6 to 2 cm (16 – 20 mm) for most adults. This converts to 45 – 57 pixels, which is wider than what most mobile guidelines suggest.
2. Designing for 57 pixels touch target (ergonomically correct)
3. Designing for 72 pixels touch target (Thumb correct)
From the eco-friendly design house People People of Stockholm. Those speakers look really good. Not yet for sale, but post-prototype.
1. Paper App
A really great notepad app from 53, the first pen tool is free, and if you want more you can buy the rest as bundle or separately (I bought the bundle). Makes it very easy to sketch ideas and explore UX concepts.
Register to the site and upload your pictures, Appafolio will build an interactive Portfolio for you. Nice and free.
PadRacer is a pretty cool demo of what the iOS can do. The iPad app is a race track that links up to four iPhones or iPod Touches. You can also link two iPads together to make one big map over WiFi or Bluetooth. Pretty cool stuff. The iPad app is $4.99 and with free controller app for the iPhone and iPod Touch
iOS developers Steven Troughton-Smith and TheMudKip have hacked the 2nd generation Apple TV to run iOS apps at full resolution. They have been using a custom Springboard (Home Screen) written by TheMudKip on a jailbroken Apple TV.
This reveals the potential of the Apple TV (which is a stripped Ipod-Touch) and what a iOS-powered TV set from Apple could do.