iCloud Storage: Many Shallow Ponds

In five years we’re going to look back at the way we’ve been managing our documents and feel silly. We may even feel silly for managing our documents in the first place. The Classic File System I realized after studying iCloud on Mountain Lion that the system we’ve been using to save personal documents is […]

Immersive Apps vs Immersive Content

App shouldn’t be immersive, but their content should be. Immersive app experiences are created by removing unessential elements from the screen. Anything that isn’t content is hidden so that your user’s videos, photos or texts can take up the entire screen. It’s wrong to try and create this same immersion throughout your app though, and […]

From Searches to Apps to Siri

When the App Store was launched on the iPhone, for the first time people could do things and and access many of their favourite services through native apps. These apps used navigation controls, fluid animations, and custom interfaces that were tailored for mobile use. This was different than the desktop where most tasks on the […]

The Desktop Is Done, Think Like iOS

It’s time to think of the desktop operating system as outdated. And if we’re going to continue using iPads and iPhones, then the way we think about and use OS X needs to change as well. The idea of bringing features from iOS to the Mac isn’t new, but with the release of Mountain Lion […]