The responsive web design comes as a solution to better display content across tablets, mobiles phones and laptops of the most varied screen sizes and resolutions. In order to achieve a responsive layout, all we need is: a Flexible grid, Flexible Content (Images and Media) and CSS Media Queries. The use of these three main… →
Brasilia is the capital of Brazil (did you really think it was Rio or Buenos Aires?), and is located right in the middle of the Country. The city, curiously, was built in only five years (well, good part of it) and its structure has the shape of an airplane. I could cite a lot more… →
HP TouchPad sold out, but WebOS has a not-so-bright future ahead.
In my opinion, WebOS was extremely promising, but a couple years late. If HP acquired palm 12 months earlier they would have had better chances. I had a nice brief discussion about the HP TouchPad and WebOs the day the news came out. It was just very clear to me that WebOS and the TouchPad… →
iOS 5 AirPlay Mirroring, Apple living room revolution coming this fall.
AirPlay Mirroring displays anything that appears on your iPad 2 onto your TV screen, wirelessly via the latest Apple TV box (the small black one). It works with the core iPad 2 interface as well as any apps, games, videos, and so on. It even adjusts for portrait or landscape mode, completely mirroring everything you… →
Social Commerce Exchange
Surgeworks is proud to be a sponsor of the Social Commerce Exchange, a free event to learn how to use Social Media effectively to grow your business. Come learn from leading Social Commerce experts about real strategies you can implement within your company. The Social Commerce Exchange is a unique and collaborative conference format that… →
Bible App: awesome update coming to the Mac App Store!
The first Bible reader on the Mac App Store is just about to get a lot better, and it’s ready for Mac OS X Lion! We improved our Bible App on three main fronts: Contents, Navigation and Search features. The Bible App is so easy to navigate, you don’t need to be a scholar to… →
Dribbble invite contest winner
We are very proud to announce the winner of the Dribbble Invite Contest. After analyzing carefully the work of the participants we have finally chosen the one who is being invited today. We’d like to congratulate Felipe Luize for his creativity and simplicity with the wallpapers shown above. See Felipe’s winner tweet. If you like… →
Responsive Web Design Using Compass – Part 2
Getting into the Responsive Grid On the first part of this post, I have explained a bit about Compass and how to get it running. Now let’s use Compass to build our Responsive Grid. To better understand what I will be explaining, I recommend you download the sample code and follow it as you read… →
Responsive Web Design Using Compass – Part 1
I started my career doing Art Direction for print advertising; I learnt how to direct my creative process in many ways and an important factor to be taken into consideration was the media type and size – Magazine, Tabloid, Billboard, all the media sizes were fixed and I knew exactly the canvas size. After migrating… →
How to close, quit and restart apps on iPad and iPhone
This is a classic: an app stops working correctly, so you hit the home button and open the app again thinking: “I restarted the app but this didn’t fix the problem”… But the truth is that iOS on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch handles multiple apps running at the same time (multitasking) by saving the… →
How to create your own Facebook fan page
Creating a Facebook fan page can be really easy, but what people don’t know is why to create one. A fan page is just like a profile page, except that it is more suitable to companies or professional promotion. There you can post all the information about the company, news, photos, answer people’s questions, etc. just… →
Mobile Apps Looking Forward
With the markets for mobile devices and applications growing and changing so quickly, it’s difficult to see too far into the future except to say “more.” An article from FastCompany shows that the average smartphone user is consuming 435MB each month, increasing 89% over the last year. Popular apps such as Netflix and Pandora can… →
Dribbble Invite Giveaway
Update (18 Jul, 2011). The contest has ended. Thanks to everyone who participated in our Dribbble contest. See the result of the contest. Hello Fellas! We are proud to announce our first contest to give away one Dribbble invite. Dribbble is a very popular design community where creatives can show cool stuff they are… →
Will Apple iCloud API support Android, Windows?
At WWDC 2011 Steve Jobs introduced iCloud and mentioned a couple of things while doing so that made people wonder if iCloud will be an iOS an OS X specific technology or if it will be made available to 3rd parties platforms and establish itself as an industry standard instead. Apple’s CEO mentioned iCloud would… →
How to Sync (synchronize) iPhone and Mac OS X Address Book with Android, Windows Phone 7, Nokia through Google’s GMail
If you’re like me, you may have iPhones, Android, Symbian and Windows Phone 7 devices hanging around. So you got a new Android or Windows Phone 7 device and want to transfer your existing address book as is on your iPhone or Mac with all your contacts to your new smart phone. Assuming hat you… →