By Malcolm Owen Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 08:43 am PT (11:43 am ET) Ideas are extremely fragile but come from a desire to explore, Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive told the Cambridge Union Society on Monday, in a lecture after receiving the Stephen Hawking Fellowship from the Society for being one of the "most influential individuals in modern technology." Apple CDO Jony Ive speaking at the Cambridge Union The Hawking Fellowship is an honorary scholarship established last year, months before the death of Steven Hawking in March 2018. The honor identifies distinguished figures in STEM fields and recognizes their contributions to their respective crafts and industries, with Ive being the second person to receive the honor. Delivering the lecture to the Cambridge Union on Monday over the course of an hour, Ive covered a number of subject areas surrounding his work, reports Forbes, but it was all connected together by discussions on the troubles of producing ideas and developing … [Read more...] about Jony Ive discusses ‘fragile’ ideas leading to design of iPhone, App Store
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Sometimes it’s not just the data you have that makes a difference for your mobile app or game business. It’s also about how you look at it, according to digital marketing agency YellowHead. YellowHead has specialized in app store optimization (ASO), or obtaining mobile users by optimizing an app for the way it can be discovered in an app store. As the cost of user acquisition soars, mobile game and app developers need alternatives. With app store optimization, developers make sure that their keywords, descriptions, icons, and metadata make their app easily discoverable amid a sea of a few million apps. Now Israel-based YellowHead is launching a data visualization platform for ASO so that developers can get better results from ads. The new data analysis tool brings together data from the Google Play Developer Console and App Store Connect via applications programming interface integration, and it turns the results into actionable insights. YellowHead said the new, … [Read more...] about YellowHead launches data visualization for app store optimization
Today at WWDC 2018 in San Jose, Apple introduced the a completely redesigned App Store for Mac. With a new Discovery tab, a beautiful new UI, and more, the upgrade will make finding your new favorite apps more intuitive than ever before. What is the new Mac App Store? The Mac App Store is exactly what it sounds like: a one-stop shop where Mac users can find and purchase Mac-specific software. It's very easy to use — as easy the App Store for iOS apps is on the iPhone — and uses all the same credentials. With the Mac App Store, users can securely download Apple-reviewed and approved applications created by certified developers, getting their hands on all the programs they love in one place. Millions of individuals use the Mac App Store regularly. What new features can I expect with this update? A completely redesigned UI: According to keynote speaker Ann Thai, the updated Mac App Store's UI will feel both new and familiar, as it was "designed first and foremost to be a great … [Read more...] about The all new Mac App Store: Everything you need to know!
With the new 9.7-inch iPad, the Apple Pencil at last comes to the masses. Apple’s recent push to get its scrappy tablet back in schools means you no longer how to shell out mountains of cash if you want to use the iPad like a digital legal pad, and that’s good news for all of us regardless of whether we’re in boardrooms or third-grade history class.Even better for Apple Pencil newcomers, the App Store is already stuffed with note-taking apps that use it to its full potential. Here are our favorites, chosen after years of enthusiastic experimentation.Apple Notes: The best free appIf you want a head start on writing on an iPad with an Apple Pencil, then there’s no better place to start than Apple’s own Notes app. It’s not exactly packed with features: You can’t even adjust the stroke width for the included pen, highlighter, and pencil tools. In fact, true to Apple form, customization feels forbidden. All you can really do is choose between … [Read more...] about The best note-taking apps for the iPad and Apple Pencil
Feature By Daniel Eran Dilger Thursday, April 05, 2018, 06:00 am PT (09:00 am ET) Ten years ago, Steve Jobs announced the App Store. While its first titles were mostly games and novelties, soon major businesses began to recognize the power of mobile apps, shifting major investment from desktop PCs and web apps into iOS. This year, Apple is inciting new enterprise investment in iMessage Apps with Apple Business Chat--billed as an interactive, personal way to connect with customers while respecting their privacy.Apple Business Chat supports iMessages features including QuickType predictive suggestionsSupport the way users already communicate Apple Business Chat enables customers to contact companies for personalized support using the familiar iMessage app. Just like personal chats, a user can initiate a conversation on their iPhone and resume the discussion on their Mac, iPad or even Apple Watch. They can get notifications when there's a response and can communicate in rich detail, … [Read more...] about Apple Business Chat has the enterprise talking about iMessage Apps