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iOS

This category focuses on designing apps for the mobile operating system iOS. Topics covered include free GUI templates, resources and tutorials.

10 Tips for Better iPhonography

10 Tips for Better iPhonography

As clich√© as it sounds, the best camera is the one you have with you. Fret not if you don’t have an expensive DSLR. When you have your iPhone cam…

6 Subtle UI Changes in iOS 11

6 Subtle UI Changes in iOS 11

With the unveiling of iOS 11, Apple continues to iterate on the existing user interface and push the envelope in terms of what can be achieved within a mobile operating…

Designing an iOS App in Sketch: Part 3

Designing an iOS App in Sketch: Part 3

In this 3 part tutorial (I wanted to break it into more digestible chunks) well be creating screens for a fictional, ‘Pay It Forward*’ iOS App called ‘Piece’. Just in…

Designing an iOS App in Sketch: Part 2

Designing an iOS App in Sketch: Part 2

In this 3 part tutorial (I wanted to break it into more digestible chunks) well be creating screens for a fictional, ‘Pay It Forward*’ iOS App called ‘Piece’. If you…

Designing an iOS App in Sketch

Designing an iOS App in Sketch

In this 3 part tutorial (I wanted to break it into more digestible chunks) we’ll be creating screens for a fictional, ‘Pay It Forward’ iOS App called ‘Piece’. Before we…

10 Tips For Successfully Marketing iOS Apps

10 Tips For Successfully Marketing iOS Apps

If you’ve just finished developing, let’s talk about the next step, marketing iOS apps in order to get sales in the App Store. Following these steps won’t guarantee a blockbuster…

Popular Tools for Cross Platform Mobile Development

Popular Tools for Cross Platform Mobile Development

It used to be time-consuming to port apps between iOS and Android devices due to differences in the development environments, Xcode and Eclipse, and the programming languages, Objective-C and Java….

50 Beautiful Mobile App Icons for Design Inspiration

50 Beautiful Mobile App Icons for Design Inspiration

In this showcase I have put together 70 full @2x mobile app icons. Each icon was designed and published on Dribbble with a direct link back to the source. I…

Working with Property Lists in Xcode 4.2

Working with Property Lists in Xcode 4.2

Property lists are designed specifically for Objective-C apps to store and retain data. These are straight XML files formatted for easy access to bundles and application resources. There isn’t anything…

6 Great iOS Photography Apps for Pros & Beginners

6 Great iOS Photography Apps for Pros & Beginners

We all know that smartphones don’t exactly have the most best cameras in the market, but there are a number of great apps to make your photos look awesome. For…

Why iOS7 Does and Doesn’t Reflect Apple’s Core Brand

Why iOS7 Does and Doesn’t Reflect Apple’s Core Brand

A few months ago, Apple released their long-awaited iOS7 update to users around the world. It was the single biggest visual update to iOS since the release of the original…

Web Icons & the iPad Retina Display

Web Icons & the iPad Retina Display