This week, Jon and Chris talk about the recent keynote from Apple. The show starts with a quick product review of all the different product announcements made by Tim Cook & co. Then in the second half, they get into a discussion about what’s happened with Apple over the past 10 years, and why they may no longer be the center of innovation in the post-Jobs era. Stay tuned for a different kind of Design Review episode!
Also… Here is Steve Jobs’ legendary keynote when he introduced the very first iPhone:
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Also, Jon mentioned on the show that he keeps a spreadsheet of iOS gestures, just to keep track of the different multitouch interactions that people need to know and remember to use their phones. Let him know what you think!
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This week on the design review we share our workspace setups: desk, chair, apps, plugins, everything that helps us get r’ done.
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Back by popular demand, we review the design behind your favorite apps! This episode we review the wildly popular Pokémon GO that has been sweeping the nation. We discuss the design patterns that make it addictive, the interactions and visual styles we enjoy, and discuss the user experience and onboard. Join Chris and Jon as they go deep on the design behind Pokémon GO.
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This week, Chris and Jon discuss the new Apple Music app! They go through the onboarding, discuss the app’s design, and talk about some possible solutions. Do you think Apple did a good job? Or have they resorted to using some dreadful UX dark patterns? Stay tuned! We have a great show for you!
This week, Chris and Jon talk about how playfulness can help improve your UX. As an example of playfulness, we look at an app called Carrot; an app to help you track calories. It’s a fun episode, so listen in and stop being so serious!
This week, Chris and Jon take a look at a new app for investing, Acorns! We also bring on David Keegan, Director of Design at Acorns, and talk about the highs and lows of using the app plus interview him on working at Acorns. Stick around! You won’t want to miss this show!
Workflow is a new app, recently named an Editor’s Choice! Chris and Jon take a look at this new programmable automation tool for iOS and chat about onboarding and the user experience. Can this app improve on IFTTT? Listen and find out!
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This week Chris and Jon take a look at the past 10 weeks of shows and talk about what we learned from all the apps we’ve reviewed so far. Plus we briefly chat about a few of our personal favorites we didn’t get to cover!