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‘built for prototyping’

Frameless – a full-screen browser for iOS 8
Posted by joe.jenett on 11/29/14

to preview mobile designs

Skala Preview (OS X)

Pixel perfect, colour perfect design previews from Mac to iOS and Android

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/30/14

‘disregard for user privacy’

Google just banned our new Android app before it even launched
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/07/14

‘weirdest, most artful or unexpected’

Weird Apps for iOS
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/01/14

self-hosted curation tool

nemex.io

a tiny app that helps you to track and curate ideas and projects

Posted by joe.jenett on 08/12/14

‘only a partial legal win’

Mobile Phone Unlocking, Now Less Illegal?
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/10/14

Windows mobile enhancements

The Mobile Web should just work for everyone
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/05/14

keyboard of the future?

AirType
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/11/14

‘mobile webapps made easy’

App.js
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/30/14

‘the imagination of strangers’

20 Day Stranger
[guerrilla innovation]
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/15/14

an issue to be aware of

Phishing out iOS URL schemes
Posted by joe.jenett on 04/16/14

brings ‘designs to life’

8 Pure CSS Flat Mobile Devices made with Marvel
Posted by joe.jenett on 04/01/14

something new: ‘virtual buttons’

XTouch
Posted by joe.jenett on 03/01/14

‘screen res tool’

11h Re-Size

Easy tool to check site designs against available screen resolution sizes. Select from a set of popular browser and mobile sizes, or enter your own dimensions to test.

Posted by joe.jenett on 02/09/14

handy mobile dev reference

mydevice.io - common device values
Posted by joe.jenett on 02/04/14

‘tiny library’

Slip.js

Swiping and reordering in lists of elements on touch screens, no fuss.

Posted by joe.jenett on 01/16/14

‘our right to privacy’

Telegram Messenger

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 12/20/13

mobile link resolver (iOS)

Clean Links
Posted by joe.jenett on 11/18/13

‘freaking fun’

Keezy (iOS)

Keezy turns your iPhone into an instrument.

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/16/13

mobile dev helper

touchSwipe – “a jQuery plugin for touch devices” (download page)
Posted by joe.jenett on 11/06/13

learn more...

iPhone Basics
Posted by joe.jenett on 10/24/13

iOS templates for Photoshop

iPhone GUI PSD | iPad GUI PSD
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/18/13

device-width reference

Viewport Sizes
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/03/13

designing for iPhone/iPad

Starters Guide to iOS Design (ads)
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/30/13

find screen specifications

Screensiz.es
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/28/13

apps for dumbphones

Dumb Store

The most inclusive mobile app platform. Ever.

Posted by joe.jenett on 05/26/13

iPhone/iPad font reference

iOS Fonts
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/25/13

toggled navigation

Responsive Nav

Responsive navigation plugin without library dependencies and with fast touch screen support.

Posted by joe.jenett on 04/27/13

mobile design helper

LiveView for iPhone & iPad
(OS X companion app also available)

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 04/22/13

how they compare (and play)

.: FLASH VS HTML :.
Posted by joe.jenett on 03/14/13

the state of mobile fonts

tinytype – "a compatibility table showing the available default system fonts across different mobile platforms"
Posted by joe.jenett on 03/12/13

'mitigate their impact'

Fighting Spam Callers on the iPhone
Posted by joe.jenett on 03/02/13

'browser and platform wars'

Predictions for the Web in 2013
Posted by joe.jenett on 02/04/13

minimalistic 'starting point'

Responsive Boilerplate Framework
Posted by joe.jenett on 01/28/13

mobile first responsive grid

Bedrock
Posted by joe.jenett on 01/22/13

'some jumbled thoughts'

We are in the final years of our internet
Posted by joe.jenett on 01/19/13

business-driven initiative

Internet of Things Consortium

One of the goals of the consortium is to see billions of connected devices that benefit from communication with other devices and services.

Posted by joe.jenett on 01/16/13

updated info

The iOS Design Cheat Sheet Volume 2
Posted by joe.jenett on 01/14/13

about your surroundings

Sitegeist
Posted by joe.jenett on 12/21/12

app prototype framework

Ratchet

Prototype iPhone apps with simple HTML, CSS and JS components.

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/28/12

stories and poems to go

Lit2Go

Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format.

[Hypnophant]

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/06/12

responsiveness tester

Viewport resizer - responsive design bookmarklet
Posted by joe.jenett on 10/29/12

to help one choose...

iPhone 5 - US Carrier Comparison
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/20/12

lightweight library

enquire.js - Awesome Media Queries in JavaScript
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/12/12

'know your iOS apps '

Clueful App (Web app)

You'd be surprised how many things an app can learn about you and what you do. Without you ever knowing it.

Note: Promotional vehicle.

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/03/12

new weather web apps (iOS)

  1. mnml wthr
  2. Sun — simple weather app
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/30/12

'aims to ease development'

Mobello | HTML5 framework for building mobile web app
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/11/12

to support retina displays

Retina.js | Retina graphics for your website

Related documentation:
Supporting High-Resolution Screens

Posted by joe.jenett on 07/10/12

'mobile privacy application'

Wickr - Leave No Trace!

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 07/07/12

HTML5-based 'mobile ecosystem'

Mozilla Gains Global Support For a Firefox Mobile OS
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/03/12

Save for Later

Pocket (Formerly Read It Later)

View when Ready
If it's in Pocket, it's on your phone, tablet or computer. You don't even need an Internet connection.

Requires sign-up (free). Items can be added via bookmarklet, Firefox extension, or email and free apps are available for iPhone/iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire.

Related: Read Later (OS X) (freeware)

Posted by joe.jenett on 04/17/12

viewports/media queries

responsivepx - find that tricky breakpoint
Posted by joe.jenett on 12/20/11

screen capture and annotation

Skitch (OS-X) – "Annotate, edit and share your screenshots and images...fast."

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 12/05/11

promotional 'demo'

Windows Phone 'Demo'

A 'demo' of the Windows Phone for viewing on your iPhone or Android phone.

(iwebthin.gs/SmartphoneDemo)

Posted by joe.jenett on 12/01/11

'everything is changing'

WTF Mobile Web

We need better reasons. Real examples. Proof that what we are all doing is not working anymore. That's what this website is about. Examples convince. Seeing trends makes us smarter. The problem isn't insurmountable if it's known. So let's get to know the problem.

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/19/11

QR code-related security risks

Hacker says 'Don't scan that QR code!'
Posted by joe.jenett on 11/14/11

'responsive grid experiment'

Fluid Squares V2 (see demo)
Posted by joe.jenett on 10/03/11

language-aware QR codes

QRpedia: QR Codes + Wikipedia
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/30/11

'creating mobile web experiences'

Mobile Web Best Practices

The mobile web landscape changes on a seemingly-daily basis. That's why this site doesn't try to be the definitive guide to creating for the mobile web. It simply serves as a guide to point people in the right direction and help them discover new tools and techniques.

Posted by joe.jenett on 09/18/11

Gimme a break!

Android vs. iPhone: Battle of the Mobile Operating Systems

Yes. I'm skeptical as to the accuracy of some of the stereotypes presented. /jenett

Posted by joe.jenett on 08/20/11

design info and tips

The iOS Design Cheat Sheet
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/10/11

degrees of minimalism

The year of the smart-enough phone
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/05/11

'pretense of empowerment'

The "walled garden" becomes a prison for reality
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/20/11

some nice original walls

Mantia » Wallpaper
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/09/11

another mobile mockup maker

mobjectify - Mockup your mobile website prototype in minutes
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/27/11

handy mobile interface

Imaginary Phone

Imaginary Phone allows users to control their mobile devices without taking it out of their pocket. Instead, users mimic the interaction on the palm of their hand. The interaction is tracked by a wearable depth camera which sends input events to the actual physical device...

Posted by joe.jenett on 05/24/11

mobile mockup maker

mokk.me

Easily create mobile web app mocks you can share,
test on multiple platforms, and use in production.

Posted by joe.jenett on 05/22/11

'Design+Apps+Love!'

Overlapps

We want to share the fascinating world of mobile apps, not only discovering the ones we love and the people behind these mobile apps, but also recommending the applications we love more for an increasing innovative and inspirational networking community.

[lovely ui]

Posted by joe.jenett on 05/11/11

'mobile ui elements' collection

lovely ui
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/10/11

list of all your iApps

applist.me - There's a list for that!

applist.me allows you to share a list of all your iPhone- and iPad-Applications with your friends, your colleagues and your family. Nothing more, nothing less.

Note: This is not an endorsement.

Posted by joe.jenett on 02/07/11

'how did they do that?'

iDev Recipes – "Recreate interesting features of iOS apps"
Posted by joe.jenett on 12/27/10

'not lies... just marketing'

The 4G forgery (ads)
Posted by joe.jenett on 11/04/10

Attn: iPhone app developers

Statement by Apple on App Store Review Guidelines
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/09/10

exploring digital data

Network&Society

Over the past decade, the development of digital networks and operations has produced an unprecedented wealth of information. Handheld electronics, location devices, telecommunications networks, and a wide assortment of tags and sensors are constantly producing a rich stream of data reflecting various aspects of urban life...

Posted by joe.jenett on 08/10/10

'huge variety of devices'

Mobile-friendly: The mobile web optimization guide
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/30/10

for iPhone users

Opting Out of Targeted iAds
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/24/10

missed your calling?

The iPhone Antenna Song
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/18/10

some useful stuff...

USA.gov: Mobile Apps
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/09/10

'stunned' and 'totally wrong'?

Letter from Apple Regarding iPhone 4
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/02/10

Mac/iPhone goodies

iconpaper – "All you need to customize your Mac and your iPhone, releases (wallpapers, icons, docks,...), tutorials and apps."
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/25/10

Tumblr-to-iPhone tool

TumblePhone • iPhone-optimised interface for Tumblr sites

(added to mobilemarks as well)

Posted by joe.jenett on 06/11/10

What's popular?

The State of Mobile Apps
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/01/10

changes (for the better)

Prescience (Or: Who Wants A Stylus?)
Posted by joe.jenett on 05/13/10

misleading open letter?

Jobs on Flash: Hypocrisy So Thick You Could Cut it with a Knife (in response to Apple's Thoughts on Flash)
Posted by joe.jenett on 04/29/10

layouts 'collapse intelligently'

Less Framework – "An HTML5-powered CSS framework for building smart website layouts for varying screen widths."
Posted by joe.jenett on 03/02/10

'jail-break' with care

Worm attack bites at Apple iPhone

The worm, known as ikee, only affects "jail-broken" phones, where a user has removed Apple's protection mechanisms to allow the phone to run any software.

Posted by joe.jenett on 11/09/09

(silly) pocket shrink?

Track Your Happiness
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/07/09

'surveillance solutions'

UAE Blackberry update was spyware
Posted by joe.jenett on 07/21/09

may be useful to you

Instapaper
Posted by joe.jenett on 06/02/08

cellphone view

Small Screen Renderer Firefox extension

Turn your Firefox into a cellphone browser. It adds a new menu entry "Small Screen Rendering" under the View menu. Just select it to have the page you are currently browsing redisplayed in a cellphone style.

Posted by joe.jenett on 04/15/08

on the 'mini marketing machine'

Go from hell
No damn advertising at all. I don't care how warm and fuzzy Google is, I don't want to be tracked like an animal and "targeted" with anything, least of all guesswork about what I want, no matter how educated that guesswork is.
Posted by joe.jenett on 09/29/07

'virtual artworks'

Mobile snaps reveal invisible art
Posted by joe.jenett on 08/09/07


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