Tag Archives: mobile apps

Job: Design Director at foursquare

Foursquare seeks a Design Director in New York: Over the past two and a half years our Product team has grown from 2 people to more than 12 and it will continue to grow as we aggressively build out our vision. As a product organization we pride ourselves on our ability to evolve and...

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QR Codes: You’re Doing it Wrong

Y’all know I am not a fan of QR codes. So I love this new blog that documents epic QR code fails. WTF QR CODES only has a few days’ worth of posts so far, but I am definitely following it. Nothing like leading potential customers into harm’s way! If you must use QR...

Job: Mobile Application Designer at Circa

Circa seeks a Mobile Application Designer in San Francisco: Goal: Circa is looking to re-imagine the way you consume news. We’re creating an experience that we feel like is missing in today’s world of news and building the product that as users, we would want. Work Environment: We have an office in SOMA at 11th and Folsom....

Obama and Romney to Use Custom @Square Donation Apps

The tiny but mighty Square has been making waves in the small business community since 2010. Anyone can accept credit card payments by plugging in the tiny Square device to their iOS or Android smartphone or tablet, downloading the free Square app and creating an account. (I’ve been using it to accept credit card...

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Building Better Single-Page Web Apps

Scott Gilbertson over at Wired’s Webmonkey blog has a good plain-English explanation of Christian Heilmann’s treatise on single-page apps (which gets kind of techy). Basically, web technologies today allow for websites that update themselves without the user refreshing the entire page. (Think Twitter, Facebook, et al.)  Among the benefits of single-page apps are speed gains —...