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Are you designing with the right keyboard?

A guide to iOS and Android keyboards.


The missing web features of iOS.

iOS 17.4 won’t remove Home Screen web apps in the EU after all

Last month, Apple confirmed that iOS 17.4 would remove support for Home Screen web apps in the European Union.

Open Letter to Tim Cook: Sabotaging Web Apps Is Indefensible

We write to express our concern at Apple’s decision to remove Web Apps (PWAs) from iOS and Safari in the European Union.

Developers Are in Open Revolt Over Apple’s New App Store Rules

European app makers are seething, comparing Apple to “the Mafia” and piling pressure on lawmakers to act.

Apple announces changes to iOS, Safari, and the App Store in the EU

Apple announced changes to iOS, Safari, and the App Store impacting developers’ apps in the EU to comply with the DMA.

Behind the scenes at Scary Fast: Apple’s keynote event shot on iPhone

Apple goes behind the scenes of Scary Fast, a special event unveiling the all-new MacBook Pro family and iMac.

Softness in iPhone photography

Let’s be frank: I’m disappointed with the quality of iPhone’s pictures. The results constantly appear over-sharpened.

I Used a Game Boy Camera for FaceTime Video Calls in iPadOS 17

A major change introduced by iPadOS 17 that is going to make video creators and gamers happy is support for UVC (USB Video Class) devices.

“That little island changes everything”

How we designed Lyft Live Activities to elevate the rider experience.

Badging for Home Screen Web Apps

WebKit now includes support for the W3C’s Badging API allowing you to badge the icon of a web app.

Apple Passwords Deserve An App

We all know that Apple has nice built-in password management in macOS and iOS.

Modern iOS Navigation Patterns

Learn how to structure iPhone apps with drill-downs, modals, pyramids, sequences, and more.

Web Push for Web Apps on iOS and iPadOS

With iOS and iPadOS 16.4 beta 1 comes support for Web Push for Home Screen web apps, Badging API, Manifest ID, and more.

Apple, what the heck are we doing?

An iOS 16 visual design rundown.

The iOS 16 Design Guidelines: An Illustrated Guide

iPhone design guidelines for UI elements, typography, navigation, design patterns, and more.

One trick Apple uses to make you think green bubbles are “gross”

A brilliant trick you should probably never use.

Note app by Ableton

Play beats and melodies, sample your world, and experiment with sound in Note.

Is the Dynamic Island plain stupid or the next revolutionary UX pattern?

iPhone 14’s new stand-out feature, Dynamic Island, may change the world of UX as we know it.

Inside Apple’s Secret iPhone 14 Redesign

Apple has completely redesigned the internals of the iPhone 14 to make it easier to repair.