• [Sponsor] The new Doxie Go

    Just announced: The new, turbocharged Doxie Go. The next generation Doxie makes it easy to scan anywhere – no computer required – then sync to your favorite devices and the cloud. A major upgrade today adds lots of new features: legal size scanning, enhanced Dropbox integration, document signing & faxing with HelloFax, Basecamp integration, a […]

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  • [Sponsor] WeatherSnitch 2

    Staying on top of the weather forecast is simple and easy with WeatherSnitch. Other weather apps come stocked full of distracting animations, unnecessarily large clocks and other convoluted features which slow them down and make them impractical. WeatherSnitch throws these tired gimmicks to the wayside and gives you access to weather forecasts that are heavy […]

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  • [Sponsor] Treehouse

    Do you ever wish you could look over the shoulder of your designer/developer heroes and learn from the best? At Treehouse, you can. With a Gold Membership, you get access our entire Projects library. Watch as our crackerjack team take various projects from idea to implementation, then download the source code and get your hands […]

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  • [Sponsor] Harvest

    Harvest is a painless time tracking tool for creative professionals available anywhere you find yourself working. Track time via the web, desktop or your mobile device. Within seconds, turn your billable hours into an invoice. Get started with a free 30 day trial today.

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  • [Sponsor] Sudoku Touch

    Shiny Things is pleased to announce Sudoku Touch which features an innovative and simple interface, retina graphics and 5 difficulty levels. Sudoku Touch is powered by advanced handwriting recognition to enable users to intimately connect with their puzzle on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. It is available today on the App Store for a […]

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  • [SPONSOR] Dark Sky

    Dark Sky is a new kind of weather app. It uses state-of-the-art weather forecasting to predict when it will rain or snow — down to the minute — at your exact location, and presents it to you alongside the most beautiful radar visualizations you’ve ever seen. Now only $3.99 in the App Store.

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  • [Sponsor] Igloo Software

    Work isn’t a place – it’s what you do. And you might work on a lot of devices – a Mac, an iPhone, an iPad – in a lot of places. You might work on the road or maybe from home (with your Aeropress and clickity keyboard). And that makes it hard to securely use […]

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  • [Sponsor] PDFpen

    Note from Ben: this is my account, that Smile asked me to share in lieu of normal RSS sponsorship text. I had a stack of a hundred of pages of paper. Nothing too important, but everything important enough that it needed to be kept. I could scan it all, but that gives me a bunch […]

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  • [Sponsor] Drafts

    Drafts is the quick way to capture and share ideas on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Drafts reduces the friction between you and that next great tweet, email, or task. Drafts opens with a new ready to edit draft – enter your text, and you’ve captured that thought. When you’re ready to do something with […]

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  • [SPONSOR] Minigroup

    An Atlanta design firm uses Minigroup to work smarter and keep its clients happy Braizen uses Minigroup to manage projects and collaborate and communicate with their clients. A minigroup is a private, secure online space where members communicate with posts and comments, share large files, and manage projects. Braizen uses one minigroup like an intranet, […]

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  • [SPONSOR] World War Hack

    Inspired by true events, World War Hack is a graphic novel that tells the story of how the U.S. Government gathers top computer hackers from around the country, under the guise of a hacking competition, to unknowingly help solve a pressing national security crisis. Little does the government know that eighteen-year-old hacker, Wyatt Dyer, is […]

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  • [SPONSOR] Byword

    (Note from Ben: it seems there is a belief that I think Byword is a “bad” app, but that is simply not true. If you are looking for a writing app, Byword should be on your shortlist of apps to check out — I own it and keep very close tabs on it’s development.) Byword […]

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  • [SPONSOR] One More Thing – iOS Conference

    Interested in the design, development and business of iOS apps? At One More Thing, our goal is to get developers confident, psyched, and ready to move from dreaming of making apps to just doing it. Learn from awesome developers & designers such as: Loren Brichter (Tweetie/ex-Twitter) Neven Mrgan (Panic) Karl von Randow (Camera+) Raphael Schaad […]

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  • PopClip for Mac [SPONSOR]

    When Apple announced they were bringing iOS features “Back to the Mac” with OS X Lion (and doubled down on it with Mountain Lion), the iOS implementation of copy and paste was not included. PopClip is a clever Mac app that brings iOS-style copy and paste to OS X, and raises the question of why […]

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  • TextExpander [Sponsor]

    Note from Ben: This is actually a great deal from Smile because you can get 20% off software in their store — be sure to use that code before it expires though. That really means you have no excuse not to own PDFpen or TextExpander — both apps that I use daily, hell minute-ly for […]

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  • TextExpander [Sponsor]

    Do you type the same things again and again? TextExpander will save you time and keystrokes. Just assign short abbreviations to your frequently-used snippets of text and TextExpander does the work for you. You can also use one of the included snippet libraries for HTML, CSS, autocorrection, accented words and URL shorteners. Try it out […]

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  • Denso [Sponsor]

    Denso is a video app for people who don’t know what to watch. Create personalized video channels by connecting your Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook and Google Reader accounts. Connect your Instapaper, Readability and Evernote accounts to Denso so you can bookmark videos from around the web to Watch Later. Browse from our carefully curated list of […]

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  • TinyLetter

    TinyLetter is the simplest way to send email newsletters. Creating signup forms is a breeze, and TinyLetter even makes it easy to reply to your readers individually. It’s also free. TinyLetter doesn’t have all the features most email services offer. It’s built for people, not business. Just compose your message, send it to your readers, […]

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  • InVision Prototyping Tool [Sponsor]

    The UI prototyping phase of the design process is crucial to get right. It’s about figuring out how your product will work, and ensuring everyone is aligned before moving into building. InVision is a web-based prototyping tool that lets you paint an accurate and realistic picture that anyone can understand. InVision lets you design in […]

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  • kooaba Shortcut [Sponsor]

    kooaba Shortcut is a shortcut between real life and the Internet. Take a picture of what you are reading in a newspaper or magazine and instantly get connected to the digital version. Using image-recognition technology, Shortcut recognizes what you’re reading. Once recognized, you can share the digital version of the pages via Facebook, Twitter, SMS, […]

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