Sensing the changing tides in the industry, iPad magazine designer Joe Zeff is bringing his talents to the enterprise world.
You may not have heard of Joe Zeff before, but if you’ve picked up an iPad edition of PC Magazine, Fast Company (full disclosure!), or Time's 9/11 memorial, you’ve likely seen his work. His studio has developed some of the earliest visions of interactive magazines on tablets. But now, he’s closing up shop to join the enterprise-focused mobile development platform ScrollMotion as vice president and executive creative director.
The American Academy For Pediatricians recommends against exposing kids younger than age two to electronic screens, but here comes Fisher-Price with the Apptivity Seat, which is basically baby’s first iPad stand.
"Steve [Jobs] would wig before keynotes. But it’s like the diva right before the opera. And Steve was brilliant at doing those presentations. And he’d spend months preparing. I mean, he was very passionate about this. He did a phenomenal job."
“It was like, oh my god, I can be so much more productive if I actually let my brain have a little downtime. When I get up in the morning I’m very sharp now. I can do things much faster. I’m much more focused. I feel much fresher. I feel like I used to feel before the Internet was popular.”
-Kord Campbell, who recently participated in a digital detox hosted by Camp Grounded. We’ve collected stories from people who regularly unplug from their devices.
Apple’s WWDC event kicked off yesterday, with Apple announcing a new OS X, a MacBook Air with better battery life, a redesigned iOS 7, among other things. Here are some WWDC resources to help you keep up:
In the new version of Paper released last week, you mix colors with your fingers, like it’s paint—only somehow more beautiful. This one magical feature burned a year of development time, resurrected the work of two dead German scientists, and got Apple’s attention.