Monatsarchiv: August 2012

Schriftentwickler Superpolator hilft beim Typodesign

Das Programm Superpolator hilft bei der Entwicklung ganzer Schriftfamilien und deren Visualisierung. Man kann verschiedene Master(zeichen) setzen und daraus andere ableiten. Hat man sein Werk vollendet, lässt sich die ganze Schriftfamilie in einem PDF mit vielen Ausgabeoptionen darstellen. Das Tool ist für Mac OS X geschrieben und kostet als Einzellizenz € 250,-

Futuristic eReader shows better industrial design than Apple’s iPad

Have a look on this really beautiful well-designed sleek eReader, the Skiff eReader: A Full Touchscreen News-Reading Device designed by ECCO Design. I has a very sharp style and let’s the border between hardware and displayed content disappear.

New service for identifying your target audience

VentureBeat writes about a new mobile target group analytics service called Flurry Personas. They provide main interest groups for mobile apps (which are called Personas in their language – although in my opinion personas should be more detailed and sometime multiple interested). Read the article at: Flurry Personas uses analytics to target apps at consumers.

Google Boost: Marketing for local business

Although not really new, most small business owners seem still to be unaware of Google Boost, enabling simple marketing from Google Places business registration. Info can be found at Google’s Maps Blog: Google Lat Long: Advertise your local business with Google Boost.