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While designing Notespark, we did a lot of UI mockups. As it turns out, I prefer using Fireworks for this kind of work over Photoshop, because it’s easier to manipulate objects on the screen. After doing some Google searching, it appeared there weren’t any good templates for doing iPhone mockups, so we built our own.
The toolkit is fairly complete now, so we’re sharing it with the world. You can use it to create your own mockups of iPhone apps.
All items in the file have been redrawn as vectors for easy editing. You can read more about it and download it at the post on Blogspark.
Earlier today, we submitted v1.1 of Notespark to the iTunes store, using iTunes Connect, which is the web UI that application authors use to access the App Store.
Apple is the design expert, right? So this UI has got to be, like, awesome, right?
Now take a look at this screen.
What do you think happens when you follow these steps:
* click on “edit information” underneath the 1.1 version of Notespark
* set the “availability date” to 1/29/2009
A) It sets the availability date of version 1.1 to 1/29/2009
B) It sets the availability date of BOTH version 1.0 and 1.1 to 1/29/2009
If you guessed (B), you are way smarter than I am. And because 1/29/2009 is in the future, it immediately removed version 1.0 from the iTunes App Store. ARRGGHHHH!!!! Setting the date back didn’t seem to help any.
Let’s just hope the app comes back tomorrow.
[Late update] Yes, the app is back. Whew!
Hi folks. We need beta testers for v1.1 of Notespark. This is a quick update with just a few highly requested features (landscape mode, search, and a few more) so the testing period will be short.
Please email us at feedback [at] notespark.com if you are interested.