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iA Writer grows up: Writer Pro now available for OS X and iOS

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Released on May 28, 2011, iA Writer for Mac was built around the idea of simplicity in creation. Rather than taking the traditional word-processing route, Information Architects created an application which literally disappeared as you wrote, revealing only your words, in a big, monospaced font on a white canvas. Sitting on your desktop, iA Writer was more of a notebook than a piece of software, offering only the bare essentials. With […]

OPINION: The search for a simple UI

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Maybe I’m going mad, as evident in the following opinion piece which, to be honest, is more of a statement than a opinion piece, but I’ve recently been loving minimalist UI’s. I wouldn’t include the Windows 8 Metro UI “minimalism,” which I feel is a little information-overload and wasted space, and is also just not good for desktop-use, but actual distraction-free UI where you get just the basics. No overload, […]