Now, using the latest news-providing technologies, The Onion introduces a format that allows you to touch the news. That’s right. Swipe it, poke it, berate it, and it reacts accordingly.
The Onion launches its iPad App.
For the geeks, they went with HTML5 rather than Objective C, telling the New York Times, “We chose to build the iPad app in HTML5 so we could avoid having to learn a new programming language. We are a small company and we wanted to keep the development as simple as possible as we’re now managing a number of other apps.”
Despite the fact that for years we could see a Roger Black design factory coming like balls on a tall dog, we all have our panties in a twist seeing his dark vision actualized.
Andrea Dunham, Creative Director, People, discussing the companies the legendary magazine designer Roger Black has launched. The companies provide multi-platform design templates (Ready-Media) and cross-platform design implementation (Treesaver).
Black’s critics accuse him of dumbing down design and attempting to make in-house designers obsolete.
Ben Popper, Betabeat, Magazine Icon Roger Black: The iPad is Not a Magic Pony.