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Hooha Update

September 5, 2012
It’s been a big couple of weeks for Hooha. Last week Hooha for App.net was released to Google Play, making it the first native mobile app for App.net on any app store. Say that a few times quickly. Unexpectedly this resulted in a little bit of media coverage. I was interviewed for The Next Web. Soon after this was picked up by Engadget and The Verge. The Guardian mentioned Hooha in it’s 20 Best Android apps of the week and then again covering the Hooha release. [...]

Hooha for App.net released on Google Play

August 26, 2012
Hooha (formally Jive), a new App.net client built for the community from the ground up is now available for download from Google Play. Hooha is a beautiful yet simple, minimalistic app designed for readability, while making posting and sharing on App.net from your Android device a piece of cake. What’s App.net? It’s a different kind of social platform. A real-time social service where users and developers come first, not advertisers. [...]

Say hello to Jive

August 18, 2012
UPDATE: Jive is no more. Our renamed app Hooha is now available on Google Play. Say hello to Jive, a brand new Android app for the brand new platform App.net. This is a very raw alpha build so please be aware the app is in no way complete. Then again neither is App.net so lets just roll with it. Things Jive can do: View your stream, mentions and global posts. [...]

My Parx comes to Android

June 12, 2012
The Modern Ink’s been working with the team at Two Bulls to bring their unique parks platform app to Android. The app aims to stay true to the My Parx branding, provide all of the features of it’s iOS counter part whilst still maintaining a natively Android user experience. So what’s My Parx all about? My Parx helps you find and explore parks that interest you. Discover the secrets of your favourite parks through exploring up-to-date information, interactive maps, and personal guided tours - produced by those who know the parks best. [...]

App Design of Instagram for Android

April 5, 2012
Instagram. Over 27 million users and Apples App Store App of the Year for 2011. Yesterday, after much anticipation by many Android users, Instagram for Android was released and has already clocked over one million downloads. That’s not surprising given the popularity of the photo sharing social network, previously exclusive to the iPhone. With so much anticipation and buzz surrounding the release, including myself signing up for email notifications pre-release, I was naturally excited to hit Google Play and see what the developers and designers at Instagram had put together. [...]