Repairing an iPhone SE

Exploding iPhone EmojiWow, I thought it was hard to upgrade a Mac Mini. That’s trivial compared to replacing the screen and the battery on my iPhone SE. What a chore! Screws the size of dust, delicate cables abound, pentalobe parts, and I need a suction cup? While Apple claims to be such an environmentally friendly company, they don’t seem to be encouraging device repairs. But since the company doesn’t have a 4″ phone, and I don’t want a larger one, I’m forced to fix this one.

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Free Template Tuesday #30 – Tumult Hype “Timing”

Timing ThumbnailJust like the lyrics in Kris Allen’s song Live Like We’re Dying, there are 86,400 seconds in a day. It sounds like a lot, but it’s not. Time is going by crazy fast. How is that song 11 years old? I feel like I just heard it on the radio. Maybe I just didn’t notice it for the first 5-10 years. Anyway, while you want as many seconds in your day as you can get, that’s not the case for the number keyframes in your Hype project.

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Free Template Tuesday #29 – Tumult Hype “Picturing”

Pie ChartAs the old cliché goes, “A picture is worth a thousand” words. That makes this week’s template worth at least 4,000 words. Well, I suppose they’re technically illustrations, but you get the idea. This week’s template shows how you can use Tumult Hype to arrange elements like photographs. But in particular, this template focuses on the “z-index”. This allows you to stack pictures three-dimensionally.

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Free Template Tuesday #28 – Tumult Hype “Sliding”

Slide Puzzle ThumbnailBack in the glory days of the arcades, when Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter 2 were new, successfully landing a special move would yield a common question — How’d you do that? It was a level of excitement that is hard to replicate on the Internet. Perhaps you’re an inquisitive type. Did you play the “Slide Puzzle” game in the Widgets app and wondered, “How’d you build that?” This week’s free template shows how to do that with Tumult Hype.

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Free Template Tuesday #27 – Tumult Hype “Lightbox”

Lightbox Thumbnail — Red SliderThe modern Internet uses 16-BIT color. With 256 possibilities for each of the three primary colors — red, green, and blue — that equals 16,777,216 colors. That’s a big box of crayons. Fortunately, computers make it easy to pick a color. This week’s free Hype template not only lets you pick a web color, it shows how to build a color select interface.

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