SpicyNodes will work on mobile devices, starting with iOS

November 9th, 2011

Yesterday, Adobe announced that they are stopping development of Flash Player for browsers on mobile devices. The good news for the SpicyNodes community is that our team has been working on a mobile version of SpicyNodes since early 2010! As a proof of concept, we created the popular WikiNodes app for the iPad, which browses Wikipedia [...]

Encyclopedia meets nodes… and falls in love: Introducing WikiNodes

April 27th, 2011

What would happen if an encyclopedia could be browsed with a finger tip, typing and swiping from node to node? “WikiNodes” is a new app for the Apple iPad that lets you read Wikipedia articles as nodes. Here’s a 30 second demo: Version 1.0 is now available in the app store. It’s free for a [...]

SpicyNodes for commerce

February 20th, 2011

SpicyNodes is a great way to browse all kinds of things, including online marketplaces. The following is a prototype from our labs of how SpicyNodes could be used on an iPad to browse an online auction service. We make prototypes to test different kinds of user interfaces, and experiment with how they might be useful. [...]

Sneak peek: SpicyNodes Touch (Jan 2011)

January 22nd, 2011

Nodes want to be touched. We continue working to bring you “SpicyNodes Touch” running on the Apple iPad. Your same nodemaps that work on the web will work on a tablet. Here’s a preview: Information displayed in the centered node is full HTML5 — meaning it can be any web content. It takes around 5 [...]

Sneak peek: SpicyNodes Touch

September 28th, 2010

Here’s a sneak peek of SpicyNodes Touch running on the Apple iPad. We’re working hard so that you can publish your nodemaps in your web site, blog, or also on mobile devices… so your nodemaps will come to life on at your user’s fingertips. Many more features and improvements are planned.

MindMeister for the iPad

August 4th, 2010

Hot on the heels of iTHoughtsHD, the folks at MindMeister have just released an iPad version. MindMeister is a collaborative mind mapping tool for creating mindmaps. The MindMeister mind maps spread out from a home node, and users (and authors) can expand and collapse sections of the mindmap. Like SpicyNodes, MindMeister users can share their maps [...]


iThoughtsHD for the iPad

May 24th, 2010

Kudos to the developers of iThoughtsHD for the iPad, which brings mind mapping capabilities to the iPad. iThoughtsHD builds upon the company’s iThoughts for iPhone, and is among the most popular iPad apps currently available. The need for concept mapping is very real (especially for those who think in a nonlinear way or who think [...]


Sneak Peek: SpicyNodes on the iPad

April 15th, 2010

If you thought SpicyNodes made browsing information on the Web more inviting, wait until you see what we have cooking in our R&D lab. Nodes are fun to manipulate using a mouse, but they really come to life when you touch them with your fingertips! SpicyNodes Touch will be perfect for creating mind maps on the fly or for giving your site visitors an intuitive navigation tool that takes advantage of the tilting, tapping, and turning functionality of the iPad. Keep checking back for the first app release!