Category Archives: Apple

Man Becomes Legend

The iconic entrepreneur of the information age is gone. We are all mortal. Steve more so than his peers it seems. But really he had no peer. There are great entrepreneurs all over the place. But Steve was better than … Continue reading

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Jobs made Apple great by ignoring profit

Steve Jobs’ legacy isn’t the Mac. It’s not the iPhone. Or the iPad. His legacy is in the creation of Apple itself, reminding us that profit is not the ultimate goal, but rather a consequence of something greater. via Jobs … Continue reading

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Jobs’ One More Thing…

Great article by MG Siegler @ TechCrunch Yesterday, John Gruber wrote that, “Jobs’s greatest creation isn’t any Apple product. It is Apple itself.” I’d like to believe the timing and execution of this resignation is meant to showcase exactly that. … Continue reading

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iOS: Prompting for App Ratings Using Appirater

I was looking for an easy to implement method to prompt for user ratings of my apps and found a great method here: Appirater. The goal of Appirater is to encourage your satisfied user’s to rate your app. To use … Continue reading

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LocaDo 1.1 Submitted to The AppStore

I submitted LocaDo 1.1 to the app store this weekend and wanted to give a sneak peak. New features include: A sleep mode for improved battery life, up to 60% better in my tests. Metric to do saving for our … Continue reading

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2011 WWDC Live Streaming Options

Apple isn’t providing video this year so here’s a collection of publications covering it on their sites.  “F$&k it, we’ll do it live!” Engadget Boy Genius Report The Loop MacRumorsLive ArsTechnica Apple Insider Mac Daily News Wired Business Insider cnet … Continue reading

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Example Objective-C Code for iOS/iPhone/iPad

Learning a new programming language can be difficult and sometimes developer documentation just doesn’t convey the message clearly and you need an example.  Coming from PHP where every function is documented with example code, I feel this is one area … Continue reading

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Apple v Lodsys

That’s good news. “Apple is undisputedly licensed to these patents and the App Makers are protected by that license,” wrote Bruce Sewell, Apple Senior Vice President and General Counsel. via Apple says developers are licensed for Lodsys patents.

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Apple Doesn’t Do Social, Macworld Looks At Game Center

One of Apple’s largest weakness is social/internet platforms. See Ping, Game Center, Favorites between AppleTV and iTunes, etc.  I don’t think it’s an issue of engineering talent but rather that social/internet platforms runs counter to Apple’s culture of secrecy and … Continue reading

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Maybe It Is Like Windows vs Mac Again

I doubt people are thinking about this when they say the iOS vs Android battle will be like the Mac vs Windows battle. Applications loaded with malicious software are infiltrating the Google operating system at a faster rate than hackers … Continue reading

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