Category Archives: Apple

AppleTV won’t remain a hobby forever, hires man behind THX

AppleTV won’t remain a hobby forever. Apple has reportedly hired Tomlinson Holman as its new audio chief, according to a tweet by Leo Laporte Wednesday morning. Laporte said he had it “on good authority” that Holman “is joining Apple to … Continue reading

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Car Pool Party Goes Live – My First App

I’m very happy to announce that today my first app for the iPhone has gone live on the iTunes app store. From the description: Car Pool Party was created for my fiancée to help her arrange and keep track of … Continue reading

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Dynamically adding UIActionSheet buttons

Today’s useful Objective C resource, dynamic buttons on a UIActionSheet.  Awesome. The UIActionSheet is a very useful class, and I use it frequently in my apps, but its initialisation method doesn’t allow you to add buttons from an array. Instead … Continue reading

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How to beat Apple

This article covers pretty much all of my complaints with Apple products. No “social”, no “cloud”, bloated iTunes, shitty iCal, etc. How to beat Apple In the near term, companies making iPhone and iPad competitors are never going to beat … Continue reading

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How to Format NSDate in Objective-C Tutorial iPhone / Cocoa – edrackham

Today’s helpful tidbit, formatting NSDate’s. How to format NSDate using NSDateFormatter iPhone Xcode TutorialSo, you’re making an iPhone or iPad app, and want to know how to format an NSDate in Cocoa? Formatting NSDate in Objective-C is actually not too … Continue reading

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alloc NSMutableArray and storing objects

Today’s interesting programming tidbit… If assigning an array to another NSMutable Array such as this: self.listData = [self userData]; You don’t need to alloc the listData array first, although i’m guessing it’s probably a good idea. However if you want … Continue reading

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Objective C – iPhone Programming – FMDB/Sqlite

I’m in the process of learning Objective C with the goal of making iOS apps.  I’ve come across some great resources so I figured I’d share them here as I go. Today I’m working with Sqlite databases. I used the … Continue reading

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Dell’s desperation shows, says the iPad will fail in the enterprise

“An iPad with a keyboard, a mouse and a case [means] you’ll be at $1500 or $1600; that’s double of what you’re paying,” said Lark. “That’s not feasible.” And that’s how you know Lark is just spreading a bunch of … Continue reading

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Mobile Firefox Skips Flash In Favor Of HTML5

One thing Firefox mobile doesn’t have is support for Flash, even though Android has a big partnership with Adobe to make Flash work on mobile. I spoke with some folks from Mozilla yesterday about this topic. Eventually, Firefox mobile will … Continue reading

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The American Wireless Galapagos Syndrome: How the industry set itself up for a rout | asymco

A good overview of the current US Cell Industry: The trouble is that US consumers have never had much choice and the US wireless marketplace has been a minefield of incompatibilities and obstacles to market forces. via The American Wireless … Continue reading

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