This Week in iPhone News – September 11/2009


On September 11, 2009

Background Location Finds a Loop(t)hole On The iPhone Loopt strikes a deal with AT&T to provide “always-on location service” for its new iPhone application. App Sales Machine Google App Engine based hosted app sales reporting. Free and OSS. 6 Flickr iPhone Apps That Yahoo Just Killed With the recent release of Yahoo’s official Flickr application […]

An Alternate To The App Store Without Jailbreaking



Visualize the population of iPhone owners. There’s a lot of them, so you’ll need an abstraction: picture them filling the seats of a sports arena. You’re at the center of the playing field looking out at them. This is a high-tech stadium: you can arbitrarily move seats and arrange the people without any hassle or […]

iPhone Dev Drinks: Thurs In San Diego


On September 9, 2009

Join me for drinks tomorrow/Thursday at 8:00pm at Karl Strauss in Sorrento Mesa. I’ll be in San Diego doing a dress rehearsal with Noel Llopis on his iPhone OpenGL class and, well, I’m social. Email me or call (612) 423-3694 to let me know you’re coming.

This Week in iPhone News – September 04/2009


On September 4, 2009

Apple Has Officially Opened Up Chinese Market for the iPhone Apple and China Unicom have struck a three-year deal for the iPhone in China for an estimated 1.2 billion people market. Xcode Tools for Snow Leopard Does Not Include iPhone SDK Tips on getting up to speed with iPhone development after you’ve upgraded to Snow […]

Mobile Orchard Jobs Board: iPhone Jobs & Contract Gigs. Help-Wanteds Free, But Must Pass Muster.


On September 2, 2009

People want to hire you and, for a while now, they’ve been emailing me about it. I thought it best that they be able to tell you directly. With that in mind: I’m pleased to announce the launch of our Free iPhone Jobs & Contract Gigs Board. Pairing targeted help-wanteds and popular, topical sites that […]

This Week in iPhone News – August 28/2009


On August 28, 2009

iPhone: Learning the Ways of GPU from the Driver Code Excellent presentation by Unity Technologies on how to get the most out of the iPhone’s GPU. Apple vs. Google, Who Will Control the iPhone? More details on why Apple rejected the Google Voice application recently. Interview: Space Invaders iPhone’s Ishida Blasts to Infinity A great […]

This Week in iPhone News – August 21/2009


On August 21, 2009

Rise Of The New Middle Class Part II Peter Farago: “a year ago, the new darlings of mobile gaming could not have flourished in mobile.” 20 Killer iPhone Game Designs Great collection of iPhone game designs that get attention on the App Store. What Has the iPhone Really Changed? A recent essay on Gamasutra discussing […]

Tutorial: Detecting When A User Blows Into The Mic


On August 19, 2009

If, a couple of years back, you’d told me that people would expect to be able to shake their phone or blow into the mic to make something happen I would have laughed. And here we are. Detecting a shake gesture is straightforward, all the more so in 3.0 with the introduction of motion events. […]

iPhone Dev Drinks: Weds In Seattle


On August 18, 2009

Join me for drinks this Weds at 7:00pm at Smith in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood! I’ll be in town to teach my sold out iPhone programming class and, well, I’m social. Email me or call (612) 423-3694 to let me know you’re coming.

This Week in iPhone News – August 14/2009


On August 14, 2009

iPhone SMS Hack Explained Details on the recent remote SMS exploit for the iPhone. The Successful Models for Selling Apps on the App Store Interesting analysis on the different models that seem to be successful for selling iPhone apps on the App Store. AppJudgment New show from Revision3 all about smartphone applications. Earn a Certificate […]