#14 in Deloitte Tech Fast 500 Asia-Pacific 2013

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What a proud day for the b2cloud team. We have just been announced by the Deloitte Tech Fast 500 Asia Pacific as the 14th fastest growing technology company in the region, and the fastest growing mobile app developer.

Google Glass – How to get involved

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Over the last 4 months b2cloud has been busily building Google Glass Apps for the most forward thinking companies in Australia. Not to mention the neat little Apps we have developed for demonstration at events around Australia including Glass Tabs – Learning guitar through Google Glass.

3 days with Glass

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We have had Google Glass for several months now, but it has spent most of its time with our development team. On Tuesday I decided to wear it all day and night to experience life with it, and understanding the possibilities and impacts of Glass.

API default values

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A small rant. I recently implemented an iOS SDK into an app I built. Everything seemed fine during development, everything worked as expected. In production though, the SDK wasn’t doing what it was supposed to.

iBeacons, BLE, Bluetooth

Thoughts By 2 weeks ago

All are trending keywords at the moment, but are they all they promise to be. Ill explain what the technology is, how it works, and how quickly it will fail if we it’s done wrong.

MD5 for iOS and Mac, the proper way

Thoughts | Tutorial By 3 months ago

There’s a lot of MD5 iOS solutions floating around out there. From the ones I’ve seen, they all have a common problem. They all assume you want to MD5 an NSData instance, meaning all of the data must be in memory in order to digest it.

Now this will work in most cases, but say you want to MD5 a 1 gigabyte file… on an iPhone. You’re probably going to have a few problems.

Scalable iOS graphics (PDFImage.framework)

Guides | Thoughts By 3 months ago

Over the Christmas holidays I was building an app in my own time and came across a bit of a common problem I wanted to solve – multiple PNG exports all at different sizes for graphics in an iOS app.

Longform – Value in Quality

News | Thoughts By 3 months ago

Earlier this week there was an article in The Atlantic about ‘longform’ journalism, the type of writing where words tally in the thousands and stories take time to be told. It focused on the increasing

Sony smartwatch 2 – First Impression and Review

Reviews | Thoughts | Uncategorized By 3 months ago

In this blog i’ll be talking about why i bought sony smartwatch 2 over galaxy gear and pebble, first impression and review. Why Sony Smartwatch 2 – It took little bit time and research for

Does the Galaxy S4 deserve the bad rap

Reviews | Thoughts By 4 months ago

The Galaxy S4 has been copping quite a lot of flack over the last couple of months as higher powered devices are pushed out in time for the christmas rush. I’ve heard the lag word

Obj-C performance week 3: UIImage speed

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I’ve always been interested in app file size and the overall app’s performance. When dealing with images, these sometimes go hand in hand…

Commbank – The little app that couldn’t

Reviews | Thoughts By 4 months ago

Commbank has just released a new version of the Android CommBank app, which basically leaves it as a highly polished competitor to Katching. Considering Commbank own both of these apps I’m a bit of a

Obj-C performance week 2: Numbers to strings

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In this weeks performance comparison I will be comparing convering a number to a string.

There are two common ways of doing this.