Learning a second language doesn’t have to be an expensive dedication of effort, patience and time. In fact, it doesn’t have to cost you anything at all! There are now a number of exceptional free apps that can teach you the language of your choice through a series of games and exercises, gradually progressing in
If the two measures of online advertising success are clicks and impressions, then the biggest untapped advertising resource is Tinder, a dating app that allows you to swipe yes or no when you see a match. Besides Instagram there is arguably no other app that can draw the users attention to one image so quickly
There’s a bunch of well known things to test when finalising an app. However, there are a few others that aren’t so obvious and could have major issues with a minority of people.
In iOS7 the UIActivityViewController now supports AirDrop to share files wirelessly between two devices. Because the share tray can support a lot of different share types you may not want your users sharing the same thing with AirDrop that they can share via email or Facebook.
In iOS7, if a user wants to go back a page they can now choose between using the old back button or a newly introduced method by dragging from the left side of the screen. However this may not suit every developer’s app, and there’s a pretty easy way to disable it.
I don’t think anyone I have spoken to has been blown away by the new iPhones. In fact, the general reaction has been no reaction, an acceptance that both the 5s and 5c are minor improvements with a new button and a different colour case, and they will be buying one as soon as it
You measure your steps, your heart rate, your sleep, your weight. You monitor what you eat and what you drink. You feel naked without your body tracker, anxious without your smart scale and inefficient without waking up at the optimal time using your mobile app. Your life is a constant story of data being measured
When coding, personal notes are a good way to make sure you don’t forget anything, and keep track of certain things. I often see people making notes either physically or in a document, however there is a better solution…
On the forums following the Apple and Google global conferences this year, people were commenting about the long lines to go to the male toilets, and no lines for females. This same observation can be seen at developer events around Australia that the b2cloud team attends weekly. The problem is that there are not enough
Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) has been around since iOS 5, however it has been an optional tick box when beginning a new project, and if not selected, Manual Reference Counting (MRC) is used. As of Xcode 5, the ARC tick box is missing, and all new projects start with ARC. While you can still disable ARC manually in the project's config file, this is probably a good sign that ARC is the way to go for new projects.