Telstra and b2cloud – using Google Glass to improve people’s lives.

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We are thrilled to announce some groundbreaking work we have been doing with Telstra for Google Glass. Over the past six months we have developed two world-first Google Glass apps designed for the visually and

#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.

NSUserDefaults is not a database

Thoughts By 2 weeks ago

The NSUserDefaults is designed for storing small bits of information, such as if the user turned off sounds in your app, or the current level a user is up to in a game, and other

WWDC 2014 Predictions

News | Thoughts By 2 months ago

WWDC is just one week away. I am attending this year and wanted to give my thoughts on what I predict will be announced. If you saw the WWDC app for this year, it has

MD5 for iOS and Mac, the proper way

Thoughts | Tutorial By 6 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.

Longform – Value in Quality

News | Thoughts By 6 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

Learn a new language from your smartphone (for free!)

Reviews | Thoughts By 9 months ago

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

Tinder Advertising

Thoughts By 9 months ago

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

Uncommon iOS App Checklist

Thoughts By 10 months ago

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.

Custom AirDrop action in iOS7

Guides | Tutorial By 10 months ago

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.

Disabling ‘slide from left’ back button in iOS7

Guides | Tutorial By 10 months ago

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.

The iPhone Contradicition

Thoughts By 11 months ago

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