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Toyota recently announced it would allow competitors to use their new fuel cell technology – patent free. This follows a similar move by electric car manufacturer Tesla, when CEO Elon Musk announced last June that

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b2cloud wins Mobile Design Awards 2014

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We are thrilled to announce that b2cloud has won the Mobile Design Award for Best Wearable Technology for our work with Telstra. The award recognises our innovative work using Google Glass to help empower the visually

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According to the Apple Human Interface Guidelines, the smallest point size a control should be in iOS is 44×44 points. In some designs you will get really small controls which you need to still work

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Guides | Tutorial By 4 years ago

A component of one of our upcoming apps is a Scramble type game where letters are rearranged to solve the word. I had a fantastic idea to use a UITableView flipped on it’s side with reordering enabled to make up the bulk of the Scramble reordering functionality. It worked without a hitch. During development we found that having the cell’s reordering grip only taking up a 44×44 square wasn’t very effective when our letters were a lot bigger, you would have to have your finger exactly in that small area in order to move the letters around. With a bit of magic I managed to make the reoder grip fill the entire cell, and this is how you do it:

UIImageView Transforming Touch Coordinates to Pixel Coordinates

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I have recently had a project where I had to do some image processing on an image based on where a user touches an image (in a UIImageView). Getting the touch coordinates was easy enough,