Apple Seeds iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4 to Developers. New Features

iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4 is now available for developers.. This is usual on alternate Tuesdays in the lead up to an iPhone OS launch. Releases may accelerate to every Tuesday as we get closer to WWDC, and the official final release of date. We will of course keep you updated on what people discover in the new SDK in … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Seeds iPhone OS 4.0 Beta 4 to Developers. New Features

Apple Incorporating Facebook into iPhone OS 4?

Rumors are surfacing again that Apple (AAPL) are working with Facebook to integrate some of the social network’s functionality directly into iPhone OS 4. Business Insider are reporting that this will be announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote on June 7, 2010. The least we will see, apparently, is the ability to pull Facebook contacts into your iPhone, … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Incorporating Facebook into iPhone OS 4?

Palm: End of Days. Was it their SDK that killed them?

I’ve been tweeting and writing for some time that I think it’s probably going to be a downward spiral into oblivion for Palm in the coming months. Which is a shame. To be clear : It’s not over yet for Palm. But the writing does seem to be on the wall. Before the advent of the iPhone I was a … Read More

Stephen NorthcottPalm: End of Days. Was it their SDK that killed them?

Weekly news roundup on all things “Touch” | 03/20/2010

iPad Developers have one week to get their app into Apple for a chance at making the iPad App Store Grand Opening. Apple plans to sell around 13 million iPads in the next few years. “Elite” iPad Devs get iPads to test on. HTC hits back at Apple’s lawsuit against them, while more lines are drawn in the virtual sand … Read More

Stephen NorthcottWeekly news roundup on all things “Touch” | 03/20/2010

The “Freemium” Game sales model? Lipstick on the same old pig?

When I first sat down to write this article I was a little lost initially as to how to attack it. You see I am not convinced that the “Freemium” model is actually the “next big thing” that the blog-o-sphere is hyping it up to be. Certainly a large number of apps are being shifted under that banner. But then … Read More

Stephen NorthcottThe “Freemium” Game sales model? Lipstick on the same old pig?

Amazing Digital Compass Apps for the iPhone 3GS

iPhone developers are rapidly developing new iPhone apps which use the latest API’s in iPhone SDK 3.0 and new iPhone 3GS hardware capabilities. Developers are using the digital compass (magnetometer) not only in Maps applications but are also using it in games to provide unique gaming experience. Nearest Tube Augmented Reality App for iPhone 3GS from acrossair AirCoaster 3D (iPhone … Read More

Ravin MohindruAmazing Digital Compass Apps for the iPhone 3GS