Pocket Gamer: Long rumoured - and hoped for - GDC 2013 has finally provided confirmation that Apple will release its own dedicated game controller. Of course, there's no official word yet, but Apple has been active during the conference talking to developers about its plans and ensuring plenty of games will support the joypad at … Continue reading Apple working on dedicated iOS game controller?
I was a guest again on the Back to the Mac podcast, this week discussing Apple’s two-step authentication, version 1.0 of Quicksilver and a new Apple executive straight out of Adobe.
The Verge reports on the re-launch of Jessops, the UK high street camera retailer which recently went into administration and is now backed by Dragon’s Den / Shark Tank investor Peter Jones: As part of its relaunch, Jessops is set to offer a number of former employees their jobs back, hiring around 500 staff to … Continue reading Jessops plans Apple-inspired relaunch tomorrow
Brent Simmons writes for Macworld explaining that the rivalry between Apple and Microsoft doesn’t really exist anymore. Most importantly, Windows is no longer a threat to the computers we love. Not the teeniest, tiniest bit. The Internet, standard file formats, and smartphones changed all this. It used to be that you could live in an … Continue reading Microsoft is no longer the enemy
Ash Furrow: I'm asking for money to cover my expenses for a 4-month long process of writing sample code and tutorials, and to complete editing. I have experience estimating the time it will take to get me there, and while this is an optimistic goal for the length of book I want to write (200 … Continue reading Ash Furrow crowdfunding his new book “Your First iOS App”
Vanity Fair interviews Path’s CEO Dave Morin about what he has on his iPhone’s home screen. My particular favourite question and answer was this: Background: The Tetons.“They remind me of home and my values. The mountains are soul.”Interestingly, Vanity Fair’s column about “My Phone” have an extra question that is obviously aimed at something the … Continue reading Vanity Fair interviews a hipster to ask about his iPhone
Quite possibly the slickest weather app I've ever seen and it's a web app, too.Check it out on the iPad, it's glorious.