Apple Watch and intimacy

Many people are writing off some of the WATCH features that were demonstrated as pure novelties. I think this is a mistake, if understandable given that these are rather new concepts.

Trying out indie dev on my pygmy pony

There’s a lot said about the troubles of being an indie iOS developer, with a recurrence doing the rounds at the moment. It’s fair to say that many consider it an ill-advised move, at least … Read more →

The journey from Objective-C to Groovy

A few weeks back I posted an entry called “The journey from Groovy to Objective-C”. Well at WWDC 2014 Apple announced their new language called Swift which is eerily similar to Groovy in many ways.

Proposal: How to bring upgrade pricing to your iOS and Mac apps

I was listening to Iterate 67 recently and there was discussion about Readdle‘s apps and how they work together. I was thinking about how they achieve this above and beyond some canOpenURL: smarts, and I … Read more →

Leading horses to water

There is some real gold in the recently posted full interview with Jony Ive and Craig Federighi in Businessweek. If you’re an Apple follower and have read the Jobs biography you will recall that Steve … Read more →