Based on my last post’s Caching System Architecture for Mobile Apps with a WordPress REST back-end, let’s review in more details what is required to build a cache controller in Swift. The flow: At first run, the app calls all API endpoints requred to download data from the website: Use “Get All” endpoints for each… →
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, (December 8, 2011)—The Divine Office Catholic Ministry in partnership with Surgeworks, a Salt Lake City-based application developer and graphical interaction design firm, has announced a new app for the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch based on The Original Catholic Encyclopedia. Introducing Catholicpedia The Catholicpedia App makes The Catholic Encyclopedia available on iPhone,… →
This is a classic: an app stops working correctly, so you hit the home button and open the app again thinking: “I restarted the app but this didn’t fix the problem”… But the truth is that iOS on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch handles multiple apps running at the same time (multitasking) by saving the… →
If you’re like me, you may have iPhones, Android, Symbian and Windows Phone 7 devices hanging around. So you got a new Android or Windows Phone 7 device and want to transfer your existing address book as is on your iPhone or Mac with all your contacts to your new smart phone. Assuming hat you… →
The Worldwide Developers Conference keynote will begin Monday, June 6 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. Apple confirmed that it will show off iCloud, “Apple’s upcoming cloud services offering.” The Cupertino company also announced today that Steve Jobs will return to the stage to present Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, iOS 5 and the above mentioned… →
As rumors multiply in anticipation of Apple’s March 2nd event we see the full 2011 pipeline of Apple products being listed and lots of details leaking about each of these products. This doesn’t really sound like Apple does it? Still, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, the Daily Mail, eastern manufacturers, and more of those anonymous… →
About.com’s 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards will showcase the best products, features and services in multiple categories, from technology to hobbies to parenting to religion. Nominations were accepted from January 13, 2011, until February 4, 2011. DivineOffice.org has been selected as one of the five finalists for Best Catholic Website in the 2011 About.com Catholicism Readers’… →
“With the Mac App Store, getting the apps you want on your Mac has never been easier. No more boxes, no more disks, no more time-consuming installation. Click once to download and install any app on your Mac. The Mac App Store is now available as a software update for any Mac running Mac OS… →
Google’s Android mobile platform just stepped ahead of Apple’s iPhone among smartphone subscribers. That’s what the latest figures from from comScore‘s mobile phone trending research are showing for November 2010. Although both platforms trail BlackBerry’s 33.5% market share, Android jumped more than 6% to secure 26% of the market while the iPhone grew just 0.8%… →
Ivan Kalaica, Ana Gabric from the iOS team and Tomislav Bilic, Surgeworks’ Inchoo team lead, were interviewed earlier this week by RTL — the main national TV network in Croatia — about the release of our latest app: Medjugorje – Messages from Mary Queen of Peace.
Nathan Becker from the Dow Jones Newswires reports that for the three-month period ended in October, Blackberry-maker RIM again had the biggest market share at 35.8%, according to comScore Inc. But that was down 3.5 percentage points from the prior three-month period. Meanwhile, Apple’s iPhone operating system remained at No. 2, gaining 0.8 point to… →
A great update to our word game was released yesterday. The new Letter Blocks 3D is faster and got optimized to run great even on older devices. Be sure to check out our FREE Christmas edition as well! Letter Blocks is an educational game series that is fun and enjoyable for all the family: an… →
iPhone app marketing is the final frontier today: you have done a great app or game and you release it, is it enough to sell? Unless your app is unique in its kind, which gets harder to achieve every day, that is not enough. One of the key press and marketing materials you should consider… →
On July 22nd Chitika advertising network published a report revealing that Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 4, was already accounting for 50% of all iPhone web traffic only one month after being officially released. But what’s the status today?
According to 148Apps, “the word game genre suffers from a deluge of clones, and like all of the App Store, finding the best apps can be hard”. That’s why they built a top 6 at the end of last year to recommend the best apps that existed back then. That’s why when we decided to… →